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Valley Weekly - March 14-20, 2022

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Apply for Free Emergency Basic Needs Funding with Edquity

The LACCD is partnering with a company called Edquity to allow LAVC students to apply for emergency funding through one convenient online platform. Emergency funds can help you with childcare, food, housing, learning materials, transportation and other health/safety needs. To be eligible for these funds, you must submit an application through Edquity, and be actively enrolled in credit or noncredit courses. For all the details on how to apply, check the Coronavirus Updates for Students: Edquity Basic Needs Grants.


Don't Forget! Masks Still Required Indoors

As a reminder, Board Policy 2800 regarding mandatory indoor masking remains in force until further notice at all nine colleges and District facilities for all employees, students and visitors. Free, disposable surgical-style (medical) masks continue to be available at the entrance of every campus building. To read more, check the LACCD Vaccination, Testing and Screening Information.


March 14 is the Deadline to Upload Your Booster Proof to Cleared4

Keep your personal Cleared4 account up-to-date, including your immunization records when you receive a COVID-19 booster. Please upload your updated vaccine information by Monday, March 14, 2022. Find out how to upload proof to Cleared4If you decide to not take the booster for medical or personal reasons, you must undergo weekly COVID-19 testing and receive a negative test result to continue attending your in-person or hybrid classes. Read more about the Board Policy and the District's Vaccine & Testing Requirements.


Student Town Hall with President Gribbons

Monday, March 14 at 1 p.m.
YouTube Live

Join Dr. Barry Gribbons for a campus update on YouTube Live. He will share important student announcements, and news about upcoming campus events. Students who have questions can post them on the live chat for him to answer. Join us at at the LAVC Student Town Hall on March 14 on YouTube Live.


COVID-19 Testing Appointments for Students & Employees

Monday, March 14 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.,
Tuesday, March 15 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. &
Wednesday, March 16 from 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Engineering 100 (view map)

Biocept is offering weekly COVID-19 testing at LA Valley College for students and employees (by appointment only) on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Schedule your appointment using your private Cleared4 account link. For more information, visit the LACCD Vaccination & Testing Requirements.


Stand with Ukraine: Solidarity Vigil

Thursday, March 17 at 6 p.m. (New Time: 7 p.m.)
Student Union Plaza (view map)

LAVC Associated Student Union (ASU) is hosting a solidarity vigil on Thursday, March 17 at 7 p.m. for Ukraine. Come how your support for peace, democracy and Ukraine, and join us for a solidarity walk around campus, and a guest speaker. For more information, check LAVC ASU Calendar.


COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

Friday, March 18 from 10 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Parking Lot A (view map)

Get your COVID-19 vaccine or booster dose and a $150 LAVC Bookstore gift cards at our Vaccine Clinic! The clinic offers the Pfizer (ages 12+), Moderna (ages 18+), Janssen (ages 18+), and Pfizer Pediatric (ages 5-11) vaccines. Only LAVC students and employees are eligible to receive a $150 Bookstore Gift Card with each on-campus vaccine or booster dose. Appointments are available and walks-up are welcomed. Check the LAVC Vaccination Clinics for details.


Announcement for Students

FREE Metro GoPass for LAVC Students at the Business Office

Did you know that as an LAVC student, you're eligible for a FREE Metro GoPass? You can to ride all buses and trains operated by Metro from now until December 31, 2022...at no cost!  To pick up your free pass, just stop by the LAVC Business Office with your picture ID. Learn more about the Metro GoPass.

It's Not Too Late! Apply Today for an LAVC Foundation Scholarship

The Valley College Foundation has over 250 Scholarships with over $160,000 available! The application deadline is Monday, March 21. 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.

Free COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Test Kits on Campus

Students and employees can now get two FREE Covid-19 at-home rapid antigen testing kits per person each week; Theatre & Music students can pick up 3 kits per student, per week. To pick up your rapid antigen test kits, visit the ticket booth at the Music Recital Hall (view map) on Monday-Thursday from 8:45 a.m.-7 p.m. and Friday from 8:45 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; please show your student ID or employee ID. For more information, check the LAVC Covid-19 Antigen Home Testing Kit Distribution


Upcoming Events

COVID-19 PCR Testing for Students & Employees

Monday, March 21 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in Engineering 100,
Tuesday, March 22 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in Engineering 100 &
Wednesday, March 23 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.

Writing Through the Pain: Turning a Painful Memory into Powerful Story

Tuesday, March 22 from 2-3 p.m. on Zoom

Everyone has experienced pain: be it physical, emotional, discriminatory, etc. Students, faculty, and staff are invited to this One Book, One College (OBOC) creative writing workshop designed to examine painful events in several stories and encourage participants to begin to write about their own. Adjunct Professor Alicia Bien, MFA, will lead the workshop on Zoom. Also, Licensed Clinical Social Worker Allison Lopez will be on hand. For more information, visit LAVC One Book One College

Spring 2022 Late-Start Monarch Registration Day

Wednesday, March 23 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in Student Services Plaza & Wednesday, March 30 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in Student Services Plaza

Want to register for a late start Spring class? Want to see a counselor? Need enrollment assistance? Come join us in the Student Services Plaza for our In-Person Monarch Registration Days on March 23 and 30! 

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

Wednesday, March 23 from 10 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. in Parking Lot A,
Friday, March 25 from 10 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. in Parking Lot A,
Wednesday, March 30 from 10 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. in Parking Lot A &
Friday, April 1 from 10 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. in Parking Lot A

Get your COVID-19 vaccine or booster dose and a $150 LAVC Bookstore gift cards at our Vaccine Clinic! The clinic offers the Pfizer (ages 12+), Moderna (ages 18+), Janssen (ages 18+), and Pfizer Pediatric (ages 5-11) vaccines. Only LAVC students and employees are eligible to receive a $150 Bookstore Gift Card with each on-campus vaccine or booster dose. Appointments are available and walks-up are welcomed. Check the LAVC Vaccination Clinics for details.

 


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.