Orientation Options

Orientation Compliance

ALL students, including active-duty military, veterans, CalWORKs, EOPS and DESP who started Fall 2014 and beyond, are now required to comply with the California Success Act of 2012 requirements (3 core requirements: assessment, orientation and develop a preliminary educational plan) in order to receive a priority registration date for enrollment.

Take an Orientation Class

  • Apply for admission to obtain a college ID number and a registration date
  • Complete assessment before attending Couns A
  • Register for orientation - Couns A using WVCPortal

COUN A: College Orientation (1/2 unit)

Section Dates Day Time Room
76737 8/28/18 – 9/4/18 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE
74880 9/6/18 – 9/13/18 Th 5:00 PM – 9:15 PM CIL 124
74897 9/12/18 – 9/19/19 W 5:00PM – 9:15PM CIL 125
76349 9/25/18 – 10/2/18 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE
74867 9/27/18 – 10/4/18 Th 5:00 PM – 9:15 PM CIL 124
74881 10/9/18 – 10/16/18 T 5:00 PM – 9:15 PM CIL 122
74899 10/11/18 – 10/18/18 Th 5:00 PM – 9:15 PM CIL 124
74901 10/19/18 – 10/26/18 F 9:00 AM – 1:15 PM CIL 125
76633 11/1/18 – 11/8/18 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE
76634 11/6/18 – 11/13/18 T 5:00 PM – 9:15 PM CIL 123
76635 11/28/18 – 12/05/18 W 5:00 PM – 9:15 PM CIL 123
76636 12/3/18 – 12/10/18 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE

COUN 2: Academic and Personal Planning (1 unit)

Section Dates Day Time Room
74903 9/6/18 – 10/4/18 Th 2:05 PM – 5:20 PM CIL 130

COUN 5: College Success (3 units)

Section Dates Day Time Room
76665 8/27/18 – 12/15/18 MW 9:20 AM – 10:45 AM FOX 104
74918 8/27/18 – 12/15/18 MW 10:55 AM – 12:20 PM FOX 103
74904 8/27/18 – 12/15/18 MW 12:30 PM – 1:55 PM LASS 37
76666 8/27/18 – 12/15/18 MW 12:30 PM – 1:55 PM FOX 103
76664 8/27/18 – 12/15/18 MW 2:05 PM – 3:30 PM LASS 37
74907 8/27/18 – 12/15/18 TTh 9:20 AM – 10:45 AM LASS 37
74911 8/27/18 – 12/15/18 TTh 10:55 AM – 12:20 PM FOX 104
74833 8/27/18 – 12/15/18 TTh 10:55 AM – 12:20 PM LASS 32
74919 8/27/18 – 12/15/18 TTh 2:05 PM - 3:30 PM CIL 133
76654 8/27/18 – 12/15/18 TTh 12:30 PM – 1:55 PM CIL 130
74905 8/27/18 – 12/15/18 F 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM V 22
74914 9/10/18 – 12/14/18 TTh 12:30 PM – 1:55 PM FOX 102
74913 10/8/18 – 12/14/18 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE

COUN 12: Careers and Lifestyles (3 units)

Section Dates Day Time Room
74922 8/27/18 – 12/15/18 MW 9:20AM - 10:45AM FOX 103
74923 8/27/18 – 12/15/18 TTh 9:20 AM – 10:45 AM TBD
74926 8/27/18 – 12/15/18 MW 10:55 AM – 12:20 PM TBD
74921 8/27/18 – 12/15/18 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE
74925 8/27/18 – 12/15/18 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE

Disability and Educational Support Program (DESP) for students: if you have a verifiable disability, you may request accommodations for assessment. For DESP Orientation and assessment information, contact the DESP Office at (408) 741-2010. TTY / DESP (408) 741-2658.

How to Search and Register for Orientation

  • Log in at the WVC Portal
  • Under My Web Services, click on: Registration
  • Select: Search and Register for classes
  • Enter: Term
  • Enter: Location
  • Enter: Subject – (Counseling)
  • Enter: Course # – (000A)
  • Submit (This will bring up all we offer in that subject for that semester.)
  • Click on: the box to the left side of the course listing to choose your course.
  • Submit (This will put the course in your shopping cart.)
  • Take an action to register and submit

Free Non Credit Online "Go 2 Orientation"

Go 2 Orientation is an interactive online orientation that satisfies the requirement for priority registration.

Early Admissions (EA) Orientation Workshop

The Early Admissions Orientation provides high school seniors with an opportunity to complete free orientation and educational planning in the Spring of the senior year. Students from any high school can participate in the EA program.

Completed Orientation at Another College

Students who completed an orientation at a different college must complete all steps below:

  1. Email unofficial transcript to Leslie Pollock OR fax to 408-741-4076.
    • Transcript needs to include/document the Orientation has been successfully completed. Otherwise see Non-Credit Online Orientation option
    • For email or fax, include subject: "ORIENTATION - transcript"
  2. Schedule a counseling appointment for a student educational plan.
last published: 8/30/18