|Never too early!
semester coming to an end, but the new filing period for financial aid is only
beginning! Fill out your 2010-2011 FAFSA as early as January 1, 2010. The FAFSA
is the most important form to see if you will be eligible for
any financial aid. Filling it out early will allow you to see if you are
qualified for the highest amount of money and can ensure that you will receive
your money in a timely manner.
fill out the FAFSA at www.fafsa.ed.gov
or attend DVC's 7th Annual Cash for College Workshop on
Saturday, February 6, 2010 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Cafeteria.
Come to the Financial Aid Office
if you have any questions. You can
also keep up-to-date with financial aid related information including news,
scholarships, and tips by visiting our blog
, and Twitter
The DVC Scholarship application filing period continues through February 2, 2010.
Scholarships are available for DVC students who are new, continuing, or
transferring to a four-year college or university in fall 2010. One
application can qualify for multiple scholarships. Thousands of dollars
are available through the DVC Scholarship Program. Stop by the DVC Scholarship office in the Student Services Center for other
The Counseling Center has a new
program (E-SARS) that allows DVC college students to schedule
appointments on the counseling website.
Students may begin to schedule spring 2010 appointments for the week of January 25th on Tuesday,
January 19, 2010. This program is only for DVC students who have only attended DVC and have not
attended other colleges/universities. Students will be asked for their
DVC Student ID # and their birth date.
Students who have attended other
colleges/universities may call our office 925-685-1230 ext. 2276 or 2278, or
stop by our office beginning on Tuesday, January 19,
|Career and Employment Services
| Do you have a...
ˇ Paid or unpaid internship?
ˇ Volunteer position?
OR do you...
ˇ Plan to work this spring?
you answered yes to any of this, then you should enroll in COOP!
COOP is an academic course for you to earn units for your work.
It's CSU transferable, a great résumé builder and 58% of
students who participate in work experience education are offered full-time
positions with higher starting salaries!Career and Employment Services are now accepting
For more information and to obtain an application please visit: www.dvc.edu/coop
or stop by and see us!
Need a job or
internship? Don't forget about our online job board and weekly visits by
employers to campus!
Visit our website for more information: www.dvc.edu/career
the Career and Employment Center! Located
on the quad behind the Info Center. Call 925-685-1230 ext. 2435, firstname.lastname@example.org
, or www.dvc.edu/career
|DVC Dental Hygiene program
The DVC Dental Hygiene Teaching Clinic offers a
wonderful opportunity for members of the public to receive dental hygiene
services provided by dental hygiene students.
Fees in the clinic range from $10 (cleaning for a child 12 and under) to
$55 for a "deep cleaning" for an
adult. Regular maintenance cleanings for
adults are $25. Radiographs (x-rays) range
from $10 for check-up films, to $25 for a full set.
The clinic is in the Life Sciences Building, LHS-102. Please
call 925-685-1230 ext. 2534 to schedule an appointment for an initial evaluation
to see if you might qualify to be a teaching case.
Ramon Valley Campus news
Feed Your Brain! SRC Students join the
Dougherty Station Library on Wednesday, December 9, and
Thursday, December 10, 10 a.m. to noon in the Learning Commons. Free
Scan-trons, Blue Books, advice from the Library and healthy snacks!
Drawings for free coffee from the Bookstore will be held each hour (need not be
present to win).
Cal State East Bay Transfer Questions - Annie Chandler from CSUEB will be at SRC December 15 9
a.m.-12 p.m. Make your 20 minute appointment by signing up at the SRC
Reception Desk in the West Bldg Lobby, or calling 866-1822 ext 5106.
The Inquirer, DVC's award-winning student newspaper is online! Check us out in print or online at www.theinquireronline.com
|United States Census 2010
|Stand up, be counted! The census questionnaire is a count of everyone living in the United States. Achieving a complete and accurate 2010 census is in our hands. In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau will define who we are as a nation. The form is short, your answers are protected, and many benefits rely upon an accurate count. Help your community receive the funds it requires. Ensure that everyone is counted. www.2010census.gov
|New smoking policy
Reminder: the DVC campus is
smoke-free. Smoking is permitted in the parking lots only. DVC's smoking policy
|Campus Alert System
Your attention please...
A loud siren will be heard throughout the DVC campuses the first Wednesday of every month at 11 a.m. This will be a test of our Campus Alert System. There is nothing you need to do during a siren test.
In the event of an actual emergency or crisis situation, the siren sound will
continue for three minutes. Students and all campus personnel will be instructed
to Shelter, Shut, and Listen.
For more details, please visit the Contra Costa Community College District
website at www.4cd.net/alert/.
|Police Services silent witness tip line.
Students, faculty and staff can call 925-685-1230 ext. 1999 to provide information without having to leave any personal information.
For more information in case of emergency:
Contra Costa Community College District Police Services
Police Services on the Pleasant Hill campus is located in the northwest corner of Lot
1. If you are having trouble locating us,
please contact our office, at 925-685-1230 ext. 2338, 2339 or 925-686-5547 and we can have a police aide escort you there.
|Our mission statement
|DVC's complete mission statement
Diablo Valley College (DVC) is passionately committed to student leaming through the intellectual, scientific, artistic, psychological, and ethical development of its diverse student body. DVC prepares students for transfer to four-year universities; provides career and technical education; supports the economic development of the region; offers pre-collegiate programs; and promotes personal growth and lifelong leaming.