Ventura County Community College District Issues Statement and Information on Thousand Oaks Tragedy

(CAMARILLO, Calif.) Nov. 8, 2018 – The Ventura County Community College District expresses our deepest condolences to the victims of the Thousand Oaks shooting and acknowledges the heroic efforts of Ventura County Sheriff’s Sgt. Ron Helus and first responders. We offer heartfelt sympathy to families and friends of all the victims.

Moorpark, Oxnard, and Ventura colleges remain open. On-campus health centers are valuable resources for students, staff, and faculty who may wish to access services during this sad time for our community. Center information is as follows:

Moorpark College Student Health Center:

Location: Administration Building, Room 111

Phone: (805) 378-1413

Hours: Monday/Thursday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tuesday/Wednesday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Friday 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Additional mental health providers are on-site for drop- in counseling, questions, answers, and referrals. Students can also access information through the student portal. Friday hours may be extended.

Ventura College Student Health Center:

Location: CRC- 108 (ground floor of CRC building)

Phone: (805) 289-6346

Hours: Monday -Thursday 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.; Friday 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Counselors are on-site for drop-in counseling. Regular office hours are in effect, however, any students in crisis may call the office at any time for assistance.

Oxnard College Student Health Center:

Location: First Floor in the Student Services Building

Phone: (805) 678-5832

Hours: Monday – Thursday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Friday 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Mental Health counselors are available for drop-in counseling.


The Ventura County Community College District is a member of the 115-campus California Community College system, and serves more than 32,000 students annually. The District’s three colleges- Moorpark, Oxnard, and Ventura- offer programs in general education for degrees and certificates, transfer to four-year colleges and universities, career technical education, and provide opportunities to engage in co-curricular campus activities. For more information, please visit

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