SFCC Student Weekly Connection 4/9

Good Morning Students!!


​Summer 2021 registration begins April 12 (priority) and April 13 (open to all).  Schedule your appointment TODAY with your academic advisor!!

1)      Returning students are strongly encouraged to work with an academic advisor prior to registering. Contact at Academic Advising at 505-428-1275 or

       2)   Registration is at Interested students are encouraged to contact SFCC’s Welcome and Advising Center at 505-428-1270.

Be Part of SFCC’s Future!

We value student input! SFCC is excited to be a partner in improving the student, faculty, and staff experience through a modern technology solution. The Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) initiative transforms how our five colleges (SFCC, Clovis, CNM, Northern New Mexico College, San Juan College) work together through shared services (recruitment and admissions, student services, graduation, human resources, administration, and more). You are invited to learn more about the ERP initiative in presentations from the vendor finalists that are specifically for students. We encourage you to attend all three vendors’ presentations so that you understand what each vendor has to offer. You will have an opportunity to provide feedback at the end of each session. 

You must sign up by Friday, April 16. Register to attend at As part of the registration process, you will be asked to agree to keep the information shared by the vendors confidential. Once you have registered, you will receive an email from the project’s Chief Procurement Officer Gerrie Becker with the link for each session. For questions about the process, please contact Gerrie Becker at Thank you.


It’s not too late to apply for Spring 2021 scholarships.  Visit for more information and scholarship application 


1)  The Campus Cupboard is offering FREE FOOD distribution each Friday from 12-4pm.  Students can drive-up to the West Wing for a contactless pick-up.  We currently do not require any student identifiable proof.  Students do not leave your vehicles drive-up, open your trunk and your food will be placed in your trunk. 


1)  Are you a currently enrolled in the Spring semester and are experiences 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  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.   The 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 applications are available now.

Important Dates

1)  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

2) Students need to pay their current balance in order to register for the subsequent term.  Please contact the Cashiers office today or visit your student account online (

3) Last day for students to withdraw from Spring 2021 individual courses was April 1.


The Library is happy to welcome you back to campus!  The Library is now open to you for study by reservation.  Individual study space, computers (including printing from computers), and browsing the shelves are all available through reservations.  Library reservations are currently available Monday-Friday from 10:30-2pm.  To make reservations visit:

There will be two book discussions (you can attend one or both). 

·         Wednesday, April 21   7-8:30pm register here to attend:  

·         Wednesday, April 28  noon to 1:30p register here to attend:    

Resource of the Week 

Casa Cerrillos Supportive Housing (St. Elizabeth Shelters & Supportive Hosing) 3811 1/2 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87507 | 505-471-3456 |

Casa Cerrillos provides permanent supportive housing for single disabled men and women. The program also provides case management and life-skills training. Open Monday through Friday from 9 am to 5 pm. Must call to inquire about the application process and present an ID. There might be a Spanish translator but no onsite staff.

Casa Cerrillos ofrece alojamiento de apoyo permanente para hombres y mujeres solteros discapacitados. El programa también brinda administración de casos y clases de preparación para la vida. Abierto de lunes a viernes de 9 am a 5 pm. Debe llamar para consultar sobre el proceso de solicitud y presentar una identificación. Puede que haya un traductor de español pero no hay personal en el lugar. For more information about this and other resources, visit  Para obtener más información sobre este y otros recursos, visite

La Familia Medical Center 1035 Alto St, Santa Fe, NM 505-982-4425  2145 Caja Del Oro Grant Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87507 505-438-3195  

La Familia Medical Center has two locations in Santa Fe that offer sliding fee scale, payment plans, and other medical payment assistance, that are based on household size and income. Must provide ID, proof of residency, and bill dated within the last 30 days. New patients are eligible to apply within 30 days of the first appointment, but it is best to apply prior to the appointment. Must call directly to get more information on how to access the application and talk to a Patient Representative. Spanish-speaking staff is available.

La Familia Medical Center tiene dos ubicaciones en Santa Fe que ofrecen una escala móvil de tarifas, planes de pago y otra asistencia de pago médico, que se basan en el tamaño del hogar y los ingresos. Debe proporcionar identificación, comprobante de residencia y factura con fecha de los últimos 30 días. Los nuevos pacientes son elegibles para solicitar dentro de los 30 días de la primera cita, pero lo mejor es aplicar antes de la cita. Debe llamar directamente para obtener más información sobre cómo acceder a la aplicación y hablar con un representante de pacientes. Hay personal que habla español.

For more information about this and other resources, visit  Para obtener más información sobre este y otros recursos, visite

 Support Groups

Counseling Services is opening an online Support Group as well as a Grief Support Group to new members. Taking place via a secure video platform for the second half of the spring semester, the groups will begin the week of April 5th and meet for 6 weeks. Group sessions will meet for 1 hour.

The group meeting times are as follows:

Support Group: Thursdays at 5:30pm (1hr)

Grief Support Group: Thursdays at 2pm (1hr)

Please email if you are interested in participating or have questions. We very much look forward to having you join our groups!

University Transfer Sessions

Northern New Mexico Info Sessions
Please email Louise Majorey for the ZOOM Link to the session you are interested in attending:

  • Business Students 4/15 1-3 p.m.
    Dr.Lori Baca, Chair of Business Administration will present on Northern’s Bachelor of Business Administration degree for students interested in Project Management, Business Administration and Accounting.
  • Psychology & Liberal Arts Students 4/20 1-3 p.m.
    Dr.Tara Lopez, Chair of Integrated Studies Program, will present Northern’s Bachelor of Arts degree for students interested in Criminal Justice, Psychology & Humanities
  • Careers in Engineering 4/22 1-3 p.m.
    Dr.S.Ahmed, Chair of Engineering & Steve Cox, Faculty will present Northern’s Bachelor of Engineering degree.  Learn about Internships and Careers in Engineering
  • Careers in Science 4/27
    Dr.S. Nandy, Science Faculty & NNMC Students will present Northern’s Bachelor of Science degrees.  Learn about careers in Environmental Science, Biology & Chemistry

Happy National Farmworker Month (March)!  (1927–93), US labor leader, Cesar Estrada Chavez. In 1962, he founded the organization that became the United Farm Workers, and he used nonviolent tactics to gain union contracts with California vineyard owners. Farmers are our friends that help us put fresh foods on our table and clothes on our backs.  They work in inclement weather conditions,  and according to Farm Bureau, “they rise with the sun to tend to crops and stay up late to review accounts.  They fight off invasive insects and battle unpredictable weather.  Without our farmers and ranchers, where would we be? At Farm Bureau, we understand the importance of farmers, and we’re proud to salute our nation’s farmers and ranchers for all of the reasons they make our lives better.”  Thank you to all our ranchers and farmers!

Always Your Champion,

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