| DVC dates, deadlines, and more||November 17, 2010 |
|Don't miss another important deadline. Stay connected with us:|
|Important admission and registration dates|Now through December 1
- AA/AS degree or certificate filing periodNovember 19
- Last day to withdraw from full-term classes with a "W" appearing on transcriptNovember 25-28
- Thanksgiving weekend holiday - college closed, no Saturday/Sunday classes. Classes resume November 29.December 13-19
- Fall final exams schedule
| Stay informed during an emergency! |
Sign up to receive emergency email and/or text message alerts from DVC. These alerts will only be sent in the case of an actual emergency when the safety of our students and staff is at risk, or when we have to close campus for any reason. (At times, you may also receive a message as a test, at the same time that the monthly siren test is run. You will be notified that this is a test.) Please sign up at the following link:
Please create a new account, and fill out your contact information. To receive text messages, please click on the "Mobile device" tab behind the default "Email" tab.
| Looking ahead to spring?|
| DVC Book Center|Textbook rental reminder
...the end of the semester is approaching, and if you rented textbooks they must be returned to the DVC Book Center
by the rental due date of Dec. 17.
| Scholarship program|
Scholarships are available for DVC students who are new, continuing, or transferring to a four-year college or university fall 2011. One application plus two letters of recommendation can qualify for multiple scholarships. Thousands of dollars are available through the DVC Scholarship Program
The application period is Oct. 1, 2010 through noon on Feb. 2, 2011. Stop by the DVC Scholarship Office
for other scholarship opportunities.
| English Department
Announcing the first annual O'Keefe Prize for Graphic Literature
Open to all enrolled DVC students. For submission guidelines, judging considerations and info go to www.dvc.edu/OKeefePrize
| Financial Aid|
DEADLINES! The deadline to submit financial aid paperwork for 2010-2011 (fall '10 and spring '11) is March 7, 2011. To ensure the timely processing of financial aid files, including appeals, students are required to complete and submit ALL necessary documents to the Financial Aid Office no later than Monday, March 7, 2011 to receive payments for the 2010-2011 academic year. Documents received after this date will NOT be processed. A 2010-2011 FAFSA must be submitted online at www.fafsa.gov
no later than Feb. 7, 2011 to meet the March 7 deadline.
| Transfer Center |Many CSU campuses have re-opened for winter 2011 and spring 2011
For more information, check the campus websites for details.CSU application filing period ends Nov. 30.
Only 2 more weeks to finish your fall 2011 CSU application. Stop by the Transfer Center if you have questions or to begin go to www.csumentor.edu
. It only takes about 40 minutes to complete!
UC application filing period ends Nov. 30
. Don't wait to the last minute! Stop by the Transfer Center for help with your application. To begin, click www.universityofcalifornia.edu/apply
Personal statement review appointments are going fast!
Go to www.dvc.edu/transfer
to schedule your appointment.
Private university application filing periods.
Check out private universities at www.aiccu.edu
. Stop by the Transfer Center if you need help.Transfer Center coming to San Ramon Valley Center!
The Transfer Center coordinator comes to the SRVC Learning Commons the first Wednesday of each month. No appointment needed - simply stop by between 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
| Counseling Center|Experience UC Berkeley through the UCB-DVC Concurrent Enrollment Program
DVC students are able to take a total of two lower division courses on the UC Berkeley campus through the Concurrent Enrollment Program. To obtain more information and to file an application for participation for the spring 2011 semester, students must attend one of the Concurrent Enrollment workshops
that are being held in Dec. 2010.
| San Ramon Valley Center |
| Become an alum!|
By joining the DVC Alumni Association you have the opportunity to stay connected to the college community. Membership is free. Visit www.dvc.edu/alumni
for more information.
The Inquirer, DVC's award-winning student newspaper is online!|
Check us out in print or online at www.theinquireronline.com
| 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.
Police Services on the San Ramon campus is located in W-102. Please contact our office, at 925-866-1822, ext. 5120.
Our mission statement|
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