Complete the following required components by August 21, 2023:

STEP 1: Apply
Complete an Online Application to Los Angeles Valley College using the CCApply website.
Complete the LA College Promise Application.

 After you submit your Promise application, you will receive an email from a First Year Experience team member who will help you complete your Promise requirements by the deadline. If you have any questions, please contact us at or 818-778-5561 for assistance.

STEP 2: Financial Aid

Complete the 2024 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) (US citizens, CA residents)
Complete the 2024 California Dream Act Application (Undocumented, DACA recipients, etc.)

 If you submitted a CA Dream Act App and are a non-resident, you must be eligible for in-state tuition fees under AB 540 to qualify for the Promise. Visit the Welcome Center for assistance.

STEP 3: Enroll in Classes
Check the recommended classes in your Career & Academic Pathway, and enroll in (12+ units) using the Student Portal.
*Note: You must enroll in at least 12 units or receive an exemption from Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) and ask SSD to send it to the FYE/Promise office.

STEP 4: Student Education Plan & Orientation
Visit the Counseling Department page to request an online Student Educational Plan (SEP).


Complete the New Student Orientation and Enrollment

 Need help completing the requirements, please contact us via email at for call us at 818-778-5561 for assistance.


STEP 5: New Student Transition Session

Complete the New Student Transition Session to learn more about LAVC's majors, Student Support Programs, and Promise benefits.
Click HERE to sign up for a session.
Questions about the New Student Transition Session? Contact us via email at or call us at 818-778-5561 for assistance.

STEP 6: Go to Classes & Use College Services

Don’t forget to:

  1. Get your student ID. Pay your classes, and obtain your Student ID by showing your Registration/Fee Receipt to the LAVC Admissions & Records Office (Student Services Center, 1st Floor)
  2. Purchase or rent your textbooks at the LAVC Monarch Campus Store (SU 150).
  3. Attend your classes! Please check the Student Portal for important academic dates and deadlines.
  4. Take advantage of student support at LAVC! Check out LAVC’s Academic Programs and Campus Resources to help you be more successful at Valley College. 

Tip! Questions about the New Student Transition Program? Contact us via email at for call us at 818-778-5561 for assistance.

Office Hours and Location

Location: FYE Office, Counseling Department (SSA)
Mondays to Thursdays: 8:30AM - 4:00PM
Fridays: 8:30AM - 1:00PM
Saturdays to Sundays: Closed


Tel: (818) 778-5561