Please see below for important dates and information.
$$$ FOR STUDYING EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
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 Emily.McCarthy@sfcc.edu. Read more here.
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.
CAFÉ CON LAS COMADRES
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 December 14, located in the West Wing Lower Level 312D (in the Student Wellness Center), 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.
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
CHILDREN’S STORYTIME IN THE SFCC LIBRARY FAMILY STUDY ROOM 2-3 PM
SFCC Library will be joined by the Santa Fe Children’s Museum with a story time and the opportunity to take home complimentary children’s STEAM kits. Questions? email: email@example.com. All SFCC Community Members Are Welcome! Additional story time dates:
- Wednesday, January 18, 2023, 2 to 3 p.m.
- Wednesday, February 15, 2023⋅2 to 3 p.m.
- Wednesday, March 15, 2023⋅2 to 3 p.m.
COUNSELING SERVICES ADDS UWILL MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS SERVICE
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.
FINANCIAL WELL-BEING AND LITERACY MINI-COURSE
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: https://youtu.be/fVo4krhW3j0. Nusenda and SFCC also have a co-branded Financial Wellness website with lots of useful information and tools: https://santafecc.teachbanzai.com/wellness. 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 for FREE GRANT MONEY? Have you completed your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). If not, it’s easy, apply today at www.fafsa.gov. 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.
GENE HAAS SCHOLARSHIP
The Gene Haas Scholarship for Engineering Machining Technology AAS
Part-time students (6-11 credits) can receive a scholarship of $300 per semester, and full-time students (12 or more credits) can receive $500. New students are eligible, and continuing students must maintain a semester and cumulative GPA of 2.5. In addition, students must: declare a major in the Engineering Machining Technology AAS, be a New Mexico resident, and file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or Dreamers Financial Aid Application.
The Gene Haas Scholarship can be combined with other scholarship options like the Opportunity Scholarship and the Lottery Scholarship. For more information on scholarships and links to applications, go to https://www.sfcc.edu/offices/financial-aid/
GLASS CLUB SALE 10 A.M. TO 4 P.M. WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7 & THURSDAY, DEC. 8
Stop by SFCC’s Glass Club Sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, December 7 and Thursday, December 8 for a glass sale for the holidays. The sale will be in the Main Entrance Hallway. The SFCC Glass Club, consisting of 18 members, experienced glass artists to beginners, experimenters in glass who are creative with glass and mixed mediums from casting to fusing and more.
The club will offer ornaments, platters, bowls, sculpture, jewelry, functional and non-functional pieces. Enjoy a refreshing drink while shopping and learning about glassmaking. Prices range from $15 to $500. The Glass Club Sale celebrates the International Year of Glass.
HACU SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
We are currently anticipating a full launch of our Fall 2022 cycle of scholarship opportunities by September 30th, 2022. This scholarship opportunity with our partners will be available to all students attending a HACU member institution. For more information and specific eligibility criteria after the Fall 2022 launch later this month, please visit: hacu.net/scholarships
- December 5-10, Final Exams
- 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 email@example.com.
- 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
LEGAL TELECLINICS MONTHLY – December 15, 2022
FREE consultation with an attorney for those representing themselves
Areas of law served: Consumer debt, Contracts, Employment, Expungement, Family Law, Landlord/Tenant, Name Change/Real ID, Probate, Public Benefits, Real Property. Please see the attached flyer for more information and contacts.
NEED CHILDCARE? MAKE SURE YOU’RE ON THE KIDS CAMPUS WAITLIST
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.
NMHU TRANSFER INFORMATION 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Tuesdays
A representative from New Mexico Highlands University (NMHU) will be on campus providing information on admissions, academic programs, scholarships, financial aid and more to prospective students. The NMHU representative will be available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays October 24 through December 6 in the main hallway outside the Welcome and Advising Center. For more information, contact Mary E. Angell at email@example.com.
OIT SERVICE DESK NEW HOURS:
Phone Service 24 hours a day Mon.-Fri.
NEW OIT SERVICE DESK HOURS: Phone service 24 hours a day Mon. – Fri.
On November 1st the OIT Service Desk extended its phone hours to better serve students, staff and faculty.
