Fall 2022 Welcome Day at DVC 

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

Thanks for joining us at this Fall's Welcome Day. Recordings to the virtual sessions can be found below. Stay connected with the College Success Workshops offered throughout the semester. 

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

Virtual Welcome Day

This session took place before the start of the 2022 Fall semester and included the following information for new students. 

  • 4:00p Welcome Remarks featuring Associated Students of DVC President 
  • 4:10p Faculty & Student Panel hosted by DVC Counselor Raine Dougan
  • 4:40p Technology Survival Guide (Tips for Online Learning) by Distance Education Team 

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Parents & Family Virtual Session

This session took place before the start of the 2022 Fall semester and included the following information for parents & families of new students. 

  • 5:30p Welcome Remarks, How to Support your College Student, Overview of FERPA/Privacy regulations 
  • 5:45p Financial Aid Presentation 
  • 6:05p Preparing for Transfer by DVC Counselor, Mark Yamamoto

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 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 
Parents Survey link

Fall 2020 Parents Welcome Day Event Recordings (Spanish):

Videos del taller para Padres