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  • Looking to Add a Fall Class?

    Posted: September 15, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    Check the AVC Schedule of Classes for late start fall courses to accommodate your schedule.
  • New ASO Football Family Pack

    Posted: September 15, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    Now buy a family pack of football tickets:  2 adults and 2 children (age 6-17) for $10!
  • 2016-17 Performance Season Begins at AV College Performing Arts Theatre

    Posted: September 8, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    The 2016-17 Antelope Valley College Performing Arts Theatre season gets underway this month, with a full line-up of events sure to please audiences across the Antelope Valley.
  • Annual Transfer Fair to Happen Next Week

    Posted: September 8, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    The annual Transfer fair will be held Tuesday, September 20 starting at 10 a.m. in the Fine Arts Quad. Meet outreach & admissions representatives from 38 CSUs, UCs, private and out of state universities and institutions.
  • Mock Trial Informational Sessions During September

    Posted: September 8, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    Mock Trial is a fantastic opportunity to experience the real life process of a lawyer and hone your public speaking and acting skills.
  • President's Coffee Chat

    Posted: September 1, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    President Ed Knudson will host a coffee chat on Friday, September 9 at 9 am in the Student Lounge of the AVC Cafeteria.
  • Late Start Classes to Begin in September

    Posted: September 1, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    Ready to add a class? Check the AVC Schedule of Classes for late start fall courses to accommodate your schedule.
  • Founder's Day BBQ

    Posted: September 1, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    Come out for AVC Founder's Day BBQ held on Saturday, September 10 from 4 - 7 p.m. in the Fine Arts Quad.
  • AVC Transfer Center is Now on Social Media

    Posted: August 25, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    The Transfer Center Facebook page is up and running! "Like" the page for updated info regarding transferring, events/workshops, view our pictures from past field trips to universities and much more!
  • AVC Alumni Music Recital

    Posted: August 25, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    All AVC employees, students, and members of the AV community are cordially invited to an AVC Alumni Music Recital on Saturday, August 27, 2016 at 4:30pm in FA3 162 (the Choral Room/Recital Hall in the Music Building) at Antelope Valley College.
  • Parking and Traffic on Campus

    Posted: August 25, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    With the return of students to campus for fall semester, please remember provisions of the California Vehicle Code are enforced 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Maximum speed limits for roadways are as posted. The speed limit in all campus parking lots is 10 MPH.
  • AVC Will be Closed to the Public - Friday, August 19

    Posted: August 18, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    AVC will be closed to the public tomorrow, Friday August 19, to accommodate a campus-wide meeting of staff and faculty.
  • AVC Announces Appointment of Academic Deans

    Posted: August 18, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    In response to multiple retirements and a restructuring of academic divisions, Antelope Valley College is proud to announce the hiring of four new academic deans. College district trustees approved all four contracts, effective August 9.
  • Annual Warehouse Surplus Auction Donations Deadline of Friday, August 19

    Posted: August 18, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    The Warehouse is prepping for the District’s surplus auction, which will be held on Saturday, October 1st in the AVC Warehouse.
  • Smoke Advisory for Antelope Valley

    Posted: August 18, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    The Antelope Valley Air Quality Management District has issued a Smoke Advisory today for southern and eastern portions of the Antelope Valley.
  • Interested in Attending Law School?

    Posted: August 4, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    The AVC Law Scholars program is designed to prepare underserved community college students for admission to law school in California and to bring diversity to the law profession.
  • AVC Student Bus Pass Program Applications Now Available!

    Posted: August 1, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    AVC Student Equity is now accepting applications for the fall semester Student Bus Pass Program. This joint partnership with Antelope Valley Transit Authority (AVTA) is funded by the AV Air Quality Management District (AVAQMD), AVC Student Equity and other categorical programs on campus, which are designed to help increase access for students.
  • Registration Now Open - First Year Experience Summer Bridge - The Boot Camp

    Posted: July 21, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    Are you a 2016 high school graduate about to begin your first year of college? The AVC FYE Summer Bridge - The Boot Camp will be held Tuesday, August 16 - Thursday, August 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on the Lancaster campus.
  • Former AVC Trustee Dies

