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Valley Weekly - April 12-18, 2021


Campus Announcements

Emergency Student Aid Grants for Laptops & Technology

Emergency Student Aid grants are available to LAVC students with identified financial needs that compromise their ability to continue their studies or successfully engage in their classes. To qualify: You must have LAVC as your home campus, be enrolled in 6 units or more, and demonstrate financial need. Apply today for a Laptops/Tablet, Technology & Basic Needs Grants!

Need Help? Let the LAVC Welcome Center Help You!

Our LAVC Welcome Center is here answers to your general questions, help with Canvas or the SIS, registration assistance, and much more! Contact them today by phone, email, or connect with a live person on Zoom.

What is an Associate Degree for Transfer (AD-T)? 

Earn a degree that guarantees you transfer admission. The AD-T gives you priority consideration to your selected campus, guaranteed admission to the CSU system, and an associate degree from LAVC. Learn more by watching this short presentation.

Submit Your Writing for LAVC’s Spring 2021 Student Writing Conference

The LAVC Humanities and Communication CAP invites you to share your writing at the Spring 2021 Student Writing Conference: “Finding Our Humanity in the Time of Pandemic.” Student writing must directly address issues related to COVID; however, all topics will be accepted in the following genres: Critical/Argumentative Essays, Research Essays, Narrative Essays, Short Stories, and Poetry. Submit your Spring 2021 Writing Conference application with your attached writing no later than April 19, 2021. Register in advance for the virtual conference on May 17 from 1-3 p.m.

Get a Transfer Achievement Certificate

Transferring to a four-year university fall 2021? The Career/Transfer Center wants to celebrate you! Sign up to receive your Transfer Achievement Certificate, and have your photo and testimonial features on our website and YouTube channel!

Apply Now for AFT 2021 Scholarships

Need $1000 to pay for school? The LA College Faculty Guild (AFT) is now accepting scholarship applications from LAVC students. Visit AFT 1251 to download applications, or email your AFT Campus Scholarship Ambassador Fatema Baldiwala for information on available scholarships.

Vote for LAVC in the Daily News Readers’ Choice

Share your school pride! Let everyone know that you go to the Best Community College. Voting for Los Angeles Valley College in the Daily News Readers’ Choice Awards. Voting ends on May 9. Vote online today!

Free Wi-Fi Access for Students in Parking Lot F

Until June 6 from 5 a.m.-10 p.m.
Parking Lot F

Get free wi-fi access in Parking Lot F to do your coursework on Monday-Sunday from 5 a.m.-10 p.m. While on campus, will need to stay in your vehicle, wear a mask, practice physical distancing, and follow all LAVC/LA County Health protocols. Also, restrooms are not available and there is no access for recharging devices. Learn more about Free Wi-Fi on Campus.

UCLA Representative Appointments

Monday, April 12 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Online (Zoom)

Make a 15-minute Zoom appointment with the UCLA Representative to discuss your courses, major, application, what's next, etc. Appointments available on April 12 and 26 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Email the Career Transfer Center to make an appointment.

CSUN Representative Appointments 

Wednesday, April 14 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and 4-6 p.m. 
Phone Appointment

Make a 20-minute phone appointment with the CSUN Representative to discuss your courses, major, application, what's next, etc. Appointments available on April 14, and May 4 between 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and 4-6 p.m. Email the Career Transfer Center to make an appointment. 

UC Berkeley Representative Appointments 

Wednesday, April 14 from 12:30-3:30 p.m. 

Make a one-on-one appointment with the UC Berkeley representative to discuss more about transfer and ask specific questions related to your transcripts and major. 

”Art is Good for You!” Drawing Workshop

Wednesday, April 14 from 1-3 p.m.

Take a break from your daily routine to create art! Join the LAVC Art Gallery for a drawing workshop led by artist Io Palmer. This event is part of a lecture and workshop series for LAVC Special Programs led by three nationally recognized artists. Student participants will generate works that will be published together as a zine. More information at the LAVC Art Gallery.

Spring 2021 - Last Day to File a Petition to Graduate or Earn a Certificate

Friday, April 16

The last day to submit a petition to graduate and/or earn a certificate for Spring Semester 2021 is April 16, 2021. For information on how to apply for graduation for a degree or certificate, visit the LAVC Graduation, Certificates and Transfer.

ASU Informational COVID-19 Workshop

Friday, April 16, 2021 at 1 p.m.
Online (Zoom)

Join Dr. Ericka Brockman and Athletic Trainer Jonathan Sung in a workshop on easing COVID-19 anxiety. Register online for the ASU’s Informational COVID-19 Workshop.

STEM Speaker Series: Nursing Information Panel

Friday, April 16 from 1:30-3 p.m.
Online (Zoom)

Interested in learning more about LAVC Nursing Program and its collaboration with CSUN and University of Phoenix on a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Pathway? A panel of nursing instructors and former students will answer any question you have. Register online for the Nursing Information Panel.

Film Panel - Justice, Healing, and Freedom Through the Lens: BLM in Cinema

Friday, April 16 at 4:30 p.m.
Online (Zoom)

The LAVC Anti-Racism Committee is hosting a film discussion panel where we will reflect, analyze, and learn from one another as we discuss films and hear from our guest speakers. Register online for the Justice, Healing and Freedom through the Lens: BLM in Cinema. For more information, visit Anti-Racism Events at Valley.

Transfer 101 Workshop

Anytime (Self Paced)

Learn the basics of transfer with the self-paced Transfer 101 Presentation. Topics include the different types of transfer institutions, transfer requirements, what you should consider before transferring, and much more. This workshop is perfect for students who are just starting the transfer process or don't know quite where to start. 

Sneak Peak at Upcoming’s Events

Career Exploration: Self-Assessment Workshop 

Monday, April 19 from 2-3:30 p.m. 

Are you interested in learning about yourself so you can choose a major that's a right fit for you? This workshop will go over how personality, interests, values, skills, and abilities relate to different majors and careers. Register online. A self-guided presentation is also available. 

For additional upcoming events, check the LAVC Calendar of Events.


LACCD encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation, or have questions about the physical access provided, please use the links above to contact the event organizer as soon as possible, but no later than ten (10) business days prior to the event.