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June 29, 2011 
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Counseling Center
Study Abroad
Transfer Center
Career/Employment Services
DVC Photographers Exhibit

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Important admission and registration dates

Now through July 21 - AA/AS degree or certificate filing period

July 4 - Independence Day holiday - campus closed

July 5 - Three-week summer term begins. (July 5--22)

July 22 - Last day of summer term.

August 12 - Fall term begins. View fall important dates (pdf)

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Critical deadlines and essential class information now ONLY available through the InSite portal and InSite mail.

Search fall schedule online Fall schedule is now online!
Planning for the perfect fall semester? Make sure to plan ahead and take advantage of your registration appointment time. Avoid disappointment by checking the online fall schedule immediately prior to your registration appointment to be certain your desired classes are still available. Log on to InSite/WebAdvisor to view your registration appointment day and time.

Don't miss our Courses to Consider section.

Congratulations to our DVC Graduates

Enjoy the slideshow (60 MB) of graduation 2011 from Viking Stadium.

DVC Counseling CenterCounseling Center
The DVC Counseling Center does not have any available appointments for June and will not be scheduling appointments in July this year.

New students should enroll in Counseling 095 - Orientation to College to meet with a counselor before August 12.
We will have "drop-in" counseling August 8, 9 and 10 in the Counseling Center where you may meet with counselors prior to the start of the fall 2011 semester.

We will begin to schedule fall counseling appointments Friday, August 12 and quick drop-in sessions will also be available.

Transfer studentsmust send your official transcripts to the DVC Admissions Office at least two (2) weeks before contacting the Counseling Center (August 12) to schedule an appointment. Send official transcripts to:

DVC Admissions Office

321 Golf Club Road

Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

Returning students should update their Admissions Application and then contact the Counseling Center on or after August 12.

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Experience UC Berkeley through the UCB-DVC Concurrent Enrollment Program
  Are you interested in taking a class at UC Berkeley during the fall semester?  Learn about eligibility requirements and more.
Study Abroad in Florence, Italy Duomo Florence, Italy
Spring semester 2012 - January 28-April 27, 2012.
Information meeting Thursday, August 25, 2-3 p.m., LA-117.

For more information, contact the Study Abroad Office located in FO-219, by email, studyabroad@dvc.edu, or call 925-685-1230 ext. 2735.

The Florence program is offered by the Northern California Study Abroad Consortuim (NCSAC) in partnership with AIFS
Transfer Center Transfer Center
The Transfer Center will be closed in July but beginning this fall, Career and Employment Services will be joining Transfer Services in the Transfer Center, making it your one-stop shop for all your future planning!
  • Admitted students: Be sure to follow any instructions your college or university provides such as submitting transcripts and other documentation.
  • Future transfers: Check websites for upcoming application deadlines for the CSU spring and winter terms and for private colleges.
  • Check out the many online informational resources at www.dvc.edu/transfer and at www.dvc.edu/career!  
Career and Employment Services Career and Employment Services
Are you looking for a job? Click here to create a profile and view DVC's online employment site to see jobs, internships, and volunteer opportunities.

Are you working? Would you like to earn college credit at work? Join COOP for the fall semester. Click here to see the steps to enroll, fill out an application, and view the Coop Syllabus.
DVC Library Presents: Student Photo Exhibit DVC Library presents
The Work of DVC Photographers

Advanced photographic workshop student exhibit
Library hours: Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Exhibit dates:June 14-July 21, 2011

Stay in touch, involved, and informed DVC's Viking Alumni Association

Join the DVC Viking Alumni Association now.
Stay informed and connected to the college community. Membership is free.  Visit www.dvc.edu/alumni for more information.
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.
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.

Safety reminder

If you are faced with a potentially violent or dangerous situation on campus ...

First move to a safe location and then immediately contact Campus Police at: ext. 2333 from a campus phone, or 925-680-7000 from your cell phone. (Calling 911 from a cell phone will result in an unnecessary delay.)

Our Campus Police are highly trained to deal with a wide variety of situations involving students and visitors on campus.
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