    Posted: July 7, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    Betty Lou Nash, former AVC employee and trustee, has passed away at the age of 92.
  • New Class: Math 116 - Introduction to Statistics Using R

    Posted: July 7, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    New for Fall - MATH 116 (Introduction to Statistics using R) is designed for STEM majors. This course will cover the common traditional statistical methods taught in a beginning course using the statistical software R. Learning how to do the traditional statistics using R is a perfect preparation to expand to more advanced methods in a known environment.
  • CalWORKS Director to Become This Year's President of CCC CWA

    Posted: July 7, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    Congratulations to AVC’s Tim Wiley for being elected president of the California Community College CalWORKS association of the 16-17 year.
  • AVC Board to Place Local Bond Measure on November Ballot

    Posted: June 16, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    Citing the outdated classroom and student services areas, the Antelope Valley Community College District Board of Trustees voted unanimously June 13 to put a $350 million bond measure on the November 8, 2016, general election ballot.
  • AVC Commencement 2016

    Posted: June 16, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    This year, the college conferred a total of 2,662 degrees and certificates. This included 995 Associate in Arts, 600 Associate in Science, 456 Associate Degrees for Transfer, and 611 certificates.
  • ASO Advocacy Survey Spring 2016

    Posted: May 26, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    Please take a moment to share your feedback about our campus and services that we provide.
  • 1st Annual Law Scholar Award Ceremony Held at the Antonovich Courthouse

    Posted: May 26, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    Congrats 2016 Law Scholar graduates. Recognized on Wednesday May 25 at the Antonovich Courthouse by the honorable Lisa Chung.
  • AVC Foundation Scholarships Totaliing $211,400 Awarded

    Posted: May 20, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    The Antelope Valley College Foundation has awarded 242 scholarships totaling $211,400. Scholarships were awarded this year to 195 students - some receiving multiple awards.
  • Make Learning Visible Open House

    Posted: May 20, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    Students from the CFE 201 and 202 (Child Development Practicum) will be presenting documentation of their semester-long projects facilitated with young children in early childhood programs at the Making Learning Visible Open House May 25 5:30 – 7 p.m. with displays will set up throughout the Child Development Center.
  • AVC2CSU Accepting Applications for Tier 2

    Posted: May 16, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    Student can now earn a transferable associate degree with guaranteed course availability with AVC2CSU. Programs in Business Administration, Sociology, Administration of Justice, and Kinesiology will begin in Fall 2016. Benefits include priority registration, dedicated educational advisors, faculty mentors, workshops, clubs and much more.
  • Town Hall Meeting Tuesday, May 17, at 2 p.m.

    Posted: May 16, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    A year-end town hall meeting will be held Tuesday, May 17, at 2 p.m. in the Performing Arts Theater.
  • Summer Just Got Smarter at AVC

    Posted: May 16, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    In an effort to increase class offerings for students looking to jump-start or catch up on their degree, AVC has doubled their English course offering for the upcoming summer term. These include increased sections in basic skills courses (ENGL 095, 097, 099) and transferable English 101, 102 and 103.
  • AVC Ceramics Mother's Day Sale Fundraiser

    Posted: April 29, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    The AVC Ceramics Mother's Day Sale Fundraiser happening Tuesday, May 3 and Wednesday, May 4 from 10am - 3:30pm in the Library Plaza. Proceeds will benefit the AVC ceramics program. For more info: http://ow.ly/4nfdsW
  • Arts Equity and Inclusion Town Hall

    Posted: April 28, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    The Los Angeles County Arts Commission is holding an event on Saturday, May 21 from 10 AM - 12 PM  at MOAH to gather information and help shape the future of the arts in Los Angeles County--including the AV, and in regards to county support of VAPA and the AVC Art Gallery. Faculty, students and community members are welcome to attend.
  • Airframe Manufacturing Technology Program Now Accepting Applications

    Posted: April 28, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    The Airframe Manufacturing Technology Program Application Packet is now available on the AVC Airframe Manufacturing Technology webpage. Enrollment packets will be accepted beginning today, April 28, 2016. The deadline is May 26, 2016
  • Fall 2016 Graduation Applicants

