Student Life

Located in the Margaret Lesher Student Union Building, the Student Life Office houses the Associated Students Advisor, the Student Activities Coordinator, along with other Student Life Office staff. The friendly staff provide resources, services and support to students and student organizations. DVCsync will help student organizations run more effectively, stay connected with members and the Student Life Office, and submit forms electronically. Student Life at Diablo Valley College

View, register or join a DVC student organization now on DVCsync

DVCsync is currently in beta test with 13 clubs, Associated Students of DVC, and the Inter-Club Council participating Spring 2017. The intent of this online program is to create one central location for all clubs and a student government presence, enrich communication for all students, streamline club program application, renewal, and event requests.  DVCsync also features: file management, people groups, polling, discussion board, direct messaging, and help with officer and/or advisor transitions providing a digital history.  Students and staff can browse organizations and join. In addition, there is a mobile APP that you can download. Check it out today and join a few clubs.

The ASDVC President's office, club meeting room, and club work room are also housed in the Margaret Lesher Student Union Building.

The Student Life Office is the primary source of information about:

  • Student Organizations - student government ASDVC and Inter Club Council of campus clubs
  • The voluntary $5 Student Activity Fee allows student government to provide funding for student-related activities and services. Refund forms and process are available on-line, Pleasant Hill Campus Cashier's office, Student Life office and Welcome Center, San Ramon Campus Admissions and Records Office.
  • Student Code of Conduct including Academic Integrity and Disruptive Behavior
  • College Success Workshops and Brown Bag Workshop Series
    Enhance your college success by attending one of the workshops in the Student Union Conference Room. Workshops are held in fall and spring only. 
Contra Costa Community College Logo      DVC logo

Contra Costa Community College District Student Trustee Candidates for the 2017 elections are:

JC   Jessica Cisneros

JM  John Michaelson

PS  Peter J. Swenson

Election polls will  be open May 8-10 with online voting.

Additional services

Photo I.D. Cards - the DVC "Connect Card" 

In order to obtain your Student I.D. you must be enrolled, on a class roster, for a minimum of 24 hours and present an alternative form of photo I.D. such as a Drivers License or Passport. No charge for Black and White I.D. Card. Color Photo I.D. Cards are available for a fee in the Student Union Building only.

Student Union Computer Lab

The computer lab provides pay-for-print services at 10 cents per copy. Students will need to load money to their DVC Student I.D. card in order to use this service.

ASDVC discount stickers 

STICKERS ARE ALWAYS ON SALE! NEW for Spring 2016, students now receive a 5 percent discount on all Campus Book Center purchases and much more! Stickers are $10 per semester

Housing/Apartment information

DVC does not have on-campus housing. Those who are LOOKING FOR A ROOM or RENTING A ROOM can fill out a housing information card at the Student Life Office.
Please note: students contact the lessor directly. Any rental agreements entered into are between the students and the lessor as individuals and are not the responsibility of Diablo Valley College.

Fax Service

Domestic faxes are sent and received for $1 per page (not including cover page).

Posting flyers ( DVC Procedure 3025.01)

There are ten (10) bulletin boards on campus within our purview. You must provide the Student Life Office ten (10) copies of your flyer. Posting is done weekly by Student Life staff. First priority is given to DVC events and information, on a space-available basis. Lowest priority is given to off campus commercial advertisements. Any posting on these boards lacking the appropriate approval stamp will be removed. The location of these boards are LA Quad Area (7) Crows Nest (1) PAC (1) PE Mens Locker Room (1)

Direct solicitation to staff or students

Vendors interested in conducting solicitation or sales to staff and students on campus must submit a completed contract to the Student Life Office.  DVC Procedure 3025.02;   Vendor Interest Letter ;  Vendor Contract.

Free expression and distribution of non-commercial materials - DVC Procedure 3025.03 and District Student Services Procedure 3025One (1) self service free speech bulletin board is located on campus near the BFL Building and parking lot 7.

Other helpful links

The following programs are not housed within the DVC Student Life Office. Links are provided for informational purposes only.

Transportation information - The DVC Book Center sells County Connection monthly bus passes. Schedules are available at the DVC Transit Center and the County Connection website. Student Life Office does not sell bus passes or BART tickets. 

Commute program - Ride sharing information and registration is available at Carpool Ride match Registration is also available at and

BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) web site - with trip planner, schedules and ticket information

Domestic Student Health Insurance Information - Plan sponsored by the Community College League of California

Student Dental Insurance - Plan sponsored by the Community College League of California

Student Assistance Program Information - MHN Clinical Counseling for stress, grief, alcohol and drug dependency as well as work and life services such as financial, legal, identity theft recovery, childcare and eldercare assistance services are available for eligible members. Call toll free, 24 hours a day, seven days a week (800) 227-1060 TDD (800) 327-0801

Voter registration State of California online voter registration

Contact Student Life

Manager: Todd Farr 
Telephone: 925-969-4267 
Office location: Margaret Lesher Student Union, Pleasant Hill campus map 
Spring and fall hours: Monday and Wednesday - 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday - 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Friday 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Extended Hours January 9 - February 3, 2017

Fridays 8:30 - 4:00 pm    Tuesdays 8:30 - 7:00 pm

Summer hours: May 30 - July 28
Monday - Thursday - 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday - Closed

August 1 - August 11
Monday - Thursday - 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday - 8:30 - 1:00 p.m.