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Financial Aid

How to Apply for Financial Aid

Before you apply: Before you apply for financial aid, you should apply for admission to VWCC as a degree/certificate student.

1. Complete the FAFSA

Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as you can. To make sure your financial aid award is posted before the first tuition payment due date you should submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid before the priority deadline. This application needs to be completed each year. There are 3 ways to apply:

2. Check Your VWCC Email Often

Important information and instructions will be delivered to you via your VWCC email account.

3. Respond to Financial Aid Requests for Additional Information

Respond to any financial aid requests you receive from VWCC. Be sure to complete and submit any additional requested materials as soon as you can.

4. Report Scholarships

Notify the Financial Aid Office of all scholarships received by submitting the Scholarship Information Form (PDF). Additional scholarships and awards require recalculation of your financial aid eligibility, which may result in a reduction of previously-awarded financial aid.

5. Register for Classes

Register for your classes. Click here for the class schedule.

6. Pay for Classes

Log into MyVWCC and check your account balance and your pending financial aid award.  For directions, click on MyVWCC Help after you log in. If your financial aid award is less than your total account balance, pay your balance by the due date. Check here for payment due dates.

Financial Aid & Student Account Support

Contact Us

Location: Chapman Hall C106
Phone: 1-855-874-6690
Fax: 540-857-6208

3094 Colonial Ave. SW
Roanoke, VA 24015


Mon-Thurs: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri: 8:00 AM-4:00 PM