Victor Valley College offers self-financing Community Service workshops in areas in which students may desire personal growth or have a particular interest. These are not-for-credit workshops opened to the public with no units attached to them. These self supporting workshops are offered for enrichment in a variety of subjects. Some workshops require an additional material fee or optional fee. Community Service workshops are funded entirely by fees collected at the time of registration. Fees for Community Service workshops are not refundable unless the particular class is canceled.
- CalWORKs - http://www.vvc.edu/calworks/
- Access Resource Center (formerly DSPS) - http://www.vvc.edu/offices/disabled_student_program_services/
- Extended Opportunity Program and Services (E.O.P.S.) http://www.vvc.edu/offices/eops_and_care/index.shtml
- Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (C.A.R.E.) http://www.vvc.edu/offices/student_services/st_care.shtml
- Admissions and Records (A&R) - http://www.vvc.edu/offices/admissions-records/
- Financial Aid - http://www.vvc.edu/offices/financial-aid/
- Bursar’s Office - http://www.vvc.edu/offices/fiscal_services/bursars-office.shtml
- Student Services Lab - http://www.vvc.edu/offices/student_services/student-services-lab.shtml
- Assessment - http://www.vvc.edu/offices/admissions-records/assessment.shtml
- Counseling - http://www.vvc.edu/offices/guidance_and_counseling/
- Transfer Center - http://www.vvc.edu/offices/transfer-center/
- Blackboard - http://www.vvc.edu/schedule/online/blackboard_login.shtml
- Blackboard Help - http://www.vvc.edu/schedule/online/blackboard_help.shtml
- Tutoring -
- Help Desk - http://www.vvc.edu/offices/technical_services/technical-help-for-students.shtml
- WebAdvisor - https://webadvisor.vvc.edu/
Building 80 – Rooms 80.01A and 80.01B:
- Veterans Resource Center (V.R.C.) - http://www.vvc.edu/veterans/veterans-resource-center.shtml
Academic Commons (Building 42) - Located at the north side of the lake and is the site for the Office of the Dean of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, Cooperative Education office, BADM and CIS full-time instructors, and CIS classrooms.
Adapted PE (Building 70) Includes multiple classrooms for dance, adapted and classrooms as well as faculty offices.
Administration Building (Building 10) - The Administration Building, located on the west end of the campus near Spring Valley Lake Parkway, contains the Administration offices and Human Resources office. On the south side of the building is AD8 where Restaurant Management classes meet.
Allied Health Building (Building 32) - The Allied Health Building, located to the northwest of the lake, contains classrooms for the study of nursing, respiratory therapy, and other health-related subjects. Faculty offices are located in portable buildings nearby and the Allied Health Building.
Modulars (Building 32A,32B,32C) The modulars are located to the northwest of the lake, adjacent to the Allied Health Building. The modulars are the site for Upward Bound (Math & Sciences) and the AFT faculty offices, and other full-time faculty offices.
Animation Lab (Building 80) - The 3D Animation Lab is located on the lower campus across from the Gym.
Art (Building 22) - The Art Building is a hexagonal shaped building located west of the lake and is the site for fine arts, graphics, and photography classes. The building also hosts the department’s faculty offices.
Counseling/Administration (Building 23) - Located on the south end of the lake. This building includes the offices of Assessment, Career Center, Counseling, Transfer Center, VVC Foundation, Dean of Student Services, Vice President of Student Services, Vice President of Instruction and the Superintendent/President.
Gymnasium (Building 71) includes multiple classrooms for Kinesiology (weight room), athletics and and dance as well as the athletic room and faculty offices.
Health and Science Building (Dr. Prem Reddy, Building 33) The Dr. Prem Reddy Health and Science Building is located to the west of the Science Lab Building. This building is the site of the Office of the Dean of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics and contains Nursing and science laboratory classrooms for the life, physical science and Nursing programs.
Humanities Center (Building 80) - Located on the lower campus near the corner of Bear Valley and Fish Hatchery Roads.
Liberal Arts Building (Building 30) - The Liberal Arts Building is located on the western side of the lake and contains general purpose classrooms, faculty offices, and the Office of Instruction including the Dean of Instruction, Distance Education and Library Services
Lower Portables (Buildings 66A, 66B) - The lower portables house Administration of Justice classes and the Allied Health lab. These portables are located on the lower campus behind the Construction Technology Building.
