Community Welcome Day

Discover College Virtually

Moreno Valley College's Community Welcome Day is free, virtual and open to students, parents and the community. Join MVC and discover essential information about college, explore academics and student services, tour the MVC campus virtually and prepare for college in an online environment. You can watch Welcome Day videos at any time!

START HERE


Moreno Valley College • Where Breakthroughs Begin • welcomeday@mvc.edu

Watch at your pace!

Prepare for Welcome Day

For students, families, and the community!

Community Welcome Day is free and conveniently online with videos hosted on YouTube. You will need an internet capable device. You do not need a microphone, webcam or to install any software.

Closed captioning (CC) available (learn more about CC). You can also contact us or read the Special Accomodations section.


Watch the Videos

Everyday is Welcome Day!

Read the Event Program to learn what is available for viewing. Tips and information for new and continuing students are available 24/7. Watch our information sessions and explore our Discovery Fair.


Share your Experience

Watch the Information Sessions and let us know if you have questions!

Do you have questions for any programs? Watch the Greetings and Information Sessions videos, explore our Discovery fair and share your feedback. If you're a current MVC student, you can earn a MVC free mask if you're one of the first 1,000 to reply to our short survey.

Program

Watch Welcome Day videos at your own pace. All videos are hosted on YouTube. Closed captioning (CC) is available (learn more about CC).


1.   Welcome and Greetings • 15 minutes

Receive a welcome to Moreno Valley College from the Riverside Community College District Chancellor, Board of Trustees, Student Government President, Academic Senate President, Classified Staff Representative, and the Moreno Valley College President.

Go to Welcome & Greetings Now


2.   Information Sessions

Learn key college information in our student and parent sessions.

Student Sessions • 30 minutes

  • Session 1: Services and programs to help you succeed
  • Session 2: Money for College
  • Session 3: Tips for Success in Online Classes
  • Session 4: Where to Get Help with Your Classes

Parent and Family Sessions

  • English: Learn how to support your college student
  • Español: Como apoyar a tu hijo(a) como estudiante

Go to Information Sessions


3.   College Discovery Fair

Explore what MVC has to offer

Watch any of these videos at your convenience. Select and play any you would like learn about!

  • Explore the college campus, classrooms and educational centers in guided virtual tours.
  • Meet with faculty and staff and discover the academic programs, degrees and career certificates MVC offers.
  • Find student support programs and services that will enrich your college experience.
  • Learn about community partners and local businesses in Moreno Valley.

Go to Discovery Fair

Welcome and Greetings

Meet College and District leaders!

Watch the welcome and greetings video for messages from District and College administration, faculty, students, and classified staff representatives. Closed captioning (CC) is available (learn more about CC).

Information Sessions

Learn about MVC services and important college information

Watch Information Sessions from several departments that will help you succeed in college!

Student information sessions are available in a single video. Parent and family information sessions are available in English and Español. All videos are hosted on YouTube. Closed captioning (CC) is available (learn more about CC).




Services and programs to help you succeed

Learn about services and programs for students.



Tips for success in online classes

Succeed in your college classes with tips from the experts.



Money for college

Learn how to apply for and receive financial resources while you are taking classes at MVC.



Where to get help with your classes

Learn more about the support available to get help with your classes.

Parent and Family Sessions



English Session

This session is focused on the parents and family members supporting the students at home.

Join the English Session



Sesión en Español

Esta sesión se enfoca en los padres y familiares que apoyan a los estudiantes en casa.

Ver la Sesión en Español

College Discovery Fair

Explore all MVC has to offer you

Get your college questions answered! Discover MVC's academic programs, meet with student clubs, and learn about the services available to successfully complete your college career. Feel free view any and all videos that interest you. Videos are hosted on YouTube. Closed captioning (CC) is available (learn more about CC).

Discover the College Campus Discover Academic Programs Discover Services and Resources Discover Community Partners


Virtual College Tour

Visit MVC Virtually

Tour the Moreno Valley College campus, education facilities, and select academic programs by watching the "MVC Campus Tour" video. You can also watch and learn more about other departments and programs, just make a choice below:

MVC Campus Tour including the Ben Clark Training Center (BCTC)

Dental Assisting & Dental Hygiene

CTE iMAKE Innovation Center

CTE iMake Mobile Innovation Center

Discover • Academic Programs and Clubs

Discover MVC's academic programs with overviews of many of our available degrees and certificates from our amazing faculty! Feel free to browse videos about select academic programs or continue on to learn about student services and resources.

