VC to help anyone apply for college financial aid at all levels

Ventura College will hold an open house available to all those interested in learning more about the college and its programs and services, as well as those who would like assistance in applying for admission and financial aid. The Ventura College Extravaganza will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., March 12, at Ventura College, 4667 Telegraph Road. The event features presentations from various departments, informational booths, lunch and free giveaways.

Special workshops will be held to help anyone apply for college financial aid at all levels, including federal and state aid. The Ventura College Foundation will have its application kickoff for the Ventura College Promise program.

Also featured will be fun and informative presentations, such as “Tips to Succeed,” and “How to Budget for College” .

“This event is a great opportunity for people of any age or educational background to come and explore the many services and program offerings available at Ventura College,” said Greg Gillespie, Ph. D., president at Ventura College. “We are working to increase access to higher education by providing hands-on support for those who are new to navigating the financial aid and enrollment process.”

Lunch, provided by Carl’s Jr., will be available to the first 250 guests who visit at least three presentations or information booths.

The event is free and preregistration is preferred, to register visit Those who preregister will receive a canvas tote and water bottle upon event check-in. For more information, contact Ventura College Financial Aid at 289-6369.



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