Online Student Services

DVC strives to offer the same high quality student services to our online students that are available to our on-campus students.  Below you'll find some of our most frequently requested online services.  hands with heart in middle


DVC counselors provide you with academic, career, and personal counseling. To meet with an academic counselor and get help with educational planning call 925-969-2140.  If you are a current and returning student at DVC, you can make an online appointment. Learn more about Counseling (additional enrollment services), Career Services (to assist with career and work experience goals), and Transfer Services (to assist with the transfer process). 

Wellness Program 

There are  wellness services and mental health counseling available to help you during difficult times. Get access to a number of mental health and other crisis resources. There are five free sessions available (if you are enrolled in 6 or more units) to help you navigate emotional health through the Confidential Student Assistance Program available by phone 1-800-227-1060. Please indicate that you are part of the Contra Costa Community College District.  During the week and campus hours, you can also make an appointment with DVC counselors or call 925-969-2140 to help you navigate wellness resources for students.


Free online tutoring is available to support your success.  Subject-specific tutoring and academic support is available for one-on-one virtual support, or take advantage of online tutoring, including a paper question and  drop off feature within NetTutor.  

Financial Aid and Scholarship

Learn about ways to help pay for college through student grants, scholarships, work-study, emergency loans, and programs like First Time + Full Time = Free Tuition. Visit the Financial Aid webpage for more information.   Get help filling out FAFSA.  Watch video tutorials at DVC's Financial Aid TV. You can also call 925-969-2009.

Admissions and Records

Get information on registration, enrollment priority, prerequisites, and college policies such as academic probation.  Check out the Enrollment Lab or learn about graduation requirements and ordering transcripts.  You can also access Admissions & Records forms.

Library Services

You can access the DVC Research Guides online with your InSite ID and password.  You may also wish to ask a librarian a question, get help with citations, or utilize the laptop loan program

Career Services

Explore the many virtual Career Services available to you at DVC, like an interest assessment to help match you to your best academic and career pathways, a career exploration tool that highlights in-demand jobs and salaries, and an online job board to connect you to employers in and after college.  

You may also wish to check out your free e-portfolio available to all DVC students.  To build your digital resume, log into Canvas, click Account from the global navigation menu, and click Folio.

Disability Support Services

You may qualify for disability support services if you have ADHD, autism, chronic health conditions, learning disabilities, hearing impairments, visual impairments, psychological disabilities, mobility disabilities, or other conditions that affect your ability to participate in education.  Learn how to apply for Disability Support Services (DSS) and find out more about DSS Services available to students. 

Student Life

Connect to student clubs, student government, and campus life virtually through DVC Sync.  You may wish to learn more about our Learning Communities.

More Student Support

There are many other services available for specific student needs including:

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