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Get To Know LAVC and LA

Location, contact information and hours oF operation

Student Services Center (SSC) 1st Floor

Phone: (818) 778-5517


Introducing Los Angeles Valley College

Imagine yourself in Los Angeles with the more than 19,000 students who choose to study here every year because Los Angeles Valley College (LAVC) is a great school and it’s in LA…

You name it we’ve got it… excellent academic programs… and the beach… caring instructors… and every kind of entertainment you can imagine… transfer programs that will get you to any college or university you can think of… and amazing shopping

Don’t just choose LAVC because we’re in Los Angeles. Choose LAVC because it’s the best choice for quality, variety and personal attention.

  • Quality. Los Angeles Valley College is one of the leading community colleges in California since 1949. We are committed to providing quality education in a supportive learning environment.
  • Variety. We’ve got what you’re looking for… we offer more than 100 occupational certificates, associate degrees and transfer programs to meet your educational goals.
  • Personal Attention. You’ll never get lost in a crowd here. Our classes are small and our faculty is dedicated to teaching.

Introducing Los Angeles, California  

Now that you’ve chosen LAVC, you need to decide what you want to do while you’re here. There are so many things to do in L.A. that there’s no way to tell you everything… so... here are some of the highlights.

Check out the Los Angeles Times, Daily News or LA Weekly for more information on events, attractions and cool stuff to do in Los Angeles.

Theme Parks and Attractions


LegoLand California

Disney California Adventure

Six Flags Magic Mountain

Knott’s Berry Farms

Universal Studios Hollywood

Theatre/Music Venues

Ahmanson Theatre

NoHo Arts District

Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

Pantages Theatre

The Greek Theatre

Staples Center

Hollywood Bowl

Universal Amphitheater

Kodak Theater

Walt Disney Concert Hall

Music Center



Autry Museum of Western Heritage

Petersen Automotive Museum

Museum of Contemporary Art

Norton Simon Museum

California African American Museum

Japanese American National Museum

Museum of Tolerance

Skirball Cultural Center

California Science Center

Korean American Museum

Chinese American Museum

UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History

Pacific Asia Museum

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

The Getty Center

Los Angeles County Natural History Museum

The Getty Villa

UCLA Hammer Museum

Huntington Library

Los Angeles Maritime Museum


The Beverly Center


Beverly Hills

Old Town Pasadena

Burbank Media Center

Third Street Promenade

Century City

Universal City Walk

The Grove

Ventura Boulevard

Hollywood/ Highland