Chaffey College In the News is a bi-weekly electronic newsletter that contains valuable information about the events, activities, and happenings at Chaffey College. Look for more communication throughout the semester.
News & Announcements
(updated April 17, 2017)
REGISTER FOR SUMMER SEMESTER
Summer semester starts June 5th! Two sessions available - registration for both sessions opens Friday, April 21st. Check your individual reg date/time in MyChaffeyView. Summer Open Class List - updated daily
NO CLASSES APRIL 19th
April 19th is Faculty Lecturer Day - no classes in session. Additionally, the libraries and success centers will be closed. Student services offices at all three campuses open regular hours.
FINANCIAL AID AWARENESS DAYS
Financial Aid staff will be on hand to assist you with filing your FAFSA or Dream Act application or answer your questions about financial aid resources and eligibility. Already filed for 2017-18? Lunch is on us! Find out more at http://www.chaffey.edu/finaid/pdfs/flyer/awarenessday.pdf.
Fontana: April 17, 11 am - 1pm
Chino: April 20, 4:30-6:30 pm
Rancho: April 25, 11 am - 1pm
APPS FOR LEARNING STUDENT CONTEST - DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 4/17
Want to win a $100 Bookstore gift card and a $25 iTunes or Google Play gift card? Submit a short video of yourself showcasing an app that you use to help you succeed in college. Apps for learning contest runs through April 17th.
Details at http://libguides.chaffey.edu/appsforlearning.
JOIN THE MARCH FOR SCIENCE - BUS RIDE TO LOS ANGELES FROM CHAFFEY RANCHO
Are you thinking of joining the March for Science on April 22nd? A bus will depart Chaffey Rancho Saturday morning - skip the traffic and help the environment! Tickets are $8/students and $15/general - family and friends are welcome. To register visit https://secure.qgiv.com/for/ccf/event/782102/
. Join us on the patio of the Wignall Museum, at 12:30 on April 20th, for a poster making workshop! We will explore the goals of the march, and craft creative messages that support the role of science in society. Materials will be provided.
7th ANNUAL DRESS FOR SUCCESS
The Chaffey College Career Center will hold their 7th Annual Dress for Success event Thursday, April 20th 11am - 2pm. The event allows students to add to their professional wardrobe by selecting FREE clothing, shoes, and accessories donated by Chaffey College faculty, staff, and community members. In conjunction with this year's event and the Countdown to Commencement, the Career Center will also host an Alumni Panel the same day, 12:30-1:30 pm in Student Life. This is your opportunity to meet Chaffey Alumni and hear about their journeys to success!
CELEBRATE EARTH DAY
Help celebrate Earth Day at Chaffey College, Wednesday, April 26th 12:30 - 2 pm on the MACC Patio (Rancho Campus). Local agencies and vendors will be on-site to raise awareness on regional environmental and sustainability issues. Community partners scheduled to attend include Omnitrans, Burrtec Waste, SCE, Sierra Club, and the City of Rancho Cucamonga.
JOB EXPO AT FONTANA CAMPUS
Fontana Campus Job Expo, co-sponsored by the InTech Center, will be held April 20th, 10 am to 1 pm. Over 60 companies slated to be in attendance with immediate openings so DRESS TO IMPRESS! To register or for more information, please visit chaffeycollegejobexpo.eventbrite.com.
BECOME AN SI LEADER
Successful students: want to share your knowledge with other Chaffey students? Want to be a part of a committed, engaged team of peer educators? Apply to be a Chaffey SI leader for Fall 2017! Applications due April 21. Come to VSS-100 or call (909) 652-6498 for more details.
BUSINESS PITCH COMPETITION
Do you have a business idea that you're waiting for the door to open? Come and pitch your business ideas, April 27th at 6pm for a chance at up to $1000! For more information or to sign up for the event, please contact Professor Mayssoune Issa at email@example.com. Deadline to enter is March 27th! Sponsored by the Chaffey College Car Club and Automotive Technology.
CBEST TEST PREP WORKSHOPS
Low cost CBEST workshops available to students and the public! Math Workshop is April 22nd, 8-1 and Language Arts Workshop is April 29th 8-12. $10 prepaid or $20 at the door. Proceeds benefit student field trips. For more information contact Monica Alexander at (909) 652-6246.
The Panther Pantry will be distributing food and supplies to students in need April 26 & 27. Please bring your student ID or registration receipt as proof of current enrollment. Available while supplies last.