    Posted: April 26, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    The Graduation Office is currently accepting applications for students completing their requirements by Fall 2016. Applications can be completed online, or students can print the application from the AVC website at https://www.avc.edu/studentservices/graduation. Students with outside coursework must submit official transcripts upon application unless official transcripts have already been submitted. A preliminary evaluation will be sent to the student’s myAVC email account showing the progress toward the degree or certificate. Students awarded a degree or certificate for Fall 2016 should expect to pick up their diploma and/or certificate in February 2017.
  • ASL Club Shows Spirit at Relay for Life

    Posted: April 21, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    The ASL@AVC club participated in Relay for Life this month raising over $1,000 for the American Cancer Society. Pictured are Monica Martinez, one of the group event organizers, and Cameron Caballero, ASL Club President. In addition to student participants, adjunct instructor Cole McCandless walked the entire 24 hours, logging over 60 miles!
  • Non-Resident Tuition Policy

    Posted: April 21, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    Beginning summer 2016, the tuition rate charged to students who qualify as nonresidents including out-of-state students and international students will be $211 per semester unit, payable at the time of registration. Nonresidents are also required to pay the $46 enrollment fee and a Capital Outlay fee of $13 per unit for a total of $270 per semester unit. The tuition rate is recalculated each year based on cost per student and is therefore subject to change. Additional information regarding residency requirements may be obtained from the Admissions and Records Office.
  • AVC Fire Crew Gets Hands-On Experience

    Posted: April 21, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    When the Inyo National Forest required additional staffing, they placed a call to AVC. College Wildland Fire faculty supplied 15-16 student workers that are trained and certified Wildland Firefighters to meet up with fire line leadership. Over a two-week period, they operated as a certified wildland fire hand crew.  The crew is a joint venture through a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and is classified as a Type 2 IA hand crew.
  • AVC2CSU Now Accepting Applications

    Posted: April 21, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    Students can now earn a transferable associate degree with guaranteed course availability with AVC2CSU. Programs in Business Administration, Sociology, Administration of Justice, and Kinesiology will begin in Fall 2016. Benefits include priority registration, dedicated educational advisors, faculty mentors, workshops, clubs and much more.

    Applications are being accepted now and are available at the Information and Welcome Center (SSV Lobby).  First Tier Application Deadline: April 29th. Application Packets will be reviewed and approved on a first-come first-served basis by the AVC2CSU Pathway Selection Committee. For more info: avc2csu@avc.edu.

  • 2016 Summer and Fall Registration

    Posted: April 14, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    Get the best possible registration appointment for upcoming summer and fall terms! Friday, April 15 is the deadline to complete matriculation steps in order to receive the best possible priority registration appointment.
  • Spectrum Series to be Held at AVC

    Posted: April 14, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    Student Equity invites students, faculty, staff and the community to a free performance full of comedy and poetry on Friday, April 22 starting at 6pm in the Performing Arts Theatre. This series will feature Filipino American writer, performer, scholar and, educator Jason Magabo Perez along with artist, comedian, and writer Kristina Wong. For more information about this event.
  • CSUN Day

    Posted: April 7, 2016 | Rachel Morgan
  • CSUN Day Tuesday, April 12 from 10am-2pm in the Library Plaza will provide answers about transfer questions. If you are interested in CSUN this is an excellent opportunity to get information from representatives and advisors! For details: http://ow.ly/Zzkw6
  • President's Coffee Chat

    Posted: March 31, 2016 | Rachel Morgan
  • President Ed Knudson will host a coffee chat on Friday, April 1 at 9am in the Student Lounge. Faculty, staff, students and community members are welcome.
  • Spring Emergency Drills

    Posted: March 31, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    REMINDER - Please see the following information for the remaining emergency drills for the 2016 Spring Semester:

    Evacuation Drills

    Drill Zones 5 & 7 of Main Campus (DZ 5 = LS1, LS2, ME, OF2, OF3, SS1, TE1, TE2; DZ 7 = HS, HS001) 

    Thursday - April 21, 2016 at 11:15 AM and 7:30 PM.

    Active Shooter Drills immediately followed by Evacuation Drills

    Fox Field Site (all classes)

    Wednesday - May 11, 2016 at 8:15 AM and 4:15 PM.

