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New Students - How to Enroll in Classes

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Welcome to Los Angeles Valley College

Taking classes at LAVC is as easy as 1-2-3-4! Just follow these four steps to get you enrolled:


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STEP 1:  Apply for Admissions & Financial Aid
 

APPLICATION:

Submit an online Application for Enrollment to Los Angeles Valley College.
 

FINANCIAL AID:

Submit an online FAFSA Application for financial Aid. (LAVC's school code is FAFSA is 001228)


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STEP 2:  Complete Your Placement, Orientation & Counseling
 

PLACEMENT:

NO PLACEMENT TESTS! We have a new process for placement into English and Math courses using your high school coursework, grades, and grade point average.

ORIENTATION:

Take the LAVC online orientation.

COUNSELING / FIRST SEMESTER EDUCATIONAL PLANNING:

Complete your First Semester Educational Planning online, or make an appointment for an in-person session conducted by a counselor with the LAVC Counseling Department. To make an appointment, call at (818) 947-2600, ext. 4200.


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STEP 3:  Choose Your Classes, Register & Pay Fees
 

PICK YOUR CLASSES:

Before your registration appointment, check the LAVC Schedule of Classes (no login required) to find our what classes are being offered in the upcoming semester/session.

REGISTER:

You can register for classes through the following two ways:

  • On (or after) your registration appointment, enroll ONLINE in classes through the LACCD Student Portal

  • After the semester starts, you need to go to the first class meeting of the course, and asking the instructor for a permission number to add the class. If you recieve a permission number, enter it in the LACCD Student Portal by the Deadline to Add to officially enroll in the course.

PAY FEES:

Pay your fees and buy a parking permit ONLINE through the LACCD Student Portal, or pay in person at the LAVC Business Office (SU 143).
 


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STEP 4:  You're All Set! All you need to do is...
 

GET YOUR STUDENT ID:

Pay for your classes and show your Registration/Fee Receipt to obtain a Student ID in the LAVC Admissions & Records Office (Student Services Center, 1st Floor).

BUY/RENT TEXTBOOKS:

You can purchase or rent your textbooks for your classes at the LAVC Monarch Campus Store (SU 150). For information about refunds and book buyback dates, visit the LAVC Monarch Campus Store webpage.

ATTEND CLASSES:

Don't forget to attend your classes! Check the LAVC Class Schedule webpage for important academic dates and deadlines, the class schedule and the LAVC catalog.