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Update on College Reopening, Monday October 3, 2022

Saturday, October 1, 2022, Update: In light of Orange and Osceola school districts being closed on Monday, October 3, 2022, Valencia College plans to reopen on Tuesday, October 4, 2022. The safety of our students and employees is our first priority.  Friday, September 30, 2022 A Special Message from Kathleen Plinske, College President I hope you […]

Valencia College’s Annual Security Report: Reporting...

Tuesday, September 27, 2022 A Message from Misty Ellis Peaslee, Director, Security The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose certain timely and annual information about campus crime and security policies. The Valencia College Annual Security Report includes statistics for the previous […]

Hurricane Ian Update: College Closing Wednesday and Thursday

Monday, September 26, 2022 A Message from Paul Rooney, Assistant Vice President, Operations In an effort to keep the Valencia community safe, the College continues to monitor Hurricane Ian and will be closed Wednesday, September 28 and Thursday, September 29, 2022. All classes and events will be canceled on those days, and all employees, other than those […]

A New Textbook Ordering Platform Is Coming Soon

Tuesday, September 20, 2022 Valencia College’s Campus Store will transition textbook services to a new textbook ordering platform, Akademos, which will launch for the Spring 2023 term. As our Campus Store transitioned to a 100% online operation for instructional material fulfillment — a result of the pandemic — the strategy was labor intensive and required […]

False Report of Threat

A Message from Mike Favorit, Senior Director, Safety and Security We learned this afternoon about a social media post that falsely reported an active shooter on one of our campuses. We have coordinated closely with law enforcement and have confirmed that there is no threat. You likely have received an alert through the Valencia College Safety App […]

Parking Permit and ID Information for Fall 2022

Friday, August 12, 2022 As fall semester arrives, here’s what you need to know about parking permits and identification cards. EMPLOYEES Employee Parking Permits for All Campuses Except Downtown To request a new parking permit, follow these steps: – Log in to Atlas – Click on the Employees tab – In the My Human Resources channel, select Update Your Information – […]

Campus Dining News: Fall Hours and Catering

Friday, August 5, 2022 A Message from Jeffrey Filko, Director, Auxiliary Services  Valencia College’s Cafes will have a soft opening on Tuesday, August 16 and a full opening on Monday, August 22, 2022. Fall hours will be: East Campus – Building 5 Café Starbucks 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday – Friday Grille 8:30 a.m. […]

$3 Cafe Discount for Students Extended Through Fall...

Monday, July 11, 2022 Students will continue to receive a $3 subsidy when they spend $5 or more at any on-campus food services location operated by Aladdin Foods. The subsidy will be covered by Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds (HEERF). In order to support students who may be experiencing food insecurity and economic hardship, we […]

Downtown Campus Mail Update

Monday, June 20, 2022 If you send mail to or receive mail at the Downtown Campus, please use the mail codes below and instructions for addressing postal mail and packages. Employees working in UnionWest should not address mail or packages to the UnionWest mailroom. The UnionWest mailroom is for residents of UnionWest Student Living only. […]

Behavior Assessment Team Update — Summer 2022

Monday, June 13, 2022 Faculty, staff and student safety is always a priority at Valencia College, and we will continue to work hard to ensure a safe environment across all campuses and offices. One way the College is achieving this is with Valencia’s Behavior Assessment Team (BAT). Formed in 2011-12 as part of the College’s […]