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Valley Weekly - February 7-13, 2022

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Spring Semester 2022 Begins

Day & Evening Classes: Monday, February 7
Saturday Classes: Saturday, February 12

Day and evening classes for the Spring 2022 semester start on February 7. Saturday classes begin on February 13. For other important Spring dates and deadlines, check the mycollege.laccd.edu Portal.


Got Questions or Need Help? Contact our LAVC Welcome Center

The LAVC Welcome Center is your first stop to help answer your questions and help you find what you're looking for at Valley College! We're open Monday-Thursday from 8 a.m.-7 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Connect with us at:


Still Looking for an Open Class? It's Not to Late to Enroll!

Students can self-enroll before the second class meeting using the mycollege.laccd.edu Portal. If you're looking for an open class, search our Spring 2022 Schedule for open in-person, online or hybrid classes. If you need registration assistance or have questions, contact our Welcome Center.


COVID-19 Testing Appointments for Students & Employees

Monday, February 7 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.,
Tuesday, February 8 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.,
Wednesday, February 9 from 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Engineering 100 (view map)

Want to get tested for COVID-19? Biocept is offering Weekly COVID-19 testing at LA Valley College for students and employees (by appointment only) on Mondays and Tuesdays in Engineering 100. Schedule your appointment using your private Cleared4 account link that was send to your student email. For other testing locations/dates, check the Districtwide COVID Testing schedule. For more info, visit the LACCD Vaccination & Testing Requirements.


COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

Wednesday, February 9 from 10 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Parking Lot A (view map)

Get vaccinated or boosted at Valley College! Come to our COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic to get the Pfizer (ages 12+) and Moderna (ages 18+) vaccines and third dose or booster. LAVC students and employees are eligible to receive a $150 Bookstore Gift Card with each vaccine or booster dose on campus. Appointments are available and walks-up are welcomed. For details, visit the LAVC Vaccination Clinics.


Spring 2022 Welcome Day

Wednesday, February 9 from 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Student Services Plaza & Monarch Square (view map)

Welcome Back! The Office of Student Life and the Student Health Education are giving away Valley swag and goodies in-person and virtually! Stop by at our tables in Student Services and Monarch Square from 12:30-2:30 p.m. Visit the LAVC Welcome Week for more info.


Mindful Yoga

Friday, February 11 at 2 p.m.
North Mall (view map)

A brief description: Join Student Health Education and Yoga Instructor, Racquel TW for some gentle yoga. Please bring water, mat, and towel. Yoga will be at 2:pm on the grass between the Library and the Student Union.


$1000 Federal Awards for LAVC Students with Financial Aid

Every LA Valley College student enrolled for Spring 2022 who qualifies for financial aid is eligible to receive up to a $1000 federal stimulus award. To receive the award, you must:

  • Have LAVC as your home campus,
  • Be enrolled at Valley College for Spring 2022, AND
  • Be eligible for the FAFSA, California College Promise Grant (fee waiver), Dream Act Grant, or demonstrate economic hardship resulting from COVID-19

If you haven't already applied for financial aid, complete your Free Application for Federal Student (FAFSA) application (LAVC code is 001228) or complete the California College Promise Grant Application. If you need assistance, contact the Welcome Center.

Students who meet the requirements will be notified when the federal stimulus is awarded.


Free Metro GoPass for LAVC Students

All LAVC students are eligible to get a free Metro GoPass to ride all buses and trains operated by Metro between December 1, 2021-December 31, 2022. Stop by the LAVC Business Office with your ID to pick up your pass. Learn how to get your Metro GoPass.


Apply for an LAVC Foundation Scholarship! Applications Now Open

The Valley College Foundation has over 250 Scholarships with over $160,000 available! To apply, log in to your LACCD Student Portal. Click on the “Scholarship Tile”, and then click on “Login Here” next to the Student Log In. Email the LAVC Foundation or call 818-947-2619 with questions.


