Student Transition & Academic Retention Team (START) @ DVC
The Student Transition & Academic Retention Team (START) @ DVC is the Foster Youth Success Initiative program at Diablo Valley College. Our mission is to promote access to all available resources at Diablo Valley College and lay the foundation for student success.
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How can START help you?
START @ DVC is a program that supports current and former foster youth with their educational journey at DVC. We know that college can be very challenging and intimidating but the Student Transition & Academic Retention Team (START) is here to help you. Your START Coordinators will serve as your liaisons and you can turn to them at any point of your college career. They can guide you in the right direction to be successful at DVC. Regular check-ins with your START Coordinators are encouraged and you can also expect the following:
If you are a current or former foster youth and would like more information about START @ DVC, please contact: