Financial Aid

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Mission College School Code: 014458

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Important Federal Updates for Financial Aid

Contact Info

This is the start of our busy season assisting students in the office.  For faster response, please email us.

Email: mcfa@wvm.edu
Phone: 408-855-5065
Fax:408-855-5546
Location: Main Building E1-401

Estimate your total annual cost of attending Mission College with the Net Price Calculator

In-Person Student Support & Service Hours

January 5-16, 2015

Monday-Thursday 9am - 4pm
Friday & Saturday - Closed

January 19-23, 2015

Monday (01/19/15) - Closed Martin Luther King Holiday
Tuesday - Thursday 9am - 6pm
Friday 9am - 3pm

January 24-30, 2015

Saturday 10am – 2pm
Monday - Thursday 9am - 6:30pm
Friday 10am - 2pm

February 02 - May 22, 2015

Monday - Thursday 9am - 6:00pm

 

 

* Hours may be adjusted to accommodate demand

Anticipated Financial Aid Disbursements - All dates are subject to change without notice:

Spring 2015 Anticipated Payment Date* are:

  • Friday, 01/23/15 - 1st major
  • Friday, 02/13/15 - minor
  • Friday, 03/20/15 - 2nd major
  • Friday, 04/17/15 - minor
  • Friday, 05/15/15 - minor

(*All dates are subject to change)

 

2014-2015 Cost of Education(assumes CA residency & full time attendance, 14 units/term, for both Fall & Spring terms)
 Living Off-Campus   Living with Relative    
Fees @ $46/unit plus other mandatory fees    1358 1358
Books & Supplies 1746 1746
Housing/Food  11268 4599
Transportation 1278 1134
Personal 2871 3132
Total 18521 11969

(Non-residents add $204/unit)

Mission College offers a variety of federal, state and institutional aid programs to assist students in meeting the costs of their education. Students are encouraged to stop by the Financial Aid Office to obtain information on eligibility requirements and necessary application forms.


By using the services of the Financial Aid Office, I will:

  1. Learn to identify & access the financial resources necessary to support my educational objectives.
  2. Demonstrate my ability to successfully complete the financial aid & scholarship applications and, if eligible, receive funding.
  3. Demonstrate my commitment to receive continued funding by maintaining satisfactory academic progress in my declared program of study and the timely completion of renewal applications.

Am I On Course?

Key Applicant Eligibility Requirements

The successful financial aid candidate

  • is a US citizen or eligible non-citizen,
  • declares a program of study leading to a degree, certificate for gainful employment in a recognized occupation or a transfer program leading to bachelor's degree in a four-year institution,
  • demonstrates "financial need" by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
     Or
  • Cal DreamAct application: https://dream.csac.ca.gov
  • is not in default on any educational loan,
  • does not owe a refund on any Title IV funds,
  • has high school diploma, G.E.D. or state equivalent, Homeschooled or California High School Proficiency Exam (CHSPE)
  • meets California residency requirements (for BOG Fee Waiver, Cal Grants B & C, EOP&S)
  • maintains Satisfactory Academic Progress
  • and meets other requirements as appropriate to individual programs.

Visit the Aid Programs page and then How to Apply to get started.

Service Area Outcomes

SAO 1: Enrolled student applicants will have their submitted documents reviewed and, if approved by an advisor, a file completion date assigned at least 15 calendar days before the official disbursement date of financial aid funds into their student account.
SAO 2: Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal applicants will be informed of the decision within 3 business days of the committee's review.
SAO 3: Students with calculated overpayments will be notified within 10 business days from the date the overpayment is identified.