Mission College Financial Aid

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Important Info/Links

Mission College School Code: 014458

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 
Location: Student Engagement Center SEC-118A

Other Important Links


My Mission Portal

Fall 2016 Board of Governors (BOG) Fee Waiver Changes

Title IV/R2T4 Policies and Procedures

Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy (SAP)

Important Announcements:

2018-2019 Scholarship Application Forms

Important Federal Updates for Financial Aid

Announcement: FAFSA and Cal Dream open as of Oct 1st

FAFSA or Cal Dream Workshop Flyer

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

In-Person Student Support & Service Hours

In preparation for our move our hours have been adjusted to give us time to pack while continuing to provide service to our students.

If you have a question please contact us at: 408-855-5003


​Spring 2018 ​Hours

Mondays, February 12 - May 25

Tuesdays, May 8 - May 25

9:00 am - 7:00 pm

9:00 am - 3:00 pm and 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Wednesdays &Thursdays, February 12 - May 25

9:00 am - 6:00 pm


Friday March 30

Closed until further notice   

Closed, Cesar Chavez Holiday

​Saturdays & Sundays, February 12 - May 25




Summer 2018

Extended Hours
May 29-June 1                                Tuesday                                   10:00 am – 3:00 pm
                                                       Wednesday & Thursday          10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Closed: May 28- Memorial Day


Standard Hours
June 4 – 15                                    Mondays                                    9:00 am – 7:00 pm
                                                      Tuesdays                               9:00 am – 3:00 pm; 5:00 pm –7:00 pm
                                                                                                       (Closed: 3:00pm- 5:00pm)
                                                      Wednesdays & Thursdays         10:00 am – 4:00 pm
                                                      Fridays                                     Closed
                                                      Saturday & Sundays                 Closed


Standard Hours
June 18 – August 10                     Mondays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays        10:00 am – 4:00 pm
                                                     Tuesday                                                  10:00 am – 3:00 pm
                                                     Fridays                                                     Closed
                                                    Saturday & Sundays                                   Closed
Closed: July 4 Independence Day

Fall 2018

Extended Hours
August 13 – September 6             Monday – Thursday           9:00 am – 7:00 pm

                                                    Tuesday                             9:00 am - 3:00 pm; 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

                                                                                            (Closed: 3:00pm- 5:00pm)

August 17, 24 & 31; Sept 7          Fridays                              10:00 am – 12:00 pm
August 25 & September 8           Saturdays                           10:00 am – 2:00 pm


  •  Closed:
  • Fridays closed (effective March 2, 2018 until further notice)
  • Feb. 16 - 19, President's Day;
  • March 26 - 30, Spring Break;
  • March 30, Cesar Chavez holiday; May 28, Memorial Day
  • Last day to add with Add Code online February 11 (Sunday)
  • Last day to drop online with a "W" April 26 (Thursday)
  • Graduation/Certificate/Degree Petition deadline: February 15, 2018

*Hours may be adjusted to accommodate increased demand


Payment for Summer and Fall registration is expected at time of registration.  Payments can be made online, in person, or through a payment plan via Nelnet, http://mycollegepaymentplan.com/wvmc/

Drop for non-payment of Fall classes will occur evry two weeks starting on May 1, 2018 as follows:

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 Drop for non-payment Fall 2018
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 Drop for non-payment Fall 2018
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 Drop for non-payment Fall 2018
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 Drop for non-payment Fall 2018
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 Drop for non-payment Fall 2018
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 Drop for non-payment Fall 2018
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 Drop for non-payment Fall 2018
Tuesday, August 7, 2018 Drop for non-payment Fall 2018
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 Drop for non-payment Fall 2018


Anticipated Financial Aid Disbursements - ALL DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE:

Major Disbursement dates: Anticipated Financial Aid Disbursements Dates for Completed Files (subject to change without notice at any time)

Spring 2018

  • January 25, 2018
  • March 30, 2018 -  May include payment for late start classes if enrolled by 3/28/18 and start by 4/6/18.

(*All dates are subject to change)


2017-2018 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 $1791 $1791
Housing/Food  $12492  $4968
Transportation $1242 $1107
Personal $2916 $3177
Total $19,821 $12,423

(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.

Student's Rights & Responsibilities

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).
  • 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 (SAP)
  • 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 decisions 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.