  • Historically Black Colleges & University College Tour

    Posted: March 31, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    Are you interested in attending an Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU) tour? Student Equity is sponsoring an HBCU College Tour this summer.
  • New Research Finds California Community Colleges Fee Wavier Program is Most Effective in the Country at Providing Assistance to Needy Students

    Posted: March 31, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    Thirty-year-old program has enhanced college access for historically under-represented students.

    New research comparing community college state financial aid "Promise" programs and other efforts directed at covering tuition around the country shows that the California Community Colleges fee waiver program does the most to provide access to students in need of financial assistance.

  • Happy Birthday Shakespeare Celebration

    Posted: March 17, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    Happy birthday Shakespeare! Join us on Sunday, March 20 starting at 11 am in the Black Box Theatre for auditions. Celebrate his birthday on Tuesday, April 26 starting at 7 pm in the Performing Arts Theatre. For more info: http://ow.ly/ZygVt
  • AVC STEM Club Campus-Wide Survey

    Posted: March 17, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    The AVC STEM Club is conducting a campus-wide survey to get feedback about STEM involvement club membership. Complete the survey here.
  • Hypnotic Brass Ensemble to Perform at AVC

    Posted: March 17, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    Student Equity invites students, faculty, staff and the local community to a night of musical engagement and exploration with Hypnotic Brass Ensemble Thursday, March 17 starting at 7pm in the Performing Arts Theatre.
  • Paraclete and Pete Knight H.S. Teams Among Winners at Math Field Day

    Posted: March 10, 2016 | Rachel Morgan
  • Top math students from 13 area high schools spent 90 minutes last Friday morning working through a series of written problems devised by Antelope Valley College math faculty members.In addition to the test, Northrop Grumman engineers Melissa Ebert, Garrett Pursley and Jeffrey Ward spoke to the students.  More than 60 participated in this year’s event.

    When the 36th annual Mathematics Field Day was over, students from Paraclete and Pete Knight high schools walked away with bragging rights for having the winning team scores in their respective categories. Retiring professor, Dr. Richard Sieger, has designed the last 28 annual tests of mathematics knowledge.

  • AVC Alumnus Wins UCLA School of Law School Award

    Posted: March 10, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    Congratulations to AVC Alumnus Tal Kapelner for earning the Masin Family Academic Excellence Gold Award. The $400 scholarship is awarded each year to the individual with highest grade in the UCLA School of Law Financial Analysis course. Kapelner bested over 100 other UCLA Law School students for the honor. Kapelner notes that he would not have been able to do it without the the fundamentals of accounting he learned at AVC.
  • Invitation to AVC Symphonic Band Concert & Women in Music Conference Event

    Posted: March 10, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    Students, staff and members of the AVC community are invited to the upcoming concert by the Antelope Valley College Symphonic Band on Saturday, March 19th at 7 pm in the Performing Arts Theatre.

    Titled "Music by Women", the program will include exciting and moving concert band works by such well known composers as Alex Shapiro, Shelly Hanson, and Julie Giroux. Guest conductor, Dr. Jermie Arnold, Associate Director of Bands at CSU, Long Beach will direct music composed by Dr. Carolyn Bremer, Chair of the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at CSULB, along with the world premier of "Oneness Clarinet Concerto Movement" by Dr. Deon Nielsen Price featuring Dr. Berkeley Price as clarinet soloist. Also on the concert will be the Concertino for Flute and Piano by Cecile Chaminade performed by Magenta Money, a student at Quartz Hill High School, and Mary Zimmerman, AVC staff accompanist.

  • Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Testing Opportunity

    Posted: March 3, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    Are you interested in a career in law enforcement? The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department will hold a walk- in testing opportunity for Deputy Sheriff Trainee on Saturday, March 26 at 9 a.m. at the Chimbole Cultural Center in Palmdale. For details: http://ow.ly/d/4sLn
  • Spring Emergency Evacuation and Active Shooter Drills

    Posted: March 3, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    REMINDER - The Emergency Evacuation and Active Shooter Drill schedule for the 2016 Spring Semester.

    Evacuation Drills

    Palmdale Center (entire Center)

    Thursday - March 10, 2016 at 9:45 AM and 7:30 PM.

