Student Success

​​​Student Success​

The following steps ensure that all students are prepared with the essential tools to be successful at EVC and beyond. Before you can register, you must complete orientation, assessment, and develop an abbreviated education plan.

step 1 – Apply

Begin your application by clicking here: Apply to EVC       

Step 2 – Orientation

An Orientation provides general information regarding EVC's services and programs.  Students are provided with an overview of transfer and degree requirements, vocational programs, and student services as well as academic expectations, facilities and resources available. You are required to complete the orientation either online or in person.

Note: Please bring all transcripts and/or test scores with you to the orientation.  In particular, we will need your high school transcripts.

Step 3 – Assessment

  • Provide high school transcript for multiple measures assessment (placement) by the college counselor. Growing evidence indicates that school transcripts and non-cognitive variables greatly improve the accuracy of the initial placement process. Students are encouraged to utilize their high school transcript in lieu of taking the placement test when completing the matriculation process. ​​To schedule a multiple measures assessment with a counselor, please call (408)270-6475. 


  • Take an Assessment Test to determine which English and Math classes you will start. To schedule an assessment test, please call (408) 274-7900 ext. 6636.
    Please have your student ID ready and a photo ID on your placement test day. It is strongly recommended that you take steps to prepare for the assessment test as those scores will help place you in the appropriate Math and English courses.

  • See link:    Prepare for the ACCUPLACER Placement Exams

Step 4 – Education Plan

  • All students should work with a counselor to develop an Abbreviated Ed plan prior to registering for classes for their first semester.  This is a short initial plan that will ensure that you are taking appropriate level courses. Counseling can be reached at (408) 270-6475

  • For Veteran Students intending to use their Veteran Benefits, you will need to contact the Veterans Freedom Center to schedule an appointment with a Veterans Counselor to develop your Ed Plan. Please go to the Veterans Freedom Center website for more information.

Step 5 – Register for Classes

  • Following Steps 1-4 ensures that you will be granted Priority Registration.  This means that you can register for classes before they are filled!
  • Register online at:
  • If you are a high school student, you will need to register in person with a signed R40 form.

Step 6 – Other Resources

  • The Transfer and Career Center can assist you in identifying a major or field of study as well as transferring.
  • The Financial Aid Office can assist you with applying for financial aid and help you learn about resources to help finance your education.
  • The Veterans Freedom Center assists eligible veterans with receiving benefits while pursuing their college education.
  • The Health Center provides a health clinic to assist in the medical needs of students.


Location: Student Services Center SC-250 
Phone: (408) 270-6475​

To schedule a Counseling appointment click here.
For Brief Counseling Questions Only. (Please, No Appointment Requests)

NOTE: For faster service send email and include your Name, EVC Student ID number, & Phone Number  

Summer Counseling

M     8:00​AM - 5:00PM
T      8:00AM - 5:00PM
W     8:00AM - 5:00PM
Th    8:00AM - 5:00PM

F      Closed 


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