SFCC Student Weekly Connection 9/24

COVID-19 VaxAid

Students, do not miss your opportunity to receive $250 for being fully vaccinated.  Visit this link for more information and directions on how to upload your information for eligibility consideration.

Covid VaxAid – Santa Fe Community College – Covid VaxAid en Español If you are fully vaccinated: Not fully vaccinated: You can get fully vaccinated and become eligible for VaxAid. Go to


​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 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 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 (


Kids Campus at SFCC has a few openings available for our FREE Early Program! All children must have reached their third (3rd) birthday before September 1st , 2021.

Kids Campus free Early Pre-K hours are Monday-Thursday from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm. Fridays from 8:30-11:30 am.

We also offer a wraparound program, which includes one extra hour in the morning (7:30-8:30 am) and one extra hour in the afternoon (2:00-3:00 pm) for a monthly fee of $350. We do not offer after care on Fridays.


If you are interested, please call us at 505-428-1354 or send us an email at:


We have opened another study room for students.  Right now, rooms 518 and 519 are available for single occupancy for two hours.  A perfect spot for doing an online class or just quiet studying.  And each room now has an air purifier!  Masks are still required.

On October 5th from 6:00 to 8:00 SFCC and the Library are hosting a Zoom class on haibun (a prose and haiku combination) given by Miriam Sagan.  For an invitation and a Zoom link please email Miriam –  Participation is limited so email as soon as possible.

RESOURCE OF THE WEEK – Barrios Unidos Chimayo

7 John Hyson Drive, Chimayo, NM 87522 | 505-351-1644 |

Barrios Unidos Chimayo offers a variety of services including: acudetox, narcotics anonymous meetings, support and education about suicide prevention, Grandmother’s Support Group, Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, Men’s Peer Support Group, and Women’s Peer Support Group. Please visit their website or call them to find out more about these services.

Barrios Unidos Chimayo ofrece una variedad de servicios que incluyen: acudetox, reuniones de narcóticos anónimos, apoyo y educación sobre la prevención del suicidio, Grupo de Apoyo para Abuelas, Reuniones de Alcohólicos Anónimos, Grupo de Apoyo para Hombres y Grupo de Apoyo para Mujeres. Visite el sitio web o llámelos para obtener más información sobre estos servicios.

Check out the flyer for more details.

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.


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.


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

All submissions received a $10 Starbucks gift card.

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