Welcome to Financial Aid

Contact Us

Vanguard University
Attn: Financial Aid
55 Fair Dr.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

T: 714.966.5490
F: 714.619.6655
E: financialaid@vanguard.edu

Office Hours
Monday-Friday: 8 am - 5 pm

Location
1st Floor of the Scott Academic Center

Financial Aid Counselors
Darien Metcalfe

School Code: 001293

Mission Statement

We are committed to counseling, advising, and educating our campus community with the utmost care. We provide students with the resources to make a Vanguard education financially attainable by balancing responsible stewardship of all financial aid funds with student-centered values.

Fall 2017: New Undergraduate Students

January 15: Priority Deadline (top scholarship consideration & decision by March 2)

March 2

  • Regular Decision Deadline (regular scholarship consideration & decision within 4 weeks
  • FAFSA & California Dream Act priority deadline
  • Cal Grant deadline

May 1

  • National Candidate Reply Date
    • Secure your seat at Vanguard ($400 enrollment deposit – non-refundable after May 1)
  • Verification documents priority deadline (visit the Communication tab on MyVU portal to view documents)

July

  • Begin applying for Parent PLUS or private loans
  • July 1: 5 month payment plan begins

August 1: 4 month payment plan begins

Fall 2017: Returning Students

March 2

  • FAFSA & California Dream Act Application priority deadline
  • Cal Grant deadline

May 1

  • Verification documents priority deadline (visit the Communication tab on MyVU portal to view documents)
  • Summer financial registration deadline
  • May 8: Summer session begins

July

  • Begin applying for Parent PLUS or private loans
  • July 1: 5 month payment plan begins

August 1: 4 month payment plan begins

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