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Student Success


Date and Location

Weds, August 24, 2016

8:30 am – 2 pm

Monarch Hall
Check-in begins at 8:00 am

Space is Limited 
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If you have questions regarding Welcome Fair, please email

Are you ready to step toward success?

Join us for the annual WELCOME FAIR!

Now that you have applied, let us welcome you to our family! Welcome Fair marks the official beginning of your career here at LAVC, and what better way to kick it off than with a free lunch, prizes, workshops and more! Check out what you have to look forward to:

  • Get your student I.D.
  • Visit campus resource centers, labs and the library.
  • Find out about parking and transportation options.
  • Tour the campus.
  • Discover special programs that help you succeed. 
  • Meet faculty, staff and other students.
  • Learn about transfer and occupational programs.
  • Music, entertainment, games and more!! 

Location: Monarch Hall (see map)

Time: 8:30 am -2:00pm

Welcome Day Schedule (click here)


Parents are welcome! 

  • Financial Aid Workshops
  • Campus Tours
  • Resource Fair. Get to know many offices and departments that are available to ensure your students' success. 

Social Media Contest and Raffle! 

Share your photos and videos using the hashtag #monarchpride

Want to win a gift card to the bookstore, free parking pass, Valley gear and apparel? Post your photos and videos for a social media contest on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat. 

Tag your photo or video with #monarchpride for a chance to win! Posts with the most likes/favorites at the end of the day will receive a prize. 

We will also be holding a raffle for prizes during lunch!


THREE STEPS to do before Welcome Fair 2016:

  1. Assessment - Have you taken your placement test at the Assessment Center? Make an appointment.
  2. Orientation - Be sure to complete your online orientation in only 25 minutes. Find the link here.
  3. Counseling - Meet with a counselor this summer to discuss your preliminary EdPlan in order to schedule all the classes you need for fall.  Set up your meeting.
    All of these steps are explained in further detail on our page for New Students.

Check, check, and check?
THEN - RSVP to Welcome Fair and reserve your complimentary "success kit" ASAP!

*Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Event will start promptly at 9:00 a.m. Arrive early for parking.

If you need an accommodation due to a disability to participate in Welcome Day, please email, at least 10 business days in advance.