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Location & Contact

Student Services Center (SSC) 2nd Floor Room 228

(818) 947-2487

Office Hours

SPRING HOURS

Mon 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tues 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Wed 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thur 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Fri 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

 

JuLIA MENDOZA 

Director

(818) 947-2687

vasquej3@lavc.edu  

 

Gabriela Caballero

TRiO Counselor

(818) 947-2793

caballgm@lavc.edu

Adriana Sanchez-MALONE

SFP Office Assistant

(818) 947-2487

sanchead@lavc.edu

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TRiO Student Support Services

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Finals Week Office Hours

December 9, 2019 - December 20, 2019

Monday - Thursday  8:30 - 4:00 pm

Friday 8:30 - 1:00 pm 

 

NEW English and Math Placement Process:                                                                          

Following the guidelines of AB 705, LA Valley College has implemented a NEW process for placement into English & Math courses. English as a Native Language (ENL) & Math assessments are no longer offered as of February 5, 2019. The process uses multiple measures including high school coursework, grades, and grade point average to determine placement into college-level English & Math. 

  • New and returning students may refer to their U.S. high school transcripts when answering the multiple measures questions as part of the initial college application. 
  • Continuing students will be prompted to complete the multiple measures questions in the student portal for updated English and Math placements.

Multiple measures questions will be available online through the student portal starting Wednesday, February 20th, 2019 via mycollege.laccd.edu.

The Los Angeles Community College District has established placement criteria at all nine of its colleges and identified what courses are cleared for enrollment at each placement level. For more information, visit the LAVC Policies webpage for the LACCD Math and English Placement Criteria.

The English as a Second Language (ESL) assessment is still offered. Students interested in being placed in the ESL sequence may visit the Assessment Center starting Wednesday, Feb 20th. 

Students unable to answer the multiple measures questions, should complete the guided self-placement process available February 20th or consult with a counselor.

Please Note: For Associate of Arts/Science degree candidates (non-transfer) placement into college-level math satisfies the math competency requirement. If you are unsure about your degree requirements, consult with a counselor.

 

 

Why the TRiO Program

 

The TRiO Program is a support system designed for first generation, low income and/or disabled students. The support system consists of individual counseling, individual tutoring, academic workshops, cultural activities, transfer information, computer labs, and complimentary school supplies. All of these services are provided free of charge and exclusively to TRiO students.

 

What is Expected of a TRiO Student

  • Students must be enrolled in 9 units approved by the TRiO counselor.
  • Students must meet with the TRiO counselor at least twice a semester.
  • Students must attend at least two TRiO activities each semester.
  • Students should have a goal of graduating and transferring.
  • Students must maintain a 2.0 GPA

Apply to TRiO

TRiO is always accepting applications. So please take a look 
at the application process.

 

Events  

The TRiO program offers many events such as educational workshops, 
university tours, and cultural field trips.

 

LATINO BOOK FUND SCHOLARSHIP

The past 2 years a few of our students had the opportunity to apply for the Latino Bok Fund. A fund that provides our students with support to buy books to help them ease their financial struggles and allow them reach their goal to transition to a 4 year university.

Please take a few minutes to view our past scholarship recipients by clicking the link below.

Latino Book Fund

 

 

 

Closure of Math Science Westside Sidewalk Until May 29

LAVC staff, faculty, and students should be aware that starting on Tuesday, January 28, the sidewalk (that runs north and south) on the westside of the Math Science Building will be temporary closed. The sidewalk will reopen on Friday, May 29. The reason for this closure is due to demolition operations of condemned Bungalows on the Westside of the college campus.

Closure of Math Science Westside Sidewalk Until May 29

The sidewalk that runs north and south on the west side of the Math Science Building will be temporary closed from January 28-May 29.

The slidewalk is being closed due to the activities related to the demolition of the condemned Bungalows westside of the campus near the Math Science Building. Signage will be place to redirect ADA/pedestrian access around the closure.

This project is part of the Bungalow Demolition Project. Read the Bungalow Demolition Construction Notification #3 [PDF]. View photo of the impacted areas [JPG] and site map of the impacted area [PDF]. 

There will be construction equipment noise in the area. However, all noise-related work is restricted between the hours of 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

For more information on the Bungalow Demolition project and this construction activity, please contact Keith Hoard of Build-LACCD at (818) 756-0954 or email Keith Hoard.

 




Posted by: LAVC PR Office on 1/24/2020 4:31:00 PM

Temporary Sidewalk Closures Near Music and Theater Arts

LAVC faculty, staff and students should be aware of sidewalk closures effecting Music Building & Theatre Arts from December 9, 2019-January 17, 2020. The closed sidewalks include south of the Music building east entrance, south of Music building between the Motion Picture Studio, east side of Motion Picture Studio, and east side of the Omega Data Center. Directional signage will be placed to route student traffic during this period.

Temporary Sidewalk Closures Near Music and Theater Arts

Starting December 9, 2019, there are sidewalk closures effecting Music & Theatre Arts buildings. Directional signage will be placed to route student traffic during this period.

