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Student Success and Support Program (SSSP)
Student Services Annex (SSA)
(818) 947-2600 ext. 4200
All new non-exempt* students are required to complete the Student Success and Support Program mandated core services including: online Orientation, Assessment, and Counseling/Student Educational Planning (OAC).
All new, non-exempt students are required to complete online orientation prior to assessment. Online Orientation is a multimedia presentation available on the Counseling Department webpage.
The Assessment Center provides English and math assessments for placement in appropriate courses based on the students’ skill levels. Assessment is required for all new non-exempt students who have not received waivers. Placement recommendations are provided to help students plan their course sequencing. Recommendations are based on multiple measures, combining test results with student background data from the Educational Planning Questionnaire. Visit the www.lavc.edu/assessment to review the pre-assessment video and sample tests.
First Semester Student Educational Planning (SEP): Once students have completed online orientation and assessment, they are required to attend a Counseling: First Semester Student Educational Planning (SEP) session or complete online. In-person SEP sessions are counselor-led group advisement sessions where students review:
Comprehensive Student Educational Plan (SEP): Before completing 15 units, or their third semester, students are notified that they must declare a course of study and complete a Comprehensive Student Educational Plan (SEP). Students may attend a group advisement sessions to develop individual Comprehensive SEP to help guide them in completing their educational goal. Counselors are also available by appointment for:
* EXEMPTION CRITERIA - Students may be exempt from SSSP core services if they: