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Year Up Bay Area Admissions

Classes begin at our San Francisco and Silicon Valley campuses every March and September.

Classes begin at our Diablo Valley Campus every August and January.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until the class is filled. We encourage you to apply early, as space is limited.

Step 1: Submit an Interest Form

Fill out an online interest form here.

After you submit an interest form, you will be able to schedule an Information Session.

Step 2: Attend an Information Session

Information Sessions are a mandatory step in the admissions process and are typically held on the following days and times:

San Francisco Campus:

  • Days & Times
    • Wednesdays, 11:45 am – 1:15 pm
    • Thursdays, 3:45 pm – 5:15 pm
  •  Location
    • 80 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94104 (one block from the Montgomery BART and Muni stops)

For questions, please contact Teyona Davis at (415) 749-9089 or tdavis@yearup.org

Silicon Valley (San Jose) Campus:

  • Days & Times
    • Tuesdays, 10:00 AM – 11: 30 AM
    • Thursdays, 2:00 PM- 3:30 PM
    • Saturdays, once a month (exact dates/times are TBD)
  •  Location
    • 100 W. San Fernando Street, Suite 103, San Jose, CA 95113

For questions, please contact Omar Bourgoub at (669) 220-1320 or obourgoub@yearup.org.

Diablo Valley College (Pleasant Hill) Campus:

  • Days & Times
    • Wednesdays, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
    • Specific upcoming dates:
      • Tuesday, June 13, 6:00 PM- 7:30 PM
      • Tuesday, June 27, 6:00 PM- 7:30 PM
  •  Location
    • Diablo Valley College, 321 Golf Road, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
      • Afternoon sessions held in the Library, Room 102B
      • Evening sessions on 6/13 and 6/27 will be held in Room 141

For questions, please contact Marcus Savage at (415) 918 -2355 or msavage@yearup.org

Step 3: Complete your Application

After you attend an Information Session, you will receive a link to the Year Up’s online application.

*For students applying to our Diablo Valley Campus, you will need to register at Diablo Valley College. You can begin the process here.

Step 4: Interviews

Applicants are expected to arrive on time to their interviews. If you anticipate being late, please contact our Admissions team to reschedule your interview:

San Francisco: (415) 405-6562 | San Jose: (408) 824-3061 | DVC: (925) 338-8530