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Join The Valley Promise!


Enrollment Steps

  1. Apply to Los Angeles Valley College
  2. Apply to the Valley Promise - Please contact the Office of Student Outreach & Recruitment at or call (818) 947-7218 for information. 
  3. Apply for a FAFSA,  California College Promise Grant (formerly the Board of Governors (BOG) Fee Waiver) OR Dream Act Application 
  4. Complete the New Student Online Oriention
  5. Take the math and English assessment exams - visit the LAVC Assessment Center located in room 245 (2nd floor) of the Student Success Center or call (818) 947-2587 to make an appointment. 
  6. Attend an in-person First Semester Educational Planning (SEP) session where a counselor helps students interpret their assessment results, helps them define their educational goal and select their classes (abbreviated SEP), and gives them important information about the registration process. Visit the Counseling Department website OR call (818) 947-2600, ext. 4200 for information.
  7. Enroll in GPS - Please contact the Office of Student Outreach & Recruitment at or call (818) 947-7218 for information.



Complete steps 1 through 6, listed above, by August 27, 2018.  



Los Angeles Valley College is the leading provider of certificates, degrees, transfer education and continuing education in the eastern San Fernando Valley. With more than 140 degree and certificate programs, LAVC offers conveniently scheduled day, evening, weekend, online and off-campus courses that fit your busy life!

Valley College is a student-focused campus that is known for high-quality educational programs that prepare students for transferring to prestigious universities including UCLA, USC, UC Berkeley, UC Santa Barbara, CSUN, Cal State LA, and more! In fact, studies have shown that students who start at LAVC do better at UCLA than ones who began there as freshmen.

By taking advantage of the Valley Promise, you’ll be laying the foundation for your future success!

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Do you have questions? Read the Valley Promise FAQ

For more information on the LA College Promise program, contact Frances Chmielewska, Office of Student Outreach & Recruitment, at or (818) 947-7218.