Important dates, deadlines, and information


       June 10, 2015


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Important upcoming admission and registration dates 
June 15 - Summer classes begin (June 15 - July 23)
July 3 - Holiday (observed) - Independence Day - college closed 
July 21 - Deadline to file AA/AS degree or certificate
July 23 - Last day of summer session
Fall 2015 Important Dates (pdf)
April 30 - Online registration by appointment begins
August 1 - Graduation filing period begins for spring 2016 graduates 
August 15 - Fall semester begins
August 17 - AA/AS degree or certificate filing period begins through October 12
Fall classes begin on August 15 - Enroll now!

Check out the online schedule now or visit Insite/WebAdvisor. For your specific registration date and time, please visit Insite/WebAdvisor

Courses to consider
Not sure what classes to take this summer or fall? Here are some courses to consider
Please be a good neighbor and consider our surrounding neighborhoods

Our neighbors have reported that some students who park in the residential areas surrounding the college are not respectful of those neighborhoods. Our students have been reported emptying ashtrays and garbage from their cars onto the streets, playing loud music, and engaging in other types of disruptive behavior. We want to preserve DVC's excellent reputation as a top notch institution of higher learning. Part of that means being a good neighbor. We understand that our students often have no other choice but to park on neighborhood streets, especially at the beginning of the semester and during heavy enrollment periods, but please show respect for our neighbors as you would your own. Help keep our neighborhoods clean, quiet and peaceful.

Parking at DVC

Parking permits are available for purchase on InSite/WebAdvisor. Summer term parking permits are $20. Fall term parking and spring term permits are $40 each. Permits are not available for purchase on campus. You will find the link on InSite/WebAdvisor's Academic Services menu. Go to InSite/WebAdvisor.

Daily parking permits are $3 and can be purchased at machines located in campus parking lots.

See frequently asked questions about parking fees and parking permit purchasing process.

Parking at the San Ramon Campus is free. Contact all other off-campus locations for their parking policies

Students may park in the lots designated as student lots. For parking lot locations at DVC, please see the campus map.

For more information on parking at DVC, please view our parking policies

2015-16 catalog
The new catalog is available. View it online or pick up a copy at the DVC Book Center. 

Stay connected with DVC WiFi

Here are step-by-step instructions for obtaining a wireless internet connection on the DVC campus. You will need your InSite Portal ID and password.

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Student volunteers needed 
Welcome Services is looking for student volunteers to assist with the August "back-to-school" rush! Help students locate classrooms and student services, assist with Insite/WebAdvisor, and make the transition into the new semester easier for everyone.

Benefits include:

       volunteer certificates and gift bags

       first consideration for paid student ambassador positions

       bolster college applications and r�sum�s 

All volunteers must attend one mandatory orientation session on Tuesday, August 11, 12 p.m. or Wednesday, August 12, 1:30 p.mPlease complete a volunteer form to let us know the hours you wish to volunteer and which orientation you will be attending. If you have any questions, please contact Welcome Services at [email protected] or 925-969-2106. We look forward to kicking off the fall semester with you!

Be watchful of your belongings and visit the lost and found.

Just a reminder to use extra vigilance in watching over your personal belongings. Thefts are common at this time of the year and we don't want it to happen to you. Please keep your belongings safely under watch at all times.

If you do lose an item, be sure to visit the lost and found located at Police Services. Pleasant Hill Campus Police Services are located next to the Engineering Technology Building, parking lot 1.  San Ramon Campus Police Services are located in W-102.

DVC Book Center announcements 
Summer book purchases made between June 8 - 18 are eligible for a full refund until June 18. 

Summer rental books must be returned by 3 p.m. on July 27 to avoid penalties. 

The DVC Book Center is open Monday - Thursday from 7:45 a.m. - 7 p.m. this summer (June 15 - July 23).  

Career and Employment announcements

Need a new job or internship? Check out DVC's online job board. Search for jobs and internships, and/or create a resume or an online portfolio. It's easy! To learn more about job search, career exploration, or the steps to transfer then stop by the DVC Career and Transfer Center located on the 2nd floor of the Student Services Center. 

San Ramon Campus announcements 
A representative from UC Davis will be visiting the San Ramon Campus on Monday, June 22 for 20-minute appointments from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Please email Ann Uawithya to reserve your spot. 
Summer financial aid drop-in appointments are available on the following dates: 

Wednesday, June 1710:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.2 - 6 p.m.
Wednesday, July 110:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
2 - 6 p.m.
Wednesday, July 1510:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
2 - 6 p.m.
Wednesday, July 29 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
2 - 6 p.m.
For more information, visit the drop-in schedule at SRC.
Financial aid announcements

Board of Governors Fee Waiver

Apply for a fee waiver and, if eligible, you could have all course fees for the summer 2015, fall 2015, and spring 2016 terms eliminated through the Board of Governors Fee Waiver program.

2014-15 FAFSA and 2015-16 FAFSA available now!
To see if you qualify for financial aid for the 2014-15 academic year or to apply for aid next year, please visit and complete your application today.

The last day to apply for aid for the 2014-15 academic year and receive aid for summer 2015 is June 30. For more information about all financial aid programs, please visit DVC Financial Aid.

2015-16 California Dream Act Application

Are you an AB-540 undocumented student? If so, you may qualify for a tuition fee waiver for the next academic year. Complete your California Dream Act application today by visiting You may also learn more about resources available to you at DVC DREAMers.

Manage Your Money!

DVC is partnering with the National Endowment for Financial Education to bring you CashCourse, an online financial education tool with lessons and resources to help you manage your money. To learn more, please visit DVC CashCourse.

What is Cooperative Work Experience (COOP)?

COOP is an academic course that allows you to earn credit for learning that takes place at your job or internship. There are three different COOP courses. Students can earn up to a total of 16 COOP units.

Do you have a job?

Would you like to earn 2-4 units of credit for fall 2015? For more information, visit COOP/Work Experience, frequently asked questions or email [email protected]

Umoja at DVC

The DVC Umoja program is recruiting students for our 2015-16 learning community! We are part of the statewide Umoja program and our mission is to support the success of African-American students (our program is open to all students).  


Students in Umoja must take two required, linked classes each semester; participate in mandatory program activities; are assigned a DVC mentor; do assignments, readings and activities in their Umoja courses that celebrate the African and African-American culture; receive academic and career counseling and participate in educational and social activities to foster community and engagement. 

For more information, visit our website at or email us at [email protected].


FREE Microsoft Office software for all DVC students!

Contra Costa Community College District has begun providing Microsoft Office 365 Pro Plus for all students at no cost via the Microsoft Professional Plus Benefit program. 

Instructions on how to download the software NOW!

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. 23000 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.
Police Services silent witness tip line
Students, faculty and staff can call 925-229-6464 to provide information without having to leave any personal information.

For more information in case of emergency:
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