Oviatt Library Advanced Placement Student Program

The Oviatt Library is pleased to offer some of our services to eligible high school students in Advanced Placement classes at Los Angeles Unified School District high schools in the San Fernando Valley and other select area high schools in the San Fernando Valley.

See below for details of the program. Information regarding the Advanced Placement Student Program is mailed to eligible high school principals and library media teachers in the Fall. Advanced placement students at the following high schools may be eligible to participate in the program:

LAUSD Schools

  • Arleta High School
  • Birmingham High School
  • Canoga Park High School
  • Chatsworth High School
  • Cleveland High School
  • East Valley High School
  • El Camino Real High School
  • Fulton College Prep. High School
  • John H. Francis Polytechnic High School
  • Granada Hills Charter High School
  • Ulysses S. Grant High School & Communications/Technology Magnet
  • John F. Kennedy High School
  • James Monroe High School
  • High Tech High School
  • North Hollywood High School
  • Northridge Academy High School
  • Panorama High School
  • Reseda High School
  • San Fernando High School
  • Sherman Oaks CES (Center for Enriched Studies)
  • Sylmar High School
  • Taft High School
  • Valley Alternative High School
  • Van Nuys High School
  • Verdugo Hills High School

What privileges are available?

Eligible students may:

  • Borrow up to three items at a time from the Oviatt Library.
  • Receive reference assistance from librarians at the Oviatt Library.
  • Access computers in the Oviatt Library Reference Room on the first floor of the Library.

What are the requirements to participate?

  • Students' names must appear on the Advanced Placement student roster sent by their high school.
  • Students must register in-person at the Oviatt Library Guest Services desk.
  • Students must bring a valid, high school-issued photo I.D.
  • Students must bring a completed permission slip, signed by their parent or guardian.
  • Students are required to present a completed and signed research referral form from their high school Library Media Teacher to the Oviatt Library every time they check out materials or request assistance from a librarian at the Oviatt Library. When the Library Media Teacher determines that a student needs materials that the school library does not own, they may then refer that student to the Oviatt Library.

What are the borrowing privileges for students in the Advanced Placement Student Program?

  • Three items at a time
  • Two-week check out period
  • One renewal for an additional two weeks

For more information, please contact Reference & Instructional Services at 677-2277 or Coleen Martin, 677-6396.