    Active Shooter Drills

    Main Campus (entire campus)

    Wednesday - March 16, 2016 at 11:15 AM and 7:30 PM.

    Evacuation Drills

    Drill Zones 5 & 7 of Main Campus (DZ 5 = LS1, LS2, ME, OF2, OF3, SS1, TE1, TE2; DZ 7 = HS, HS001) 

    Thursday - April 21, 2016 at 11:15 AM and 7:30 PM.

    Active Shooter Drills immediately followed by Evacuation Drills

    Fox Field Site (all classes)

    Wednesday - May 11, 2016 at 8:15 AM and 4:15 PM.

  • AVC Mindfulness Meditation Group

    Posted: March 3, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    Interested in meditation but don’t know where to start? Looking for a group of meditators to sit with and an empirically proven means of reducing stress and improving concentration? Join Dr. De’Nean Coleman-Carew and the Mindfulness Meditation group here on campus in the Student Success Center (LC 113) every Tuesday from 12:30-1:30.
  • AVC Art Gallery Will Host Exhibition Reception, Wednesday, March 9

    Posted: March 3, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    Los Angeles is a complicated network of neighborhoods, streets, alleys and freeways. Enthralled by the vibrant sights and sounds of the Los Angeles signage, architecture and iconography, Jasmine Delgado acts as a visual historian to document the strip malls, liquor stores, carnicería and machine shops that fill the landscape and provide colorful components of a complex metropolis constantly in flux. Ever since Delgado pulled her first print at a local community college in 1993, she's been a diehard printmaker. Inspired by the generosity of working in multiples, her work evolved to include the language of spray paint, stencil and fabric to illustrate the impermanence of the LA urban landscape.
  • Men's Basketball Advances to Quarterfinals

    Posted: March 3, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    The Marauder men's basketball team completed another come-from-behind victory last night against Citrus College, 96-86. With the win, they are headed to quarterfinals of the California State Championships and will face Chaffey College in Rancho Cucamonga on Saturday night. For more details.
  • AVTA TAP Cards Now Available!

    Posted: March 2, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    Antelope Valley College Cashier's Office is now an Authorized Dealer for AVTA TAP cards!
  • Antelope Valley College Students and Faculty to be Surveyed on College Experience

    Posted: March 2, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    What constitutes quality in the community college experience? Research shows that for many groups of students, the more actively engaged they are, the more likely they are to learn, to persist with their studies, and to attain their academic goals. Student engagement, therefore, is a valuable measure for assessing the quality of colleges’ educational practices and identifying ways they can help more students succeed. Antelope Valley College (AVC) is joining in this effort.
  • Are You Prepared for an Emergency at AVC?

    Posted: March 1, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    Do you receive AVC emergency messages via text message? Do you want to know if the campus closes? Or what to do in case of emergency? You need to add your cell phone number to RAVE, the AVC emergency alert system, today!
  • AVC Fire Technology Program to Hold Information Sessions

    Posted: March 1, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    Antelope Valley College fire technology faculty will hold information sessions for two upcoming academy programs.
  • Use of AVC Resources for Political Activities Forbidden by State Law

    Posted: February 25, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    With another political season approaching, all district employees are reminded that it is a violation of state law and district board policy to use college district resources to advocate for a candidate for election or a ballot measure.
  • Spring 2016 AVC Foundation Grants for Faculty & Staff

    Posted: February 25, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    The AVC Foundation Grants program assists AVC campus entities with awards for activities or purchases that may not receive funds from the college or district budget. Grants are supported by the AVC Foundation general fund (“AVC Fund”), including Employee Giving and President’s Circle donors, as well as direct donor contributions to the Foundation Grants Program. Multiple grants will be awarded from $7,500 available each semester.
  • SOL Developement to Perform Today

    Posted: February 25, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    Award-winning educator and poet Karega Bailey will be performing in the Student Lounge (SCT 101) tonight at 7 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.  Bailey is the Director of Special Education at Roses in Concrete Community School in Oakland, California. He is a member of SOL Development, a Hip-Hop/Jazz/Soul ensemble of music teachers. As an artist Karega Bailey has several projects in his catalog which include an album titled Surrender. A book titled Surrender: A Poetic Ethnography and a documentary titled Surrender: The story of Rhythm Restoring Hope and his latest release PEACE KING. He specializes in resiliency and community healing. Mini-performances will also be held today at 11:30 a.m. and tomorrow at noon. For more info: http://ow.ly/YIHZr
  • AVC Faculty Featured in Art Exhibition

    Posted: February 18, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    Painting instructor Christine Mugnolo and Language Arts instructor Charles Hood will be featured in the art exhibition "Green Revolution," opening Saturday at the Museum of Art and History (MOAH), in Lancaster.

