Get To Know LAVC and LA

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.

  • Disneyland
  • LegoLand California
  • Disney California Adventure
  • Six Flags Magic Mountain
  • Knott’s Berry Farms
  • Universal Studios Hollywood

  • 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
  • Melrose
  • Beverly Hills
  • Old Town Pasadena
  • Burbank Media Center
  • Third Street Promenade
  • Century City
  • Universal City Walk
  • The Grove
  • Ventura Boulevard
  • Hollywood/ Highland

Office Location

Student Services Center (SSC) 1st Floor


Phone: (818) 778 5517