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Valley Weekly - January 31-February 6, 2022

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$1000 Federal Awards for 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.


Looking for an Open Classes? Check the Spring Searchable Schedule

There is still time to enroll in Spring classes! Search for open in-person, online or hybrid class on our Spring 2022 Schedule. Once you find a open class, be sure to register online through the mycollege.laccd.edu Portal. If you need registeration assistance or have questions, contact our Welcome Center.


Drop-In Counseling Services are Available

Need a speak with an academic counselor? The Counseling Department is available on a first-come, first-served basis for Spring 2022 online and in-person counseling (no appointments required). To access online counseling and how to get in-person counseling, visit the Counseling Department.


Virtual LAVC Student Town Hall with President Gribbons

Monday, January 31 at 1 p.m.
YouTube Live

Dr. Barry Gribbons will give a campus update on Spring classes, vaccination and masking requirements for in-person classes and services, LAVC Foundation scholarships, and emergency federal stimulus fund awards for qualified students. Listen to the LAVC Student Town Hall on January 31 at 1 p.m. on YouTube.


COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

Wednesday, February 2 from 10 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. &
Thursday, February 3 from 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Parking Lot A

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.


Virtual Monarch Registration Day

Saturday, February 5 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Zoom

Need help enrolling? Get live assistance from LAVC Admissions, Counseling, Financial Aid, and the Business Office at our February 5 Virtual Monarch Registration Day on Zoom. For complete details, visit LAVC Virtual Registration Day.


Announcements for Students

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.

Get College Credit for Your Job & Internship Experience this Spring

LAVC Cooperative Education is offering up to four (4) CSU transferrable 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.

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.

Student Government Appointed Positions

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

LAVC Foundation Scholarship Applications Open on February 7!

The Valley College Foundation has over 250 Scholarships with over $160,000 available! Applications will be accepted starting on Monday, February 7. 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 Ronya Waters or call 818-947-2619 with questions.


Upcoming Events

Spring Semester 2022 Begins

February 7, 2022

Day and evening classes for the Spring 2022 semester start on February 7. Saturday classes begin on February 13.

COVID-19 PCR Testing for Students & Employees

Monday, February 7 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in Engineering 100,
Tuesday, February 8 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in Engineering 100 &
Tuesday, February 9 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 9 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.


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.