West Valley College
14000 Fruitvale Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070 • Phone (408) 867-2200

Financial Aid Calendar





Pell Grant

Spring:1/26, 3/27

Spring: May include payment for late start Spring classes if enrolled by 3/23/15 and starts by 4/2/15. Must turn in all Financial Aid documents by 4/30/15 to complete a Financial Aid file in order to receive payment on 5/22/15.

Cal Grant

Spring: 2/13

Spring: May include payment for Spring classes if enrolled by 2/9/15 and starts by 2/18/15.


Spring:1/26, 3/27


Federal Work Study

Monthly Paycheck



Spring:1/26, 3/27

Spring Priority Filing: 3/17/2015

NOTE: Students should contact the Financial Aid office for one-on-one consultation.

Loan Entrance  Session


1/07/15 | 10:00 AM

2/12/15 | 10:00 AM

3/10/15 | 9:00 AM

Board Of Governor's Fee Waiver


2014-15 Deadline: 5/21/15

2015-16 Deadline: 5/27/16

Professional Judgment Packet


Spring Deadline: 4/14/15

Financial Aid Appeal 


Spring Deadline: 4/7/15


Keys to Disbursement:

  • Pell grant and Loans will be divided into two disbursements in the Fall semester and two disbursements in the Spring semester.
  • Disbursements are issued to students with a completed Financial Aid file, enrolled and will be confirmed with an "Official Award Notification" email.
  • Students receiving Loans and Cal grant must be enrolled in at least 6 units to receive the disbursement.
  • Students on Financial Aid Disqualification are not eligible for disbursement.
  • Disbursements are issued on the Higher One Debit Card or ACH processing.
  • Please notify our office if you have not received your Higher One Debit Card in the mail.Higher One Card


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