William C. Witter Fitness Education Center Frequently Asked Questions


Please note that the William C. Witter Fitness Education Center is open. Read more detail about COVID protocols and available areas and equipment at William C. Witter Fitness Education Center.

Questions about the Fitness Education Center facility?
Fitness Facility Director: Herman Garcia, 505-428-1751
Aquatic Supervisor: Rose Ortiz, 505-428-1292

How do I register for a fitness class?
New, first-time students must complete the SFCC application, either ONLINE or in the Welcome and Advising Center. Returning students should register through MySFCC. Call the WAC at 505-428-1270 or e-mail them at wac@sfcc.edu for more information.

Can I work out without registering for a class?
Yes! Fitness Center now offers purchase of $7 Daily Drop in Pass, $30 – 5 Punch Pass, and $50 – 10 Punch Pass!  Passes give you access to full fitness center areas as available.

To purchase day passes and punch cards: 

  • Step 1: Create an account at https://sfcc.timetap.com/#/
    Step 2: Log in and select PACKAGES.
    Step 3: Add select PACKAGE to CART
    Step 4: Click on CART (top right hand corner)
  • Step 5:Click on CONTINUE TO CHECKOUT
  • Step 6: Click on PAY NOW and follow prompt to pay with either a Pay Pal account or a credit/debit card

Is personal training allowed at the FEC facility?

No. This is an academic-based college, and therefore does not allow personal trainers to operate a personal business and train at SFCC’s Fitness Education Center.

Questions about the Resistance Training Center (RTC)?
Need assistance with the equipment or an exercise? Ask one of the Resistance Training Center Staff Fitness Specialist, wearing SFCC staff shirts. Please call the Resistance Training Center at 505-428-1656.

Can I bring my personal trainer?
Personal training is not permitted at SFCC, however, our certified Fitness Specialists will be happy to assist you with exercise programs and questions. Call 505-428-1656.

Questions regarding the Reception Desk?
Call 505-428-1615.

Lost or found something?
Please inquire at the Reception Desk.

Questions about aquatics?
Please contact Aquatic Supervisor Rose Ortiz at 505-428-1292.

Want to rent a locker?
Lockers are rented for $10/semester. A lock is provided on rental lockers. Contents must be removed on the last day of classes of the designated semester.

To purchase locker rentals: 

  • Step 1: Create an account at https://sfcc.timetap.com/#/
    Step 2: Log in and select PACKAGES.
    Step 3: Add select PACKAGE to CART
    Step 4: Click on CART (top right hand corner)
  • Step 5:Click on CONTINUE TO CHECKOUT
  • Step 6: Click on PAY NOW and follow prompt to pay with either a Pay Pal account or a credit/debit card

Questions regarding Tennis?
There are four outdoor courts available when classes are not in session. Call 505-428-1615 for current class schedule.

Do you know your School of Fitness Education advisor?

Degree Programs:  Fitness Instructor Training (FIT) Certificate programs: contact Ute Jannsen-Kerr.

Nutrition Certificate Advisor: contact Patty Willms

Massage Therapy Advisor: contact Julianna Santillanes

Aquatics classes and programs: contact Tomas Duran

Want to leave a message for your instructors? Need to pick up or drop off something off for your instructor?
Call 505-428-1651, or visit the facility reception office in room 2000.

For more information, please contact The Fitness Education Center, 505-428-1751, or herman.garcia@sfcc.edu.

The best way to thrive at SFCC and keep your families and communities safe is by getting your COVID-19 vaccinations.

Vaccines work and save lives. While a vast majority of Santa Feans have strongly embraced vaccinations, including SFCC employees and students, we are not done. Vaccines provide strong defenses for keeping our community safe, and are an important strategy in eradicating this virus.

Register online for your vaccine at https://cvvaccine.nmhealth.org/

Also, watch this page for upcoming vaccine clinics: sfcc.edu/covid/vax/.

In accordance with public health orders, all SFCC employees, students, and visitors are required to wear a masks while on campus and to continue practicing social distancing of six feet apart.

Report a COVID-19 Case

On Aug. 17, New Mexico re-implemented an indoor mask mandate, as well as vaccination requirements in hospitals and congregate settings. Conversations are currently taking place on the requirement of vaccinations for SFCC students and employees. Information on these discussions as well as additional guidance from the New Mexico Higher Education Department and the NMDOH will be shared as available.

Read President Becky Rowley’s Aug. 19 2021 update to the campus. President Rowley emphasized the importance of vaccinations because of the continually evolving pandemic and reiterated current COVID protocols.

Santa Fe Community College and Santa Fe Higher Education Center are currently open. Some college services and spaces remain closed or limited due to health orders.

SFCC’s current COVID-19 protocols:

  • Masks are required.
  • Practice social distancing
  • Avoid congregating in groups.
  • Avoid staying in public, indoor spaces for extended time periods.
  • Children are allowed on campus. Masks required.
  • Fully vaccinated? Please download the SFCC Health Screener app.
  • Departments, programs, and unique spaces may require special protocols or safety requirements.
  • Appointments are highly encouraged.

The majority of services are available and appointments are strongly encouraged. Many classes are being offered in an online capacity, however, please continue to communicate with your instructors or the Welcome and Advising Center for more details on the status of your class. Appointments are highly encouraged for anyone who plans to visit campus. Please call ahead to set up an appointment. View SFCC Directory and a list of Support Services.

SFCC primarily follows guidelines and public health orders from the New Mexico Department of Health.

The New Mexico Department of Health is now offering COVID-19 vaccine self-scheduling for New Mexicans 12 years and older. Use this registration system to schedule your COVID-19 Vaccine and Booster.

What actions should I take if feel like I or someone I know has been exposed to COVID-19? View SFCC COVID Guidelines for Students and Employees 

If you need to get tested for COVID-19 please call 855-600-3453 |Si necesita hacerse una prueba de COVID-19 por favor hable al número siguiente: tel:855-600-3453