    Christine's work features a series of water color panels that tell the story of water in California. Joined together like panels of a Medieval map, her works tilts California on its side, to challenge the inevitability that all the water from Northern California naturally would drain down through aqueducts to Southern California.

  • SkillsUSA Student Organization Wins Eight Awards

    Posted: February 18, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    Skills USA, a United States career and technical student organization, won medals at the California Leadership & Skills Conference (Region 3). Some of the categories awarded were a gold medal in oxyacetylene and mig welding, a silver in mig welding, a bronze in arc welding, tig welding, and in sculpture.
  • President's March Cofee Chatin Palmdale

    Posted: February 18, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    President Ed Knudson will host a coffee chat on Tuesday, March 1 at 2 pm at the Palmdale Center in the Student Services area, 3rd floor. Please join us, faculty, staff, students and community members are welcome.
  • Corporate and Community Services Has Moved

    Posted: February 18, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    Corporate and Community Services is now in T 503 A on the north side of the Lancaster campus near Avenue J-8 and 30th Street West. Stop by if you have any questions or want to check out our list of courses. Classes are open up to all of the community.
  • Counseling Fair to be Held on Wednesday, March 9

    Posted: February 18, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    AVC’s Counseling and Categorical divisions are hosting its 1st Annual AVC SSSP Counseling Fair on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 from 11am-6 pm in the AVC Library Plaza. This event is to help students meet all of their SSSP Core Service requirements and introduce them to the various counseling resources that are here to support their success. Students will have the opportunity meet one-on-one with a counselor/advisor for educational and career planning or may schedule a priority appointment. This event will include free food, music, and a free prize drawing!
  • AVC Theatre Arts Original One-Act Festival Contest

    Posted: February 18, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    The Antelope Valley College Theatre Arts department announces the Original One-Act Festival contest is now open to all students and staff at the college. The script deadline is Monday, February 29.
  • Campus Closed Starting Friday, February 12 - Monday, February 15 for Presidents Day

    Posted: February 11, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    REMINDER: Our campus will be closed starting Friday, February 12 - Monday, February 15 for Presidents Day. Enjoy the long weekend!
  • No Parking or Passenger Unloading in Red Zones or Campus Roadways

    Posted: February 11, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    AVC reminds staff, students and visitors that there is no parking, passenger loading or passenger unloading in red zones or campus roadways. Vehicles stopped at red zones curbs or in campus roadways may be cited by LASD.

    Passenger loading and unloading on red zone curbs blocks traffic on campus and creates a hazard for emergency vehicles and pedestrians crossing into parking lots. Drivers are encouraged to use general parking spaces or the turn around between SSV and Administration for passenger loading and unloading. Visitor parking is available in lot 8 (across from SSV) and is limited to 30 minutes. Please help keep traffic moving and our community safe!

  • Sustainability Workshop to be Held February 24

    Posted: February 11, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    As part of the 2025 Facilities Master Plan, AVC will be holding a workshop focused on sustainability on Wednesday, February 24 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Performing Arts Theater, Green Room (PA 114). This workshop will provide input to the vision, goals and priorities for the AVC facilities master plan. This workshop will be educational and interactive. Students, staff, faculty and the greater Antelope Valley community are invited to provide input. Please RSVP by Feb. 18 to djensen@avc.edu.
  • AVC Announces Spring Performing Arts Theatre Line-Up

