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High Desert Commitment | First Year Experience Program

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The High Desert Commitment is the first-year experience program dedicated to providing support for students who have just graduated from high school and are attending VVC for the first time.

 

The High Desert Commitment is divided into two unique tracks.

 

Track A:

This track is designed to assist female students who are interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).  This track targets female students that are interested in transferring to the 4-year college/university in STEM majors and ultimately a career in the STEM field.

 

Track B:

This track is designed to assist non-STEM students who are interested in transferring to the 4-year college/university.

 

STEM majors:

Applied Science, Architecture, Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Environmental Science, Kinesiology, Math, Physical Science, Physics

 

Program Services:

Counseling, Student Support Network, Culturally Enriching Activities, Academic Success Workshops, University Tours, Book Assistance (up to $300 per semester), 2nd Year Assistance & Follow Up, Student Leadership Training/Opportunities, and Mentoring.

 

 

 

 

Start...Stay...Succeed!

 

Last Updated 9/10/18