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WVC Anniversary Event | Drive-In Movie

Walt Disney's "Mary Poppins" | June 28 | Movie Starts Shortly After Sunset

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Event Spotlight

Registration Saturday

Join us for Registration Saturday on August 12, 2023 from 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM for hands-on-help from West Valley College staff to help get you registered and more.

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Winter Session

Winter Session begins Tuesday, January 2.

Jan15Monday

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

Campus is closed in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, January 16.

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Spring Semester begins on Saturday, January 27.

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Event Spotlight

Registration Saturday

Join us for Registration Saturday on August 12, 2023 from 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM for hands-on-help from West Valley College staff to help get you registered and more.

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West Valley is the Transfer College

We offer 26 Associate Degree for Transfer majors.

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Important Dates

Jan2Tuesday

Winter Session

Winter Session begins Tuesday, January 2.

Jan16Monday

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

Campus is closed in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, January 16.

Jan27Saturday

Spring Semester

Spring Semester begins on Saturday, January 27.

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Fast Facts

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Percentage of West Valley College students who applied to a UC were accepted.

32

Number of Transfer Degrees offered. West Valley College offers among the most Transfer Degrees in the Bay Area.

21

Average number of students in a class. Small class sizes mean more individual attention.

Events


  1. Early Admissions Orientation

    Diverse group of students sitting on ground

    Complete these two free steps for transfer success.

    1. Complete the West Valley Welcome Advantage Orientation, a 30 – 60 minute online orientation. You will need to login as a student, so you receive credit for completing this step. You will use your MyWVM Username and password – the default password is Wvm@mmddyy (where mmddyy are the digits of your birthdate).
    2. Sign up for and attend a 5-hour in-person Welcome Onboard Workshop (WOW). During the workshop, you will:
      • Understand the basics of transfer pathways
      • Meet with a counselor
      • Register for classes
      • Fulfill requirements for Community Grant (Free Tuition)

    Early Admissions Orientation
    Date
    Location
    West Valley College
    Early Admissions Orientation 11:30 AM, West Valley College
  2. Free Grocery Drive-Thru

    Snapshot of free groceries

    Office of Student Needs in partnership with Second Harvest.

    Free Grocery Drive Thru every Monday in Parking Lot 3 open to all WVC students and community members.

    • Open to all WVC students & community members
    • No pre-registration required
    • Arrive no more than 30 minutes early
    • Stay in your car & volunteers will load food in your trunk

    Free Grocery Drive-Thru
    Date
    Location
    West Valley College
    Free Grocery Drive-Thru 9:30 AM, West Valley College
  3. Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program | Bill Wilson Center

    Bill Wilson logo with West Valley Student Needs logos

    Are you a West Valley student in need of housing?

    Do you live in any of the following situations?

    • In a shelter, motel, vehicle, or campground
    • On the street, in an abandoned building, or in another inadequate space
    • Doubled-up temporarily with other people because you have nowhere else to stay
    • In the dorm, but with nowhere else to stay when the dorms close
    • Supporting yourself, but on the verge of losing housing

    Make an appointment or walk-In to speak with Ricardo, BWC case manager.

    Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program | Bill Wilson Center
    Date
    Location
    Campus Center | CC
    Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program | Bill Wilson Center 11:00 AM, Campus Center | CC
  4. Park-It Market: Free Food Truck Groceries

    Free Food Truck Groceries

    Free Food Truck Groceries in parking lot 2.

    Park-It Market: Free Food Truck Groceries
    Date
    Location
    West Valley College
    Park-It Market: Free Food Truck Groceries 1:45 PM, West Valley College
  5. 60th Anniversary Event | Drive-In Movie | Walt Disney’s “Mary Poppins”

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    Drive-in with your family and friends and enjoy Walt Disney’s 1964 classic "Mary Poppins" at West Valley College. We’ll have complimentary tasty sweets and treats to enjoy in your car while watching this nostalgic film.

    Synopsis: A stiff banker searches for a nanny for his two mischievous children in London in the early 1900s. After dismissing several unsuitable prospects, a young woman descends from the sky and manages to enlighten the lives of everyone she meets. Disney favorite won five Academy Awards in all. (Rating: G. Runtime: 140 Minutes)

    This event is FREE & open to the public.

