Apply now by completing the First Year Experience application.
An event that allows all first year students to explore their campus community, attend
informational workshops, and connect with their instructors, counselors, staff, and
peers. This event is offered at the San Ramon campus on Friday, August 11 and the Pleasant
Hill campus on Saturday, August 12. For more information and to register, visit Welcome Day.
Offered throughout the semester and available to all students, these workshops help
students develop the emotional and academic skills they need to succeed in college.
All workshops are free and no registration is required. FYE students will be required
to attend some student success workshops. View the current workshop schedules.
Students enroll in English 117 or 118 linked with a transferable general education course and a “New Student Success Strategies class” designed to introduce students to valuable campus resources and college success skills. Together, these courses provide students with valuable instruction, information, and guidance during their first semester at DVC with support from their peers and instructors in a collaborative and reflective environment.
These learning communities will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays.
To participate in an FYE learning community, please complete the First Year Experience application.