If you are planning on dropping a class, please make sure to do so before Friday, November 19, 2010 to receive a W instead of a failing grade.

By dropping with a W, your academic GPA will not be affected for transferring purposes. However, receiving a lot of Ws does affect your transcripts as well. It is also important to take into consideration that a W grade will affect your financial aid GPA and Satisfactory Academic Progress. You must receive a 2.0 GPA for the semester as well as complete with grades Cs or better 67% of the classes you attempted.

Please contact either Lindsay or Rudolf if you have any questions regarding dropping classes.

Lindsay – lkong@dvc.edu
Rudolf – rrose@dvc.edu

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Y.O.U.T.H. Training Project is hiring 10 Y.O.U.T.H. Trainers! Applications DUE 11/1/10!  Trainers will assist with delivering trainings to social workers throughout California on the needs of transitioning foster youth and positive youth development principles. These are contracted on-call positions for current and former foster youth between the ages of 16 and 24. Please review the responsibilities and requirements in the Job Flyer, Job Announcement, & Application. Questions? Call Jude Koski at 510-419-3614 (desk), 415-235-4292 (cell) or email judekoski@gmail.com. Application documents can also be found at: www.youthtrainingproject.org