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Notice for DVC and LMC Applicants

Students applying to DVC or LMC must list Carlene Hunt's email address huntc@mdusd.net, when completing their applications. Due to technical reasons, DVC/LMC cannot communicate or transmit the SAR form to our .org email address at this time. 

 

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Information about applying to a 4 Year University

Students who are interested in attending a 4 year University must read important information located on the UC College Planning page.

Colleges in California

Choosing to attend college is a significant and important milestone in any person's path through life. Data shows that attending college and earning a degree often leads individuals to greater opportunities and more choices in life. The decision to apply ultimately depends on people knowing what they want, what they are capable, and what they are willing to commit to achieve.

When we talk about college, we recognize that college is one path of many that people may pursue. We encourage people to also explore programs in Vocational, Trade, and Technical schools that cater to each individual's interests and abilities. People make choices in life. Whether it's college or other kinds of schools, we hope the information that we can provide helps people make an informed decision with every step towards the future.

Community College

There are two local community colleges, among other institutions, that are well known in our area: Diablo Valley College (DVC) and Los Medanos College (LMC). We will highlight key areas that you need to know, and we strongly advise students to follow the enrollment procedures as specified directly on DVC and LMC’s respective websites.

Diablo Valley College (DVC)

*Enrolling as a High School Student

  • While you are in high school, you can attend DVC.
  • The credits you earn can be applied to both college and high school.
  • One (1) College Credit is worth 3.33 High School Credits.
  • Tuition is very low for concurrent students.
  • Follow the directions as specified on DVC’s website for High School Students.
  • You will need to get the Special Admissions Recommendation (SAR) form signed each semester by your high school principal. Students, complete the SAR form and email it Carlene Hunt (huntc@mdusd.net). Once it is signed, we will email the form back to you.

*Enrolling as a Graduating High School Senior

DVC's Summer Career Academies

In 2020, DVC's Summer Career Academies allows high school students to explore various career opportunities while earning college credit. The cost for current high school students is $1 per unit. If interested, students should visit DVC's website for registration and information about current course availability.   

 

Los Medanos College (LMC)

What to know about LMC

  • While you are in high school, you can attend LMC.
  • The credits you earn can be applied to both college and high school.
  • One (1) College Credit is worth 3.33 High School Credits.
  • Tuition is very low for concurrent students.
  • To learn about earning high school credit through LMC, read LMC's Special Admit/Concurrent Enrollment Information & Policies.

*Enrolling as a High School Student

  • Follow the directions as specified on LMC’s website for "New to LMC" students.
  • To earn high school credit, you will need to get the Special Admissions Recommendation (SAR) form signed each semester by your high school principal. Students, complete the SAR form and email it Carlene Hunt (huntc@mdusd.net). Once it is signed, we will email the form back to you.

*Enrolling as a Graduating High School Senior

  • Follow the directions as specified on LMC’s website for "Graduating High School Senior" students.
  • To earn high school credit, you will need to get the Special Admissions Recommendation (SAR) form signed each semester by your high school principal. Students, complete the SAR form and email it Carlene Hunt (huntc@mdusd.net). Once it is signed, we will email the form back to you.

 

California State University

There are 23 campuses in the California State University (CSU) system. Each campus has its own website that describes location, available programs, and application process. Students can easily research the strengths of each campus be exploring CSU's main website.

 

University of California

There are 10 campuses and multiple locations in the University of California (UC) system. Each campus has its own website that describes location, available programs, and application process. Students can easily research the strengths of each campus be exploring UC's main website.