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November 17, 2010 
In This Issue
Spring 2011 schedule
DVC Book Center
Scholarship program
The O'Keefe Prize
Financial Aid
Transfer Center
UCB Concurrent Enrollment
San Ramon Valley Center
Become an alum

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Important admission and registration dates

Now through December 1 - AA/AS degree or certificate filing period

November 19 - Last day to withdraw from full-term classes with a "W" appearing on transcript

November 25-28 - Thanksgiving weekend holiday - college closed, no Saturday/Sunday classes.  Classes resume November 29.

December 13-19 - Fall final exams schedule

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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.

Search spring schedule online Looking ahead to spring?
Spring 2011 search-able schedule is now online.

Don't miss our Courses to Consider section.

Check WebAdvisor for your spring registration dates.

DVC Book Center 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. 
DVC Scholarship 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.

O'Keefe Prize 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

DVC Financial Aid 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 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 Counseling Center
Experience UC Berkeley through the UCB-DVC Concurrent Enrollment Program
UC Berkeley Oski mascotDVC 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 San Ramon Valley Center
Art Department fundraisers
Life drawing
with professional models. Saturday, Dec. 4, 12-3 p.m.
Ceramics holiday sale All hand-made original works of art! Saturday, Dec. 4, Monday-Tuesday, Dec. 6-7, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Want to know what's going on at SRVC? Check out the SRVC events calendar
Become an alum 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 InquirerThe Inquirer, DVC's award-winning student newspaper is online!
Check us out in print or online at www.theinquireronline.com
Contra Costa Community College District Police Department 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
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