Student government, clubs, and activities at Diablo Valley College (DVC) are student initiated and run.
Involvement in student organizations and activities provides opportunities to develop
valuable leadership and interpersonal skills that will benefit the student while at
DVC, as well as in the future. Students learn to organize and to work with others,
pursue special interests, and make friends.
Club membership is open to all Diablo Valley College students regardless of race,
religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin or physical limitations. Check
out the clubs and even join one on DVCsync!
Mandatory Club Officer Training and New Club Workshop Schedule
Students starting a new club must attend one of each New Club and Officer Training
sessions; newly elected Club Officers must attend one Club Officer training session.
Fall 2023 schedule will be posted by June 1, 2023.
Interested in starting a club that you feel would benefit the student body that isn't
already being offered? Great! Please read details on steps to start a new club at
DVC and attend a mandatory New Club Workshop.
Please note: New clubs must be unique and not a duplication of an existing Club:
Club Renewal Deadline is Tuesday, February 21, 2023 at 11:59 pm
Fall 2023 Earlybird Club Renewal Registration opens on May 15, 2023
The Student Life Office accepts club renewal and new club registration the first 4
weeks of fall and spring terms via DVCsync. Clubs may only meet after their renewal/new
club registration has been electronically submitted into DVCsync - Engage and approved
by the Student Life Office. Important: All required data must be submitted via DVCsync
to the Student Life Office by the deadline.
Attend a Club officer training at the beginning of the term
Submit a completed DVCsync Online Returning Student Club Registration by the deadline four weeks after the first day
of the Semester
Have at least six currently registered DVC students as members, including 4 prospective
or elected officers
Officers must have at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA and currently enrolled in five units
Retain your continuing faculty advisor or recruit a new part or a full-time faculty
advisor who is a DVC employee (must complete Advisor Orientation)
The Inter Club Council (ICC) is recognized and funded by the Associated Students of Diablo Valley College
(ASDVC). It consists of representatives from all campus clubs. ICC meetings are held weekly
during the term in the Student Union building. It provides a forum for clubs to discuss
upcoming events and ideas, vote on funding proposed events, and collaborate regarding
All clubs must have a representative attend the Inter-Club Council (ICC) meetings,
which are held on Thursdays from 3:30 - 5pm in person at the BFL Community Conference
Spring Club Day is March 16th in the DVC Commons 10-2 pm. If you are interested in
learning more about DVC's clubs or joining a club, come to Club Day! A variety of
clubs will be sharing information and hosting activities.
Club activities are an important part of the club program, and for the campus as a
whole. The Student Life Office supports clubs in making all of their events as successful
as possible. If your club has questions with online event submissions, policies or
with the planning of activities, please contact the Student Life Office for assistance.
The presentation should be in PowerPoint format (emailed to ICCfinance@dvc.edu), approximately 5 minutes long, and should include the following: club name and description,
event name and description, the event budget, and whether or not the club will be
using their club funds or fund raising to help cover the event costs
WMC will make a recommendation to the ICC board about whether or not to fund the event
Students present at ICC meeting
ICC meetings are on Thursdays from 3:30-5 pm via Zoom.
The ICC board will vote on whether or not to fund the event
If requesting more than $3000 for one event, the club can request an additional $5000
Students present at Budget Oversight Committee (BOC)
The BOC oversees ASDVC’s funds
The BOC meetings are scheduled by the ASDVC Controller (email at DVCAScon@dvc.edu). Send an email to request to be placed on their next agenda one week in advance,
typically the Monday prior to your presentation.
The presentation should be in PowerPoint format emailed to the ASDVC Controller, approximately
5 minutes long, and should include the following: club name and description, event
name and description, the event budget, and whether or not the club will be using
their club funds or fund raising to help cover the event costs
The BOC will make a recommendation to the ASDVC board about whether or not to fund
the event. The PowerPoint requires Student Learning Outcomes for all requests over
$3000 and line item budget must be emailed to the DVC Secretary prior to the Board meeting.
Students present at ASDVC meeting
ASDVC Meetings are held on Tuesdays from 2:10-4 pm via Zoom
The ASDVC Board will vote on whether or not to fund the event
If the club is requesting more than $3000 from ASDVC, they need to present at two
ASDVC General Meetings (first for discussion and second for action).
If funding is approved
Students must submit check requests for the event with advisor’s signature (paper form available at the Student Union
or on the DVC Student Life Website or DVCsync)
No one is authorized to sign their own check request
Students must submit club meeting minutes approving the Fund request
The meeting minutes should include the specific amount of the request, who was present
at the meeting, the vote to authorize fund usage, and what the funding was for.