SFCC Student Weekly Connection 04/14/2023


There’s never been a better time to enroll in Early Childhood Education at SFCC.  There are lots of opportunities for financial support.  N.M. ECECD Students Success grants provide generous stipends for those who complete the Fall semester.  Additional funds for participating in an Aprende apprenticeship.  Questions? Contact  Read more here.

AWARD SPRING-Scholarship 

Opened for Scholarship Applications on July 27 

One simple application puts you in consideration for State Institutional and Foundation Private Scholarships available for new or returning students and part-time or full-time students.  Please see the attached flyer for more information or go to


SFCC presents Café Con Las Comadres, hosted by Doctora Thomasinia Ortiz-Gallegos, every second Wednesday of the month.  Join us for our next gathering on May 10,  located in the West Wing Upper-Level Student Affairs comfort area  (next to the I-Room),  from 8:30 am – 9:30am.  This is a gender inclusive community of friends who gather to empower the lives of one another through advocacy, navigation, support, and resources.   This is a safe shared space.  Please see the attached flyer for more information. 


We are hiring THREE Students as Campus Cupboard, The Exchange and Office Ambassadors

Max 20 hours per week. Must be registered for at least 3 CR in summer and 6 CR in fall and maintain a minimum of a 2.5 GPA. Pay is $15/hour. Students do not need to be work-study eligible.  For more information, please see attached flyer or contact Mary Eleas 505-428-1582 or


Check out SFCC’s Career Coach.  We have 85+ job postings from local businesses that are waiting to hear from you.  Create a profile and quickly craft your resume.  Career Coach will even suggest tasks and skills to include based on your work experience.  Once your resume is complete you can quickly apply for any job, we have posted in Career Coach.  If you don’t know what kind of job you want, you can take an assessment that matches you up with careers.  Or just search for any program or career.  Explore broad career pathways that match your strengths and interests.  Compare careers with a pathway: salaries, required education, and more.  Explore the programs that will train you for your favorite career.  Quickly apply for programs by jumping over to SFCC’s program page.   Click on the link below to start your career search!!! Career Coach


Bring copies of your résumé and talk with more than 50 employers including SFCC, Santa Fe County, LANL, and CHRISTUS St. Vincent Regional Medical Center. Also, meet representatives of four-year colleges and universities about transfer opportunities. Free event in the Campus Center. Call 505-428-1406 or email for information.

Monday, April 17th, 5:30-6:30pm; Tuesday, April 18th, 12-1pm—Welcome and Advising Center

SFCC will be having a resume advising walk-in session.  Get resume feedback & assistance prior to the career & transfer fair. 

First come, First serve.


SFCC has partnered with Uwill, a mental health and wellness platform for colleges, as an extension to SFCC Counseling Services. Students have an immediate, secure, and convenient way to receive online-based counseling services should the need arise. 

  • Choose a therapist based on your preferences including issue, gender, language, ethnicity 
  • Choose a time that fits your schedule with day, night and weekend availability 
  • Choose your appointment type, video, phone, chat, or message

Register for a Uwill account using your SFCC email address. For details, refer to the Uwill FAQ and User Guide


The SFCC Financial Aid Department will give you assistance to help you complete the 2023-2024 FAFSA application.  Please see the attached flyer for more information.

El Departamento de Ayuda Financiera de SFCC le brindará asistencia personalizada para ayudarlo a completar la solicitud FAFSA 2023-2024.  Consulte el folleto adjunto para obtener mas información.

Visit or for more information.


Student Success has just launched a Financial Well-being and Literacy course to help our students ensure they are on a path to financial well-being and making good choices about their money and their future.  Watch a preview, an introduction by SFCC Student Resource Coordinator Jocelyn Hernandez-Monsalvo:  Nusenda and SFCC also have a co-branded Financial Wellness website with lots of useful information and tools:  You can access the course by clicking on the “Financial Literacy” button in the Welcome section of the MySFCC homepage. 


The campus cupboard has moved to room LL305. Come by and visit to see our new improved location and maybe do some shopping at the same time.  Campus cupboard is offering FREE FOOD this spring semester.  Students can visit weekly during open hours to select their own products or pick up a prepacked box.   We currently do not require any student identification.  Personal hygiene (menstrual products) are available from Free Flow NM.  You may schedule an appointment using the Campus Cupboards Booking link on MYSFCC.  Check out the new QR code created for the Campus Cupboard which takes you quickly to the Campus Cupboard Bookings site.  From there you can shop online or set up an appointment to shop.  They have contactless pickup and even delivery.  Please see the attached flyer for these services.    Question call 505/428-1775 or email: 


1) Are you a currently enrolled in the Fall semester and are experiencing some financial challenges?  Have you experienced a recent emergency and need just a little help?  Apply today through the Student Emergency Fund.  Applications can be found on your MYSFCC page under Resources (Emergency Assistance Fund).  Applications are reviewed frequently, and funds are directly awarded to your account.  (The funds cannot cover the cost of tuition or books.)

2)  Did you know that you may be eligible forFREE GRANT MONEY?  Have you completed your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  If not, it’s easy, apply today at  Even if you are taking a few classes, you may still be eligible.  For more information, please contact our financial aid office at (505) 428-1268 or join one of the financial aid workshops listed above.   The 2022-2023 FAFSA applications are available now. 


