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Student Life

Welcome to Student Life

Campus Activities, Programs and Student Engagement

The Office of Student Life provides a variety of opportunities for personal and professional development — in and out of the classroom. Co-curricular programs and services range from culture and leadership to service and athletics. These activities make the college experience more than a collection of courses and grades; it’s also a time to create lifelong friendships and have new experiences.

Let’s Get Started

The Student Handbook includes valuable information that will make your experience as a student more meaningful and productive. You will find resources and essential services to help you find what you need, when you need it. It also includes policies and procedures that outline your rights and responsibilities as a student.

The Student Code of Conduct serves as a standard for behavior to ensure a safe and healthy learning experience for all. The Student Complaints Policy is a resource that will help you address concerns or complaints you may have along your student journey.

Get Involved

Students who get involved in groups or volunteer in the community will tell you it is worth making time for these activities. By combining the skills you learn through co-curricular involvement and your classwork, you will be better prepared to enjoy college, develop your potential and get that job.

So be a student government leader, join the Phi Theta Kappa honor society or join a club. Participate in the wide array of online activities we have planned for you. Most important, stay connected with your faculty, the staff and other students. We are a community, and together we can help you reach your educational and career goals.

Cedar Valley offers a variety of culturally diverse programs and services to help get you involved in campus life and provide you an opportunity to see, hear, and meet artists, musicians, writers, performers and motivational speakers.

Suns Athletics

Cedar Valley College competes within the Metro Athletic Conference under NCJAA - Division III, and offers opportunities to watch or participate in men's baseball and basketball, and women's soccer and volleyball.

Slife_organizations.jpg Student Clubs & Organizations

Cedar Valley has a variety of student clubs, including its Alpha Zeta Omicron chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (named top international chapter in 2014) in addition to the Student Government Association, Student Leadership Institute, and more.

Slife_organizations.jpg Phi Theta Kappa - Alpha Zeta Omicron Chapter

Cedar Valley College is the proud home of the Alpha Zeta Omicron chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, which was named top international chapter in 2014 and ranked in the top three worldwide from 2014-2016. PTK is the honor society for two-year colleges, and students are highly encouraged to join if they are eligible. Many PTK students have moved on to four-year colleges and universities after earning scholarships, some of which have been full-ride scholarships.

Slife_government.jpg Student Government

Cedar Valley College's Student Government Association was created in order to represent, communicate with, act upon, and ensure student rights and needs, concerns, and social well-being to the administration as well as to the District offices in order to make a difference and build a stronger education institution and community. If interested in joining, pick up an application in D103 or D104 in Building D.

ID Cards

Image of a CVC I.D. Card
Location: Room D104
Phone Number: 972-860-8233
Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Do I need to get a CVC ID Card?

The Cedar Valley College (CVC) Identification Card is the official college identification throughout your entire enrollment. Please also note that a Student ID card is required for qualifying students to receive the DART Student GoPass. This card is mandatory and must be presented to secure campus services and privileges. First-time cards and card validations are issued during registration period for all new and returning students. Students may obtain ID cards during registration or from the Office of Student Life, Room D101, after registration ends.

Students must present their paid fee receipts and photo ID to obtain their student ID card. Duplicate fee receipts are available at no additional cost from the Business office. There will be a non-refundable replacement fee of ten dollars ($10) for a card that is lost, stolen, or for those who have had a name change, or would prefer another photo. All fees for identification cards should be paid at the Business Cashier located in Building L. The student identification card is nontransferable and becomes invalid if the student withdraws from college before the end of the semester. The use of the card may be restricted or suspended for any student that does not abide by the Student Code of Conduct. The card is the property of Cedar Valley College and will be shown or surrendered as requested by a college official.

More CVC student life information you should know:

Crime Statistics

Learn about police activity at Cedar Valley College.