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February 24, 2010
D V C spring 2010 eConnect with D V C logo
Summer schedule now online

Plan ahead and enroll early.  Registration dates will be available on WebAdvisor the week of March 15.

View summer 2010 schedule online

Important dates
March 31 - Last day to file for a degree or certificate
Applications available at www.dvc.edu/admissionsforms or in Admissions and Records Office.

April 3-9 - Spring recess - no Saturday or Sunday classes

April 10-11 -Saturday and Sunday classes resume

April 12 - Regular classes resume

Stay in touch with DVC
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What's new at DVC
What's New at DVC
Visit What's New at DVC and the events calendar for the latest.

Student services spring 2010 hours

Spring and summer 2010 schedules available online

Update your address on WebAdvisor for your 1098-t tax form.
In this issue
Counseling Center
Financial Aid
Student Life Office
San Ramon Valley Center news
Business Division
Educational Talent Search Program
Join the Green Revolution
The Inquirer
United States Census 2010
Smoking policy reminder
Campus Alert System
Police services student tip line
Our mission statement
Join Our Mailing List!
Quick links
D V C celebrating 60 years

Find us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter
Counseling Center
D V C Counseling CenterThe Counseling Center has a new program, E-SARS, that allows DVC college students to schedule appointments through the counseling website.
Students may schedule spring 2010 appointments using E-SARS if they are 18 years+, and have not attended any other college or university.

Students who need to have a special form filled out (VA Ed Plan, Financial Aid Max Time Frame Form, CALWorks Ed Plan, EOPS 70 unit Ed Plan) must call or stop by the Counseling Center 925-685-1230 ext. 2276 or 2278.
Students will be asked for their DVC Student ID number and their birth date.
Financial Aid
The Cal Grant deadline is March 2nd!
Apply now for your 2010-2011 FAFSA and Cal Grant. You can also apply to receive financial aid for this semester. It's not too late! Visit the Financial Aid Office for more information. You can also add us on Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, and follow our blog.
Student Life Office

A S D V C Club Day

Get Involved! Become a leader!

The Associated Students of Diablo Valley College (ASDVC) meetings have begun and are open to all.  ASDVC meets Tuesdays 2-4 p.m. in the Student Union Conference Room. 

The Inter-Club Council (ICC) meetings are also open to all.  ICC meets Thursdays 3:30-5 p.m. in the Student Union Conference Room.

Join a club!  Participate in Student Life Workshops and Brown Bags!  Enhance your student development! A list of opportunities and calendars with events, dates, and times are available at the Student Life Office and online calendar.  Stop by the next Club Days in the Quad on March 2nd and 3rd from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Need help to quit smoking?

Kaiser Permanente will be hosting a FREE class at DVC this spring. For more information, visit mykpwellness.org/dvc  or call Kelli Bryson at 925-779-5281.

San Ramon Valley Center news
San Ramon Valley Campus

SRVC Presents...Writing Women Back into History, Wednesday, March 24, 12:30-2 p.m. in the Learning Commons.  All are welcome!

College Success Workshops are free and open to all students to support your academic success!
Click here for a full schedule.
Become a fan of the Diablo Valley College San Ramon Campus Facebook page and get updates on the campus!

SRVC Student Appreciation Days

Monday, March 15 and Tuesday, March 16  in the Learning Commons 10 a.m.-7 p.m.  We appreciate your hard work! Please stop by for some snacks and candy!

Career and Majors Night, March 30th from 5-7 p.m. in the SRVC Learning Commons

SRVC offers students access to a variety of services!  Please visit our website and click on the appropriate link for more information.  Information on all events and activities can be found on the SRVC Calendar.

Business Division

D V C Business BoostersDVC's Business Division will host "Business Boosters,"
a program for small business owners and students who want to connect with owners.  Thinking of starting your own business?  Get information you can use!  Want to find opportunities for internships or jobs?  Business Boosters is your chance to network with business owners.  For more information view the flyer or contact Tom Leal.

Educational Talent Search Program

T R I O logoThe Educational Talent Search Program at DVC seeks volunteer tutors and Teacher Assistants for spring and summer 2010.


Volunteer tutors and Teacher Assistants (TA) are needed to work with local middle and high school students.  Students interested in being a volunteer tutor or TA should contact Jackie Castellano at jjonesca@dvc.edu.

Please visit our website for more information.

Join the green revolution!
Green revolutionGet trained for a green job
To learn more, attend an information session at Diablo Valley College, Tuesday, March 23rd at 6:30 p.m. in the BFL Community Conference Room.  Training is FREE to those that qualify!

To enroll in the information session contact Donna Van Wert or call 925-685-1230 ext. 1953   View informational flyer
The Inquirer
The Inquirer The Inquirer, DVC's award-winning student newspaper is online! New issues coming soon.

Check us out in print or online at www.theinquireronline.com
United States Census 2010
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
Smoking policy reminder
Reminder: the DVC campus is smoke-free.   Smoking is permitted in the parking lots only.  DVC's smoking policy
Campus Alert System
$20tuition 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
Contra Costa Community College District Police DepartmentPolice 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.