Kalamazoo Valley Community College has two campuses: the Texas Township Campus and the Arcadia Commons Campus.
KVCC presents certificate programs in more than 20 areas of study and associate degrees in 25 others. These "go-to-work" programs include careers in business, health care, human and public service, technical occupations, and industry. KVCC also provides a quality experience for transfer students, offering associate degrees in education, liberal arts, pre-science and pre-engineering. Kalamazoo Valley Community College is a fully accredited institution.
Applying to Kalamazoo Valley Community College is free and very easy to do. At KVCC they believe that each person has the right to an opportunity to reach his or her highest potential. College opens its doors to students with a wide range of abilities and backgrounds. Some of students have not completed high school; some already possess postgraduate degrees. KVCC grants admission to all persons who show an ability to benefit from courses.
Special Services Office
The Special Services Office is developed to meet the individual needs of students with physical, psychiatric, or learning disabilities. The College has a long history of service to students with disabilities and is committed to removing barriers to help students not only reach their potential, but become academically competitive within their programs. Services include but are not limited to the following:
- Adaptive equipment
- Assistance with registration and scheduling
- Assistance with organizational and study skills
- Counseling and referrals
- Interpreter services
- Liaisons with outside agencies
- Modified test administration
- Note taking assistance
- Taped textbooks
To be eligible to receive financial assistance from the federal aid program, a student must:
- be pursuing a certificate or degree program at; KVCC; (Certificate of Achievement and Unclassified Programs are not considered eligible programs for financial aid.)
- be a U.S.citizen or eligible non-citizen
- be accepted for admission to KVCC
- be able to benefit from selected programs of study
- be enrolled on at least a half-time basis (for most programs)
- demonstrate financial need
- be making satisfactory academic progress
- not be in default on any Title IV HEA loans and not owe a refund on any Title IV HEA grant at any institution.
- have a high school diploma or G.E.D., or at KVCC pass the ASSET test with the required minimum scores.
The Financial Aid Office at Kalamazoo Valley Community College processes numerous scholarships each year. Funding for scholarships is provided by Federal, State, Institution, private sources, and the Kalamazoo Valley Community College Foundation.