    Posted: February 11, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    The second half of our 2015-16 performance season is underway at the Antelope Valley College Performing Arts Theatre (AVC PAT), with a full line-up of events sure to please audiences across the Antelope Valley. A wide variety of events is scheduled: concerts featuring stirring orchestral classics and contemporary rock and jazz; modern and ballroom dance performances sure to get toes tapping, and theatre productions and festivals for all ages. Not to mention cultural and fashion showcases, recitals and community workshops – many of which are free to the public. Come and experience the diversity and excitement of the performing arts at AVC.
  • Parking and Traffic on Campus

    Posted: February 4, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    With the return of students to campus for spring semester, please remember provisions of the California Vehicle Code are enforced 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Maximum speed limits for roadways are as posted. The speed limit in all campus parking lots is 10 MPH. 
  • Spring Emergency Evacuation and Active Shooter Drills

    Posted: February 4, 2016 | Rachel Morgan
  • REMINDER - The Emergency Evacuation and Active Shooter Drill schedule for the 2016 Spring Semester (i.e. drills in February, March, April, and May of 2016) which was first announced in the 11-19-2015 "Campus Update" is as follows:

    Evacuation Drills

    Drill Zones 2 & 4 of Main Campus (DZ 2 = FA1-FA4, PA, NORTH & SOUTH ATHLETIC FIELDS, MS1-4, T850-1;  DZ 4 = LH, OF1, GYM, T800, SA, S1 – S9, SR, SBS, TE6, TE8)

    Week of February 22, 2016 - Please note:  For the semi-unannounced drills, only the week of the daytime and nighttime drills is pre-announced.  The actual date(s) and drill start times are not pre-announced.

    Evacuation Drills

    Palmdale Center (entire Center)

    Thursday - March 10, 2016 at 9:45 AM and 7:30 PM.

    Active Shooter Drills

    Main Campus (entire campus)

    Wednesday - March 16, 2016 at 11:15 AM and 7:30 PM.

    Evacuation Drills

    Drill Zones 5 & 7 of Main Campus (DZ 5 = LS1, LS2, ME, OF2, OF3, SS1, TE1, TE2; DZ 7 = HS, HS001) 

    Thursday - April 21, 2016 at 11:15 AM and 7:30 PM.

    Active Shooter Drills immediately followed by Evacuation Drills

    Fox Field Site (all classes)

    Wednesday - May 11, 2016 at 8:15 AM and 4:15 PM.

    GAVEA is Now on Campus

    Posted: February 4, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    Did you know that the Greater Antelope Valley Economic Alliance (GAVEA) is now located on the AVC campus? They are located in SCT, just outside the cafeteria. GAVEA is the public/private partnership that facilitates business growth and opportunity within 3000 square-mile region of the greater Antelope Valley.

  • Faculty Member Seeking Volunteers for Science Event

    Posted: February 4, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    Biology Instructor Lena Coleman is seeking student and faculty volunteers for an elementary school science day to be held on campus in early March. Volunteers will be running fun science experiments with small groups of local elementary students. This is a great opportunity to volunteer and have fun with science! For more information please email Lena Coleman at lcoleman@avc.edu.
  • February California Dream Act Application Workshops

    Posted: February 4, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    Please join us for a hands-on workshop to complete the Dream Act and AVC’s scholarship applications.

    You will receive assistance from our Financial Aid staff who will be happy to answer your questions relating to the Dream Act process.

  • SOAR High School Principal Honored

    Posted: February 4, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    SOAR (Students on Academic Rise) High School Principal, Dr. Chris Grado, was named one of the 30 Most Influential California High School Principals by Mometrix Test Preparation. The Mometrix ratings are based on points awarded to each principal based on a wide variety of data available to the public, including national and state awards, national and state “rankings,” average SAT scores, ‘college readiness,’ and more. 
  • Spring Semester Starts Monday, February 8

    Posted: February 4, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    Spring semester is just around the corner! Classes start Monday, February 8. It is time to check your schedule and make any last minute changes. 
  • Bring Out Your Creative Side at Ceramics Workshop

    Posted: January 28, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    Help celebrate Rich Sim’s upcoming 50th year teaching ceramics at AVC with a unique opportunity to participate in a Pottery Workshop. Create your pieces Friday, February 26 from 6-10 p.m. and Saturday, February 27 from noon-6 p.m. and then come back to glaze and load the kiln on Saturday, March 12 from noon-4 p.m. Register with the AVC Foundation, only 20 seats available. Check out some of the pieces that you can create here.
  • 2016 STEM Conference for Girls - Registration Now Open!

