All classes are online as our campuses will remain closed through at least Friday, July 31, 2020. Student services, such as Advising, the Answer Center and Tutoring, are available online.More Info
We’re not just any college. And you’re just not any employee. You’re someone who is passionate about improving the lives of our students, our team, our community and, ultimately, our world. Learn about the services available to Valencia College employees and find the resources necessary to help you succeed in your role.
As a faculty or staff member at Valencia College, we strive to provide the resources that benefit you both professionally and personally. Need help with employee benefits or have a question about professional development opportunities? Visit one of our regional Organizational Development and Human Resources (ODHR) offices at West, East or Osceola campuses. The ODHR team has you covered with many of the questions you may have—from recruitment and hiring, through your journey as an employee at the college, to retirement. Give them a call or stop by. They're here to help empower you to be the best you can be.
The Grove is an interactive, internal communications website that features the latest information for Valencia College employees. This is where you can find and share news about the latest initiatives and programs, report on campus and college happenings, and keep up-to-date on your colleagues and their achievements. Best of all, it’s directly from the source—you.
Friday, June 05, 2020
Friday, June 5, 2020 A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses This week, we’re traveling virtually to the Poinciana Campus, where Garret Gaudens, instructional lab supervisor, spends his days guiding students through the writing process, remotely now, of course. Michael Robbins, professor, English, says, “He does phenomenal work, particularly in teaching […]
Friday, June 05, 2020
Friday, June 5, 2020 A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses Before diving into the “business as usual” portion of the “Week in Review,” I wanted to pause for a moment to reflect on how difficult the last few months have been. From the most recent violent expressions of systemic […]
Friday, June 05, 2020
Friday, June 5, 2020 A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses With a heavy heart, I pass along news of the loss of Bob Rogers, professor, political science at the Osceola Campus. Bob passed away on Tuesday, June 2, 2020. He inspired thousands of students in his government and international […]
Valencia College offers various services on campus to its employees. For example, dining services has a range of delicious meal options—including a contemporary, crowd-pleasing selection of people’s favorite foods along with some of their own specialties.
In addition, the courier services department provides a seamless delivery service of all packages, USPS mail, interoffice mail, interoffice packages, stationary, toner, office supply orders and copy paper delivery throughout all locations in order to support the overall mission of the college.
Valencia College respects the privacy of our employees and students. All policies and procedures that have been approved by the Board of Directors are organized by volumes—a grouping of related procedures.
The Valencia College EDGE portal is designed to help you with employee development, growth and engagement, and is your resource for professional development and training, and career enrichment. Access the Valencia College EDGE to search and register for online and in-person workshops, view your transcripts, complete your check-in, send badges for recognition of good work, apply for job opportunities and much more.
In addition, there are a number of associations and groups for college employees to take part in. From the Association of Florida Colleges to the Peace and Justice Institute and the Association of Valencia Women, there are plenty of opportunities to be involved outside of the classroom or office.
As custodians and stewards of the Valencia College brand, it is up to each and every one of us to represent ourselves and the college in the best possible light. Like anything that has enduring value, a strong brand is built from a strong foundation.
Discover how we use various elements to visually identify who we are and what we do. From logos to color palettes, typefaces to image usage, these are the tangible ways we communicate Valencia College.