Valley College

Los Angeles Valley College is located in the heart of Los Angeles’s San Fernando Valley. Founded in 1949, LAVC is an urban oasis containing over 1,800 trees and plants and is the first community college in California to earn a Tree Campus USA designation multiple times. Over 140 associate degree programs and certificate programs are offered at LAVC. Popular majors include Accounting, Administration of Justice, Biology, Business Management, Child Development, Computer Applications & Office Technology, Engineering, Fire Technology, Liberal Arts & Sciences, Mathematics, Media Arts, Music, Psychology, Registered Nursing, Respiratory Therapy, and Sociology. Valley College is currently undergoing a $612 million renovation and building project to renovate existing buildings and build new sustainable buildings. Existing classroom buildings are being updated with new technology and energy efficient standards. In addition, all new campus structures are being built as LEED-certified (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) buildings.

Its updated Educational and Facilities Master Plans, will help drive the college's vision for the future.

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Student Service Center

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Student Service Center

The Student Service Center provides 41,200 SF of new space for Financial Aid, Counseling, Admissions & Records, the Assessment Center, Career Transfer Center, and other student services.

Child Development Center

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Child Development Center

The Child Development Center project demolished the existing Child Development Center building for the construction of a brand-new Center with approximately 32,000 SF of space.

Active Projects

Sub Project Number Sub Project Title % Complete Academic Occupancy Date Progress Summary
08V-801.00 Valley Academic and Cultural Center 39.90 % 06/15/2020 Construction in progress.
08V-845.00 Energy Infrastructure and Security System Improvements 0.00 % 01/29/2020 Contract award in progress.

For more information on any of the projects listed above, please refer to the monthly dashboard report

* Projects listed at a sub-project level
* Only active projects are listed above. Projects in closeout and those considered 40J (i.e. ADA, Stormwater, etc) are not included above.

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Small Contractor Boot Camp Flyer - Spring 2019
MARCH 13, 2019

Small Contractor Boot Camp - Spring 2019

The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) Small Contractor Boot Camp is a six-week program that provides small contractors with the tools necessary to improve their competitive capacity through a comprehensive, hands-on curriculum. At the conclusion of the 6-week boot camp, small contractors will be ready to bid on BuildLACCD contracts.

08132018 SOS Topping Out Summary
AUGUST 13, 2018

LASC - Celebrates the School of Science Steel Topping out

August 13, 2018-Los Angeles Community College District officials joined the design-build team, Harper Construction Co. and Sillman Wright Architect officials for a special ceremony celebrating a construction milestone for the School of Science Building at Los Angeles Southwest College. The new, $16 million School of Science is an environmentally friendly, 27,000-square-foot, two-story building funded by 2008’s $3.5 billion Measure J for the modernization, renovation and new construction of LACCD facilities. The building will feature state-of-the art labs, classrooms and a rooftop observatory or students and faculty to gather. The School of Science building is expected to open in Fall 2019.

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