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Welcome Day 2021: Discover Your Village!

Our live sessions are over, but you can still learn more and find contact information by visiting individual websites for our programs. You'll find a list of website links for Villages, student services and academic departments below.


Welcome Day is a great way to meet instructors, learn about your Village and check out academic departments, services and activities that are part of the whole college experience at De Anza!

Discover Your Village

Check Out Departments, Clubs and Services



First: Discover Your Village – Starting at 10 a.m.

Your Village is a supportive community of students, faculty and staff members who share your interests. It's also the place for fun activities and useful information about your major and related subjects.

To find your Village, click the drop-down accordions to look for your major below – or choose a Village that interests you. 

Don't have a major? (Or don't see yours listed below?) You're welcome to check out any Village that interests you.


Artistic Expression

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Artistic Expression

Imagine ~ Create ~ Inspire

  • Art
  • Dance
  • Film and Television
  • Graphic and Interactive Design
  • Liberal Arts: Arts and Letters Emphasis (or, you can choose the Language and Communication Village)
  • Music
  • Photographic Arts
  • Professional Photography
  • Theater

Business and Finance

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Business and Finance

Invest ~ Manage ~ Market

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Liberal Arts: Business and Computer Information Systems emphasis (or, you can choose the Physical Sciences and Technology Village)
  • Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Real Estate

Health and Life Sciences

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Health and Life Sciences

Examine ~ Nurture ~ Heal

  • Biological Sciences
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Health
  • Health Technologies
  • Human Development
  • Kinesiology
  • Liberal Arts: Science, Math and Engineering Emphasis (or, you can choose the Physical Sciences and Technology Village)
  • Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition

Language and Communication

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Language and Communication

Communicate ~ Connect ~ Influence

  • Communication Studies
  • English
  • English as a Second Language
  • Journalism
  • Public Relations
  • Liberal Arts: Arts and Letters Emphasis (or, you can choose the Artistic Expression Village)
  • Linguistics
  • World Languages
    • French
    • German
    • Hindi
    • Italian
    • Japanese
    • Korean
    • Mandarin
    • Persian
    • Russian
    • Sign Language
    • Spanish
    • Vietnamese

Physical Sciences and Technology

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Physical Sciences and Technology

Explore ~ Experiment ~ Discover

  • Astronomy
  • Automotive Technician
  • Automotive Technology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Database Development Practitioner
  • Design and Manufacturing Technologies
  • Engineering
  • Geology
  • Liberal Arts: Business and Computer Information Systems Emphasis (or, you can choose the Business and Finance Village)
  • Liberal Arts: Science, Math and Engineering Emphasis (or, you can choose the Health and Life Sciences Village)
  • Mathematics
  • Meteorology
  • Physics
  • Project Management Practitioner

social sciences and humanities

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Social Sciences and Humanities

Observe ~ Engage ~ Transform

  • Administration of Justice
  • Anthropology
  • Child Development and Education
  • Ethnic Studies:
    • African American Studies
    • Asian American and Asian Studies
    • Chicanx/Latinx Studies
    • Comparative Ethnic Studies
    • Native American and Indigenous Studies
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Global (International) Studies
  • History
  • Humanities
  • Intercultural Studies
  • Law, Public Policy and Society
  • Leadership and Social Change
  • Liberal Arts: Social and Behavioral Sciences Emphasis
  • Paralegal Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Social Justice Studies
  • Sociology
  • Women's Studies


List of Sessions for Departments, Services and Clubs

Click on each tab to see sessions that begin at 10:30 a.m., and more sessions beginning at 11 a.m.

