The students of Diablo Valley College voted for the construction of a new Student Union Center in April of 1990. The Margaret Lesher Student Union Building serves as a laboratory of citizenship, training future leaders in social responsibility and leadership in democratic aspects of society. The idea became a reality on January 21, 1998 when the building was opened. Now DVC students can utilize the facilities and the services provided at the Student Union.
There are 11 computers for student use and 1 designated for the SU Lab Assistant. A student I.D. (the CONNECT CARD) is required for printing (10 cents per page). Cash value may be added to the CONNECT CARD in this computer lab.
This area has soft sofas, study tables with chairs outside of three small meeting rooms. Each meeting room has the seating capacity for 8. Please reserve through the Student Union Building Use request form, There are no media services in these rooms.
A large conference room with seating capacity for 74. Please reserve through the Student Union Building Use request form, Media services available in room; two televisions, LCD projector, large projection screen, white board, sound system, DVD, VCR and Microphone.
This office houses the Student Life Program Manager and the Student Life Support Staff. You can obtain your DVC student I.D. (aka CONNECT CARD) as well purchase and receive your ASDVC discount sticker. Please see the Student Life Office webpage for a list of other services provided.
Copier, computers and printer are available for club and ASDVC business use only. Storage cabinets are available for club files. These rooms are shared spaces and may not be reserved. No meetings are allowed in these rooms please contact the Student Life Office staff to reserve other space for your committee or club meeting.
This room houses the President of the Associated Students of Diablo Valley College. The ASDVC President may also be contacted via email: ASDVCPres@email.4cd.edu.
Clubs and ASDVC committee meeting are held in this medium size room with a seating capacity for 25. Please reserve through the Student Union Building Use request form, Media service available in room; white board, LCD Projector, screen and sound system.
The larger portion of the room has tables and chairs and is open to all students,
except during Club meetings and approved events. A sign will be posted to announce
official club activities and meetings.
A small storage and paint area is located within room 101 with water access located in the nearby men and women restrooms. This small glass room is the designated location for ASDVC and Club painting projects. The room remains locked when not in use. Members of ASDVC and clubs must register at the Student Life Office to obtain access to the paint room.
This room was repurposed by ASDVC Diversity Affairs Committee to serve as a venue for: one-time events, open space for students, and resources. And is a place to celebrate and embrace diversity.
The Multicultural Center shall promote all of the following core values, with an emphasis on social justice and cross cultural empathy and solidarity:
MCC shall promote equality and make effort to end oppression especially in areas of gender, ethnicity, class, disability, age, sexual orientation and spiritual faith.
Cross Cultural Empathy and Solidarity:
MCC shall promote understanding and appreciation of all cultures. MCC shall also embrace communication between different cultures and unification through mutual respect.
MCC shall promote opportunities for students to practice leadership. MCC shall also promote collaboration between students, clubs, organizations, staff and faculty.
Freedom of expression:
MCC shall embrace expression of diverse cultures, backgrounds and opinions.
MCC's activities shall be environmental friendly and executed with long-term goals and implications in mind.
MCC shall promote relationship-building to form an inclusive, connected and inviting community.
MCC shall support academic discussions and learning around but not limited to social justice.
Located lower level outside the Basement Cafe this grassy area overlooks the campus duck pond. Please reserve through the Student Union Building Use request form, Electrical outlet available on cement patio and amplified sound is allowed.
Student Union Building Request forms are submitted to the Student Union Building Committee for criteria review. This standing committee meets weekly during the fall and spring semester . The committee is chaired by the ASDVC Secretary. Completed request forms should be emailed to ASDVCSec@email.4cd.edu or brought to the Student Life Office. Summer semester request forms should be submitted directly to the Student Life Office where it will be reviewed for approval by the Program Director or designee.