    Posted: January 28, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    Registration is now open for the 2016 STEM Conference for Girls to be held on Saturday, March 5, 2016. Space is limited for this FREE event. Please visit the Palmdale STEM Events page or call (661) 722-6400 for details and registration. This annual event is designed for girls in grades 6-12. Students will have fun exploring hands-on activities related to science, technology, engineering and math. Parents are welcome to attend. This event is held in partnership with Antelope Valley Unified High School District in the AVUHSD Palmdale Conference Center, 1156 East Ave. S, Palmdale.
  • AVC to Host 80 Teams in Regional Science Olympiad

    Posted: January 28, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    Antelope Valley College is excited to announce the 5th annual Aerospace Valley Science Olympiad regional competition to take place at the AVC Lancaster campus Saturday, February 13 from 7:30 am to 6:30 pm.

    For more than 30 years, Science Olympiad has been premier national STEM competition for middle and high school students. Each state hosts regional tournaments and the winners of these tournaments participate in a statewide event. The winners of the state events participate in the annual national competition in May. The top three overall teams from the Aerospace Valley Regional will advance to the state completion in April at the Caltech campus in Pasadena CA.

  • 1098-T Forms Mailed

    Posted: January 27, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    Form 1098-T for 2015 have been mailed to students. This form is used to report tuition and fees charged to students enrolled in courses at Antelope Valley College during 2015. For answers to commonly asked questions please go to the Cashier’s website.
  • AVC Business Office Mails 2015 1099 Misc

    Posted: January 19, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    2015 1099 - Miscellaneous Income Reports have been mailed to all vendors who were paid $600 or more by the district during the 2015 tax year. Vendors with questions should contact Una Goff at extension 661-722.6300 extension 6158.
  • Information Sessions Scheduled for Math 99

    Posted: January 14, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    Skip what you know and learn what you need! Learn about Math 99, a self-paced alternative to Math 65, 70 AND 102. For details and RSVP: http://goo.gl/forms/FhTyoKsRb8
  • Save the Date - 4th Annual STEM Conference for Girls - Saturday, March 5

    Posted: January 14, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    Girls in grades 6 thru 12 are invited to attend the free activity-filled annual event on Saturday, March 5. Hands-on workshops provided taught these young women about 3D printing, solar energy and the body’s use of energy to burn calories. Engineers from Lockheed Martin, NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center and Northrop Grumman in the Antelope Valley provided a fun and educational environment for these students. 

    For additional information, please call (661) 722-6400, Option 1 or visit www.avc.edu/palmdale/stem/ Registration opens soon.

  • President's Coffee Chat

    Posted: January 14, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    President Ed Knudson will host a coffee chat on Thursday, February 11 at 3 pm in the Student Lounge of the AVC Cafeteria. Please join us, faculty, staff, students and community members are welcome.
  • AVC Works to Meet Student Demand for Spring Classes

    Posted: January 14, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    Spring semester starts February 8 and AVC is working hard to meet the demand of students. The college still has seats available in many programs such as Business and Computer Studies, Career and Technical Training, Visual and Perming Arts, World Languages and more.
  • Community Invited to Cash for College set Thursday, Jan. 21

    Posted: January 7, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    Get educated on financial aid, college savings, money management, FAFSA, BOG applications, the Dream Act and more! The event takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Participants are encourage to start at the information booth.
  • 2016-2017 AVC Foundation Scholarships

    Posted: January 7, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    Did you know the AVC Foundation has over 200 scholarships available to students each year by filling out only one application? Awards range from $250 to $2,000. For more Information (www.avc.edu/studentservices/finaid/scholarships)
  • Information Sessions for All Prospective Radiologic Technology Program Applicants

    Posted: January 5, 2016 | Rachel Morgan

    All prospective Radiologic Technology Program applicants are encouraged to attend one of the information sessions scheduled below:

    January 6, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. in APL 119

    January 20, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. in APL  119

    Enrollment packets will be accepted February 1, 2016 to March 10, 2016, via courier service only (e.g. USPS, Federal Express, and UPS).

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