Released: January 11, 2017
Santa Fe Community College and the Santa Fe Higher Education Center to Close in Honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, January 16
Registration encouraged before holiday weekend
Santa Fe Community College and the Santa Fe Higher Education Center will be closed on Monday, January 16, in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. No classes or activities will be held and no other student services will be available. SFCC will reopen on Tuesday, January 17, which is the first day of classes for the spring semester. The main campus will also be closed on Sunday, January 15. The Santa Fe HEC will be open from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, January 15.
Due to ongoing computer system upgrades at SFCC scheduled for January 14 through 16, students who are registering for the next semester, are encouraged to meet with an adviser at the Welcome and Advising Center by Friday, January 13. The center is open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday. There will be very limited online access to the college website at https://sfcc.edu that weekend. Registration will resume on Tuesday, January 17 online. Advisers will be available again to meet with students Tuesday, Jan. 17 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The college’s child care center, Kids Campus, and gym, the Witter Fitness Education Center, also will be closed. The fitness center will reopen at 6:30 a.m. on Tuesday.
Throughout the year, SFCC offers a number of ways to stay notified about weather- and holiday-related delays, cancellations, closures and emergencies. While the college does notify the public of severe weather and emergency conditions through print, television and radio news outlets, additional information can be accessed quickly through the following:
- SFCC’s official https://sfcc.edu
- SFCC’s Weather Watch and holiday line, 505-428-1716
- SFCC Alert: To receive SFCC text message and email alerts, subscribe here, or visit https://www.getrave.com/login/sfcc.
Campus Safety & Security can be reached at 505-428-1224.
For more than 35 years, Santa Fe Community College has been the gateway to success for individuals and the community by providing affordable, high quality educational programs that serve the social, cultural, technological, and economic needs of a diverse community. SFCC is a designated Best for Vets and Military Friendly school. The college serves more than 12,000 students per year in its credit, noncredit and adult programs. For further information, visit sfcc.edu or call 505-428-1000. Follow us: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn.