University description (as per official university website)
Napa Valley College, as part of the California Community College System, provides open access to higher education.
Napa Valley College engages its students in high quality programs and services that promote learning and personal growth; enhance academic success and workforce development; and prepare life-long learners for their roles in a diverse, dynamic, and interdependent world.
Napa Valley College is a community of people excited about learning, where students are first and foremost in everything we do. We value, model, and encourage
* student success
* openness to new ideas
* respect for others
* health and wellness
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of an organized program of study, students will be able to
1. Communicate ideas clearly and concisely in written, oral, and other forms, using a variety of complementary media.
2. Acquire and critically evaluate information, solve complex problems, and make informed decisions.
3. Demonstrate interpersonal skills by collaborating and working effectively with people from diverse backgrounds while respecting their viewpoints.
4. Set goals and develop a plan to achieve those goals.
5. Acquire the knowledge, skills, and abilities that are specific to a discipline or career and adapt to an ever-changing workforce by managing their own learning.
6. Act responsibly and ethically as community members, with an understanding of local, national, and global issues.
7 Steps to Receiving Financial Aid
These are the steps in the financial aid process at Napa Valley College:
You complete the FAFSA, being sure to include NVC school code(001247) on the application.
You receive a Student Aid Report (SAR) in the mail or electronically if you include your email address.
NVC receives your FAFSA data from the processor electronically and determines your eligibility for a Board of Governor's Enrollment Fee Waiver (BOGW).
NVC sends you an email letter requesting documents needed to determine your eligibility for aid other than the BOGW. Required documents are also listed on WebAdvisor under Communications, My Documents. You will need an email address to receive financial aid correspondence. For more information on how to sign up for a free email account, go to http://www2.napavalley.edu/cccapply/english-info.htm.
You return the requested documents to the NVC Financial Aid/EOPS Office.
NVC processes the documents and mails you a notice of eligibility (award letter). Average document processing time is 10-12 weeks during peak times. Financial Aid award letters are also available on WebAdvisor.
A financial aid check is mailed to you (if eligible).