College and Career Center

The College and Career Center (CCC) is is open everyday (M-F) for student use. It is equipped with computers, free printing, and space for students to do homework or study. Ms. Farrell is also available everyday to answer college and career related questions students may have.
 
 
Additionally, the following services/resources are available for students to research careers and colleges:
 
 
Upcoming Events in the College and Career Center:
  
Friday, February 17th: 
    11:09am- 11:39am and 12:10pm- 12:40pm Career Presentation: Fashion Design
 
Tuesday, February 28th: 
    11:09am- 11:39am and 12:10pm- 12:40pm Career Presentation: Culinary Arts and Graphic Design
 
Monday, March 6th
    12:23pm- 12:53pm Career Presentation: Human Services
 
Wednesday, March 8th: 
    7:30am- 12:00pm Santiago Canyon College Placement Test at VHS (see Ms. Farrell)
 
 Monday, March 13th: 
    7:30am Tiger University- Community College App Workshop
 
 Monday, March 27th: 
    7:30am Tiger University- College Placement Exams Workshop
 
Tuesday, April 18th and Wednesday, April 19th: 
    3:00pm- 6:20pm Counseling 100 at VHS starts 
 
 Monday, April 24th: 
    7:30am Tiger University- NCAA Eligibility Workshop
 
Friday, April 28th: 
    8:00am- 12:00pm Early Commitment at Fullerton College (see Ms. Farrell)
 
Friday, May 5th: 
    8:00am- 2:00pm Early Welcome at Santiago Canyon College (see Ms. Farrell)
 
 

 

COMMUNITY COLLEGE INFORMATION: 

FULLERTON COLLEGE (College Readiness Program) 

   - October 27th- Fullerton College will come to help students through the application process.  Please visit the College and Career Center to sign up. (Students will need their Social Security number when applying.)  Students will then be given several forms to fill out so they can enroll in Counseling 100.

   - Once students have applied we will administer placement tests on campus as well. 

   - At this time students will be eligible to apply for Counseling 100.  Counseling 100 covers students' College Orientation and will provide one free transferable unit.  This will allow students to register before new students with 0 units in the Fall 2017. 

   - Counseling 100 classes will be held at Valencia High School. One class will be held every Tuesday (4/18/17- 5/16/17) from 3:00PM- 6:20PM and the other will be every Wednesday (4/19/17- 5/17/17) from 3:00PM- 6:20PM Students must be able to attend all classes in order to receive credit. 

   - For students interested in Fullerton College and did not make it into the Counseling 100 class, VHS will be offering an Early Commitment option. Please sign up in the College and Career Center to receive more details. Also Fullerton College will be offering the Counseling 100 class at FCC, come into the College and Career Center to receive the needed paperwork.

-EOPS will be offering application assistance in January and a Counseling 141 class at FCC from 2/21/17- 3/23/17.  Please visit the College and Career Center to get the needed information. 

 

SANTIAGO CANYON COLLEGE

  - A representative from Santiago will be on campus Wednesday, November 16th during lunch, to answer any questions.

   - December 6th and 8th- Santiago Canyon College will be on campus to help students through the application process.  Please visit the College and Career Center to sign up. (Students will need their Social Security number when applying.)

   - March 8th Santiago Canyon will administer placement tests on campus in our library. 

   - Students who have applied and taken the test at VHS will be eligible to attend a field trip to Santiago Canyon College on May 5th.  Students will be put through their orientation and will be given assistance in registering for classes at this time. 

 

ORANGE COAST COLLEGE

  - A representative from OCC will be on campus Monday, January 9th to present on their school as well as assist students with the application process.  Please visit the College and Career Center to sign up.  

   - After completing the application, students will need to complete their Orientation, Placement Tests, and meet with an OCC counselor prior to May 13, 2017 for priority registration.  There is a Fast Forward option where students can complete these three steps on one Saturday.  To sign up, please visit the OCC website at http://orangecoastcollege.edu/student_services/sssp/FPR/Pages/Freshman-Priority-Registration.aspx

 

 

Colleges/ Universities that have already visited this year: 

 

University of California, Merced

When: Thursday, September 8th

What Time: 1st Lunch (Please see Ms. Farrell in advance if you have 2nd lunch)

 

CALIFORNIA LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY

When: Tuesday, September 20th 

What Time: 1st Lunch (Please see Ms. Farrell in advance if you have 2nd lunch)

