Local Veterans Center ^ (www.vetcenter.va.gov) - Vet Centers provide readjustment counseling and outreach services to all veterans who served in any combat zone. Services are also available for their family members for military related issues.
Career Programs - Degrees, and Certificates, Work Experience, and CalWORKS. (408) 741-2098
Counseling - Academic, career, personal, veterans, assessment testing, and orientation sessions. (408) 741-2009 Veteran Specific Counselors: Jennifer Eaton (408)741-3533 Tom Golbetz (408)741-4022 Sara Patterson (408)741-2694 Freba Cognetta (408)741-2491 Carol Pavan (408)741-2441
DESP - (Disability & Educational Support Program) - Support services, mobility assistance/tram service, assessment, and classes for students with disabilities and learning difficulties. (408) 741-2010 Veteran Specific DESP Counselors: Ross Smith - (408) 741-4027
EOPS - (Extended Opportunity Programs and Services) - Educational and financial support services for low-income and educationally under-prepared students. (408) 741-2023
Work Experience - So maybe you’re the kind of student who learns by doing. Or maybe you just like to work and gain experience that way. If so, we have just the thing for you: Work Experience. Work Experience is a course like any other.
Your job is your classroom.
Work Experience is a type of independent study.
You set up your learning objectives with a Faculty Adviser.
There is a credit or grade option.
Units are counted as electives and transfer to CSU and many private colleges.
You can enroll in either “general” Work Experience or “occupational” Work Experience. (Occupational is directly related to your major)
Student Health Services - Clinic, counseling and guidance in the areas of addiction, addiction recovery, emotional and psychological challenges, referrals and resources. (408) 741-2027
TRiO Program - Are you one of 140 students eligible for the TRiO Program? It’s a grant West Valley receives from the U.S. Department of Education to increase our students’ chances of staying in college, graduating, and even going on to a four-year university. (408) 741-2503