  • Services and Clubs: 10:30 a.m.-Noon

    Services, Clubs and Collegewide Programs


    Admissions and Registration

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    Assessment Center

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    College Life, Clubs and Student Government

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    Counseling and Advising 

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    De Anza College Promise

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    Disability Support Programs and Services

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    Extended Opportunity Programs and Services

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    Financial Aid

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    Humanities Mellon Scholars

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    Learning Communities (SSRS)

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    Library

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    Men of Color Community

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    Online Education

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    Outreach Office 

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    Paris 2022 – Study Abroad

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    Student Success Center: Tutoring and Workshops

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    Women, Gender and Sexuality Center

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    Veterans Resource Center

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    Vasconcellos Institute for Democracy in Action (VIDA) and Higher Education for AB 540 Students (HEFAS)

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  • Academic Departments: 11 a.m.-Noon

    Academic Departments


    Administration of Justice
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    Interested in law enforcement, probation and parole, corrections or private security? Meet our instructors and learn about programs, including our state-of-the-art crime lab.

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    Accounting
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    We have courses for people interested in Accounting careers or preparation for other fields. 

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    African American Studies
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    We offer an interdisciplinary approach to the study of people of African descent in the United States. Stop in to meet instructors and learn about our courses.

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    Anthropology
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    Learn more about our instructors and courses. 

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    Art and Design

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    Learn more about our instructors and courses.

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    Astronomy
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    Learn more about our instructors and courses.

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    Athletics and Kinesiology (Physical Education)
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    Want to know more about classes and majors, college sports or Adapted PE? 

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    Automotive Technology
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    Learn more about our introductory classes, daytime program, evening program and specialized training.

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    Biology
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    Learn more about courses, majors, transferabiity and placement exams. 

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    Business
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    We're one of the nation's leading two-year business programs, with courses, degrees and certificates that provide you with the competitive edge to excel in your career, transfer to a university, or manage your own business

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    Chemistry
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    Learn more about our courses and instructors.

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    Child Development and Education
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    Learn more about our courses and instructors. 

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    Communication Studies
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    Learn more about our courses and instructors.

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    Computer Information Systems
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    Learn about our courses, degrees and certificates in programming, databases, network administration and security.

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    Dance and Theater

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    Design and Manufacturing Technologies
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    We have courses developed by industry experts in Computer-Aided Design (CAD), Machining and Computer Numerical Control (CNC), and 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing.

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    Economics
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    Learn more about our courses and instructors.

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    English
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    Learn  more about our courses and instructors.

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    English as a Second Language
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    ESL classes can help you gain skills that are essential skills to achieving many academic, professional and personal goals.

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    Environmental Science/Environmental Studies
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    Learn more about our courses and instructors. 

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    Film and Television

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    You can also watch some our best student film and video projects from last year.

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    Geography
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    Learn more about our courses and instructors.

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    Geology
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    Learn more about our courses and instructors.

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    Global/International Studies 
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    Learn more about our courses and instructors.

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    Graphic and Interactive Design

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    Learn more about our courses and instructors.

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    Health Technologies
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    Learn more about our courses and instructors.

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    History
    Social Sciences and Humanities

    Learn more about our courses and instructors.

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    Intercultural, Ethnic Studies and Women's Studies
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    Learn more about our courses and instructors.

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    Journalism
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    Learn about journalism and mass media as a major or career. We have hands-on classes!

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    Humanities
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    The Humanities engage students in critical analysis of how they know what they know.  (Also see the Humanities Mellon Scholars session under Services and Clubs)

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    Mathematics
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    Learn more about our courses and instructors – and how to get extra support in Math with the Math Performance Success Program!

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    Medical Lab Technology
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    Learn more about our courses and instructors.

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    Meteorology
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    Learn more about our courses and instructors.

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    Music

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    Learn more about our courses and instructors.

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    Nursing
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    Learn more about our courses and instructors.

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    Paralegal Studies
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    Learn more about our courses and instructors.

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    Philosophy
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    Learn more about our courses and instructors.

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    Photography

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    Learn more about our courses and instructors.

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    Physics
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    Learn more about our courses and instructors.

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    Political Science
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    We're passionate about preparing students to have a positive effect on their communities, using the tools available to regular people.

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    Psychology
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    Learn more about our courses and instructors.

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    Real Estate
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    Learn about our courses in real estate principles and practices, property management, finance, investment and legal aspects of this field.

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    Sociology
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    Learn more about our courses and instructors.

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    World Languages
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    Learn more about our programs in American Sign Language, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Persian, Russian, Spanish and Vietnamese.

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