Welcome to Winter Quarter 2019!
- Classes begin Monday, Jan. 7. Below you will find some helpful tips for the first week.
- Need a campus map? Visit the Maps and Tours webpage.
- You'll find more information and useful links on the Student Information and Student Services webpages.
Outdoor Concert Series
If you have time, stop by the Campus Center patio to hear live music at midday on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan. 7-9. The Winter Welcome Week concerts are sponsored by the DASB and Inter Club Council.
Many college services have extended hours during the first week of the quarter.
- Admissions and Records: Monday–Thursday, 8 a.m.–7 p.m. | Friday, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
- Assessment: Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
- Bookstore: Monday and Tuesday, 7:30 a.m.–7:30 p.m. | Wednesday and Thursday, 7:30 a.m.–7 p.m. | Friday, 7:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
- Cashier: Monday–Thursday, 8 a.m.–6 p.m. | Friday, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
- Counseling: Monday and Thursday, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. | Tuesday and Wednesday, 8:30 a.m.–7 p.m. | Friday, 8:30 a.m.–1 p.m.
- Dining Services: Monday–Thursday, 7 a.m.–2 p.m. and 2:35–8:30 p.m. | Friday 7 a.m.–2 p.m.
- Financial Aid: Monday and Thursday 8 a.m.–5 p.m. | Tuesday and Wednesday, 8 a.m.–7 p.m. | Friday, 9 a.m.–3 p.m.
- Library: Monday–Thursday, 8 a.m.–9 p.m. | Friday, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
You can add classes, with an add code, through Jan. 19. For detailed instructions, visit the Add and Drop webpage. Check the Schedule of Classes to find classes with open seats. You can also view this information in MyPortal by using the Open Classes Finder in the Student Registration app.
Remember: It is your responsibility to drop classes.
Save Money on Books and Materials
Look for the green "Zero-Cost" and "Low-Cost" symbols when you search the college course listings.
How to Get – and Keep – Priority Enrollment
Priority enrollment helps you get your best registration date each quarter. See the complete list of steps to get priority enrollment.
Important Dates and Deadlines
Add and drop deadlines, school holidays and other important dates can be found on the Academic Calendar.
Keeping Track of Your Progress
DegreeWorks is designed to help you understand and meet the requirements for your major, degree or certificate, and create an educational plan. The program also helps track your courses, progress, grades, credits and GPA, and identify what you still need to take. Check out DegreeWorks in MyPortal.
Driving to Campus?
Parking Permits Must Be Pre-ordered Online
Payments are still accepted at the Cashier's Office. Decals are mailed to the address specified on the order and are not released in person. Check the Parking website for information on parking permits, fees and regulations.
SmartPass: One Small Fee and Then it's Free!
Your SmartPass is good for unlimited rides on VTA and is conveniently loaded onto a Clipper Card.
Student ID, Mobile App and Student Email Accounts
Here are some useful items you'll want to know about:
- DASB Student Card: The DASB student card is required for services campus-wide and can get you discounts at local businesses.
- De Anza Mobile App: You can use the new De Anza app to register and pay fees on your mobile device.
- Student Email Accounts: As a De Anza student, you can now request a college email account by using the "Student Email" app in MyPortal. This account will give you an email address ending in "@student.deanza.edu"
Printing on Campus
There are 9 printing stations available across campus to use with the ePrint system.
- Advanced Technology Center (AT) Lobby
- Campus Center Lobby
- Kirsch Center
- Learning Center West (LCW) Computer Lab - two stations
- Library Services - two stations
- Science Center
Financial Aid/Help Paying for College
The Financial Aid Office can help you secure loans, grants, fee waivers or scholarships for school. Find out if you're eligible and check out the online applications.
Smoke-Free Campus (Including E-Cigarettes)
Smoking is permitted only in designated areas and violators are subject to fines according to state law. See the college smoking policy.
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