SFCC Student Weekly Connection 9/10

Congratulations…you have made it through the third week of the semester!  We are so proud of you!  Check out this week’s important information!


Congratulations to last week’s winner, Rebekah D. of our Student Activities Contest “GUESS HOW MANY”!  Rebekah won an awesome backpack – just in time for the start of the fall semester!  Rebekah, check out the ContestWinner1 flyer on how to claim your prize…..


Counseling Services is offering a new round of telehealth support groups this fall, including General Support, Grief Support, Psychological Support for Physical Illness, and Building Healthy Relationships. Each group will meet for 6 weeks beginning the week of August 30th, and each session will last one hour. Meeting times are TBD based on participant availability. Please email if you are interested in participating or sign up here ( (please only sign up for one group): We very much look forward to having you!


​Fall 2021 second 8-week registration is happening NOW!!  Schedule your appointment TODAY with your academic advisor!  Last day to register is for second 8-week is October 19.

1)   Contact an advisor 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.


The Campus Cupboard (room 302E) is offering FREE FOOD this Fall Semester each Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 2-4pm for in-person pick-up.  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. If you cannot attend the current open hours or are not comfortable with in-person shopping, please contact or 505-428-1775 to arrange an alternate time or pick-up location. Visit for more information. 


1)  Are you currently enrolled in the Fall semester and experiencing some financial challenges?  Have you had 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 2021-2022 FAFSA applications are available now.


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 to register for the subsequent term.  Please contact the Cashiers office today or visit your student account online (


The Library is opening study room 519 for students.  It will be a perfect spot for studying or taking an online synchronous class.  Right now, only one person at a time can use the room.  The key to 519 can be checked out at the circulation desk for two hours and masks are required, even when the door is closed.

Public Allies NM – JOB Opportunity

Public Allies is offering apprenticeship opportunities in our local community.  This is a paid opportunity and offers valuable experience.  Check out the flyer Join Public Allies for more information.


Alcoholics Anonymous 505 Camino De Los Marquez Santa Fe, NM 87505 | 505-982-8932 |

Serves Santa Fe and surrounding areas. Their primary purpose is to provide information regarding AA meetings to people who would like to get sober. Check their website for resources such as meeting materials and literature in English and Spanish. Also, helps people by providing information about local agencies and services related to drug and alcohol abuse. The office is only open on Wednesday from 12 pm to 5 pm due to Covid, but the answering service that provides necessary information is still at full capacity. Meetings are listed on the website with links to connect via Zoom. Volunteers speak English and Spanish.

Sirve a Santa Fe y sus alrededores. Su propósito principal es brindar información sobre las reuniones de AA a las personas que deseen mantenerse sobrias. Consulte su sitio web para obtener recursos tales como material para reuniones y literature en ingles y español. Además, ayuda a las personas brindándoles información sobre agencias y servicios locales relacionados con el abuso de drogas y alcohol. La oficina solo abre los miércoles de 12 pm a 5 pm debido a Covid, pero el servicio de contestador que proporciona la información necesaria todavía está a plena capacidad. Las listas de reuniones estan en el sitio web con enlaces para conectarse a través de Zoom. Los voluntarios hablan inglés y español.

Scholarship Application (2021-2022) 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 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.


Your input matters.  Please take some time to let us know your opinion on our current and future student activities.  Check out the ActivitiesSurvey flyer for more details.

Student Ambassadors

Student Development is seeking two outstanding student ambassadors.  This is a paid position.  Interested individuals should contact for more information.  Also, check out the SeekingAmbassador flyer for more information.


Online elections begin on Monday, September 13 and will remain open until Thursday, September 16.  Check out the flyer for more information.


Are you currently enrolled in at least ​6 (six) credit hours?  Did you know that you may be eligible for a student employment position on our beautiful campus (remote work may also be available).  Did you know that as a student employee you earn minimum wage and may work up to 20 hours per week?  And did you know that we can work with your current school schedule to try and help you fit your work hours within your day?  For more information contact:

Susie Weaver
Financial Aid, Student Employment Program Manager

Phone:  (505)428-1285

Always Your Champion,

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