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College and Career Center


The College and Career Center has many valuable resources for students and parents.  Students are welcome anytime for drop-in or one-on-one scheduled appointments to discuss educational goals, explore majors, and discuss the entire college planning process through to graduation. Don't hesitate to e-mail or call with any questions. Please contact Kristin Cranmer, College & Career Center Coordinator at kcranmer@srvusd.net or (925) 479-6427.


Resources and Services

  • College Representative Visits: Over 120 Admission Representatives from a variety of college and universities visit the College & Career Center each year.  All visits are posted in Naviance.  Students need to get a pass signed by their teacher in order to miss class. Visit the "College Visits" tab for more information.
  • Student appointments: Students are welcome to schedule one-on-one appointments.  Topics may include, but are not limited to:
    • College, major & career exploration
    • College admissions
    • College application review
    • Essay brainstorming & revision
    • Scholarships & financial aid
    • Community college
    • Military options
    • Collegiate sports
    • Standardized testing & recommended timelines
    • Summer programs, jobs, & internships
    • Volunteer opportunities
    • Resume & interviewing tips
  • Grade Level College Planning Workshops: Throughout the year, students are able to attend workshops to learn more about what they should be doing to prepare for college: creating the "best fit" college list, narrowing the college list, essay-brainstorming, scholarships/financial aid, PSAT score interpretation, resume/interview, career meet-ups, and more.
  • Admissions Testing Information: Students are often times confused about which tests are recommended (or required) for admissions.  There are a variety of materials available to assist students in registering and preparing to take the exams.
  • Monthly Parent College Information Sessions- Topics vary by month; open to suggestions
  • Other College Events: Throughout the year, the College and Career Center hosts or co-hosts college-related events for both students and parents such as Financial Aid Night, College Admissions Case Study, SRVUSD College Night, and college panels. 

Upcoming Events

Junior ACCESS Period College Workshops 
The College & Career Center will be holding a series of ACCESS workshops covering various topics related to college admissions.

Students may choose between 2 dates per session, each held during ACCESS.  For more information and to sign up, visit "View all upcoming college visits" in Naviance.

Click here for an UPDATED schedule with dates and times.
Session 1: Introducing College Admissions
Session 2: Making the Most of College Visits (Available to students in Grades 9-12)
Session 3: College Application Strategies
Session 4: How to Choose the Best Fit Colleges (2-Part Workshop)
Session 5: How to Survive & Have a Successful Senior Year


Monthly Parent College Information Sessions

Parents of DVHS students are invited to attend this end-of-the-school-year information session. We will review post-high school options, current admissions trends, and acceptance rate updates. Parents from all high school grade levels are welcome to attend!

Tuesday, May 30
DVHS Library

Click Here to RSVP by Friday, May 26

Contact Information


Kristin Cranmer
College and Career Coordinator
(925) 479-6427


College representatives, please schedule your visit using Repvisits.com. Contact Kristin Cranmer if you have any questions.



Monday 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday 7:30 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Hours subject to change without notice.