Ben Clark Training Center

These programs are available at BCTC: Emergency Medical Services, Fire Technology, and Law Enforcement.

Watch

Business Administration

Learn about the impressive field of Business Administration and its many offerings.

Watch

Cybersecurity

Learn about the
Cybersecurity Program,
an exciting field with so many options.

Watch

Dental Assisting &
Dental Hygiene

Learn about the Dental Programs, includes a virtual tour.

Watch


Early Childhood Education

Interested in Child Development? Check out what ECE has to offer and the many options available.

Watch

Honors Program

Learn about how you can strive for academic excellence.

Watch

Library

Get overview on what the Library has to offer, in person and online.

Watch

Medical Assisting

Learn more about this exciting field.

Watch

Psychology Classes

Interested in Psychology? Learn what fall classes will look like from Psychology faculty

Watch

Social Work and Human Services

Do you have a passion for helping people? Learn about the social work, human services and counseling program.

Watch

Spanish

Learn a new language or sharpen your skills in Spanish.

Watch

Sports and Fitness Club

Want to stay in shape and feel good? Learn more about this exciting student club.

Watch

Discover • Student Services and Resources

Get your college questions answered! Discover services available to MVC students. Student support programs, services and resources are all designed to help you successfully complete your college career.

ACES and TRIO Program

Learn how our ACES and TRIO programs prepare students for college success.

Watch

Assessment & Orientation

New to MVC? Learn about the basic steps to take as a first time student.

Watch

Bookstore

Learn where to get your textbooks, snacks, and other deals from our local bookstore.

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Counseling Services

NEW!

Plan out your college classes and prepare for transfer and future careers with Counseling Services.

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Disability Support Services

Learn about the available services to all students with special needs.

Watch

EOPS

Learn about services available through the Extended Opportunites Programs & Services.

Watch

EOPS CARE

Learn about the specifics of the CARE Program through EOPS.

Watch

First-Year Experience

Don't miss out this important program for incoming students. A must watch!

Watch



NextUP Guardian Scholars

Learn about the Guardian Scholars program, for students that are current or former foster youth.

Watch

Puente

Learn about the Puente Program, ideal for students looking to be part of a learning community.

Watch

Student Health & Psychological Services

Interested in health related information and services? Check out these services.

Watch

Transfer Center

Ready or interested in your next phase of college? Learn about resources available to transfer to a 4-year university.

Watch



Umoja Community

Learn about the Umoja program, which encourages culturally relevant learning.

Watch

Veterans Services

Learn more about resources and services available to those who served and their families.

Watch

Discover • Community Partners

Meet some of Moreno Valley College's community partners, discover local Moreno Valley businesses and find benefits available to MVC students.

Altura Credit Union Student Card

Get Your Very Own Moreno Valley College Debit Card and learn about all the services and benefits available to MVC Students.

Learn More

Riverside Transit Agency (RTA) Bus Rides

Youth And College Students Ride RTA Buses For Free. Learn more about this service available to MVC Students!

Learn More

Wells Fargo College Card

Moreno Valley College and Wells Fargo have teamed up to offer you optional banking convenience with your linked College Card.

Learn More

Share Your Experience

Students, you are invited to share your experience with this year's Welcome Day event. Let us know if you have any questions about our information sessions and if they were helpful on a short survey. Watch the Greetings and Information Sessions BEFORE you complete the experience survey.

The deadline to share your feedback for a free facemask was Friday, August 21. Masks will arrive by mail in mid-September.

Share Your Welcome Day Experience

Contact Us

Moreno Valley College • Where Breakthroughs Begin • welcomeday@mvc.edu

Request Information

You may contact us via email if you have any questions related to this event.

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Special Accommodations

The Riverside Community College District is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation to all District programs and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting the Disability Support Services office at (951) 571-6138. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.

Request Accommodations