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Join Us for Our Inaugural Race to Raise!

Enjoy a 10k family friendly bike route, post-ride fun zone, food trucks, prizes & more!

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Welcome New & Returning Students

August 16 | 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. | Campus Center

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West Valley Celebrates 60 Years of Academic Excellence

Join us in celebrating our 60th with a series of fun events!

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Get Future Ready | Register for Fall Semester 2024

Search class offerings & start planning your future.

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You Won the Golden Ticket!

We're offering FREE tuition to District Residents

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Destination Career Success

Get the skills you need to start your career in high-demand fields!

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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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Important Dates

Jan2Tuesday

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.

Jan27Saturday

Spring Semester

Spring Semester begins on Saturday, January 27.

Student Types

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High School Students

Check out the programs available for current high school students and graduating seniors.

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Graduating High School Students

Resources and events to help students through their first full-time college experience.

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International Students

Join students from around the world in one of the most affordable classrooms in America.

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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.

Faculty and Staff Services

Path to Campus Center

TEACH Center

The TEACH Center promotes student success by supporting and encouraging teaching and learning excellence with an anti-racist lens.

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District Services

Find forms and submit workorders through the West Valley Mission Community College District.

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Webmail

Access college email remotely.

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Resource Spotlight

West Print Order System

Streamline print and duplication requests with the new West Print Order System.

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Ongoing Events

Saratoga Farmers' Market

Every Saturday morning, the Saratoga Certified Farmers’ Market offers seasonal fruits and vegetables from Santa Clara County year-round.

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Facility Rentals

Numerous rooms and buildings on campus are available to rental for events and occasions.

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Fast Facts

80%

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. Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program | Bill Wilson Center

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    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
  2. Early Admissions Orientation

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    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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Viking Friday

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    Welcome new & returning Vikings! Mark your calendars for August 16, and join us for Viking Friday! Meet fellow students, take a tour of our beautiful campus, and connect with your academic school & deans. While you are here, learn about the tools and resources we provide that ensures your success throughout the semester. Enjoy free food and have a chance to win an exciting prize. We can't wait to see you!

    • Free giveaways
    • Get questions answered
    • Meet the deans
    • Tour the campus
    Oh, and while you are here, be sure to stick around for special extended hours from 2-5 p.m. for Admissions & Financial Aid support at the Student Services Center!
    • Learn about our Financial Aid options
    • Schedule a counseling appointment
    • Take a campus tour
    • Get your ID cards
    • Register for classes 

    Viking Friday
    Date
    Location
    Campus Center | CC
    Viking Friday 10:00 AM, Campus Center | CC
  7. Registration Saturday

    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
  8. Assessment Test: ESL (English as a Second Language)

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    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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