 

GRAND CANYON UNIVERSITY

When: Tuesday, September 20th 

What Time: 2nd Lunch (Please see Ms. Farrell in advance if you have 1st lunch)

 

 

UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO

When: Wednesday, September 21st 

What Time: 1st Lunch (Please see Ms. Farrell in advance if you have 2nd lunch)

 

 

University of California, Santa Cruz

When: Wednesday, September 21st 

What Time: 2nd Lunch (Please see Ms. Farrell in advance if you have 1st lunch)

 

 

CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY IRVINE

When: Friday, September 22nd

What Time: 1st Lunch & 2nd Lunch

 

CHAPMAN UNIVERSITY

When: Friday, September 23rd

What Time: 1st Lunch (Please see Ms. Farrell in advance if you have 2nd lunch)

 

YALE UNIVERSITY

When: Tuesday, September 27th 

What Time: 1st Lunch (Please see Ms. Farrell in advance if you have 2nd lunch)

 

CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY

When: Tuesday, September 27th 

What Time: 2nd Lunch (Please see Ms. Farrell in advance if you have 1st lunch)

 

 

University of California, Riverside

When: Wednesday, September 28th 

What Time: 1st Lunch (Please see Ms. Farrell in advance if you have 2nd lunch)

 

University of California, San Diego

When: Thursday, September 29th 

What Time: 1st Lunch (Please see Ms. Farrell in advance if you have 2nd lunch)

 

 

ST. JOHNS UNIVERSITY

When: Thursday, September 29th 

What Time: 2nd Lunch (Please see Ms. Farrell in advance if you have 1st lunch)

 

University of Southern California (USC)

When: Friday, September 30th

What Time: 8:00am (Please see Ms. Farrell in advance )

 

 

WILLIAM JESSUP UNIVERSITY

When: Monday, October 3rd

What Time: Single Lunch

 

UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT

When: Tuesday, October 4th

What Time: 1st Lunch (Please see Ms. Farrell in advance if you have 2nd lunch)

 

COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY- PUEBLO

When: Tuesday, October 4th 

What Time: 2nd Lunch (Please see Ms. Farrell in advance if you have 1st lunch)

 

EMORY UNIVERSITY

When: Wednesday, October 5th 

What Time: 1st Lunch (Please see Ms. Farrell in advance if you have 2nd lunch)

 

 

VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY

When: Wednesday, October 5th 

What Time: 2nd Lunch (Please see Ms. Farrell in advance if you have 1st lunch)

 

 

WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY in St. Louis

When: Thursday, October 6th 

What Time: 1st Lunch (Please see Ms. Farrell in advance if you have 2nd lunch)

 

 

University of California, Santa Barbara

When: Friday, October 7th

What Time: 2nd Lunch (Please see Ms. Farrell in advance if you have 1st lunch)

 

 

FASHION INSTITUTE OF DESIGN & MERCHANDISING (FIDM)

When: Tuesday, October 11th 

What Time: 1st Lunch & 2nd Lunch

 

 

RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE

When: Thursday, October 13th 

What Time: 1st Lunch & 2nd Lunch

 

 

RADFORD UNIVERSITY

When: Monday, October 17th 

What Time: Single Lunch

 

 

UNIVERSITY OF REDLANDS

When: Wednesday, October 19th

What Time: 1st Lunch (Please see Ms. Farrell in advance if you have 2nd lunch)

 

 

 

POMONA COLLEGE

When: Wednesday, October 26th

What Time: 1st Lunch (Please see Ms. Farrell in advance if you have 2nd lunch)

  

 

HOPE INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY

When: Thursday, November 1st

What Time: 1st Lunch & 2nd Lunch

 

 

University of California, Los Angeles

When: Monday, November 14th

What Time: Single Lunch

 

 

SANTIAGO CANYON COLLEGE

When: Wednesday, November 16th

What Time: 1st Lunch & 2nd Lunch

 

 

 

HOPE INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY

When: Tuesday, December 6th

What Time: 1st Lunch & 2nd Lunch

 

 

 

BIOLA UNIVERSITY

When: Thursday, December 15th

What Time: 1st Lunch & 2nd Lunch

 

 

 

 

 

Below, please find the Valencia High School "Brag Sheet Template" to be used when requesting a recommendation.