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Upon Acceptance

When notified of acceptance into the Cardiovascular Technology Program each student is required to:  

Complete all admission requirements to attend Grossmont College.  Refer to the Grossmont College Website for details at www.grossmont.edu, or check with the Admissions and Records Office. 

  • Attend a mandatory Cardiovascular Technology Program New Student Orientation
  • Complete the New Student Packet that will be provided to you by the CVT office.  This New Student Packet is very detailed and contains deadlines on the following: 
  1. ADB background check/drug screen
  2. Current CPR training card for Health Care Providers through the American Heart Association
  3. 2-Step Mantoux Tuberculin (TB tests)
  4. Physical Examination
  5. Signed release forms for standard physical requirements; photography and videography; medical records and computer lab policies
  • Read CVT Handbook
  • Passport photo (one) 2x2
  • Purchase Scrubs and Lab Coat
  • Order CVT Program books
  • Purchase Liability Insurance

Prior to entering clinical training at the end of the second semester, the student must have a current CPR card, lab coat, background check/drug screen and malpractice insurance coverage. The cost of insurance for the entire program is approximately $25.00.  CPR training is available from the San Diego Chapter of the American Heart Association, and hospitals and clinics throughout the San Diego area.

Student Assistance

To enhance the quality of instructional programs and assist students in achieving their academic goals, Student Services, in addition to its Admissions, Financial Aid, and Counseling departments, provides the following services: Assessment, Bookstore, Career Planning, Disabled Students Services, EOPS, Health Services, Re-Entry Center, Tutoring and Student Affairs (Associated Students of Grossmont College). All new students are encouraged to attend one of the New Student Advising Sessions. For more information contact the Grossmont College Counseling Center.

Financial Aid

Apply or renew your financial aid on line at http://www.grossmont.edu/fa/ or visit the Financial Aid Office, Room 107 in the Administration Building for an application.  Apply early.

For information and applications for Grossmont College scholarships for nursing and health science students, visit the above website and look under "Scholarships" or visit the Financial Aid Office.  There are two brief application periods for these scholarships, one at the beginning of the fall semester and one at the beginning of the spring semester.  Applicants are always needed for the ASGC Bookstore awards offered each semester.  In addition to Grossmont's scholarships listed on the above website, there are scholarship databases on line that can be accessed through the above scholarship page.  These databases allow you to perform an interactive search on line.  Scholarship workshops are offered at the beginning of each semester to help you learn more about scholarships.  The dates and times for the workshops are listed on the website and are available from the Financial Aid Office.

Cost

The total cost to complete the full two years of the program is approximately $5,000.  Following is an estimated breakdown of the costs:

Grossmont College is part of the California Community College system and requires an enrollment fee for all students, payable at the time of registration. All students are also required to pay a health fee. A parking fee will be charged to students using the parking facilities. Check the current class schedule for other costs (Health Fee, Student Benefit Card, Parking Fee, etc.) that may be incurred each semester as fees are subject to change from semester to semester depending on State Legislature.  A Student Benefit Card is optional. Students are required to purchase their own textbooks and supplies.  Financial Aid is available to students who qualify. Contact the Financial Aid Office, 644-7129.

NOTE:  Here are estimated costs for Grossmont College (NOT including CVT) fees.

Enrollment Fee (Mandatory)................................................................$46.00 per unit
Health Fee (Mandatory).................................................................................$18.00
Student Benefit Card (Optional)......................................................................$12.00
Student Representation Fee..................................................................$1.00 per unit
Parking:
     Auto or Multi-Car Sticker............................................................................$40.00
     Motorcycle/Moped Sticker...........................................................................$10.00
Non-resident Students--above fees PLUS..................................................$190 per unit
International Students--above fees PLUS..................................................$190 per unit

Financial Aid & Scholarship help for Health Occupations Students 

http://www.grossmont.edu/fa/

http://www.salliemae.com

http://www.mappingyourfuture.org/

http://www.collegeboard.com

http://www.finaid.org

http://www.fastweb.com

Last Updated: 02/26/2015
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