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Simi Valley Adult School and Career Institute
1880 Blackstock Avenue ◊ Simi Valley, CA 93065 ◊ Phone (805) 579-6200
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Thank you for choosing the Simi Valley Adult School and Career Institute. Our goal is to enhance the lives of our students by providing diverse, accessible, lifelong learning opportunities. Studentsí vocational, educational and personal goals are met by staff who promote self worth in a safe, supportive, and innovative learning environment. The Simi Valley Adult School and Career Institute works to develop skilled workers, strong families and successful communities by offering opportunities to learn at every stage of life. As John Dewey said, "Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself." We hope you enjoy a fulfilling experience with us.
Michele Arso, Principal

In most classes, students are registered on a first-come, first-served basis. Certain classes, however, have prerequisites and an application and acceptance process. Please refer to the current course catalog or visit the counseling office (Room 402) for specific information regarding applications, prerequisites and registration procedures.

Register online for selected classes.Click here.

FALL 2015 Semester
August 17 to January 23

Registration Begins July 6
Business Office - Room 301
Monday to Thursday - 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday - 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Evening Registration: Mon. - Thurs. 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Student Store - Room 601

Extended Registration Hours
Business Office Room 301
August 10 - 13 and August 17 - 20
Monday - Thursday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Students may register for open entry classes throughout the semester.

Counseling Office - Room 402

Counseling Office - Room 402
805.579.6200, Ext. 1614

Counseling Office Hours:
Monday - 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Counselors are available for walk-ins:
Monday, Friday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm and 3:00 - 7:30 pm

If you need more information about a class, please visit the counseling office.

Course dates and times subject to change.

Open Entry, Start Anytime, Classes
Go to the classroom to obtain a registration form and speak with the instructor prior to registration.

Structured Classes
Registration forms are available in the Business Office, Room 301. Return the completed form to the Business Office, Room 301. In the evening, return the completed form to the Student Store, Room 601.

Senior Center Classes
Register in the classroom at the scheduled class time at the Senior Center on the first day of class for Senior Center classes. Also, register online for selected classes

Course Fees
Course fees are due at the time of registration in the Business Office, Room 301, or the Student Store, Room 601.

Returned Check Policy
A $35 fee (cash only) will be charged for returned checks.

A full refund of fees will only be made if a course is closed by the adult school or if the days and/or times of the class are changed and the student cannot attend. Original receipts must be provided and a refund request form must be completed before a refund can be given. Refunds are typically processed in two to six weeks.

Book and Supply Purchases
Books and supplies may be purchased in the Student Store, Room 601. Books or supplies required for a course may not be purchased until the first class meeting as course requirements may change. All sales, including books, are final. No Refunds. Please refer to the Student Services page for Student Store hours.

Some classes have prerequisites. Check individual class listings in this schedule or visit the counseling office (Room 402) for more information.

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