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Valley Weekly - May 2-8, 2022

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LAVC Faculty Member June Edmonds Named a 2022 Guggenheim Fellow

Congratulations to June Edmonds, artist and faculty member in the LAVC Art Department, for being selected as a 2022 Guggenheim Fellow in the study of Fine Arts by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. Professor Edmonds is an abstract painter with work held in collections throughout the United States, and teaches acrylic painting at LAVC.


Check Our Summer Open Classes! 

Get ahead this summer with 5-week and 8-week Summer classes at Valley College. Enrollment is going on now. Search for Summer 2022 open classes and register online using your myCollege.laccd.edu Student Portal.


Now Enrolling for Fall; Check the Student Portal for Your Registration Date

Priority registration begins on Monday, May 2, 2022. Please check the myCollege.laccd.edu Student Portal for your registration date, search the selection of Fall classes, and then enroll online on the first day you can register. If you're planning to take an in-person class, please make sure that you upload your up-to-date vaccinations record to Cleared4 or request for a medical or religious exemption. For registration assistance, please contact our Welcome Center.


Got Questions or Need Assistance? LAVC Welcome Center is Here to Help

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, May 2 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.,
Tuesday, May 3 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. &
Wednesday, May 4 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.


COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Test Distribution

Monday-Thursday, May 2-4 from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. &
Friday, May 6 from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
NEW LOCATION: Mail Room - Administration & Career Advancement 1708 (view map)

Students and employees can get up to two FREE Covid-19 at-home rapid antigen testing kits per person, each week at the designated Antigen Test pick up location; Theatre & Music students can pick up 3 kits per student, per week. Please show your student ID or employee ID when picking up your kits. For more information, check the LAVC Covid-19 Antigen Home Testing Kit Distribution.


COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

Thursday, May 5 from 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Parking Lot A (view map)

Get your COVID-19 vaccine or booster dose and a $150 LAVC Bookstore gift cards at our Vaccine Clinic! The clinic offers the Pfizer (ages 12+), Moderna (ages 18+), Janssen (ages 18+), and Pfizer Pediatric (ages 5-11) vaccines. Only LAVC students and employees are eligible to receive a $150 Bookstore Gift Card with each on-campus vaccine or booster dose. Appointments are available and walks-up are welcomed. Check the LAVC Vaccination Clinics for details.


Announcement for Students

Interested in Student Housing at LAVC or Other Colleges in the District? Take the LACCD Housing Survey by May 4

Let the LACCD know your thoughts about student housing at LA Valley College or any of the other nine colleges in the Distict. Check your college email for a message on the "LACCD Student Housing Survey" from the Los Angeles Community College District for the link to the special survey on Preferred Housing for Students.

Win Up to $250 to the LAVC Bookstore! May 6 is the Student Writing Conference Submission Deadline

Share your poetry, short stories, and essays at the LAVC Humanities & Communications CAP Spring 2022 Writing Conference, "Rebuilding," on Monday, May 16 on Zoom at 1:30 p.m. Prizes of $250, $150, and $50 will be given to the award-winning entries. Completed applications with attached writing should be submitted no later than Friday, May 6.

Last Chance for a FREE Ticket to the Musical Hadestown‚Äč

Join the Humanities & Communications Career & Academic Pathway (CAP) for a day at the theater to see the musical Hadestown on May 21. Free tickets to the first 50 students to sign up (deadline is 5/7)! Bus transportation will be provided. For more information, safety requirements and to sign up, check the Hadestown Musical Trip Flyer.

Don't Forget—Masks Still Required Indoors on Campus

As a friendly reminder, masks are required indoors on-campus for students, employees and visitors until further notice in accordance with Board Policy 2800. Free disposable surgical-style (medical) masks are available at the entrance of every campus building. To read more, check the LACCD Vaccination, Testing and Screening Information.

Remember to Vote for LAVC in the Daily News Readers' Choice Awards!

Let everyone know that we're the BEST in the San Fernando Valley by voting for "Los Angeles Valley College" in the Daily News Readers’ Choice Awards. For your nominations to count, please vote in at least 10 different categories; the company with the most votes wins. 