Music Building (Building 20) - The Music Building is a hexagonal-shaped building located southwest of the lake, near the Counseling/Administration Building. Music classes are held and practice studios are housed in this complex.
Performing Arts Center (PAC) (Building 54) - The PAC houses Communication Studies (CMST) and Theater Arts (TA) classes. The design lab, lighting lab, costume lab, rehearsal room, make-up lab, and scene shop are located on the first floor of the PAC. The communication studies classroom, communication lab and RamPage are located on the second floor of the PAC.
Science Lab Building (Building 31) - The Science Lab Building is located to the west of the lake and is situated in front of the Liberal Arts Building. This building contains laboratory classrooms for the life and physical science programs, a planetarium and faculty offices.
Sewing Complex (Building 66A) - The Sewing Room is located in the lower portables behind the construction tech building
Student Activities Center (SAC) (Building 44) - The SAC is located on upper campus, east of the lake. Classes may be held on the 2nd floor: SAC A, SAC B, SAC C, SAC D, Club Room and Quiet Room. The SAC houses the Auxiliary Services Office, Rams Bookstore, Ticket Office, ASB, Public Information Office and Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) offices.
Technical/Vocational Complex (Building 60, 60A, 60B, 60C, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 67) - The Technical/Vocational Complex, located on the lower campus across from the football field, is the site of specialized classes in areas such as electronics, automotive technology, welding, agriculture, drafting, architecture, criminal justice and construction technologies. The complex includes an auto shop with specialized equipment, a greenhouse for the cultivation and study of various plants and agricultural crops, and a construction technology center.
Advanced Technology Center (Building 21) - The Advanced Technology Center is located on the southwest corner of the lake between the Art and Music buildings. The 34,117 square foot center is a multipurpose laboratory and office facility that provides voice, video, data and power ports to more than 700 student computer stations. The Math Success Center and writing center are also in this building. The facility also has a computer center for open entry individual study courses. Faculty offices are located in the building along with special purpose rooms that are equipped with the latest in smart classroom interactive technology. The Computer and Information Resources (CIR), formerly MIS and IT, are located in the technology center.
Off Campus Locations
Apple Valley High School (AVHS)
11837 Navajo Road, Apple Valley
Hesperia High School (HPHS)
9898 Maple Avenue, Hesperia
High Desert Premier Academy (HDPA)
12555 Navajo Road, Apple Valley
Hook Community Center (HKCC)
14973 Joshua Street, Victorville
Serrano High School (SEHS)
9292 Sheep Creek Rd, Phelan
Silverado High School (SVHS)
14048 Cobalt Road, Victorville
So Cal Logistical Airport (SCLA)
18368 Phantom West, Victorville
Spring Valley Lake Country Club (SVCC)
13229 Spring Valley Parkway, Victorville
Sterling Inn (STER)
17738 Francesca Street, Victorville
Victor Valley College Regional Public Safety Training Center (RPSTC)
19190 Navajo Road, Apple Valley
760.245.4271 Ext. 2525
Victor Valley High School (VVHS)
16500 Mojave Drive, Victorville
World Traditional Taekwondo School (WTTS)
17216 Lilac St. Suite 3, Hesperia
Victor Valley College Regional Public Safety Training Center
The doors to the newest training complex, Victor Valley College Regional Public Safety Training Center, were opened spring 2012 and house Administration of Justice, Fire Technology, Emergency Medical Services, and Corrections programs.
The Regional Public Safety Training Center, a 41,500 square foot building, provides office space, classrooms, conference rooms, a virtual and live shooting range, four fire truck bays, a fire tower, burn rooms, a prop yard with a tanker rail car, and over turned tanker truck and a CERT City facility for citizen disaster and emergency training. The Center is a uniquely designed to provide students with cooperative/crosstraining exercises experienced by first responders while on the job. This facility will assist our students to not only learn their specific areas of study but also to participate in a wide variety of emergency scenarios.
The Victor Valley College Regional Public Safety Center is located at 19190 Navajo Road, Apple Valley CA, 92307. The facility is situated at the corner of Navajo and Johnson Roads next to the Wal-Mart Distribution Center located off Dale Evans Parkway.
Located in the Student Activities Center/Community Conference Center (Building 44), the Rams Bookstore is owned and
operated by the Victor Valley Community College District. Textbooks, trade books, supplies, general merchandise and computer software are available through Rams Bookstore. Other academic supplies such as graduation announcements, graduation regalia and college rings may also be purchased.
