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Los Angeles Valley College Valley Weekly

Valley Weekly - May 23-29, 2022


Get Ahead with a 5-Week & 8-Week Summer Class!

Enrollment is open for Summer Session 2022. Choose from 5-week classes starting June 13 and July 18, or an 8-week class starting June 13. Go to your Student Portal and select the "Manage Classes" tile to search for classes and enroll online. If you need registration assistance, our Welcome Center is here to help you.

Check the Student Portal for Open Fall Classes

Fall registration is going on now. Find your Fall Registration date on the Student Portal. You can add classes to your cart, and then enroll online starting on your registration date. For registration assistance, contact our Welcome Center.

LAVC Welcome Center is Ready to Help 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:

May 23 is the Voter Registration Deadline for the CA Primary Election

All California active registered voters will receive a vote-by-mail ballot for the June 7, 2022, Primary Election. The last day to register to vote for the June 7, 2022, Primary Election is May 23, 2022. For information on voter registration, ballots and other resources, visit LAVC's Student Voter and Civic Engagement page.

COVID-19 Testing Appointments for Students & Employees

Monday, May 23 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.,
Tuesday, May 24 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. &
Wednesday, May 25 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 23-26 from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. &
Friday, May 27 from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
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.

LACCD Black Graduation Celebration

Graduation Celebration: Tuesday, May 24 from 3-5 p.m. &
In-Person Social Gathering: Tuesday, May 24 from 5-6:30 p.m.

First AME Church of Los Angeles, 2270 South Harvard Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90018 

The Los Angeles Community College District African American Outreach Initiative program (LACCD-AAOI) proudly presents the 12th Annual Black Graduation Celebration on May 24 from 3-5 p.m. at the First AME Church of Los Angeles. The BGC is a culturally affirming celebration of academic achievement. There will also be an in-person social gathering (afterparty) from 5-6:30 p,m. For more information, email Dr. Nyree Berry.

LAVC Club Day

Wednesday, May 25 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Student Union Plaza (view map)

The ASU invites you to our last Club Day of the Spring semester. Join us for free food, games, and activities. For more information, check the ASU Calendar.

Art Is Good For You! Artist Lecture

Wednesday, May 25 from 12 noon-1 p.m.
Online - Zoom

LAVC Art Gallery in partnership with EOPS welcomes artist Samantha Wall for the final "Art Is Good For You!" lecture of the semester. RSVP online for the Art is Good for You Artist Lecture

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

Thursday, May 26 from 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Parking Lot A (view map)

Come to our on-campus Vaccine Clinic to get your COVID-19 vaccine or booster dose! The clinics, which is held on Thurdays until June 30, offers the Pfizer (ages 12+), Moderna (ages 18+) and Pfizer Pediatric (ages 5-11) vaccines. Appointments are available and walks-up are welcomed. Check the LAVC Vaccination Clinic schedule for details.

Announcements for Students

Congratulations to our Class of 2022 Transferring Graduates!

LA Valley College is proud to recognize our Class of 2022 graduates who will be attending four-year colleges and universities this Fall on our electronic marquees. Graduates, who are transferring to a college or university for Fall 2022, can request to share it on the marquee.

FREE Metro GoPass for LAVC Students at the Business Office

Did you know you're eligible for a FREE Metro GoPass? You can to ride all buses and trains operated by Metro from now until December 31, no cost! To pick up your free pass, just stop by the LAVC Business Office with your picture ID. Learn more about the Metro GoPass.

Get Hired, Enroll in CooP Ed. & Earn College Credit for Summer!

LAVC Cooperative Education is offering up to four (4) CSU transferable elective units for your job, internship, or volunteer experience during Summer 2022. To participate, you do not have to be enrolled in another course (at LAVC or any other accredited institution). If you're interested, submit a completed Coop application in person or via email. Enrollment is by permission number only. For more information, email LAVC Coop Ed or call 818-947-2334. Also, looking for a job? Check our Job Opportunity Listing for May 8 – May 21, 2022.

Student Workers Wanted for Child Development Center

The Child Development Center is looking for student workers for Summer and Fall 2022 to work Monday-Friday from 11am-3pm. For more information regarding qualifications for each position and to request an application, please visit the Child Development Center or email us.

Need Help Choosing Classes, Paying for Books and More? Apply to EOPS

LAVC Extended Opportunities Programs & Services (EOPS) is now accepting applications for new students! Eligible students receive helpful counseling, priority registration, funds to help pay for textbooks and more. For more information and the online application, visit EOPS.  The deadline to apply is September 11.

LACCD COVID Vaccine & Masking Policy Changes

The LACCD Board of Trustees has modified the District's vaccination policy and to rescind the indoor masking requirement. The following will go to effect on the dates noted below: 

  • Effective May 5, 2022, students are not required to provide proof of vaccination or have an approve exemption to enroll in in-person classes or to access District or college facilities. Weekly COVID testing for students with vaccination exemptions is also no longer required.
  • Effective June 12, 2022, indoor masking will not be required for employees, students or visitors. Starting June 13, individuals may choose to wear a mask if they want to, and free masks will still be available on campus.

To learn more about the District policy changes, visit LACCD Vaccination, Testing and Screening Information.

Upcoming Events

Memorial Day (Campus Closed)

Monday, May 30

The campus is closed on Monday, May 30 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. Campus offices and services will reopen on Tuesday, May 31.

COVID-19 PCR Testing for Students & Employees

Tuesday, May 31 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in Engineering 100 &
Wednesday, June 1 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.

In-Person Monarch Registration Day

Wednesday, June 1 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Student Services Plaza

Want to register for a Summer or Fall class? Want to see a counselor? Need enrollment assistance? Join us at our In-Person Monarch Registration Day on June 1, and get a FREE Subway lunch (while supplies last), go on a campus tour, and meet campus representatives. For more information, visit the Monarch Registration Day page. 

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

Thursday, June 2 from 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. in Parking Lot A &
Thursday, June 9 from 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. in Parking Lot A

Get your COVID-19 vaccine or booster dose at our Vaccine Clinic! The clinic offers the Pfizer (ages 12+), Moderna (ages 18+), and Pfizer Pediatric (ages 5-11) vaccines. Appointments are available and walks-up are welcomed. Check the LAVC Vaccination Clinics for details.

LAVC Commencement Ceremony 2022

Tuesday, June 7 at 9 a.m. in Monarch Stadium

Get ready to celebrate LAVC's Class of 2022! LA Valley College will hold an in-person graduation ceremony on Tuesday, June 7 at 9 a.m. in Monarch Stadium. Tickets are required. The ceremony will also be streamed online for anyone who is unable to join the in person event. For more information, visit the LAVC Commencement 2022 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.