To vote online now, follow these steps:

  1. Go to the Daily News Readers' Choice Online Ballot, and choose the EDUCATION button,
  2. Go to Community College, type in Los Angeles Valley College,
  3. Go to Career College / Trade School, type in Los Angeles Valley College,
  4. Go to Career College: Nursing School, type in Los Angeles Valley College,
  5. Go to College Extension Program, type in Los Angeles Valley College,
  6. Go to Tutoring, type in Los Angeles Valley College,
  7. Choose the PLACES button, and go to Kids Camp and type in Monarch Camps,
  8. Vote for four more of your favorite local businesses, in the areas of Food & Drink, Health & Wellness Goods & Services, My Home Goods & Services, Non-Home Goods & Services, Organizations & Shows, People, and Places.

Voting only takes place online, and is open from April 15-May 15. Vote online today!


Important Dates & Deadlines

The following is a list of academic dates and deadlines that you should be aware of:

Fall 2022 Graduation Petition Filing Period 
Ends Sunday, December 18

Summer 2022 - Registration Begins for Group 4
Monday May 2

Fall 2022 - Priority Enrollment Group 1
Monday, May 2

Fall 2022 - Priority Enrollment Group 2
Thursday, May 5

Summer 2022 - Registration Begins for Group 5 / Open Enrollment
Monday May 9

Fall 2022 - Priority Enrollment Group 3
Monday, May 9

Fall 2022 - Priority Enrollment Group 4
Monday, May 23

CAMPUS CLOSED - Memorial Day
Monday May 30

Fall 2022 - Priority Enrollment Group 5
Tuesday, May 31

Spring 2022 - Final Examinations
Wednesday, June 1 - Tuesday, June 7

Spring 2022 - Semester Ends
Tuesday June 7

Summer 2022 (1st 5-Weeks Session) - Classes Begin
Monday June 13

Summer 2022 (8-Week Session) - Classes Begin
Monday June 13

Summer 2022 (1st 5-Weeks Session) - Classes End
Sunday July 17

Summer 2022 (2nd 5-Weeks Session) - Classes Begin
Monday July 18

Summer 2022 (8-Week Session) - Classes End
Sunday August 7

Summer 2022 (2nd 5-Weeks Session) - Classes End
Sunday August 21


Upcoming Events

COVID-19 PCR Testing for Students & Employees

Monday, May 9 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in Engineering 100,
Tuesday, May 10 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in Engineering 100 &
Wednesday, May 11 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.

LAVC Student Town Hall with President Gribbons

Monday, May 9 at 3 p.m. on YouTube Live

Join Dr. Barry Gribbons for a campus update at the LAVC Student Town Hall on May 9 at 3 p.m. on YouTube Live. Get the latest news on upcoming events, news and more! Dr. Gribbons will also answer student questions on posted on the live chat. A link will be posted on LAVC YouTube Channel this week.

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

Thursday, May 12 from 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. in Parking Lot A &
Thursday, May 19 from 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. in Parking Lot A

Get your COVID-19 vaccine or booster dose and a $150 LAVC Bookstore gift cards at our Vaccine Clinic! The clinic offers the Pfizer (ages 12+), Moderna (ages 18+), Janssen (ages 18+), and Pfizer Pediatric (ages 5-11) vaccines. Only LAVC students and employees are eligible to receive a $150 Bookstore Gift Card with each on-campus vaccine or booster dose. Appointments are available and walks-up are welcomed. Check the LAVC Vaccination Clinics for details.

Outdoor Movie Night

Friday, May 13 at 7:30 p.m. on the North Mall

Join us for Outdoor Movie Night, featuring West Side Story on Friday, May 13 at 7:30 p.m. at the “North Mall” (lawn in front of the Art building). Free Kona Ice, Sharky’s, and Subway! 100 chairs will be available, but feel free to bring your own picnic blanket. All are welcome!

Tau Alpha Epsilon Apple Awards

Friday, May 20 at 4 p.m. on Zoom

TAE Club invites you to our student-run annual Apple Awards on Friday, May 20 at 4 p.m. on Zoom. This ceremony celebrates outstanding teachers for their award-worthy careers in the teaching profession! To register in advance, go to LAVC Tau Alpha Epsilon and click events page.

To find other upcoming campus events and activities, 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.