The following steps ensure that all students are prepared with the essential tools to be successful at EVC and beyond.
step 1 –
Begin your application by clicking here:
Apply to EVC
Step 2 – Assessment
The Assessment process is designed to help students determine the best starting point in English, math, reading and English as Second language (ESL) based on their past academic experience and abilities. The campus is committed to using multiple measures in all aspects of evaluation.
Please have your Student ID ready and bring a photo ID on your placement test day.
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.
To schedule an In-person Orientation in English, Spanish or Vietnamese, please call (408) 270-6475 or email
Note: Please bring all transcripts and/or test scores with you to the orientation. You will be meeting with a counselor during the latter half of the orientation to develop an Abbreviated Education Plan.
EVC On-line Orientation
(Currently Under Construction)
Step 6 – Other Resources
Gloria ArevaloDean, Student Success/Counseling
ArticulationAssessmentTransfer & Career CenterCounseling
Programs and More
Early AlertAcademic ProgressEquitySpecial Academic ProgramsStudent Success StoriesSupport ProgramsStudent Success CommitteeStudent Success Team