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Los Angeles Valley College Valley Weekly

Valley Weekly - May 24-30, 2021


Campus Announcements

Enroll today for online and in-person classes this Summer!

It’s not too late to get ahead with a 5-week, 6-week or 8-week Summer class. Check the Summer 2021 Schedule to search for open online, in-person and hybrid classes, and register online through the Portal. If you need help, contact the LAVC Online Student Support.

Need Laptop or Technology for Your Summer Classes?

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. The Summer 2021 Emergency Grant Application is now open. Apply today for a Laptops/Tablet, Technology & Basic Needs Grant!

$50 per Month for Internet Service with Emergency Broadband Benefit—Apply TODAY!

The Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Emergency Broadband Benefit Program will provide up to $50 per month for Internet services to college students who received a federal Pell Grant. Go to the FCC website for more information today.‚Äč

We Want to Hear from You! Take the 2021 Student Survey

Let us know how we’re doing, and how we can better help you achieve your educational goals. Check your college email for the Student Survey link. The survey is confidential, and saves your progress in case you need to return later.

Submit Your Artwork for the ASU Arts Festival by May 27

The Associated Student Union (ASU) is accepting art submissions for the Fine Arts Festival. Sign-up for a 10-minute slot at All creative disciplines are welcome. Showcase is on May 27th.

Need extra support to help you achieve your goals? TRiO Now Accepting Applications!

The TRiO Program can assist you and give you additional support with one on one counseling, tutoring and workshops to help you succeed in your academic career. We are accepting applications until May 31, 2021. For more information please contact TRiO and visit us at TRiO Student Support Services and Apply online.

Attention Students—Help LAVC Come Up with a New Slogan!

Submit your idea for a new college marketing slogan that helps share what makes LAVC unique. The grand prize is a $100 Amazon Gift Card. For the contest rules and submissions guidelines, read the LAVC Marketing Slogan Contest flyer.  

Hear about PASO STEM’s Luis Cabrera in the Valley Connection Podcast

Come hear how joining Upward Bound in high school helped Luis, Outreach & Mentoring Coordinator for the STEM Program, make his way out of South Central to UC Irvine. Today, he’s is building a career at LAVC with helping students navigate STEM careers. Listen to his story on the Valley College Connection Podcast.

LAVC Student Town Hall with President Gribbons

Monday, May 24 at 1 p.m.
Online (YouTube Live)

Get a campus update from LAVC President Gribbons on Virtual Graduation, Summer and Fall classes update, upcoming campus events, and much more. Dr. Gribbons will also be answer your questions posted on the chat. Join the LAVC Student Town Hall on May 24 at 1 p.m. on YouTube Live.

LAVC Safety and Security Campus Community Conversation

Monday, May 24 at 5-6:30 p.m.
Online (Zoom)

Lend your voice to a virtual conversation about the safety and security on the LAVC campus, hosted by the Hillard Heintze engagement team. Your voices are welcome and needed to ensure that our safety and security assessment reflects the needs and concerns of those most impacted by the outcomes of this meaningful work. Register Online for the LAVC Safety and Security Campus Community Conversation.

2021 Virtual Black Graduation

Tuesday, May 25 at 3-5 p.m.
Online (YouTube Live)

Join the LACCD’s African American Outreach Initiative (AAOI) Program for a cultural celebration of students graduates in the nine LACCD colleges. After the ceremony, there will be afterparty with Damien Danielly (of LASC) and DJ Severe, where the winners of the Chris Musella Scholarship will be announced. Join the LACCD 2021 Black Graduation Celebration (BGC) at 3 p.m. and the BGC After Party immediately after the ceremony.

PASO STEM Study Jams for Finals

Day 1: Tuesday, May 25 from 7-9 p.m.
Day 2: Thursday, May 27 from 7-9 p.m.

Online (Discord) 

Are you ready for final exams? Come join us on May 25 and 27 on Discord for a Study Jam. Collaborate with peers and tutors (Anatomy, English, Chemistry, Child Development, Computer Science, Math, Music, Physics, Statistics). Register online for the Study Jam. Let’s get together and succeed!

ASU Fine Arts Festival

Thursday, May 27 from 4-6 p.m.
Online (Zoom)

Come and check out student art at the ASU Fine Arts Festival, presented by the ASU Commissioner of Fine Arts, Katy Workman.

Sneak Peak at Upcoming Events

Memorial Day Holiday (Campus Closed)

Wednesday, May 31

The campus is closed for the Memorial Day holiday on May 31, 2021. Campus offices and services will reopen on June 1, 2021.

Spring 2021 Final Examinations

Tuesday, June 1-Monday, June 7

LAVC Spring Semester 2021 final examinations will take place from June 1-7, 2021. Students should check their course syllabus for the specific date and time for the final examination.

Virtual Graduation Ceremony 2021

Tuesday, June 8 at 9 a.m.

Celebrate the Class of 2021 at the LAVC Virtual Graduation Ceremony on June 8 on YouTube and Facebook. Log into the LAVC Facebook Page or YouTube Channel at 8:45 a.m. to view the ceremony. 

Find other upcoming events on 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.