Phone Hours | 505-428-1222
Monday – Friday: 24 hours
Saturday: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Sunday: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Office Hours | Room 528
Monday – Thursday: 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. to noon
PILAS PAID INTERNSHIP PROGAM
SFCC is recruiting now for Spring 23 Jan 25 thru May 5, 2023. Get paid and mentored at the same time. Deadline to apply is January 17 (limited placement, don’t delay). Please see the attached flyer for more information. Contact Sara Baca at firstname.lastname@example.org.
REGISTER EARLY FOR A CHANCE TO WIN PRIZES!!!!
Avoid the registration appointment rush – Don’t wait until the last minute to meet with your academic advisor and get registered for spring semester! Those who register for classes between November 8 – December 8, will get their name entered in a drawing to win various prizes including a laptop, tablet, and SFCC Bookstore waiver.
RESPIRATORY CARE NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR SPRING 2023 COHORT
Prepare for a fast-paced, high-demand career. Blend high-tech training with compassionate care as you gain the skills required to be a specialist in assessing and treating people with breathing and cardiopulmonary disorders. Work closely with doctors, nurses and other clinicians in emergency rooms, critical care units, diagnostic centers, clinics and home health care organizations.
Learn more and apply: https://www.sfcc.edu/programs/respiratory-care/
SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION (2022-2023) 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 email@example.com). SFCC offers performance-based scholarships through Contract for a Better Tomorrow (CBT).
For more information and to apply go to: https://www.sfcc.edu/offices/financial-aid/
If you have questions or need assistance, email the Financial Aid Office at firstname.lastname@example.org from your SFCC student email account. Make sure to include your Student ID number in the email.
Se habla Español.
SOLAR SYSTEM BRACELET STEM KITS ARE AVAILABLE FOR KIS AGES 4-7 AT THE SFCC LIBRARY
Instructions are in English and Spanish, and all materials are included in the kits. The kits are made available to the SFCC community through the Santa Fe Children’s Museum. Come by the SFCC library to pick up a kit to use to explore the solar system with your kids! Kits are available during the library’s regular hours. For more information contact: email@example.com
STUDENT HOLIDAY TOY DRIVE THROUGH DECEMBER 7
Students, you can help children in need this holiday season by donating new, unwrapped toys to Toys for Tots in the Student Holiday Toy Drive. Donations are being collected in bins by the Bio Wall in the Health and Sciences building at SFCC. Thank you!
STUDENTS RECEIVE 15% OFF AT SANTA FE COFFEE BAR AND DELI
Santa Fe Coffee Bar and Deli is pleased to offer a 15% discount to all enrolled students. Must present a college ID or faculty/staff id upon checkout. Pertains to all items at the coffee bar and deli only.
STUDENT WRITING AWARDS – SUBMIT ENTRIES THROUGH MARCH 1, 2023
Entries are being accepted for the SFCC writing awards now through 12 noon on March 1, 2023.
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.
Email submissions (or questions) to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include name, A#, phone number, and the titles & categories of entries.
STUDY ROOMS ARE NOW AVAILABLE IN THE LIBRARY
New SFCC Library family study room to open in August
If you’re a student parent, we have good news for you! The SFCC Library will be opening a new family study room for students who have children in August. The room will have a space for children with toys, books, and special-sized furniture. The room will have three computer stations and space for students working on laptops.
It will be open all hours the library is open. It will be available to current students when they have their children with them. Please note this is not day care, students must remain with their children. The library’s restroom adjacent to the study room has been updated and is family friendly with a changing station.
The library also has 3 small study rooms for 2 people, and a larger room with room for 4. Please see the attached flyer for more information.
THERAPY DOGS IN THE LIBRARY – 11 A.M. – 1 P.M. NOVEMBER 30
SFCC Library is once again sponsoring an end-of-semester visit from furry, friendly therapy dogs! Please join us in the Library (Room 516) from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, November 30 for some canine cuddling and stress relief. Sponsored in conjunction with the Santa Fe Animal Shelter’s Pet Outreach
TRIO STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES
TRIO is accepting applications for Fall 2022! 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 email@example.com 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