Student Connect Center

Welcome to Student Connect, the first stop along your path to becoming a Ventura College Pirate! Whether you are starting college immediately out of high school, returning to further your education, or seeking additional skills or personal enrichment, the Student Connect Center provides information and support to help you get started. Student Connect is located in the heart of Ventura College’s main campus in the Student Services Center building (find it on campus map here).


 VC Students Welcome You


Services Provided

Getting started at any college can be tricky. Our Student Connect Ambassadors help new and returning students navigate the system by helping them to accomplish the following:

  • Complete the online application to Ventura College
  • Set-up and access your MyVCCCD student portal
  • Understand the steps for successful enrollment
  • Discover Ventura College’s academic programs
  • Find class schedules and course offerings
  • Learn about financial, academic, and personal support programs 

Drop by the Student Connect Center to get started today.  (See the "Contact Us" section below for more information.)


Campus Tours

Come learn firsthand about Ventura College by scheduling a campus tour.  Our Student Connect Ambassadors' walking tours provide a comprehensive overview of VC’s academic programs and student services. Highlights include the Library and Learning Resource Center, the Applied Science Center, the Financial Aid Office, and the Student Activities Center, among other locations.

Campus tours are provided to individuals, families, K-12 classes, and community groups, and are offered by appointment Tuesday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. (except on major holidays; see Ventura College instructional calendar for more information about campus closure dates). 

To schedule a tour, please contact the Student Connect Center at or (805) 289-6420.

In your email or call, please provide the following information:

  1. Name for the tour reservation
  2. Phone number and/or email address of primary contact
  3. Your school/organization name (if applicable)
  4. Two preferred tour dates & times
  5. Number of tour participants in your group

Our Ambassadors and Outreach staff can also available to provide a presentation about Ventura College. Please specify this, or any other request, upon your initial inquiry. Tours commence at the Student Connect Center and last for 30-60 minutes. Please wear comfortable shoes for walking, and alert the Student Connect Center in advance if any of your tour group members require special accommodations.


Contact Us

Our Student Connect Center Ambassadors are here for you, contact us today.

Summer Business Hours:  Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Fall & Spring Business Hours: Monday - Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Phone number: (805) 289-6420 (please leave your name and phone number if leaving a voicemail)
Email address:
Physical address: Ventura College, 4667 Telegraph Road, Ventura, CA 93003.  Located in the Student Services Center (SSC) Building.  (View a campus map here)
Parking information: All vehicles parked on the Ventura College campus require a parking permit. Daily parking permits pay be purchased at a lot permit dispenser at the rate of $2/day. Visitors to the Student Connect Center are advised to park in either the West Lot or the East Lot (View a campus map here). Driving directions can be found online here.



Campus Tours