Welcome to Summer Session 2019!

students lying on grass

Classes begin Monday, July 1. 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, July 1-3

Remember that most buildings, departments and offices on campus will be closed on Fridays all summer, from July 1-Aug. 30. You can check their summer operating schedules on the Summer Hours webpage

The college will also be closed for Independence Day on Thursday, July 4. However, some college services will have extended hours on Monday-Wednesday, July 1-3, to assist you with the start of summer session.

The following hours are for July 1-3 only.


Adding Classes

The deadline to add summer classes will depend on the length of the class. 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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