Most resources and services to meet our student needs during this pandemic are available online. But we do have some essential services for students on campus. Please remember to wear a mask and follow social distancing guidelines when anywhere on campus.
Academic Support Center (ASC) Pleasant Hill Campus
The ASC in L-150 is open M-Th 10am - 6pm.
Portable device chargers for checkout (on-campus use only) - must be returned same
Is your laptop running low? We have outlets for laptop charging.
*Labs offer free printing (up to 20 pages)
Webcams and Proctorio software are available.
Students are encouraged to use their own laptops in outside spaces when possible.
The San Ramon Campus computer lab
The San Ramon campus computer lab is open in Library/Academic Support Center building (L/ASC) for computer access, study space, textbook reserve and scanning. You also will be able to "Ask a Librarian" to get help with:
It will be open on Tuesdays from 10am-4pm.
Our food pantries are open during the fall, spring and summer terms, and closed during
holidays and breaks.
Pleasant Hill Campus Food Pantry hours:
San Ramon Campus hosts a confidential program for students who are in need of support to meet their nutritional needs. To enroll in the program, please contact Shari Keller at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Find more food programs on our basic needs website.
Peets - (Book Center walk up window - opens February 8)
M-Th 9am - 2pm Limited coffee menu includes: Coffee of the day, Hot/Iced lattes (vanilla, caramel, mocha, white chocolate, pumpkin)
Please call ahead to place your order - 925-969-2301
Main Street Bistro - inside the HSF Building, Pleasant Hill Campus
M-Th 8am - 2pm
Limited "grab and go" food options
The Student Union Building will be open to offer student ID cards and other selected services. Students must come in person, and observe masking protocols, to obtain a student ID card. Our in-person summer hours are 6/13/22-8/12/22 Monday - Thursday, 9 am - 3 pm. Staff are available to answer questions during remote hours on Mondays 8 am - 9 am and 3 pm - 6 pm.
Disability Support Services (DSS) will be open for in person testing :
Wednesday and Thursday from 9:00am -4:00pm
You must make prior arrangements with your instructor. Also contact DSS by email at least two working days (48 hours) before the exam to request proctoring.
Please do not come to DSS if you have not made an appointment.
DSS will only proctor exams given in person for the class. Online exams will be accommodated
If you are ill or have symptoms of illness, DSS will reschedule the test to a later date.
Students must follow all state and county health guidelines during exams. This includes the use of face masks, social distancing, and limiting time in the office.
We’re here to help! We have pulled together all of the different ways that you can get your questions answered, all in one place. Got questions webpage.
DVC’s Counseling Department can help. Our wellness counselors offer free and confidential sessions, and other support resources. Schedule appointment online.
We also offer a telehealth program for students called TimelyCare. This FREE service provides access to 24/7 medical and mental telehealth care. Sign up with your .edu email address.
Our Student Assistance Program – or SAP – is a program designed to help you cope with emotional health, family and other personal problems. Educational institutions provide an SAP to help their students be happy, healthy and productive.
For the following departments, you can still pick up the phone and your call will be routed to a live person, just like in the past.
Many other departments offer Live Web Chats during business hours.
Have a question? We are still here (virtually) to help you! Try our web chat feature.
Just write your question in the web chat. We are ready to help during business hours. Due to the volume online, you may have a wait, so please be patient and we will be with you as quickly as possible.
Web chat from the DVC home page and the following student service pages:
Our libraries are open!
Masks must be worn at all times when inside the libraries.
Check the DVC Library website for more information on services.
Order your books and supplies online! They can be shipped directly to you (shipping fee applies) or you can pick them up on campus from the Book Center. You can find the textbooks and supplies for your classes by searching for the class at the Book Center website.
Free tutoring and support is available online and on campus. Learn more at DVC: Tutoring and Academic Support.
SparkPoint Financial Coaching
DVC has just launched SparkPoint Financial Counseling services. SparkPoint Contra Costa – DVC is a community based, non-profit organization designed to help individuals become financially sustainable.
Students can advance their knowledge on budgeting, credit, and overcoming financial challenges. Want to get started? Participate in workshops and financial and credit coaching! Learn more about how to get started with SparkPoint Contra Costa – DVC services.