Welcome to Mission!
The following is meant to help you navigate your first few days at Mission College. If you don't know, just ask! Go to ask.missioncollege.edu, click on the chat button on the right or submit your question here.
- Strong Start Checklist (PDF). Use this to get started at Mission.
- Support Services (PDF). All our support services in one flyer.
We provide a number of video tutorials on how to use My Mission Portal and other web services. Check them out at the link below.
Your one-stop destination for service, your way! See videos on how to:
- How to Apply (English) and (Spanish)
- Use an Add Code (will work on first day of the semester)
- Register for a Class
- Purchase a Parking Pass
- Pay for a Class
- Finding and Using Online Orientation
We offer a number of resources for students from financial assistance, laptop loans, wifi hotspots and more.
Go to resources.missioncolleg.edu for more information.
Students are also encouraged to go to counseling.missioncollege.edu.
MY MISSION PORTAL
My Mission Portal allows students to pay their bills, register for classes and see an unofficial transcript
REGISTER FOR CLASSES
Once students have a Student ID number they can register for classes through My Mission Portal
WHAT TO TAKE AND WHEN
Alum Trinidad Sanchez, now at San Jose State, gives some great advice on how to schedule classes.
PAYING FOR CLASSES
Students must pay for classes prior to the start of the term. Students pay through My Mission Portal
If you add a class after it started prior to 11:00 p.m., you will have access to Canvas the next day.
WVM Email / See Your Schedule
The WVM Email address allows single sign-on and access to an array of free services, including how to see your class schedule through My Mission Portal.
If a class is closed, students can add their names to the section’s wait list before the class begins. Students will be notified by email of their status. It is recommended that students monitor their wait list regularly to check on the current class status.
Mission College offers a number of tutoring options from MESA to STEM Peer Mentors, a Writing Center, the Academic Support Center and in support in DSPS and VALOR.
For a list of services go to tutoring.missioncollege.edu.
Looking for a job on campus? Check out jobs.missioncollege.edu. Employers can also register and add jobs as well.
Looking to Get to Mission?
The SmartPass/Eco Pass Clipper Card is here! Mission College will issue a personalized and free VTA Smart Pass Clipper Card to all registered Mission College students to ride the VTA Bus and VTA Light Rail systems for free? Available at the Info Desk in the Campus Center
Looking for a specific class? Use the online search for classes offered. Please note the "r" on the schedule stands for Thursday classes.
Adding a Closed Class and Codes
Students can still add the class even after the semester start date, if there are seats available. The instructor will assign student an add code. To add a class once it begins, you must contact the instructor (whether you are wait listed or not) via email or in person at the first day of class.
ADD CODES WILL WORK ON THE FIRST DAY OF THE SEMESTER
If there are seats available, the instructor will assign students. Add codes can then be added within My Mission Portal. The Add Codes are valid through the first two weeks of the semester or a shorter period if a short-term course.
The Library has a Food for Textbooks program that if you donate 10 cans of food, you will receive a textbook for the semester. Please see the Library site for more details or click on the above link. Supplies are limited.
For information regarding specific support services available through DSPS and special
classes (listed under Learning Services), please call (408) 988-2200 or TTY (408)
727-9243, or email DSPS@wvm.edu
Have a question in regards to career or academic counseling? Need help in how to deal with a personal situation? Have a crisis? We are here to help! Visit the Transfer and Counseling Centers located on the first floor by Admissions.
Our Veterans Services Center (VALOR) is located on the second floor of the Campus Center. Located across from DSPS VA Counselors are available daily.
More information about our services for Mission College veterans is at valor.missioncollege.edu.
Cafeteria–Open daily when regular semester classes are in session located in the Campus Center.
KJ's Café–Located on the first floor, lobby area of Main Building and in the Gillmor Center.
On Tuesdays and Thursdays the Hospitality Management Program serves lunch at The Bistro in their dining room from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. It is open to the public.
A valid student or staff parking permit is required to park on campus. Student parking
permit requirements are enforced Monday through Sunday, between 7:00 a.m. and 10:00
Purchasing Parking Permit
- A semester-length student parking permit may be purchased online or in person at the Admissions and Records Office.
- For online purchases, a printable temporary permit will also be provided if the permit purchased is currently in use.
- Daily Parking Permit (Valid on the date purchase only- $3.00 per day). One-day “Daily” parking permits may be purchased at any of the daily permit dispensers located in parking lots B, C and D.
A student "grace-period" will be observed during the week immediately prior to the start of the Fall and Spring semesters.