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Complete the Three-Step Matriculation Sessions
- Part One - Overview
- Part Two - Academic Programs
- Part Three - Support Services
- Part Four - Getting Started
- Part Five - Tips for Success
All new students are encouraged to attend our Three-Step Matriculation sessions. Available times can be found by clicking on Matriculation Activities or calling the Welcome Center at (805) 654-6420.
Provides an orientation process designed to acquaint students with college programs, services, facilities and grounds, academic expectations, and college policies and procedures. By completing this online orientation, you are completing the online orientation portion of the matriculation process.
Provides an assessment process using multiple measures to determine academic readiness in English, reading and math. These assessment results will be used by the College to assist students in the selection of academic courses.
Please visit the Assessment Office or their website for more information on dates, appointments, study guides, etc.
Please allow ninety (90) minutes for reading/English assessments and one (1) hour for math assessment. NO ONE WILL BE ADMITTED LATE.
If accommodations are needed during the assessment, please contact the Education Assistance Center (EAC) at 654-6300.
New Student Orientation/Advisement Workshop:
Provides an overview of services on campus, what is available on my.vcccd.edu and how to register, counseling services to assist students in course selection, development of a Student Educational Plan.
Please call 805-654-6448 for an up-to-date advisement schedule and to make an appointment for the Workshop. Please bring assessment results and high school or college transcripts to assist counselors with advisement.
Additional advisement and counseling assistance is available as needed. The Counseling faculty can assist you with academic, career, or personal counseling. Counselors can provide a variety of resources to help you achieve the greatest possible benefit from your college experience.