| DVC dates, deadlines, and more||December 8, 2010 |
|Don't miss another important deadline. Stay connected with us:|
|Important admission and registration dates|December 13-19
- Fall final exams scheduleDecember 21-January 2
- Winter recess - college closedJanuary 22, 2011
- Spring classes begin
| 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.
|Pleasant Hill campus power shut down|
Monday, Dec. 20, no network services past 4 p.m.
|In the effort to minimize impact on our students, we have scheduled necessary electrical work on the Pleasant Hill campus during the holiday break. The internet services and DVC website will be shut down at 4 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 20 and will be restored again on Thursday, Dec. 23.|
The outage will affect the DVC website and all DVC network servers, including DVC email.
WebAdvisor will still be accessible at www.4cd.edu/webadvisor
You will not be able to access WebAdvisor through the DVC website during the outage. There will be a redirect notice alerting students and web visitors that the DVC website is down and giving them the alternate WebAdvisor access link.
We apologize for any inconvenience this necessary shut down may cause.
| 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.Buyback dates and times
- Dec. 13- 17
Monday through Thursday 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and 5-7 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
| Scholarship program|
The DVC Scholarship application filing period continues through February 2, 2011.
Scholarships are available for DVC students who are new, continuing, or transferring to a four-year college or university in fall 2011. One application plus two letters of recommendation can qualify you 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 scholarship opportunities.
| Career and Employment Services
|Enroll now for CO-OP!
CO-OP 160, 170, 170A!
CO-OP is a course that supports your work/internship by providing you with skill development and academic units! Students who participate in CO-OP see a 44% increase in earnings after graduation compared to those who don't take CO-OP.Want to learn more?
Visit us online: www.dvc.edu/coop Need a job?
Check out our online job board: www.dvc.edu/career Other questions? firstname.lastname@example.org
; 925-685-1230 ext. 2206
| 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
Contest deadline is Dec. 14 at 4 p.m.
| Educational Talent Search Program
Are you interested in becoming a math or science teacher at the secondary level? Want to gain experience working in a classroom environment? The Educational Talent Search Program
at DVC seeks Teacher Assistants (TA) for spring and summer 2011.
Teacher Assistants are needed to work with local middle and high school students. Students interested in being a TA should contact Jackie Castellano at email@example.com
| Transfer Center |
The Transfer Center wishes you success on your finals and happy holidays! Congratulations to all who submitted university applications for fall 2011.
| 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