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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. Mrs. Hughes 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:
   

 

Financial Aid: Apply between October 1st- March 2nd

 
 
 
 
 

COMMUNITY COLLEGE INFORMATION: 

 

FULLERTON COLLEGE (College Link Program) 

  - During Fall 2019 VHS will be partnering with FCC to bring students College Link opportunities  FCC will be conducting an Intro to Music Appreciation course at VHS starting August 28th and Intro to Art and Ethnic Studies at VHS starting September 5th.  Students who enroll and participate in the class have a chance to get ahead and start college now, with 3 FREE college credits.  This opportunity is not only open to students interested in attending FCC, but the credits are transferable to most colleges and universities.  Interested students should visit the VHS College and Career Center to sign up! 

 

Class

 Dates

Time

Days

ART 110

(Intro to Art)

9/5/19-12/12/19

3:15-5:05PM

T/TH

ETHS 150

(Introduction of Chicana/o Studies)

9/5/19-12/12/19

3:15-5:05PM

T/TH

MUS 116

(Music Appreciation)

8/28/19-12/11/19

3:15-5:05PM

M/W



FULLERTON COLLEGE (College Readiness Program) 

   - Fullerton College will come to help students through the application process at VHS. Please visit the College and Career Center to sign up. (Students will need their Social Security number when applying- if applicable.) 

   - During Fall 2019 and Spring 2020, FCC Counseling 140 classes will be available on campus at VHS.  Counseling 140 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 2020. Be sure to sign up early in the College and Career Center as there are limited spots available. 

   - Fullerton College provides multiple opportunities to VHS students to receive priority registration. Please see Mrs. Hughes in the College and Career Center to determine what option is best for you.

 

Fall Counseling 140 Option: 

Class

 Dates

Time

Days

COUN 140

(Educational Planning)

10/15/19-11/12/19

3:00-4:30PM

T

 

 

SANTIAGO CANYON COLLEGE

    - Students will be given the opportunity to work with Santiago Canyon representatives at VHS.  Representatives will assist in the application process and financial aid. 

   - VHS Students who have applied to SCC will be eligible to attend a field trip to Santiago Canyon College during the Spring.  Students will be put through SCC Orientation and will be given assistance in registering for classes at this time.

 

 

 
 

 

 

COLLEGES VISITING VALENCIA HIGH SCHOOL COLLEGE AND CAREER CENTER THIS FALL:

 

 *Please see Mrs. Hughes in the CCC if you would like to attend a college visit that is not occurring during your lunch.*  

 

 

 

JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY

When: Tuesday, October 1

Time: 1st Lunch

 

GRAND CANYON UNIVERSITY

When: Wednesday, October 2

Time: Both Lunches

 

UC IRVINE

When: Friday, October 4

Time: Both Lunch

 

UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND

When: Wednesday, October 9

Time: First Lunch

 

UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO

When: Wednesday, October 9

Time: Second Lunch

 

CAL POLY POMONA
When: Thursday, October 10 
Time: Both Lunches

 

BOSTON UNIVERSITY
When: Friday, October 11

Time: First Lunch

 

FIDM
When: Friday, October 11

Time: Second Lunch

 

AZUSA PACIFIC UNIVERSITY

When: Monday, October 14

Time: Single Lunch 

 

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY

When: Tuesday, October 15

Time: First Lunch

 

DREXEL UNIVERSITY

When: Tuesday, October 15

Time: Second Lunch

 

CSU FULLERTON
When: Thursday, October 17 
Time: Both Lunches

 

POMONA COLLEGE

When: Monday, October 21

Time: Single Lunch 

 

*Cancelled* UC RIVERSIDE

When: Tuesday, October 22

Time: Single Lunch (Assembly Schedule)

 

UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA

When: Friday, October 25

Time: Both Lunch

 

UC SAN DIEGO
When: Tuesday, September 10
Time: Both Lunches 

 

UC SANTA BARBARA

When: Wednesday, September 11

Time: First Lunch

 

SWARTHMORE COLLEGE

When: Friday, September 13

Time: First Lunch

 

UNIVERSITY OF THE PACIFIC

When: Tuesday, September 17

Time: First Lunch

 

SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN

When: Tuesday, September 17

Time: Second Lunch

 

UNIVERSITY OF TAMPA

When: Wednesday, September 18

Time: Second Lunch

 

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
When: Thursday, September 19 
Time: First Lunch

 

CHAPMAN UNIVERSITY
When: Thursday, September 19 
Time: Second Lunch

 

OCCIDENTAL COLLEGE
When: Friday, September 20 
Time: First Lunch

 

BIOLA UNIVERSITY
When: Thursday, September 26
Time: Both Lunches

 

 

 

 

 

Career Resourses:

Career One Stop

Career Cafe

CA Career Zone

 

 

 

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

 

Non-Discrimination Statement

The Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying in all district activities, programs, and employment based upon actual or perceived gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, ethnicity, color, religion, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identification, immigration status, sex, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Reference: BP 0410; 1312.3; 4111.1; 5145.3; 5145.7; 4119.11/4219.11/4319.11
 
Compliance Officer for Complaints. Employee complaint: Rick Lopez, Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources (714) 985-8408. Title IX Sexual Harassment and any other discrimination complaints: Cary Johnson, Director, Educational Services (714) 985-8656. Americans with Disabilities Act complaints: Richard McAlindin, Executive Director, Instructional Support (714) 985-8727. Bullying, intimidation complaints: Rick Riegel, Administrator, Student Services (714) 985-8671
 
Procedure for Complaints. Uniform Complaint Policy Form 1312.3 (English), 1312.3 (Spanish). Williams Uniform Complaint Procedures Form 1312.4 (English) and 1312.4 (Spanish)
 
El Distrito Escolar Unificado Placentia-Yorba Linda, prohíbe la discriminación, acoso, intimidación, hostigamiento en todas las actividades, programas y empleo del distrito en base a género real o percibido, identificación de género, expresión de género, raza, etnia, color, religión ascendencia, nacionalidad, origen nacional, identificación de grupo étnico, estado de inmigración, sexo, orientación sexual, estatus marital o parental, embarazo, edad discapacidad física o mental o en base a la asociación de la persona con una persona o grupo, con una o más de estas características reales o percibidas. Referencia: BP 0410; 1312.3; 4111.1; 5145.3; 5145.7; 4119.11/4219.11/4319.11.
 
Quejas de empleados: Rick Lopez, Asistente de Superintendente, Recursos Humanos (714) 985-8408. Titulo IX Acoso Sexual y cualquier otra queja de discriminación: Cary Johnson, Director, Servicios Educativos (714) 985-8656. Americanos con Discapacidades Acta de quejas: Richard McAlindin, Director Ejecutivo, Apoyo Educativo (714) 985-8727. Quejas de acoso, intimidación: Rick Riegel, Administrador, Servicios Estudiantiles (714) 985-8671

Employee/Student Non-Fraternization Policy: BP 4101