Student Transition and Academic Retention Team (START) is a Foster Youth Success Initiative (FYSI) that helps current and former foster youth succeed at DVC. Financial resources are just one of the many benefits of joining START.
In preparation for your appointment with the START program coordinator, it is recommended that you bring the following documents:
If you are not sure how to complete any of these steps, contact the START program coordinator for help.
Visit START for more information on the program and services provided to eligible foster youth.
Office location: SSC building, first floor Pleasant Hill campus map
Special Spring 2018 Extended Hours
January 16, 2018 - February 2, 2018
*Regular Spring 2018 hours resume February 5, 2018
Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Drop-in hours (for document submission and detailed information, photo ID required)
Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Pleasant Hill lab hours
Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Learn more about the financial aid computer lab
Admissions and Records, San Ramon campus mapDrop-in hours (for document submission and detailed information, photo ID required)
Wednesday: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Break times: 15 minutes at 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.