De Anza College Fall 2022

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Nov. 7, 2022

Quick Notes for the Week of Nov. 7


Tuesday: Veterans Day Celebration

Stop by the Main Quad tomorrow, Tuesday, Nov. 8, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for an event honoring our veterans. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet some of De Anza’s veterans, as well as representatives from local veteran resource centers. Visit the Veterans Day Observance webpage for more information. In the event of rain, the celebration will be held in the Fireside Room. Remember: this Friday, Nov. 11, there will be no classes and offices will be closed in observance of Veterans Day.

De Anza Photo Shoot: Open Call for Student Models

Group of De Anza students

The De Anza Communications Office is looking for student models to participate in upcoming campus photo sessions on Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 16 and 17. Any and all De Anza students are welcome. This is a great opportunity to have fun, meet other students and show off what's special about De Anza. If selected, your picture may be used in a variety of marketing or informational materials for the college. Visit the Student Photo Shoot webpage for more information on how to participate.

Public Policy School Accepting Internship Applications

The VIDA Public Policy School is hiring part-time interns for winter and spring quarters. Interns will be paid $17.60 per hour and learn how to advocate on policy issues of concern to community college students. The commitment is about 10 hours per week. The Public Policy School is accepting applications through Monday, Nov. 21. Apply using their online form. You can learn more about the program on VIDA's website, or contact Jim Nguyen at

News Briefs


This Friday: President Holmes to Open Veterans Day Celebration

The Cupertino Veterans Memorial Foundation will host its first Veterans Day Celebration in two years this Friday, Nov. 11. President Holmes will open the ceremony which will be held at Memorial Park, across the street from De Anza College. Learn more about the event on the Cupertino Veterans Memorial website.

De Anza Votes!

De Anza Votes!

Tuesday is Election Day – remember to vote! The ballot for the Nov. 8 general election includes statewide candidates for governor, U.S. Senate, attorney general and more, as well as important propositions and contests for local offices.

  • If you're registered to vote in Santa Clara County, you can drop your ballot in the official Ballot Drop Box on the De Anza campus. You'll find it on the sidewalk outside the RSS Building, near the entrance that faces Staff/Student Lot A.
  • Or, return your ballot by mail – postage is free – any time up to Election Day.
  • Or, vote in person at a county Vote Center near you.

EventsUpcoming Events

Check the Events Calendar for additional details and more events.

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DatesDates and Deadlines

  • Veterans Day holiday, no classes; offices closed – Nov. 11
  • Winter registration opens based on Priority Registration group – Nov. 14
  • Last day to drop classes with a W – Nov. 18
  • Thanksgiving holiday, no classes; offices closed – Nov. 24-27
  • Final exam week for fall quarter – Dec. 12-16

Visit the Academic Calendar page to see more important dates and deadlines by quarter.

College GovernanceGovernance Meetings

Find more information about college governance at

COVID-19 Vax and Booster Required

You must provide proof of vaccination AND a booster before coming to campus. Face masks are strongly recommended on campus, and may be required in some offices or by individual instructors in their classrooms. For more information, see

Free PCR Testing on Campus for Students and Employees

Free PCR testing is available two days a week during fall quarter, outside the Campus Center near the Student Health Services entrance on the lower level. No appointment is needed but one-time preregistration is required.

  • Mondays and Wednesdays from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Visit the Health Services COVID-19 information page for additional details.

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