The Rams Bookstore is open Monday-Tuesday, 8 a.m.-7 p.m.; Wednesday-Thursday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.; and Friday, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. The hours of operation are extended during the beginning of the Fall and Spring semesters, and the bookstore is open on Saturdays during this period. You can make purchases online by using the Rams Bookstore website: www.vvcRams.com.
VVC's Library (Building #41) supports student learning and success through collections, instructional programs, services and a 2-story lakeside facility with wi-fi and computers. Learning resources include print and electronic books, online databases, streaming media, traditional and digital periodicals, DVDs and CDs, reserve textbooks and a Local History collection. Off-campus access to online materials is available with MyVVC credentials at the library’s homepage at http://library.vvc.edu; the website also provides tutorials and online guides to help students with research. The library offers individual seating and collaborative group study areas with wi-fi access, study rooms, cell-phone charging station, internet-accessible computers, a cash-only pay-to-print system and photocopiers. An ADA workstation equipped with adapted technology software is available for students. Librarians are on duty providing reference assistance in the library and online via chat Monday through Saturday during the fall and spring semesters; hours vary for summer and winter intersession. Library instruction is designed to help students develop critical thinking and digital literacy skills that are essential for college success, and applicable to workplace proficiencies and lifelong learning. VVC has a local graduation requirement for information competency, a library research tutorial to help students learn effective searching techniques for books, online databases and internet sources; develop skills for analyzing and evaluating information resources; and ethical use of information by avoiding plagiarism and citing sources. Students must present either a current student I.D., registration printout or current ASB card to check out materials. Community members may borrow materials by paying a $12 annual membership fee to join Friends of the Library, a subsidiary of the VVC Foundation. For more information please contact the Library at (760) 245-4271 ext. 2262.
Library hours during the Fall and Spring semesters are:
- Monday-Thursday, 8:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
- Friday, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
- Saturday, 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Hours during the Winter and Summer sessions vary.
- For more information call (760) 245-4271, ext. 2262.
Located in the Advanced Technology Center (Building 21, Room 177)
The Writing Center is here to help you make your writing better by working with you at various points of your writing process. You don’t need an appointment; Just drop by when it’s convenient for you, sign in with your student ID number, and let us know what you need help with. We’ll help you with everything from beginning an essay or project all the way to printing a final draft. However, our mission is to provide instruction rather than proofreading or editing. This means that we will provide comments and suggestions on the larger or global issues such as thesis, clarity, organization, and paragraphing, but we won’t fix your grammar, spelling, or punctuation. We will, however, help you find and fix those small errors yourself.
If you are unable to visit the Writing Center in person, you can send your questions, a paragraph, or a paper to the Online Tutor at: http://www.vvc.edu/offices/writing_center/online_tutor.shtml
Writing Center hours during Fall and Spring are:
- Monday - Thursday. 9:00 a.m. - 7 p.m.
- Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Hours during the Winter and Summer sessions vary.
- For more information call (760) 245 - 4271, ext. 2607
Math Success Center
Located in the Advanced Technology Center (Building 21, Room 145 and 146)
The Math Success Center is here to help you study for your math class. You don’t need an appointment; just drop by, sign in with your student ID number, and get the help you need. Come by to study with your classmates, to study on your own, or to get help from the tutors. We have several computers available for your online math homework needs, and the tutors are well-versed in these particular platforms.
Math Success Center hours during Fall and Spring are:
- Monday - Thursday. 9:00 a.m. - 7 p.m.
- Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Hours during the Winter and Summer sessions vary.
- For more information call (760) 245 - 4271, ext. 2941
Located in the Performing Arts Center (Building 54, Room 213)
The Communication Center is available to all VVC students, staff, faculty, and the public who would like help with the development and delivery of oral presentations including research, outlining, delivery, and visual aids (including PowerPoint presentations). It is not necessary to be enrolled in a communication studies course to use our facility. Additionally, we provide foreign language tutoring services for both Spanish and French speaking students.
The Communication Center is set up to provide one-on-one training to students needing to prepare for a speech or presentation, for any class or public speaking event. Students can also be recorded while practicing their presentation so they can review it and make improvements. Additionally, the center offers multiple work areas including computer stations and individual/group study rooms. Textbooks for CMST courses are kept in the center and may be checked out for use, while in the center. Limited printing services for student work are also available in the center.
