Student Connect Center

Welcome to the Student Connect Center, the first stop along your path to becoming a Ventura College student! 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. The Student Connect Center 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 Center 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 Center ambassadors' hour-long 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 Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. or Fridays from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.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: vcambassador@vcccd.edu or (805) 289-6420. In your email or call, please provide the following information:

  • Name for the tour reservation
  • Phone number and/or email address of primary contact
  • Your school/organization name (if applicable)
  • Preferred tour dates/times
  • Number of tour participants in your group

Our ambassadors and/or Outreach staff are 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 an hour. Please wear comfortable shoes for the walking tour, 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.

Business hours: Monday to Thursday from 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.; Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Phone number: (805) 289-6420 (please leave your name and phone number if leaving a voice-mail)
Email address: vcambassador@vcccd.edu
Physical address: Ventura College, 4667 Telegraph Road, Ventura, CA 93003 (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 for 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