    Guests can start arriving at 7:30 p.m. Movie starts shortly after sunset (approx. 8:45 p.m.).

    Location:
    West Valley College, Parking Lot 4

    RSVP today!

    60th Anniversary Event | Drive-In Movie | Walt Disney’s “Mary Poppins”
    Date
    Location
    Virtual Event
    60th Anniversary Event | Drive-In Movie | Walt Disney’s “Mary Poppins” 7:30 PM, Virtual Event
  6. Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program | Bill Wilson Center

    Bill Wilson logo with West Valley Student Needs logos

    Are you a West Valley student in need of housing?

    Do you live in any of the following situations?

    • In a shelter, motel, vehicle, or campground
    • On the street, in an abandoned building, or in another inadequate space
    • Doubled-up temporarily with other people because you have nowhere else to stay
    • In the dorm, but with nowhere else to stay when the dorms close
    • Supporting yourself, but on the verge of losing housing

    Make an appointment or walk-In to speak with Ricardo, BWC case manager.

    Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program | Bill Wilson Center
    Date
    Location
    Campus Center | CC
    Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program | Bill Wilson Center 11:00 AM, Campus Center | CC
  7. Early Admissions Orientation

    Diverse group of students sitting on ground

    Complete these two free steps for transfer success.

    1. Complete the West Valley Welcome Advantage Orientation, a 30 – 60 minute online orientation. You will need to login as a student, so you receive credit for completing this step. You will use your MyWVM Username and password – the default password is Wvm@mmddyy (where mmddyy are the digits of your birthdate).
    2. Sign up for and attend a 5-hour in-person Welcome Onboard Workshop (WOW). During the workshop, you will:
      • Understand the basics of transfer pathways
      • Meet with a counselor
      • Register for classes
      • Fulfill requirements for Community Grant (Free Tuition)

    Early Admissions Orientation
    Date
    Location
    West Valley College
    Early Admissions Orientation 11:30 AM, West Valley College
  8. Early Admissions Orientation

    Diverse group of students sitting on ground

    Complete these two free steps for transfer success.

    1. Complete the West Valley Welcome Advantage Orientation, a 30 – 60 minute online orientation. You will need to login as a student, so you receive credit for completing this step. You will use your MyWVM Username and password – the default password is Wvm@mmddyy (where mmddyy are the digits of your birthdate).
    2. Sign up for and attend a 5-hour in-person Welcome Onboard Workshop (WOW). During the workshop, you will:
      • Understand the basics of transfer pathways
      • Meet with a counselor
      • Register for classes
      • Fulfill requirements for Community Grant (Free Tuition)

    Early Admissions Orientation
    Date
    Location
    West Valley College
    Early Admissions Orientation 11:30 AM, West Valley College
  9. Early Admissions Orientation

    Diverse group of students sitting on ground

    Complete these two free steps for transfer success.

    1. Complete the West Valley Welcome Advantage Orientation, a 30 – 60 minute online orientation. You will need to login as a student, so you receive credit for completing this step. You will use your MyWVM Username and password – the default password is Wvm@mmddyy (where mmddyy are the digits of your birthdate).
    2. Sign up for and attend a 5-hour in-person Welcome Onboard Workshop (WOW). During the workshop, you will:
      • Understand the basics of transfer pathways
      • Meet with a counselor
      • Register for classes
      • Fulfill requirements for Community Grant (Free Tuition)

    Early Admissions Orientation
    Date
    Location
    West Valley College
    Early Admissions Orientation 11:30 AM, West Valley College
  10. Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program | Bill Wilson Center

    Bill Wilson logo with West Valley Student Needs logos

    Are you a West Valley student in need of housing?

    Do you live in any of the following situations?

    • In a shelter, motel, vehicle, or campground
    • On the street, in an abandoned building, or in another inadequate space
    • Doubled-up temporarily with other people because you have nowhere else to stay
    • In the dorm, but with nowhere else to stay when the dorms close
    • Supporting yourself, but on the verge of losing housing

    Make an appointment or walk-In to speak with Ricardo, BWC case manager.

    Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program | Bill Wilson Center
    Date
    Location
    Campus Center | CC
    Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program | Bill Wilson Center 11:00 AM, Campus Center | CC
  11. Early Admissions Orientation

    Diverse group of students sitting on ground

    Complete these two free steps for transfer success.

    1. Complete the West Valley Welcome Advantage Orientation, a 30 – 60 minute online orientation. You will need to login as a student, so you receive credit for completing this step. You will use your MyWVM Username and password – the default password is Wvm@mmddyy (where mmddyy are the digits of your birthdate).
    2. Sign up for and attend a 5-hour in-person Welcome Onboard Workshop (WOW). During the workshop, you will:
      • Understand the basics of transfer pathways
      • Meet with a counselor
      • Register for classes
      • Fulfill requirements for Community Grant (Free Tuition)

    Early Admissions Orientation
    Date
    Location
    West Valley College
    Early Admissions Orientation 11:30 AM, West Valley College
  12. Early Admissions Orientation

    Diverse group of students sitting on ground

    Complete these two free steps for transfer success.

    1. Complete the West Valley Welcome Advantage Orientation, a 30 – 60 minute online orientation. You will need to login as a student, so you receive credit for completing this step. You will use your MyWVM Username and password – the default password is Wvm@mmddyy (where mmddyy are the digits of your birthdate).
    2. Sign up for and attend a 5-hour in-person Welcome Onboard Workshop (WOW). During the workshop, you will:
      • Understand the basics of transfer pathways
      • Meet with a counselor
      • Register for classes
      • Fulfill requirements for Community Grant (Free Tuition)

    Early Admissions Orientation
    Date
    Location
    West Valley College
    Early Admissions Orientation 11:30 AM, West Valley College
  13. Early Admissions Orientation

    Diverse group of students sitting on ground

    Complete these two free steps for transfer success.

    1. Complete the West Valley Welcome Advantage Orientation, a 30 – 60 minute online orientation. You will need to login as a student, so you receive credit for completing this step. You will use your MyWVM Username and password – the default password is Wvm@mmddyy (where mmddyy are the digits of your birthdate).
    2. Sign up for and attend a 5-hour in-person Welcome Onboard Workshop (WOW). During the workshop, you will:
      • Understand the basics of transfer pathways
      • Meet with a counselor
      • Register for classes
      • Fulfill requirements for Community Grant (Free Tuition)

    Early Admissions Orientation
    Date
    Location
    West Valley College
    Early Admissions Orientation 11:30 AM, West Valley College
  14. Early Admissions Orientation

    Diverse group of students sitting on ground

    Complete these two free steps for transfer success.

    1. Complete the West Valley Welcome Advantage Orientation, a 30 – 60 minute online orientation. You will need to login as a student, so you receive credit for completing this step. You will use your MyWVM Username and password – the default password is Wvm@mmddyy (where mmddyy are the digits of your birthdate).
    2. Sign up for and attend a 5-hour in-person Welcome Onboard Workshop (WOW). During the workshop, you will:
      • Understand the basics of transfer pathways
      • Meet with a counselor
      • Register for classes
      • Fulfill requirements for Community Grant (Free Tuition)

    Early Admissions Orientation
    Date
    Location
    West Valley College
    Early Admissions Orientation 11:30 AM, West Valley College
  15. Registration Saturday

    West Valley Logo

    Join us for Registration Saturday on-campus for hands-on-help from West Valley College staff to help get you registered and more!

    • Register for classes
    • Meet with a counselor
    • Talk to Admissions & Financial Aid staff
    • Get hands-on-help and all your questions answered
    • Take a campus tour while enjoying our famous breakfast burritos!

    Free event parking in lot 4.

    Registration Saturday
    Date
    Location
    Student Services Center | SSC
    Registration Saturday 9:30 AM, Student Services Center | SSC
  16. Assessment Test: ESL (English as a Second Language)

    West Valley Logo

    New students will learn about the ESL program, complete an intake survey, and use the ESL online guided placement tool to choose their best level.

    Learn more about ESL Assessment.

    Assessment Test: ESL (English as a Second Language)
    Date
    Location
    Student Services Center | SSC
    Assessment Test: ESL (English as a Second Language) 1:00 PM, Student Services Center | SSC

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