Fall 2024 Welcome Day at DVC

New to DVC this semester? Join us for Welcome Day!

Welcome Day is a fun way to learn about student activities, clubs, and resources! You’ll meet fellow students and faculty at our in-person Welcome Day event. Registration is required so get your RSVP in now!

Pleasant Hill Campus

  • Monday, August 19 - 8:30 am - 1 pm
  • Location: Viking Stadium, Parking Lots 1, 2, and 3

Agenda

  • 8:30 am - Students check-in at Lot 1
  • 9:30 am - Welcome Remarks
  • 10:00 am - Degrees and Certificates at DVC
  • 10:20 am - Student Panel
  • 11:00 am - Interactive tabling 
  • 12:00 pm - Lunch
  • 1:00 pm - Afternoon Resource connections with Tours, Student IDs, Financial Aid, and Registration Support

Register Now!


San Ramon Campus

  • Saturday, August 24 - 9 am - 1:30 pm
  • Location: Library ASC

Agenda

  • 9 am - Check-in 
  • 9:15 am - Welcome Remarks 
  • 9:30 am - Degrees and Certificates at DVC
  • 10 am - Student Engagement Opportunities (such as Clubs and Student Center)
  • 10:30 am - Student Panel
  • 11:15 am - BBQ Lunch with games + Interactive Tabling
  • 12 pm - Afternoon Resource Connections with Drop-in Counseling, Registration Support, Student IDs, and Campus Tours
  • 12:20 pm - Announce Prize Winners
  • 12:30 pm - College Connect Orientation

Register Now!


 2023 Welcome Day Event

2023 Virtual Welcome Day Session

Stay connected with the College Success Workshops offered throughout the semester.


2022 Welcome Day Event

Workshops Information

Transfer Basics: Learn about the basics of transferring to a four-year university including transfer preparation, planning, and application process.

Financial Aid & Scholarships: This presentation will give students general information regarding financial aid at DVC- as well as- scholarship options.

Student Life: Interested in joining a club? Come learn about DVCSync and the clubs offered on our campus!

Career Education and Work Experience Programs: DVC's programs are designed to align academic theory with hands-on experience, skills, and technology employers seek. Learn more about these industry-driven degrees & certificates.

Student Centers: This workshop will introduce new students to the variety of programs and services offered in our Interest Area Student Centers.

Balancing, Work, Life and School: This workshop is designed for working adults returning to school; providing an overview of some basic tools and strategies for success while juggling work, life, and school.


2021 Welcome Day Event

Workshops Information

Queer DVC Resources for LGBTQIA+ Students
Come learn about the ways in which DVC supports the LGBTQIA+ community in and outside of the classroom. You will get connected with the resources you need, brainstorm strategies to face potential challenges, and meet supportive faculty, counselors, and fellow students.

UndocuSupport Hour
Looking to meet and connect with other undocumented students and allies on campus? You are not alone! Join us for UndocuSupport Hour to learn about the DVC DREAMers Alliance, campus resources, and how you can get involved!
We look forward to meeting you!

Balancing Work, Life and School
This workshop is designed for working adults returning to school; providing an overview of some basic tools and strategies for success while juggling work, life, and school. Topics will include goal setting, time management, campus resources and support systems.


2020 Welcome Day Event

Recordings and Resources

Fall 2020 Students Welcome Day Event Recordings:

Student Video Playlist (Panel & Distance Learning Session

Fall 2020 Parents Welcome Day Event Recordings (English):

Parents recorded event

Fall 2020 Parents Welcome Day Event Recordings (Spanish):

Videos del taller para Padres