Welcome to Student Support Services

DVC Financial Aid

The DVC Financial Aid Office offers a broad range of financial aid programs including fee waiver, grants, work-study and other forms of aid to help close the gap between student resources and academic expenses.

CalWORKs Program

The CalWORKs program is designed to help CalWORKs students complete the academic and career training they need to successfully move from welfare to work and to become economically self-sufficient.

Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) and CARE

The EOPS program is designed to help low-income and educationally disadvantaged students have a successful college experience and complete their educational and career goals.

Disability Support Services (DSS)

DSS provides instruction and services designed to increase access to college instructional programs for individuals with disabilities. Students with acquired brain injuries, delayed learning, learning disabilities, hearing impairments, visual impairments, psychological disabilities, mobility disabilities, and chronic health conditions may qualify for services.

Student Life Office

The Student Life Office trains future leaders in social responsibility and democratic leadership. Student organizations are open to all DVC students and serve as a laboratory of citizenship.


We recognize the dignity and value of the individual and continuously strive to provide opportunities for all those who seek an education.

Foster Youth Program

START is a Foster Youth Success Initiative (FYSI) support program designed to increase access, retention, and graduation rates for current or former foster youth at DVC.

Student Support Services

Dean: Emily Stone
Assistant: Carrie Sadighian
Office: SSC
Hours: Monday - Thursday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.