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Class of 2023 Remind 

Class of 2023 Remind 

Join to find out information about events and important due dates:
 

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Naviance is a resource to research colleges, and scholarship opportunities it also helps keep track of the status of your applications, due dates, transcripts, and LORs

Log-in to Naviance Student
1. Go to the SRVUSD Portal
2. Log in with your school email (dh.____@students.srvusd.net)
3. Click on Student Applications
4. Click on Naviance
 

Naviance Recources:

 
 

Letters of Recommendation

Counselor
 
 
Many private colleges require a letter of rec from your counselor. Your counselor will only write you a letter if you complete the LOR assignment and submit it by the due dates listed below. 
*Do not invite your counselor as a recommender on Naviance
*Notify your counselor and teacher recommenders if you add colleges to your list after the letters have been sent.
 
Teachers
 
Many private colleges require letters of recommendation from your teachers. Most of those colleges require applicants to request letters from your high school teachers (to be your primary recommenders). Once a teacher has agreed to write the letter of recommendation, please request them on Naviance.
 
Outside Recommenders/ Former DVHS Teachers
 
Students who wish to request letters of recommendation from non-DVHS teachers need to follow the linked instructions.
 
 
 
 
 
Counselor LOR Packet Due Dates

Counselor LOR Packet Due Dates

Important Dates

Important Dates

FAFSA Opens 10/1- File by 6/30/23
DVHS Financial Aid Night-October 12, 2022 (virtual, we will send link)
SRVUSD College Night @MVHS 10/26 6-8 pm
UC/CSU Apps due 11/30/22
College Decision Day- 5/1/23

College & Post-High Scool Plans

The counselors are here to help you!!!
 
Counselor Meeeting Request (only complete if you didn't fill it out during the classroom presentations) *** All seniors will meet with their counselor one-on-one to discuss post highschool plans. Be sure to come to your meeting prepared with your questions!
 
Senior Post High School Planning Slide Deck- Slides from classroom presentations on 9-16-22.  
 
Counselors will host ACCESS college app workshops in October and November. Use Sign-up Genius to attend. Please limit sign-up to once per week. 
 

   4-year Colleges/University Applications

CalState Apply- California State Universities-used by all CSU campuses
 
UC App- University of California- Used by all UC campuses
 
The Common App- Used by most private colleges
 
The Coalition App- Used by some private and out of state colleges.
 
 
 

Community College and Trade/Tech Schools

Assist-The official course transfer and articulation system for California's public colleges and universities
 
California Community Colleges- Research colleges and programs at CA CCs.
 
California Trade and Technical programs- Trade schools prepare graduates for careers in healthcare, technology, legal services, and professional trades like plumbing and welding. Many of these careers offer strong salaries and growth potential, making trade school a good investment for many students.
 
UC TAG Program -Transfer admission guarantee (TAG) a guaranteed place at any one of six UC campuses.
 

Financial Aid Information

Helpful College App Info

School Code: 053-218
 
Class of 2023 size: 842
 
SSID: Can be found on your transcript
 
DVHS Does Not Rank
 
 
Non-District Course Work: If you have taken a course outside of DVHS and report it on your college application, an offical transcript must be submitted from the instution you took the course from.
 
SAT/ACT Score Sending Info:
-Students are responsible for sending their own official score reports
-CSU/UC are no longer allowing submission of SAT/ACT scores
-Many private college have gone test optional-- only send your scores if it helps your application
 
Please Do Not Request Transcripts FOR UC and CSU, they don't want them. 
                    College Decision Types

                    College Decision Types

         College Transcript Request Types

         College Transcript Request Types

Unofficial- You can obtain a copy of your unofficial transcript from Infinite Campus. You can use this transcript to self report your grades.
1. Log in to the Infinite Campus Portal.
2. On the left-hand column select "Documents".
3. On the bottom of the "documents" page select "Portal Transcript" 
4.When the report opens, select the download icon on the top right of the report and save the file OR select PRINT.
 
Initial Official Transcript- Ordered through Naviance. This transcript includes all coursework through 2nd semester 11th grade. Only Required if specifically stated by the college/university.
 
Mid-Year Official Transcript- Includes 1st semester senior year grades. Requested by many private colleges, check your application requirements for each college to determine which colleges require them.
 
Final Transcript- Includes all high school coursework through 2nd semester senior year. Only sent to the college you will attend.
 
 
               Transcript Request Directions

               Transcript Request Directions

    • Determine which schools require initial transcripts to be sent.                    *Remember, UCs and CSUs do not need transcripts to be sent, unless a campus has contacted you specifically and requested your transcript.
    • Log into Naviance.
    • You must waive your FERPA rights in order to request a transcript (this is the pathway to find it: Naviance homepage-->"about me" tab-->"surveys from your school"-->DVHS FERPA). **Please allow 48 hours for your account to update.
    • Once your FERPA is waived, Click on "Colleges" tab
    • Click on "colleges I'm applying to"
    • Click on "Manage Transcripts" and add your requests
    • Track the process to see when your transcript has been sent