Within 24 business hours, you will be emailed your new DVC student ID number, registration
date, important student account information, and a link to the online orientation.
This information will be sent to the email address you provided on your application.
If you complete online orientation, assessment, and academic advising, you will be
given an earlier registration date and have a better chance of getting into your preferred
classes. This is called priority registration.
Submit official transcripts to Admissions and Records for each college and university you previously attended so they can be evaluated
and applied to your education goal.
If you would like to use a completed class to fulfill a prerequisite, you will must
submit the prerequisite form with official or unofficial transcripts to the Admissions and Records Office. It
must be submitted at least three business days before your registration date to avoid
registration delays. Transcripts must be attached even if you have already submitted
your official transcripts.
After you receive your student ID number, you should complete the online orientation (también estara disponible en español. The orientation will provide you with important information about student services,
the online student portal, programs, procedures and policies.
Once you have completed the online orientation, it is time to get your English and
math placements. If you are a graduating high school senior, or you graduated from
a regionally accredited high school in the United States within the past ten years,
you can use our Multiple Measures online tool for placement. If not, you can schedule an appointment online at our
Assessment Center. Please note that some students may not be required to assess/place, please review
our do I need to take an assessment page for more information.
Be aware: If you plan on enrolling in remedial classes (below college level), VA will only
pay educational benefits if you test into a remedial level course.
After completing all steps listed above, including submitting all required documents
and official transcripts to Admissions and Records, you mustmeet with a veterans counselor to create your educational plan.
To schedule an appointment, call 925-969-2140 and request to meet with a veterans
You will need tocomplete a request for certification every semester as benefits do not automatically roll over to the next semester. You
are responsible for notifying Veterans Serviceswithin 30 days of any changes to your enrollment, including, adding, dropping or withdrawing
from a class, stopping class attendance, or if the instructor dropped you from a class.