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OFFICE INFORMATION

Student Services Center 212
(818) 778-5831


Mon   8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tues   8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wed   8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thur   8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Fri       8:30 am - 2:00 pm

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LAVC

Outreach & Recruitment

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Frequently Asked Questions

 

Making the transition form High School from College can be overwhelming.  The Office of Outreach and Recruitment is here to make that transition smooth. 

 

  1. What are the entrance requirements for Los Angeles Valley College?
  2. How much does college cost?
  3. What if I have a low high school GPA?
  4. What if I did not pass the exit exam?
  5. I am undocumented, can I still go to college?
  6. I want to go to a university, can LAVC help me?
  7. Can I take classes while I am in high school?
  8. I did not take the SAT, can I still come to college?
  9. When should I apply?
  10. How do I know if I was accepted to the college?
  11. When should I take my placement test?
  12. When do I enroll?
  13. How do I enroll?
  14. How do I know if I got my classes?

 

 

Q. What are the entrance requirements for Los Angeles Valley College?

A. Applications are accepted from people who possess a high school diploma or its equivalent, or those who meet other eligibility criteria, i.e., people 18 years or older and apprentices.

 

Q. How much does college cost?

A. Enrollment fees for California residents are $46 per unit. 
Students from another state must pay an additional $236 per unit.
Students form another country must pay an additional $236 per unit.
You will also need to purchase text books and other materials. 

Fee Waivers and Financial Aid are available for those who qualify. Do not let finances be your reason that you do not attend college.  Talk to an LAVC outreach representative today. 

 

Q. What if I have a low high school GPA?

A. Your high school GPA does not impact your ability to be admitted to Los Angeles Valley College.  If you are 18 years of age or older OR a High school Graduate you may apply.

 

Q. What if I did not pass the exit exam?

A. If you are 18 prior to the start of the semester you may enroll.  If you have not passed your exit exam and you will not be 18 you will have to obtain a K-12 enrollment form from your high school.  For more details view High School Students page

 

Q. I am undocumented, can I still go to college?

A.     You may still enroll at the community college.  Your fees will be determined by your residency status.  If you are undocumented be sure to ask your LAVC representative about AB540. 

 

Q. I want to go to a university, can LAVC help me?

A.     Yes. LAVC has transfer options available for all students. 

 

Q. Can I take classes while I am in high school?

A. Yes, the are opportunities to enroll in classes while you are in high school.  LAVC offers college classes at the following high schools:

 

Birmingham High School

Champs Charter High School

East Valley High School

John Francis Polytechnic High School

North Hollywood High school

Panorama High School

Sun Valley Magnet High School

San Fernando High School

Van Nuys High School

 

You may also enroll in classes at LAVC.  Contact your college counselor for enrollment opportunities.


The required paperwork can be found at http://lavc.edu/studentservwebsite/admissions/highschool.html

 

Separate requirements apply to students enrolled in grades K-8. 

 

Q. I did not take the SAT, can I still come to college?

A.     SAT scores are not required for admission to the community college.  You may still apply to Los Angeles Valley College

 

Q. When should I apply?

A.     You should apply during your senior year.  Meet with your LAVC representative for assistance with the application.

 

Q. How do I know if I was accepted to the college?

A.     Once your application has been processed you will receive an acceptance letter. 

 

Q. When should I take my placement test?

A. Once you have received your acceptance letter with student ID number you can take the placement test.  You may only take the test once every three years so take the test seriously and come prepared.   Also, check with your college center, there may be assessment opportunities at your campus. 

For more information on assessment visit their site.

 

Q. When do I enroll?

A. Your acceptance letter will have your registration appointment time.  Your registration appointment is a virtual appointment that allows you to access the enrollment system.  You do not need to come to the campus for this appointment.   You can enroll online through the Student Information System

 

Q. How do I enroll?

A.     You can enroll online through the Student Information System.

If you need help enrolling contact your LAVC Outreach Representative.

 

 

Q. How do I know if I got my classes?

A.     You can access the student information system to view your schedule.