  1. Monday, April 17, Priority Registration for Fall 2023 begins
  2. Tuesday, April 18, Registration for Fall 2023 begins for all students
  3. Friday, April 21, 2nd 8-week session, Last day to withdraw from class.
  4. Students will not be dropped for non-payment.  If you are currently enrolled, you must pay in full or make payment arrangements with the cashier’s office.  Contact them today at 
  5. Students need to pay their current balance to register for the subsequent term.  Please contact the Cashiers office today or visit your student account online (      

KIDS CAMPUS INFO SESSIONS FOR STUDENT PARENTS                                                                                                                              

Did you know that certificate- or degree-seeking SFCC students get first priority for Kids Campus enrollment for your kids, and most families qualify for state assistance to pay 100% of tuition? We want to support your children’s enrollment at Kids Campus, so Kids Campus and the Student Parent Success Program are holding two information sessions just for SFCC students! The sessions are on Tuesday , April 11th  3:30 – 4:30 pm or Tuesday, April 18th 10:00 – 11:00 am at Kids Campus. Spanish interpretation will be available. Please see the attached flyers for more information.

¿Sabías que los estudiantes de SFCC quienes están inscritos en un programa de certificado o título tienen la primera prioridad para la inscripción en Kids Campus para sus hijos y que la mayoría de las familias califican para asistencia financiera del estado de NM para pagar el 100% de la matrícula? Queremos apoyar la inscripción de tus hijos en Kids Campus, ¡así que Kids Campus y el Programa de Éxito para Padres Estudiantes vamos a tener dos sesiones informativas para estudiantes de SFCC! Las sesiones son el martes 11 de abril de 3:30 a 4:30 pm o el martes 18 de abrilde 10:00 am – 11:00 am en Kids Campus. Habrá interpretación al español disponible. Consulta los folletos adjuntos para obtener más información.

National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL)

May 31 – June 3, 2023 University of Maryland Campus—College Park

AAUW National invites hundreds of college women from around the country for three days of leadership training, inspiration, and networking. The only requirement is that you are currently a registered college student. Undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to apply. Registration is now open for NCCWSL 2023.   Please see attached flyer for more information.


When a spot comes available at the Kids Campus, students get priority placement. Kids Campus wants to support student parents and hopes that those needing childcare will get on the waitlist.
Children of degree-seeking SFCC students, SFCC employees, and full-time students at the Higher Education Center are prioritized for placement to support a two-generation philosophy of education at the college. 

Visit the Kids Campus website for more information. Students receive a 10% discount on the cost of Kids Campus and NM Early Childhood Education and Care Development offers Child Care Assistance to income-eligible students. 


Monday, April 17th, 5:30-6:30pm; Tuesday, April 18th, 12-1pm—Welcome and Advising Center

SFCC will be having a resume advising walk-in session.  Get resume feedback & assistance prior to the career & transfer fair. 

First come, First serve.

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION  (2023-2024) Available Now 

SFCC can help you pay for college with scholarships. One simple application puts you in consideration for state institutional and Foundation private scholarships.  Scholarships are available for new and returning, part time and full-time students to help pay for college for the upcoming academic year.  Scholarships are also available for second generation college students, Veterans, Native American students, Hispanic students and students with disabilities (must be registered with the SAS department at  SFCC offers performance-based scholarships through Contract for a Better Tomorrow (CBT). 

For more information and to apply go to: 

If you have questions or need assistance, email the Financial Aid Office at from your SFCC student email account.  Make sure to include your Student ID number in the email.  

Se habla Español.          


What: Call for Nominations for Student Government Association (SGA) Executive Officers for the 2023-2024 School year
When: Beginning April 3, 2023, | Ends April 14, 2023
Why: Gain leadership skills, be a role model, expand your resume, and receive a stipend. For more information call Mary Eleas at 428-1582. Please see attached flyer for more information.


SFCC is building new programs and services for parenting students and working on additional initiatives to make our campus more family-friendly. If you are an SFCC student and are a parent or caregiver of one or more children under age 18, help us learn more about who our parenting students are at SFCC by filling out a short survey in banner. This will also enable us to add you to our student parent email list where we send out information about parent and family activities and other resources.

Please see the attached step by step instructions on how to access the survey.    


The State of New Mexico is offering summer internships!  Please see the link below to view the internship opportunities available for high school students, undergraduate students, and graduate students.
Feel free to share this link with your networks and anyone who might be interested in applying!

 TRIO STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES                                                                                                               TRIO is accepting applications for Fall 2023-2024!   TRIO offers eligible students great services including academic coaching, tutoring, cultural activities, workshops, and study space.  Check out the attached flyer for information on services and eligibility or visit the TRIO web page to apply now! Contact the TRIO office at or 505-428-1364. 


HACU has partnered with Tutorgigs to provide opportunities for students to earn while they learn! Please inform any of your students seeking to earn some income while leaving a positive impact on others. Stay tuned for updates on our upcoming monthly informational webinars this fall.    Please see the attached flyer for more information. 

Always Your Champion,

Dr. Thomasinia Ortiz-Gallegos
Associate Vice President for Student Success
Santa Fe Community College