Welcome International Students

Why start at the International Education Center IEC?

DVC International Education Center Brochure

  • Conditional admission to DVC; no TOEFL required for IEC.
  • Highly motivated students: over 95% of IEC students continue on to DVC or other colleges and universities.
  • Excellent student services: academic advising, volunteer opportunities, organized activities, workshops, homework club and much more.
  • Highly trained and caring ESL faculty, all with master's degrees and overseas teaching experience.

View the DVC International Education Center brochure.

New wire transfer process for paying for tuition, fees and insurance.

western union No charge for students through Western Union Wire transfers.

Find out how DVC students can benefit  - pdf

Begin the process

Chinese students, see specific information for GEOSWIFT wire transfer from China through Western Union.

The ISAS office offers the following services:

* F-1 international student admission
* I-20 issuance* Immigration status
* Visa information
* Travel procedures
* Employment procedures
* Mandatory health insurance

Apply to DVC as an international student

Information brochure  (pdf)


Contact International 

Telephone: 925-969-2196
Fax: 925-691-9503
Email: isas@dvc.edu
Office location: SSC 264, Pleasant Hill campus map
Spring and Fall hours: Monday-Thursday:  8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday:  8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Summer hours: Monday-Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday: Closed
Drop-in advising hours: Tuesday-Thursday: 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.