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Hurricane Harvey Recovery

Updated 9/13/2017

In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, Victoria College faculty and staff are here to help make your semester successful. Here’s what you need to know:

  • Students facing obstacles this semester due to Hurricane Harvey are encouraged to visit with an advisor in Advising & Counseling Services or visit www.VictoriaCollege.edu/Advising to learn more about support services offered.
  • To apply for FEMA assistance, visit DisasterAssistance.gov or call (800) 621-3362. More info is available on FEMA's Texas Hurricane Harvey webpage.

Hurricane Harvey Student Emergency Assistance Fund

The Victoria College Foundation has established a Hurricane Harvey Student Emergency Assistance Fund. These funds are not intended to replace insurance coverage or FEMA funds for which you may be eligible. This is a one-time allocation, and priority will be given to those with documented home or auto damage with funds for expenses such as food, clothing, temporary shelter, or replacing other basic essentials as a result of the storm. 

Students seeking assistance must:

  1. Carefully read the Hurricane Harvey Student Emergency Assistance Fund info sheet.
  2. Complete the Student Emergency Assistance Application no later than September 29, 2017.

Changes to Dates & Deadlines

Due to campus closures related to Hurricane Harvey, the following dates and deadlines have been changed for the Fall 2017 semester.

16-Week Courses

  • The Official Reporting Date has been changed to Sept. 14, 2017.
  • The deadline for Bookstore charges and full refunds has been extended to Sept. 15, 2017.
  • The 70% refund deadline has been extended to Sept. 19, 2017.
  • The 25% refund deadline has been extended to Sept. 26, 2017.
  • The last day to drop has been changed to Nov. 9, 2017.

First 8-Week Courses

  • The Official Reporting Date has been changed to Sept. 6, 2017.
  • The 70% refund deadline has been extended to Sept. 8, 2017.
  • The 25% refund deadline has been extended to Sept. 12, 2017.
  • The deadline for Bookstore charges and full refunds has been extended to Sept. 15, 2017.
  • The last day to drop has been changed to Oct. 4, 2017.