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Emergency Aid Grants for Laptops & Technology for LAVC Students

Grants for laptop devices and technology are available to LAVC students with identified financial needs that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. Learn how to apply for Laptops/Tablet, Technology & Basic Needs Grants.


Free Wi-Fi on Campus for Students

Free Wi-Fi is now available from 5 a.m.-10 p.m. in Parking Lot F for students who need reliable wireless internet access to complete their Spring coursework. Learn more about how to access Free Wi-Fi on campus


Covid-19 Vaccine Information

Listen to Dr. Keith Norris of the UCLA Department of Medicine share facts about the COVID-19 vaccination and answered questions about the vaccine at the LAVC Virtual Town Hall on the Covid-19 Vaccine that took place on March 22, 2021.


LAVC Coronavirus Updates for Students

LA Valley College has posted important updates for students related to online/remote instruction and services due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). 

CARES Act Distribution Information

The Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), signed into law on March 27, 2020 and funds were distributed to institutions of higher education to address the disruptions caused by COVID-19.

Educational Needs Resources & Grants for Students

  • Online academic resources & tutoring
  • Internet access options
  • Grants for laptop/tablet, Internet hot spot & basic needs
  • Book loans for students with financial aid
  • Free ground shipping on textbook orders at Bookstore

Accessing Remote Campus Resources & Services

  • Student questions & support help desk
  • Online academic support services
  • Departments, services & faculty contact info
  • Email instructors using the SIS Portal
  • How to use the SIS Portal

Basic Needs Resources for Students

  • Food Insecurity
  • Housing & shelter
  • Showers & hygiene services
  • Medical/health services & testing
  • Mental health
  • Domestic violence 
  • Immigration
  • Unemployment
  • Other services & resources

President's Student Town Halls

  • Student Town Hall recordings
  • Student Questions and Answers (from our past Student Town Hall)

Campus Updates for Students

LAVC regularly sends updates to actively enrolled students by email and/or text. The following is a selection of the recent email updates that have been sent:

To view all the campus updates sent to students this semester, visit the LAVC Coronavirus Updates for Students webpage.


LAVC Coronavirus Updates for Faculty/Staff

The following updates for LAVC faculty and staff related to the impact of Coronavirus COVID-19 on the campus and District is available on the LAVC Coronavirus Updates for Faculty & Staff webpage:


LACCD Coronavirus Information

The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) has important information and policies regarding the impact of Coronavirus COVID-19 for our students, faculty and staff posted on the LACCD Coronavirus webpage.​


LA City, County & State Coronavirus Resources

LA County Mental Health Access Line

If you are feeling stressed, d​epressed, or anxious and need to talk with someone ​contact @lacdmh

LA County Dept. of Mental Health 24/7
Access Line: (800) 854-7771
Text: "LA" to 741741

Free COVID-19 Testing

Free Covid-19 Testing. Now available to all LA County Residents. Get more info and Sign Up at Coronavirus.LACity.org/Testing

Covid-19 Medi-Nurse Line

Covid-19 Medi-Nurse Line at 1-877-409-9052. California has launched an advice line that can connect you with a nurse, day or night, to talk about Covid-19 symptoms and help connect you with local resources in your area. These medical professionals are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week