Get College Credit for Your Job & Internship Experience this Spring

LAVC Cooperative Education is offering up to four (4) CSU transferable elective units for your job, internship or volunteer experience during the Spring 2022 semester. You must be enrolled in another course (at LAVC or any other accredited institution) to participate. If you're interested, submit a completed Coop application in person or via email. Enrollment is by permission number only. For more information, email LAVC Coop Ed or call 818-947-2334.


Need help choosing classes, paying for books and more?

Extended Opportunities Programs & Services (EOPS) is now accepting applications for new students through Sunday, February 27 at 11:59 p.m. Eligible students receive helpful counseling, priority registration, funds to help pay for textbooks and more. For more information and the online application, visit EOPS.


Announcements for Students

#LAVCACTSOFKINDNESS: Share Your Random Acts of Kindness

Random Acts of Kindness is an effort to spread kindness, love, and compassion in our community. Join Student Life in an effort to bring kindness to LAVC by visiting our bulletin board on the 1ST floor of the Student Union and selecting an act of kindness. Share photos of your Random Acts of Kindness on social media with #LAVCACTSOFKINDNESS.

Valley Wears Red for Heart Health

Student Health Education is hosting an opportunity drawing for Valley swag! To enter submit a photo any day from February 7 through February 11 with the hashtag #LAVCWearsRed! Every photo you submit is an entry for the raffle! Stop by the Office of Student Life the whole month of February and pick up a Heart Health Ribbon.

FREE Financial Literacy Resource

The Smart Money Toolkit is a FREE financial literacy resource available to all LAVC students.  Check out this amazing resource by self-enrolling in the toolkit and review the material at your own time. Topics include budgeting, saving, paying for school, buying a home and much more! For more information, visit the Financial Aid page.

We’re Hiring Student Workers!

The Office of Student Life is looking for energetic, helpful, and assertive student workers. We would love to meet you! Visit the Office of Student Life at the Student Union Building, 2nd floor to pick up a paper application and get more information. Deadline to apply is Thursday, February 17 at 5 p.m.

Be a Student Officer for Spring 2022

Are you interested in Student Council? Join the Associated Student Union (ASU) for Spring 2022 and represent the student body working with students, faculty, staff, and administrators. Perks are a transcript notation and monthly stipend. Apply by February 27 at 11:59 p.m. Visit the ASU page to apply. 

Want to Run for Office on Student Council?

Are you interested in Student Council? Run for Office for the 2022/2023 Academic Year to represent the student body working with students, faculty, staff, and administrators. Perks are a transcript notation and monthly stipend. Apply by March 27th at 11:59 p.m. Visit the ASU page for eligibility and to apply.


Upcoming Events

COVID-19 PCR Testing for Students & Employees

Monday, February 14 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in Engineering 100,
Tuesday, February 15 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in Engineering 100 &
Wednesday, February 16 from 12-5 p.m. in Engineering 100

Biocept is offering COVID-19 testing at LA Valley College for students and employees (by appointment only) on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays in Engineering 100. Schedule your appointment using your private Cleared4 account link. For other testing locations/dates, check the Districtwide COVID Testing schedule. For more info, visit the LACCD Vaccination & Testing Requirements.

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

Thursday, February 16 from 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. in Parking Lot A

Come to our COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic to get the Pfizer (ages 12+) and Moderna (ages 18+) vaccines and third dose or booster. LAVC students and employees are eligible to receive a $150 Bookstore Gift Card with each vaccine or booster dose on campus. Appointments are available and walks-up are welcomed. For details, visit the LAVC Vaccination Clinics.

President's Day Holiday (Campus Closed)

Friday-Monday, February 18-21

The campus is closed for the President's Day holiday weekend. Campus offices and services will reopen, and classes will resume on Tuesday, February 22, 2022.

 


LACCD encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation, or have questions about the physical access provided, please use the links above to contact the event organizer as soon as possible, but no later than ten (10) business days prior to the event.