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Starting on Monday, April 26, through Thursday, May 13, SFCC students may reserve
group study space at the Santa Fe HEC. Groups of up to 7 students may make a reservation.
Time slots are 9-12 or 1-4, Monday through Thursday.

To make a reservation, email with Study Space Reservation in the subject line.
Include the names, telephone numbers and email addresses of everyone in the group in the
reservation email. Also include the date and time slot that you would like to reserve.

Reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance. Drop-in appointments are not available.
Anyone not listed on the reservation will not be allowed to enter the Santa Fe HEC.

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

Also, watch this page for upcoming vaccine clinics:

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

Start Your Journey

The Santa Fe Higher Education Center provides access to education that connects students with supportive community every step of the way.

Perhaps you are exploring the new Pre-Forestry degree at SFCC and want to see how your career opportunities expand through completing your Bachelor’s degree in Forestry at New Mexico Highlands University. 

If you graduated with your Associates degree business, but decided you are really interested in Information Technology, you may be interested the online cyber-security program at Bellevue University.

Or maybe you are curious about learning how use a 3-D printer, and have an itch to play with a laser cutter.  In that case, the Santa Fe FabLabHub is available to connect you with fast, MIT-accredited digital badges to encourage your curiosity and strengthen your resume.

Whatever your destination the Santa Fe HEC can support your journey.

Contact us today!