Los Angeles Valley College (LAVC) is a two-year public college in the heart of Los Angeles’s San Fernando Valley. It offers transfer education, job training and life-long learning to residents of the San Fernando Valley and beyond.
The 107-acre college is one of the colleges in the Los Angeles Community College District. It is just minutes away from Hollywood, Beverly Hills, downtown Los Angeles, major motion picture and television studios and the beaches of Santa Monica and Malibu.
The college advances the economic development of the region through programs, services and partnerships that address continuing and emerging employer needs in a diverse set of industries, including one of the largest concentrations of entertainment studios in the world.
Los Angeles Valley College serves as home to the San Fernando Valley Historical Museum.
The campus has a park-like quality and serves as a laboratory for learning giving the students a special appreciation for the environment and issues of sustainability.
The campus is undergoing a $626 million expansion and renovation project funded by bonds. The college has added a sheriff’s substation, an aquatics center with Olympic-sized pool and the Belle & Harry Krupnick Media Arts Center with a television studio. Other structures under construction include a new student services building and a library and academic resource center.