Welcome to Spring Quarter 2019!

spring 2019 image of students outside

  • Classes begin Monday, April 8. Below you will find some helpful tips for the first week.
  • Need a campus map? Visit the Maps and Tours webpage.
  • Have a question about graduation requirements or choosing the right classes? The new Our Counselors webpage can help you find the right counselor to assist you!

Extended Hours for Campus Services, April 8-12

Many college services have extended hours during the first week of the quarter.

  • Admissions and Records: Monday–Thursday, 8 a.m.–7 p.m. | Friday, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
  • Assessment: Monday–Thursday, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. | Friday, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Bookstore: Monday and Tuesday, 7:30 a.m.–7:30 p.m. | Wednesday and Thursday, 7:30 a.m.–7 p.m. | Friday, 7:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
  • Cashier: Monday–Thursday, 8 a.m.–6 p.m. | Friday, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.

  • Counseling and Advising Center: Monday and Thursday, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. | Tuesday and Wednesday, 8:30 a.m.–7 p.m. | Friday, 8:30 a.m.–1 p.m.
  • Dining Services: Monday–Thursday, 7 a.m.–2 p.m. and 2:35–8:30 p.m. | Friday 7 a.m.–2 p.m.
  • Financial Aid: Monday and Thursday 8 a.m.–5 p.m. | Tuesday and Wednesday, 8 a.m.–7 p.m. | Friday, 9 a.m.–3 p.m.
  • Library: Monday–Thursday, 8 a.m.–9 p.m. | Friday, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.

Midday Music on the Campus Center Patio

JC Smith bandIf you have time, stop by the Campus Center patio to hear live music at midday on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, April 8-10. The Spring Welcome Week concerts are sponsored by the DASB and Inter Club Council.


Adding Classes

You can add classes, with an add code, through April 20. For detailed instructions, visit the Add and Drop webpage. Check the Schedule of Classes to find classes with open seats. You can also view this information in MyPortal by using the Open Classes Finder in the Student Registration app.

Remember: It is your responsibility to drop classes.


Save Money on Books and Materials

Look for the green "Zero-Cost" and "Low-Cost" symbols when you search the college course listings. 

Girl stretching a $500 bill


How to Get – and Keep – Priority Enrollment

Priority enrollment helps you get your best registration date each quarter. See the complete list of steps to get priority enrollment.


Important Dates and Deadlines

Add and drop deadlines, school holidays and other important dates can be found on the Academic Calendar.


Keeping Track of Your Progress

DegreeWorks is designed to help you understand and meet the requirements for your major, degree or certificate, and create an educational plan. The program also helps track your courses, progress, grades, credits and GPA, and identify what you still need to take. Check out DegreeWorks in MyPortal.


Driving to Campus?

  • Learn the rules about parking at De Anza.
  • Please do not park in disability or staff parking spots (without a permit), in fire lanes, on Campus Drive or in other areas not designated for parking. You will be ticketed.
  • Consider using public transit. Find out about the DASB SmartPass.

parking lot B


Parking Permits Must Be Pre-ordered Online

Payments are still accepted at the Cashier's Office. Decals are mailed to the address specified on the order and are not released in person. Check the Parking website for information on parking permits, fees and regulations.


SmartPass: One Small Fee and Then it's Free!

Your SmartPass is good for unlimited rides on VTA and is conveniently loaded onto a Clipper Card. 


Student ID, Mobile App and Student Email Accounts

Here are some useful items you'll want to know about:

  • DASB Student Card: The DASB student card is required for services campus-wide and can get you discounts at local businesses.
  • De Anza Mobile App: You can use the new De Anza app to register and pay fees on your mobile device.
  • Student Email Accounts: As a De Anza student, you can now request a college email account by using the "Student Email" app in MyPortal. This account will give you an email address ending in "@student.deanza.edu" 

Printing on Campus

There are 9 printing stations available across campus to use with the ePrint system.

  • Advanced Technology Center (AT) Lobby
  • Bookstore
  • Campus Center Lobby
  • Kirsch Center
  • Learning Center West (LCW) Computer Lab - two stations
  • Library Services - two stations
  • Science Center

Financial Aid/Help Paying for College

The Financial Aid Office can help you secure loans, grants, fee waivers or scholarships for school. Find out if you're eligible and check out the online applications.


Smoke-Free Campus (Including E-Cigarettes)

Smoking is permitted only in designated areas and violators are subject to fines according to state law. See the college smoking policy.


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