Student Life Office

Manager: Todd Farr
Program Manager
Location: Margaret Lesher Student Union
Telephone: 925-969-4267
Office: Student Services
Student Life Office

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Spring and Fall

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


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.


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 electornically. Check it out!



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. 

Interested in a leadership opportunity? 

Consider becoming the next District Student Trustee on  the Governing Board.  Diablo Valley College students interested in the application process please contact Todd Farr in the Student Life Office.

The timeline for applications and information meetings:

Tuesday, March 7th  Applications Available

Tuesday, March 14th  Candidate Information Meeting in the Student Union Club Room 210 4:00-5:00 pm

Wednesday, March 15th  Candidate Information Meeting in the Student Union Club Room  210 11:00-12:00 pm

Monday, March 20th  Candidate Applications Due to the Student Life Office by 12:30 pm

Monday, March 27th  Candidate Eligibility posted in the Student Life Office at 12:00 pm

Wednesday, March 29th  Primary Candidate Mandatory Orientation 4:00-5:00 pm SU 210

Campaign Period Begins immediately following mandatory oreintation

April 17th - 18th  Primary Election

Additional services

graphic of DVC connect cardPhoto 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 sales
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 3025. One (1) self service free speech bulletin board is located on campus near the BFL Building and parking lot 7.

Other helpful outside 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 Connectionmonthly 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

First time voters