STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES
VICTOR VALLEY COMMUNITY
COLLEGE SSS Courier
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WEBSITE FOR: Counselor’s Corner
WORKSHOP The Student Support Services out for announcements regarding
SCHEDULE Staff is excited to offer you some what workshops will be offered and
new and improved services to best for how long.
serve your needs as a Victor Valley Tutoring
College Student. Here are some
• COLLEGE The SSS tutors are in high demand
important highlights of the SSS
VISIT and have been working hard to help
program for this year:
SCHEDULE you succeed in Math and English.
New Responsibility Agreement We have hired more tutors! Please
• GRANT AID
APPLICATION The SSS Participant Responsibility see the schedule inside the
Agreement was recently revised. All newsletter for availability and new
new students admitted from subjects to be tutored. Also, please
September 2008 on are signing the come prepared to study and do
new agreement. A letter was sent homework, but not to “cram” or
out to all continuing SSS Students cover several chapters in one sitting.
outlining the main changes to the If you are unable to make your
agreement, and all continuing SSS appointment, you must call to cancel.
students need to come in and sign Student Support Services
the contract with Lisa as soon as Website
Bookmark our website and check it
Orientations & Workshops often! There is an events calendar
Online where you can find upcoming events
We are aware that you wear many and important dates. We will also
hats in addition to being a student, be adding important forms, new
and that it is can sometimes be photos, and valuable links.
difficult to attend some of our
functions. We will now be offering
several of our workshops and the index.shtml
new student orientation online
through Blackboard. Keep an eye
Fall 2008 Tutor Schedule
Tutor Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Adams 9:00-2:00 OFF 9:00-2:00 OFF 9:00-2:00
(English through 104)
Espinoza 9:00-12:00 9:00-12:00
11:00-2:00 11:00-2:00 OFF
(English through 104 & 1:00-5:00 1:00-5:00
Chris Mancha 11:00-12:00 11:00-12:00
(Math through 105 & 12:00-3:00 10:00-3:00 OFF
Biology) 1:00-4:00 1:00-4:00
Reichle 9:30-12:00 9:00-12:00
1:00-4:30 OFF 9:00-12:00
(Math through 105, 1:00-4:30 1:00-4:00
Chemistry & Biology)
(Math through 104, OFF 9:00-2:00 OFF 9:00-2:00 OFF
Jamal Yaghini 9:30-12:00
9:00-1:00 OFF OFF OFF
(Math through 226) 1:30-4:30
4 Year University Interest Survey
We will be planning spring semester visits to the 4 year universities and want your input! We want to know where you want to go!
Please take a moment to check your top three choices in each category. Please do not check a college “just because,” but rather because you have a
genuine interest in the campus.
UC Campuses: CSU Campuses: CSU Campuses: Private Comments:
Southern California Southern California Northern California Colleges/Universities
UC Riverside San Diego State Fresno State Loma Linda University
UC Irvine CSU San Marcos CSU Monterey Bay Cal Lutheran University
UCLA CSU Fullerton San Jose State La Sierra University
UC San Diego CSU Long Beach CSU Stanislaus Loyola Marymount
UC Santa Barbara CSU Dominguez Hills CSU East Bay Occidental College
UC Campuses: Cal State Los Angeles San Francisco State University of Redlands
CSU Channel Islands Cal Maritime USC
CSU San Bernardino CSU Sacramento Pepperdine University
UC Santa Cruz Cal Poly Pomona Sonoma State Biola University
UC San Francisco CSU Northridge CSU Chico Cal Baptist University
UC Berkeley CSU Bakersfield Humboldt State Mt. Saint Mary’s College
UC Davis Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
Please return this form to the SSS Office by _
VOLUME 3, ISSUE 1
Save Money on Your Books! Fall ‘08 Availa
Buy and sell used textbooks by title, author or
Grant A NOW!
Download your Applications Due
Rent textbooks and save 60-80%! You can application from the SSS
also sell your textbooks, or buy used website, or stop by the in the SSS Office
textbooks. office and pick one up! NO LATER THAN
Chegg Textbook Rentals
www.chegg.com 4:30 p.m. on
Friday January 9, 2008
At one destination, find print textbooks,
eBooks, single eChapters, and study tools. If you
only need 6 out of the 10 chapters, ONLY BUY Many CSU Campuses are
THE 6 YOU NEED! Still Accepting Applications for Fall 2009!
Check here to see if your campus is still open for admissions:
• Ronald Reagan
• UC Santa
• Santa Barbara
Land & Sea
• CSU Channel
• Hearst Castle
• Universal City
Student Support Services
Victor Valley Community College
18422 Bear Valley Road
Victorville, California 92395-5850
Here’s Your Chance to go to a
Saturday December 13, 2008
Depart 3:00 p.m., Return 1:00 a.m.
ONLY Accepting names on the Waitlist!
You must come into the office and fill out a field trip form with Lisa. Space is limited!
NEW: Drop-In Counseling @ SSS
The semester is winding down, and many SSS participants still
need to make their counselor contact for Fall semester! For Student Support Services
the last two weeks of Fall semester, Drop-In Counseling will Drop-In Counseling Hours
be available for quick (no more than 10 minutes) December 1-12, 2008.
appointments to satisfy your counselor contact. If successful,
we may make this a permanent SSS Service. Tuesdays 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Wednesdays 9:30-11:30 a.m.
You should bring updated Ed Plans from other programs Thursdays 9:30-11:30 a.m.
(EOPS, DSPS, etc.) to update your SSS file, but your Ed Plan
CANNOT be updated during a drop-in counseling session. Please check in with Lisa at the front desk
These sessions are perfect for quick questions and updates! during the times listed above. If someone
has arrived before you, there may be a slight
YOU MUST HAVE A COUNSELOR CONTACT TO BE wait.
ELIGIBLE FOR GRANT AID!