Financial Aid

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Mission: An education at Vanguard University is a lifetime investment.  The Financial Aid Office is 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.

Christopher Preszler, MBA, Director of Financial Aid

The Financial Aid Office offers counseling and assistance to students and their families by providing information about financial aid options and application procedures. Visit our department's website for hours of operation and contact information.


Any fraudulent use of financial aid funds is cause for immediate suspension or dismissal, as well as discontinuance of future financial aid. This includes, but is not limited to, fraudulent statements on financial aid forms, tax documents and student worker timesheets for both hours worked and approval obtained.

Note: The procedures and policies listed in the catalog subject to revision without advance notice based on changes to federal or state laws, regulations, or school policies. If changes are made, students must abide by the most current policy. More information is available on the departments website. Any questions about this information can be directed to the Financial Aid Office at or call 714.966.5490.