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OFFICE INFORMATION

Office Location: Student Services Center - First Floor

Phone: (818) 947-7218

Email: start@lavc.edu

Office Hours:
Mon   8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tues   8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wed   8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thur   8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri       8:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Outreach & Recruitment

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Thank you for your interest in the Los Angeles Valley College Promise Program!  We look forward to having you as a Promise student this Fall semester. For more information about the Promise, including eligibility, please visit the LAVC Promise Webpage.

Students interested in the Promise will need to complete the following to be added into the Promise canvas class. Please make sure you meet the Promise Eligibility Requirements. Deadline to complete the following requirements for the Promise is August 01, 2020.

Step 1.Apply for the Promise. To fill out the Promise application, go here: Promise Application After you have completed the application, please email it to start@lavc.edu (from your student LACCD email) and include your representative in the email. Not sure who your representative is, please visit our Outreach Staff Page and scroll to the bottom of the page.

Step 2.Apply for Financial Aid. You can apply for Financial Aid through the Federal Application System (FAFSA) or through the CA Dream Act.  

Step 3.Explore Careers. Visit the CCC Career Coach and complete the 60 question assessment. Remember to save your results. 

Step 4.Complete New Student Orientation. To complete New Student Orientation, sign in to your Student Portal. From the Student Status tile, click on Orientation.

Step 5.Update your Home Campus. To view your Home Campus, sign in to your Student Portal. Click on the Academic Records tile, then click on College Change Form. If your Home Campus is listed as LAVC Los Angeles Valley College, you do not need to update it. If it is any other campus, please change your Home School to LAVC Los Angeles Valley College.

Step 6.Complete a First Semester Student Educational Plan (SEP). All new students are required to complete a First Semester Educational Plan (SEP) with the help of a counselor. To complete a SEP online, attend one of the live webinars presented by a counselor. For SEP sessions for Promise students only, please CLICK HERE or go to the bottom of this webpage. 

Step 7.Enroll in Classes for Fall 2020. Register in at least 12 units based on the SEP you completed in Step 6 with a counselor; unless you have been approved for an accommodation of a reduced course load through SSD

If you need help registering for classes, contact your representative! Not sure who your representative is, please visit our Outreach Staff Page and scroll to the bottom of the page. Priority registration for Promise students begins on June 11, 2020. Search our Fall Classes

Note: If or when you have enrolled into ANY Summer 2020 or Fall 2020 classes, email your representative to be added into the Promise Canvas class. You will be submitting verification that you have completed above steps and complete the summer requirement for the Promise in canvas. 

Step 8.) Participate in the summer transition activity Guiding your Path to Success (GPS).

You are required, as part of the Los Angeles Valley College Promise to complete the Guiding Your Path to Success (GPS) program. This will fulfill your required summer activity and you would need to attend one of our remote sessions to receive credit. GPS is held on the following dates/ times in the canvas Promise class:

July 7, 2020 – July 9, 2020 9:00am – 12:00pm

July 28, 2020 – July 30, 2020 9:00am – 12:00pm

August 4, 2020 – August 6, 2020 9:00am – 12:00pm

If you have any other questions, need help completing anything above, please contact your representative or email: start@lavc.edu

For more information about the Promise, please visit the LAVC Promise Webpage. We look forward to having you as a Promise student!


Information about Promise only First Semester Student Educational Plan (SEP) sessions:

Forms you need to complete your First Semester Student Educational Plan (SEP):

After your SEP online session, remember to submit your Student Educational Plan (from your student LACCD email address) to initialsep@lavc.edu. 

Upcoming Promise only First Semester Student Educational Plan (SEP) sessions:


MONDAYS: Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM) focused majors. Any student can attend this session, regardless of major, but STEM students are highly encouraged to attend.

DATES: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM on August 3, August 10, August 17 & August 24

Register in advance for this meeting:

https://laccd.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUuc-Cvqz0vGtZQsKCH-GaJxVa2uiBKLhVp (Links to an external site.) 


WEDNESDAYS: Social & Behavioral Sciences + Humanities & Communication focused majors. Any student can attend this session, regardless of major, but students in these majors are highly encouraged to attend.

DATES: 09:00 AM – 12:00 PM on August 12,  August 19, & August 26

Register in advance for this meeting:

https://laccd.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUucumurjsuG9AyYR6QCh9ZzrX_apVrrXUY (Links to an external site.)


THURSDAYS: Business, Entrepreneurship & Law + Manufacturing, Electronics & Construction focused majors. Any student can attend this session, regardless of major, but students in these majors are highly encouraged to attend.

DATES: 04:00 PM – 7:00 PM on August 6, August 13, August 20 & August 27

Register in advance for this meeting:

https://laccd.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUpcOyqpjwtGt2cuagA34nj7C_7aN5OzUwV (Links to an external site.)


FRIDAYS: Health & Public Service (Including Nursing & Respiratory Therapy) + Arts, Media & Design focused majors. Any student can attend this session, regardless of major, but students in these majors are highly encouraged to attend.

DATES: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM on August 7, August 14, August 21, & August 28

Register in advance for this meeting:

https://laccd.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEvd-CrqDovGtXRQpQkwAewdXB8md2-FWhn (Links to an external site.)


To Receive Credit: After your SEP online session, remember to submit your Student Educational Plan (from your student LACCD email address) to initialsep@lavc.edu. It may take 3-5 business days for your SEP to show on your portal.