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June 9, 2010
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Summer and fall schedules now online

Enroll today.  Fall classes are nearly full!

View summer 2010 and fall 2010 schedules online

Important admission and registration dates
June 4-July 30 - Campus offices will be closed on Fridays
(some Friday classes will be held)

June 14 - 3- and 6-week summer sessions begin

July 4-5 - Holiday - Independence Day - campus closed
no Sunday or Monday classes

July 6 - Second 3-week summer session begins

July 22 - Last day of summer sessions

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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 summer hours

Graduation 2010
Congratulations to our DVC Graduates
Enjoy the slideshow of graduation 2010 from Viking Stadium
In this issue
DVC Book Center
Counseling Center
Career and Employment Services
San Ramon Valley Center
Educational Talent Search Program
Study Abroad in Florence, Italy
The Inquirer
Smoking policy reminder
Campus Alert System
Police services student tip line
Our mission statement
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DVC Book Center
D V C Book Center Summer books available for purchase beginning June 7. Refund date will be noted on your receipt.
Summer buy back dates:
Wednesday, July 21 and Thursday, July 22, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and 5-7 p.m.

Bring all CDs, DVDs, and supplemental materials purchased with your textbooks.

Fall schedules and 2010-2011 course catalogs are now available for purchase.
Counseling Center
D V C Counseling Center Counseling services
There are fewer counseling hours available this summer, so please review the counseling website before calling or dropping in to make an appointment.  In the left hand column there are two specific links, in particular that may be helpful:  Frequently Asked Questions and Video Library.
Career and Employment Services
Career and Employment ServicesDid you know that 58% of students who participate in work experience programs, like DVC's CO-OP program, are offered full-time employment after college?
And 50% of employers offer higher starting salaries to those who participate in programs like CO-OP?
Enroll now for fall 2010 and earn units for your job or internship through CO-OP at DVC.
Step 1: Complete a CO-OP Employment Form online, beginning on June 14: www.dvc.edu/coop
Step 2: Register for CO-OP on WebAdvisor
Step 3: Enjoy your summer!
Step 4: Attend an Orientation during the first week of school
Questions? Stop by Career and Employment Services to learn more, call or visit us online: www.dvc.edu/coop.  Student Services Building, Room 138, 925-685-1230 ext. 2206 or 2435.
San Ramon Valley Center
San Ramon Valley Campus

Need financial aid assistance?
Come and meet the financial aid specialist at SRVC.  Click here for the financial aid drop-in schedule.  

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 events calendar.
Educational Talent Search Program
T R I O logo The Educational Talent Search Program at DVC seeks paid teacher assistants for summer 2010 math program.

Teacher Assistants (TA) are needed to work with local middle and high school students for the summer. Students interested in being future secondary level math teachers and gaining classroom experience this summer should contact Jackie Castellano at [email protected].

Please visit our website for more information.
Study Abroad in Florence, Italy
Florence CathedralSpring term 2011 - Florence, Italy - January 30 - April 29, 2011
Informational meeting Thursday, September 2, 3-4 p.m. in H-108

For more information, contact the Study Abroad Office located in FO-219, by email, [email protected], or call 925-685-1230 ext. 2735.

For more information, please visit the AIFS website and the Study in Florence 2011 blog.
The Inquirer
The Inquirer The Inquirer, DVC's award-winning student newspaper is online!

Check us out in print or online at www.theinquireronline.com
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
$20tuitionYour 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/.
policeservicesPolice Services
Summer Parking Permits will be available beginning May 24, 2010 on WebAdvisor.  This will be the only way to purchase semester permits.  Summer session is still $20, the fall semester will be $40.  There will be signage at the campuses and instructions on the web.
The parking grace period for summer is from June 14 to June 20, 2010. Enforcement begins on June 20, 2010.  This is the only grace period for summer. 
Effective June 1, 2010 the daily permit will be increased to $3.

Steps to purchase term-length parking permit

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
Diablo Valley College (DVC) is passionately committed to student learning 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 learning.  Complete mission statement