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

Financial Aid

Financial Aid: Welcome

FAFSA video

We make it our mission to help you remove obstacles that prevent you from pursuing your educational goals. Come and see us during our posted drop-in hours, by phone or email, and we will do our best to help you with your college finances—quickly and efficiently.

Enter to Win!

Want a chance to win $200 for books while applying for financial aid? All you have to do is submit your FAFSA or CA Dream Act Application for a chance to win a $100 Barnes & Noble gift card! Bring your FAFSA or CA Dream Act application confirmation page to the Financial Aid Office by November 25th. 

We 'll give you a raffle ticket for your first step.  If you complete your financial aid file by December 10th you will get a 2nd raffle ticket to automatically enter you for another $100 gift card! Submit your FAFSA or CA Dream Act application today and you could be the next winner!  

Steps to Apply

There are just a few steps involved. Need Help? Attend a Workshop.

  • Every Wednesday at 10:00am-11:30am in the A&R Building Lobby

Please RSVP with the Financial Aid Office or wvfa@westvalley.edu

Disbursement Dates and Deadlines

View our calendar, in a new chart format, for important dates and deadlines so you never miss out on an opportunity.

Financial Literacy

The Financial Aid office provides you with multiple resource for help with your money and most importantly; your life. Below you'll find tools you will need to obtain Financial Literacy. Whether it's preventing identity theft or budgeting your financial aid or saving tips. We are here to help.

View the Financial Literacy PowerPoint

Download the ECMC Budget Worksheet and

Download the "Practical Money Skills for Life" guides for additional information.

View CashCourse for financial articles and other tools on how to make informed financial decisions.

Other Resources

Financial Aid Office

Fall Hours:  9/14/15 - 12/18/15
Monday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
11/20/15 Closed for Training
11/25/15 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
11/26-29/15 Closed for Holiday
Phone: (408) 741-2024
Email: wvfa@westvalley.edu
Follow Us On Twitter



last published: 11/13/15 • validate xhtml css 508