SFCC Student Weekly Connection 11/10/23


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, your one-stop shop for job postings, resume writing, and career exploration.  SFCC students and community members can create a free Career Coach account. From there you can upload your resume or create one using the Resume builder that can provide suggestions for how to write your resume based on your work experience. Once your resume is complete, you can quickly apply for any job posted in Career Coach.  If you don’t know what kind of job you want, you can take a career assessment that identifies your primary areas of strength and provides suggestions for different career paths to explore. If you have an idea of career paths you are interested in, you can search for specific career pathways and compare projected salaries, required education, and available SFCC academic programs. Click here to create an account and begin your career search!


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

Students are also encouraged to set up an appointment with our Counseling Department for an in-person, private appointment.  Please see the attached flyer for more information .


TRIO and Student Resource Center are co-hosting live Crockpot cooking demos in the TRIO office, LL313 from noon to 1 p.m. on November 15. This free event will demonstrate easy and delicious recipes. Students will be able to sample the dishes and get their crockpot questions answered. Also on ZOOM Link: Slow Cookers can allow you to save time, money, and effort with simple one-pot meals. Come get some tips and tricks from the experts. Learn why crockpot cooking is perfect for busy individuals and families. RSVP by email to or


EWE is now hiring Cashiers, Servers, and Cooks. Enjoy Flexible Work Hours and Part-time AM Positions. Must Have a Completed FAFSA. For more information or to apply please contact Rosina Chaparro at  Be part of an SFCC Tradition and Earn Money! Please see attached Flyer.


The Empty Stocking Fund (provided by The Santa Fe New Mexican) can help with past due rent/mortgages and utilities, dental and medical assistance, tuition, household goods, home/auto repairs, and more.

Please go to the following website to read more and apply:

To apply for a gift, submit an application to the website. If eligible, an in-person interview will be arranged, and if approved, funds will then be distributed.

Applicants who do not have access to a computer can complete an application at the following locations, free of charge:

  • Santa Fe Public Library, Main Branch, 145 Washington Ave. La Farge Branch Library, 1730 Llano St.
  • Southside Branch Library, 6599 Jaguar Drive.
  • New Mexico Workforce Connection, 525 Camino de los Marquez

The application queue for assistance in the 2023-24 cycle begins Nov. 1, 2023.


Student Affairs 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 2023-2024 FAFSA applications are available now.     


  1. Friday, November 17, Last day to withdraw from classes 2nd 8-week session only.
  2. Wednesday-Sunday, Nov. 22-26, Thanksgiving break.  College Closed.
  3. 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 
  4. Students need to pay their current balance to register for the subsequent term.  Please contact the Cashiers office today at 505/428-1211.   


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. 


Contact SFCC Dental Department @Aamna Nayyar or @Samantha Montoya 
Radiographs will be taken by the students under the direct supervision of the licensed faculty. 
Days: Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays
Timing: 9 am – 10: 45 am [time will be scheduled by the faculty
Semester: Fall 2023
Offer open to ALL SFCC staff, faculty, students and relatives and friends [*restrictions may apply].


SFCC is recruiting now for Spring 24, January 22 – May 3.  Get paid and mentored at the same time.  The deadline to apply is December 15, 2023 (limited placement, don’t delay).  Please see the attached flyer for more information.  Contact Louise Majorey at

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.     


Hiring for a Student Recruitment Ambassador to assist with leading campus tours for individuals and large groups, to support SFCC’s Recruitment and Dual Credit team and assist with projects as needed.  Participate in community and Santa Fe Public School events.  i.e. college and career fairs and application drives.  More information contact Daniela Gurule 505-428-1149 |             


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.   


Entries are being accepted for the SFCC writing awards now through 12 noon on March 1, 2024.

Categories include poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, academic essay, image/photography, instructor-nominated, & en español. Winners receive $50 and runners-up receive $25.  Winners, runners-up, and honorable mentions will all be published in Accolades, will be invited to read at the celebration, and will also be considered for the SFCC Foundation Richard Bradford Memorial Creative Writing Scholarship.

Applicants must be enrolled in at least three credits and should not yet have earned a degree.

Entries should be no more than 5 pages in length, typed, and attached as Word documents (or jpgs for images/photography).

No more than 6 submissions, excluding instructor nominations. Please remove any identifying information from the entries.

Please see attached flyers for more information. 

Email submissions (or questions) to Please include name, A#, phone number, and the titles & categories of entries.  


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. 


The WIN project employs four Navigators who are actively working to recruit individuals who are unemployed or underemployed or are looking to skill up. Benson is currently assigned to SFCC. WIN Navigators focus is to support low-income individuals, people of color, and people recovering from substance use disorders or those who have been incarcerated to place them into training programs, and connect them with services, resources, employers, and further training to support their success.   Please visit the website with this link

Always Your Champion,

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