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Los Angeles Valley College Valley Weekly

Valley Weekly - February 28-March 6, 2022


Reminder—Wear Masks & Upload Your Booster Proof to Cleared4

For the safety of our campus community, the Los Angeles Community College District wants to remind you of the following:

  1. Continue to wear disposable, surgical-style masks or N-series respirators when indoors at any college building. FREE surgical mask are available at the entrance of every LAVC building.
  2. Keep your personal Cleared4 account up-to-date, including your immunization records when you receive a COVID-19 booster. Any student who is fully vaccinated and also currently eligible for a booster are encouraged to get the booster—and upload your updated information—by Monday, March 14, 2022Find out how to upload proof to Cleared4.

    If you decide to not take the booster for medical or personal reasons, you must undergo weekly COVID-19 testing and receive a negative test result to continue attending your in-person or hybrid classes. Enforcement for proof of boosters by all eligible students begins Monday, March 14, 2022. Learn who may be exempt from getting a booster.
  3. Continue to use your Cleared4 account for screening on the days you intend to be on campus and to schedule any free COVID-19 testing that you are required to do. Learn how to take your health screening and how to schedule a testing appointment.

Need Help? Our LAVC Welcome Center is Here to Assist You

The LAVC Welcome Center is your first stop to help answer your questions and help you find what you're looking for at Valley College! We're open Monday-Thursday from 8 a.m.-7 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Connect with us at:

COVID-19 Testing Appointments for Students & Employees

Monday, February 28 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.,
Tuesday, March 1 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. &
Wednesday, March 2 from 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Engineering 100 (view map)

Biocept is offering weekly COVID-19 testing at LA Valley College for students and employees (by appointment only) on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Schedule your appointment using your private Cleared4 account link. For more information, visit the LACCD Vaccination & Testing Requirements.

Black Mental Health Matters

Monday, February 28 at 2 p.m.
Online (Zoom)

LAVC Umoja Black Scholars invites you to a virtual workshop and discussion panel on "Black Mental Health Matters" on Zoom. For more information and to register online, visit the Umoja Community Region 4 Black History Month Events.

Free Wednesday Concert – Richard Kahn Jazz Trio

Wednesday, March 2 at 1 p.m.
Music Recital Hall (view map)

LAVC Music Department is happy to announce a Free Wednesday Concert series on campus starting on Wednesday, March 2. This week, come listen to a free performance of the Richard Kahn Jazz Trio. For more information, check the Music Department Calendar.  

Announcements for Students

Apply for LAVC Foundation Scholarship! Deadline Extended to March 21

The Valley College Foundation has over 250 Scholarships with over $160,000 available! The application deadline has been extended to Monday, March 21. To apply, log in to your LACCD Student Portal. Click on the “Scholarship Tile”, and then click on “Login Here” next to the Student Log In. Email the LAVC Foundation or call 818-947-2619 with questions.

Want to Run for Office on Student Council?

Are you interested in Student Council? Run for Office for the 2022/2023 Academic Year.  Represent the student body working with students, faculty, staff, and administrators. Perks are a transcript notation and monthly stipend. Apply by March 27th @11:59pm. Visit the Associated Student Union for eligibility and to apply.

Student Trustee Needed!

Are you interested in creating change for LACCD students? Run for Student Trustee for the 2022/2023 Academic Year.  Represent all LACCD Students by working with Board of Trustee members, students, faculty, staff, and administrators. Apply by March 15th. Visit the Associated Student Union for eligibility and to apply.

Valley Fit Fridays

Get moving to Manage Stress with Mindful Yoga Meditation and Walking! LAVC’s Student Health Education invites you to join other students for an hour of walking or Yoga on Fridays at 2 p.m. at the North Mall Lawn, in front of the Student Union.  Activities are in-person, FREE, and open to all. Visit the LAVC Student Health Center Wellness Calendar for more information on dates and activity of the day.

Upcoming Events

COVID-19 PCR Testing for Students & Employees

Monday, March 7 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in Engineering 100,
Tuesday, March 8 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in Engineering 100 &
Wednesday, March 9 from 12-5 p.m. in Engineering 100

Biocept is offering COVID-19 testing at LA Valley College for students and employees (by appointment only) on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays in Engineering 100. Schedule your appointment using your private Cleared4 account link. For other testing locations/dates, check the Districtwide COVID Testing schedule. For more info, visit the LACCD Vaccination & Testing Requirements.

International Women’s Day

Tuesday, March 8, 2022, at 1pm on Zoom

Join LAVC for our first Annual International Women’s Day Event and #breakthebias. We will be joined by LACCD California Community College’s Deputy Chancellor, Dr. Daisy Gonzales and panelists who will share their experiences as women, breaking the bias on gender, discrimination, and stereotyping. Show your solidarity by posting a picture of yourself and crossing your arms in an X with the hashtags #BREAKTHEBIAS and tag @lavalleycollege. Register for the International Women’s Day Discussion.

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.