Effective October 28, 2002, California Penal Code (PC) Section 290.01 was expanded and now requires a convicted sexual offender who is enrolled as a student, or employed as a full- or part-time employee, or is carrying on a vocation, in a community college for more than 14 days, or for an aggregate period exceeding thirty (30) days in a calendar year, to register with the College Police Department within five (5) working days of commencing enrollment or employment. Violation of the above requirement is a misdemeanor and may result in a fine, imprisonment, or both.

HOW TO REGISTER

Individuals seeking to register with the VCCCD Police Department pursuant to §290.01PC must contact their college's police station and register in person.* All individuals meeting the above criteria will be required to download, complete, and submit to the VCCCD Police Department the California Department of Justice's Sex Offender Registration Form.

Furthermore, any individual who is required to register as an Internet Identifier, pursuant to §290.024PC, must complete and submit to the VCCCD Police Department the California Department of Justice's Internet Identifier Registration Form.

*Individuals who are only solely participating in online courses with absolutely no requirement to be present on college grounds at any time and shall not be present at any time on college grounds may register as required by §290.01PC via mail with the California Department of Justice's Online Course Registration Form. Keep in mind, if any component of the online course requires you to be physically on college grounds, you ARE REQUIRED to register IN PERSON using the standard Sex Offender Registration Form.