Welcome to Student Success Division at Evergreen Valley College!
Our mission is to empower and support all EVC students to accomplish their educational, career and personal goals by offering orientation, assessment, counseling, transfer, work experience and student follow-up services based on our college guiding principles of equity, opportunity and social justice.
We invite you to navigate our website to learn about our comprehensive and accessible support programs and services. In addition we would like to extend an invitation to visit the Center for Student Success or connect with us via email or phone.
Center for Student Success at EVC
The main objective of the Student Success Act of 2012 is to assist students in planning and achieving their academic and career goals. In accordance with this act, students are required to complete mandatory orientation, assessment, counseling (educational plan) and the process ends when students achieve their educational goals.
At EVC the Center for Student Success includes all core services that enhance students' opportunities to succeed in their academic plans. We have set up an accessible and comprehensive process to help you succeed.
Orientation in person or online
Assessment before course registration
Counseling- Educational Plan (Ed Plan) and other education planning services
Referrals to specialized support services
Evaluation of each student's progress and referral to appropriate interventions
Identify an academic and career goal upon application
Attend an orientation
Complete placement testing
Declare a specific course of study during their first semester or before 15 units are completed
Meet with a Counselor to develop an Educational Plan (Ed Plan)
Complete courses and maintain satisfactory academic progress toward the educational goal and course of
study identified in the Ed Plan
Attend class and complete assigned coursework
A student may be exempted from the Student Success Act responsibilities including orientation, assessment and counseling based on one or more of the following:
Completion of an associate degree or higher from a regionally accredited college
Enrollment in coursework to advance in current job, or to pursue personal enrichment, or to maintain a certificate/license, and is enrolled in fewer than 5 units
Completion of the assessment/orientation components at another college, with placement scores on file at EVC
* Exemptions must be approved by the dean of Student Success and dean of Enrollment after student meets with a counselor and provides official transcripts. For more information please contact the Center for Student Success at Call: 408-270-6475, Email: StudentSuccess@evc.edu, Location: SC-250.
Alexandra DuranDean, Student Success
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Call: 408-270-6475Email: StudentSuccess@evc.eduLocation: SC-250
Mon & Thu: 8am-5pm
Tue & Wen: 8am-7pm