• Need help understanding your financial award package?

    Book your appointment with us today!

  • Complete your FAFSA! School code: 001293

    Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.ed.gov.

  • Contact Us

    The Financial Aid Office is located on the first floor of the Scott Building. Contact them at financialaid@vanguard.edu, or (714) 966-5490 to make an appointment.

  • Investing in Your Future

    An education at Vanguard University is an outstanding investment and our Financial Aid program is designed to help you afford this education.

  • Best of the Best

    Vanguard University was recently named 2010 Best College in the West by Princeton Review and American’s Best by U.S. News and World Report.

Need help understanding your financial award package?

Book your appointment with us today!

Mission Statement

An education at Vanguard University is an excellent investment. We, the Financial Aid Office, 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.

Financial Aid Timeline

January 1, 2014 - FAFSA is available for 14/15
March 2, 2014 - FAFSA Priority Deadline
March 2, 2014 - Cal Grant deadline
April 15, 2014 - Tax day - your taxes must be filed by this day.
May 1, 2014 - Verification documents are due
May 1, 2014 - PLUS application is available on studentloans.gov
May 1, 2014 - Begin applying for Private loans
June 2014 - Bills for Fall 2014 go out
July 1, 2014 - PLUS & private loan applications due
July 1, 2014 - Begin signing up for payment plans (Office of Accounting Operations)
August 1, 2014 - Fall 2014 Financial Registration Deadline! Contact the Office of Accounting Operations for more information.

Contact Us

1st Floor of the Scott Building

Office Hours
Monday-Thursday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Phone: 714.966.5490
Fax: 714.619.6655
Email: financialaid@vanguard.edu

Financial Aid Counselors
Shenise Hollis (last names beginning A-F)
Elizabeth Castañeda (last names beginning G-N)
Eddy Conroy (last names beginning O-Z)