Communication Center hours vary by semester:
- For more information call (760) 245 - 4271, ext. 2820
Located in the Performing Arts Center (Building 54, Room 213) inside of the Communication Center
The ESL Lab provides support to all students that are English language learners and/or have writing and reading concerns. The ESL Lab has language learning software programs and homework sites. These programs can help you with listening, speaking, and reading skills. It is not necessary to be enrolled in an ESL course to use our facility.
As to be expected with nearly 17,000 students per year and with open public access to the campus, students need to understand that unlawful activities may occur at Victor Valley College and at activities which the college sponsors. Although the college provides security and takes reasonable preventive measures, it is important that students also take reasonable preventive steps to prevent or avoid criminal behavior. For example, students should keep their automobiles locked and their possessions secured at all times to discourage and prevent thefts.
Campus Police Services
Located on lower campus in Building 80, Room 11
Police office hours are Monday-Thursday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, and Friday 7:30 am to 3:45 pm. Campus Police can be reached by calling 760.245.4271 ext.2329. After hours and weekends call ext.2555. In an emergency, dial 911.
Student Activities Center (S.A.C.)
Located on the east side of the lake, the SAC (Building 44) houses a cafeteria and the student bookstore is located inside. Also included in the center are the Associated Student Body (ASB) offices, ASB Computer Lab, Public Information Office, Phi Theta Kappa (Honor Society), Conference Center, Faculty/Staff Dining (Desert Rock Café), Chow Time (Chinese, pizza and American dishes), Rams Café, Auxiliary Services Box Office and Rams Bookstore.
The elevator complex connecting lower and upper campus empties onto the Student Activities Center patio.
In addition to semester parking permits, the College offers students and visitors an alternate parking option. Parking meters are located in Lots F1, J1, J2, K, V and S. They are intended to meet short-term parking needs (meters accept quarters only). Student permits are not valid in metered stalls.
Emergency phones are located at several locations around the campus for the safety of students.
Restrooms are located in most main buildings on campus.
Vending machines dispensing a variety of food and supply products are located throughout the campus.
Child Development Lab Classroom
The Child Development Lab Classroom (CDLC) is located in Building 12 on upper campus, next to Excelsior Education Center..
We provide a high quality model lab site for college students, as well as providing a safe, nurturing, and developmentally appropriate educational environment for children and families in our diverse community. The primary goal for the CDLC is to provide a Lab for the Child Development Program students. Additionally, we offer observation opportunities to all disciplines and students from any community college or university requiring a Lab experience. As a Lab for the Child Development Program, the CDLC provides ongoing and professional updated resources for students, both male and female, to receive professional training that is required for certification and to observe children in a quality program to further their understanding of child growth and development. The CDLC, state license # 360906573, is funded through a contract from the California State Department of Education, Early Education and Support Division. The CDLC is contracted to offer a State Preschool and must adhere to the Contract funding terms & conditions for both Title 5 and Title 22 regulations. The CDLC operates a part day preschool educational program for families from mid-August to mid-June. This program is offered Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. or 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Children must attend all five days. The Lab is designed to serve the income-eligible child during the year prior to kindergarten. Children are enrolled on a priority basis. For more information, please call the Lab office at 760-245-4271 ext. 2618.
Head Start Program
The Preschool Services Department (PSD) Federal Head Start and Early Head Start programs are offered at the VVC Child Development Center. VVC Head Start/EHS offers Full-Day, Part-Day and Home Base programs which are free to eligible families. For more information, call (760) 952-1087 or (760) 952-1549.
PSD serves children 0-5 and also has a program that serves low-income expecting mothers (LIFT Program) at 43 locations throughout the County of San Bernardino. All programs are family-oriented, comprehensive and community-based which address developmental goals for enrolled children, support for parents in fulfilling their parental roles and becoming self-sufficient and provides connections to other services and resources. PSD offers a full array of child development and family support services which include:
- Health (Medical and Dental Screenings and Follow-Up)
- Access to Prenatal and Postpartum Care
- Nutrition Education
- Mental Health / Behavioral Services and Support Groups
- Disability Services
- Education and Job Training
- Literacy Programs (Adults and Children)
- Food and Nutrition Services
- Fatherhood Engagement
For more information on PSD’s programs, visit http://hss.sbcounty.gov/psd/ or call (888) KIDS-025