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Learn how your strengths and interests align with in-demand careers. Find the major that's right for you!

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Degrees & Certificates

250+ academic programs, organized into five Interest Areas, including short-term certificates, transfer degrees & everything in between.

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Your future starts here - with our application for admission. Completed applications are accepted within 24 hours!

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Welcome & Connect Services

Get help getting started! Our Welcome Team is here to answer your questions about being a student at DVC.

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Financial Aid

You can afford college! Apply for aid, learn about free tuition programs & other ways to fund your future.

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Learning Communities

Don’t go it alone! Join a community of like-minded classmates, build connections with dedicated faculty & more.


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Academic Resources

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Student Centers

Build community and get support from faculty, tutors and other students from your Interest Area or Learning Community!

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DVC's Pleasant Hill and San Ramon libraries offer research materials, textbook access, study spaces, printers & more.

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Book Center

Order textbooks online or visit our Pleasant Hill store. Find course materials, books, DVC swag, snacks & more.