This work is part of the Energy Infrastructure Improvements (EII) project. Read the EII Construction Notification #14 with diagram [PDF].

The sidewalk closures are located:

  • south of the Music building east entrance,
  • south of Music building between the Motion Picture Studio,
  • east side of Motion Picture Studio, and
  • east side of the Omega Data Center.

There will also be construction related equipment noise in the area. 

Work is expected to be completed by January 17, 2020.

For more information on the EII Project and this construction activity, please contact Michael Dobrotin of Build-LACCD at (714) 345-7655 or email Michael Dobrotin.

 




Posted by: LAVC PR Office on 12/9/2019 8:00:00 AM

Closure of Lot H, Quad Park, and Bungalows 45-47, 50-52, and 48-49 in Preparation for the Energy Infrastructure Improvement Project

LAVC faculty, staff and students should be aware that Lot H, the Quad Park, and Bungalows 45-47, 50-52, and 48-49 will be closed starting on December 6, 2018 and fencing is being installed as part of the Energy Infrastructure Improvements (EII) project. The EII project includes the demolition of Bungalows 45-47 and 50-52 in preparation for the construction of the Thermal Energy Storage Tank (TES), equipment upgrades in the Central Plant, and construction of underground piping for the north loop located at the north end of Monarch Square.

Closure of Lot H, Quad Park, and Bungalows 45-47, 50-52, and 48-49 in Preparation for the Energy Infrastructure Improvement Project

Starting on Thursday, December 6, mobilization will begin for the Energy Infrastructure Improvement (EII) project. The project includes the demolition of Bungalows 45-47 and 50-52 in preparation for the construction of the Thermal Energy Storage Tank (TES), equipment upgrades in the Central Plant, and construction of underground piping for the north loop located at the north end of Monarch Square.

Construction fencing will be erected around Lot H, the Quad Park, and Bungalows 45-47, 50-52, and 48-49. Pedestrian access into the campus will be available on the west side of Lot H as illustrated on this diagram [JPG].

In addition, Lot H will be used for contractor's offices, parking and lay down, and will be closed to campus parking during the duration of the project. 

For more information on the EII Project, please contact Michael Dobrotin of Build-LACCD at (714) 345-7655 or email Michael Dobrotin.

 




Posted by: LAVC PR Office on 12/3/2018 8:00:00 AM

Closure of Southern Portion of Bungalows in preparation for the Bungalow Removal Project

LAVC students, faculty and staff should be aware that the campus bungalows along Burbank Boulevard are permanently closed as of August 23, 2018. New fencing has been installed around groups of bungalows until they are demolished. There are designated pedestrian pathways through the area to allow for pedestrian access into the campus from Burbank Boulevard and from Parking Lot H.

Closure of Southern Portion of Bungalows in preparation for the Bungalow Removal Project

In preparation for an upcoming Bungalow Removal Project, most of the bungalows along Burbank Boulevard have been permanently closed. 

The new fencing has been installed around groups of bungalows until they are demolished. There are designated pedestrian pathways through the area to allow for pedestrian access into the campus from Burbank Boulevard and from Parking Lot H, as illustrated on the LAVC Campus Map.

In addition, College Sheriff personnel will continue to patrol the area. If you see any suspicious activity, please report it to the LAVC Sheriff's Office at (818) 947-2433. 

For more information regarding this project, contact Tom Lopez in Maintenance & Operations at (818) 947-2301.

 




Posted by: LAVC PR Office on 8/23/2018 8:00:00 AM

Installation of the Valley Academic and Cultural Center Construction Fencing, Permanent Closure of Parking Lot C & Restriping of Parking Lot B 

LAVC faculty, staff and students should be aware that activities related to the construction of the new Valley Academic and Cultural Center (VACC) begins on September 10, 2016. Parking Lot B will be restriped to delete parking stalls and create a east-west roadway in the lot, and new construction fencing for the VACC project will be installed, and Parking Lot C will permanently close.

Installation of the Valley Academic and Cultural Center Construction Fencing, Permanent Closure of Parking Lot C & Restriping of Parking Lot B 

Starting Saturday, September 10, activities related to the construction of the new Valley Academic and Cultural Center (VACC) will begin.

Parking Lot B will be restriped to delete parking stalls and create a east-west roadway in the lot. In addition, new construction fencing for the VACC project will be installed, and Parking Lot C will permanently close. In Parking lot B, a number of parking stalls will be removed, and a new vehicle access lane will be striped to create a new two-lane vehicle pathway north of a new temporary construction fence starting September 10.

Following that, new construction fencing will be installed that will permanently close Lot C, and the current pedestrian pathways between the Music Building and Campus Drive to Parking Lot B will not be accessible. New paths will be identified / added to facilitate pedestrian traffic around the construction site. Please refer to this map [JPG].

For more information on the VACC project and this construction activity, please contact Keith Hoard of Build-LACCD at (818) 756-0954 or email Keith Hoard.

 




Posted by: LAVC PR Office on 9/9/2016 8:00:00 AM