Rancho: April 26, 10 am - 12 pm
Chino: April 27, 1-3 pm
Fontana: April 26, 1 - 3 pm
DANCE CONNECTION: 2017 CHAFFEY SPRING DANCE CONCERT
Chaffey College Dance Department presents Dance Connection 2017 headed by artistic director and full time faculty, Michele Jenkins. The annual spring dance concert celebrates the diversity of dance cultivating creativity and physical expression with an energetic mix of modern dance, contemporary and classical ballet, jazz, hip hop, tap, musical theatre, and ballroom. With the choreographic and dance-performing talents of faculty, students, and guest artists, Dance Connection offers a dynamic and thought-provoking performance of varied dance styles filled with passion and kinetic intensity! Come and share the joy and inspiration of this annual favorite!
Dance Connection runs April 27, 28, and 29 at 7:30pm and April 30 at 2:00pm.
Tickets are $13 and available at the Chaffey Bookstore or the online box office at www.chaffey.edu/theatre_tickets.
40th ANNUAL STUDENT INVITATIONAL
Chaffey College and the Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art are pleased to present Student Invitational 2017 from April 10 – May 11, 2017. There will be a panel discussion with the artists on April 26 from 12:30 - 2 pm. This year marks the 40th anniversary of this juried exhibition, featuring Chaffey College student artists.
Chaffey's 4th Annual Legal Night is Wednesday, April 26th from 6 to 10
pm. Receive FREE one-on-one legal advice from passionate attorneys.
Legal Night is available to Chaffey students, staff, members of the community, or anyone who can not otherwise afford an attorney. Registration is required at www.chaffey.edu/legalnight.
COUNTDOWN TO COMMENCEMENT 2017
On May 18th, Chaffey College will host its 100th Commencement Ceremony at Citizens Business Bank Arena! Join the excitement and pick up all of your graduation needs at GradFest!
Rancho: April 26, 10 am - 4 pm
Fontana: May 2, 11 am - 3 pm
Chino: May 3, 11 am - 3 pm
FREE FILM SCREENING: BOYHOOD
One Book One College will host their final event of the 2016-17 year, a film screening of the critically acclaimed, Academy Award winning film Boyhood, Wednesday, April 26th 12:30 2:50 pm in FNAC-218 (Fontana Campus). A discussion of the movie's themes as they coordinate with this year's college book Eleanor and Park will follow the film screening.
FOR MEN LIKE ME
Join a roundtable discussion and learn more about improving the success of Indigenous, Raza, Latino, and Hispanic Males at Chaffey College. April 26 and May 10, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm in BEB-204.
DIGITAL DEFENSE WORKSHOP
Artist Christy Roberts will skillshare some of the info she’s gathered for artists, activists, and others interested in protecting their identity online and/or interested in encryption options available to them for communication in the digital sphere. April 27 at 2pm. Please bring your device(s) with you. Sponsored by the Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art.
The Chaffey College Dreamers will host their 2nd Annual Student & Family Leadership Conference, Saturday, April 29th. Topics will include cultural wealth, gender roles, advocacy, how to pay for college, and know your rights. A campus tour will also be available. For more information or to RSVP click here. Sponsored by President's Equity. Special Populations, Chaffey Dreamers, Title V HSI grant, and the School of Language Arts.
SUPER SATURDAYS - ORIENTATION, ASSESSMENT, AND ED PLAN IN ONE DAY!
Complete all the steps to register in ONE day - May 6 and 13. Orientation, Educational Plan, and Assessment workshops. To reserve a seat a Super Saturday, call the Counseling Department at (909) 652-6200.
(U)ntitled OPEN MIC
(U)ntitled OPEN MIC
every last Thursday of every month, 5 - 7pm, Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art. Come early to sign up!
STARBUCKS EXTENDED HOURS
The Starbucks in the Dining Commons (Rancho Campus) has extended its hours until 7pm! Stop by for a drink or snack between classes.
STAY HEALTHY PANTHERS
Chaffey College Student Health Services offers a variety of informational booths at all three campuses. Stop by for important information on keeping you and your family healthy. Student Health 101 information now available online
The Brothers Forum meets every Tuesday 4 - 5:30 pm in AD-151 (Rancho Campus) to help African American male students success in college.
For additional information contact Ray Austin via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
THE BREEZE IS ONLINE!
Get your copy of our free newsprint magazine, The Breeze, in kiosks across campus or online at www.thebreezepaper.com
. Visit The Breeze in the newsroom in Wargin Hall 71 or email email@example.com for more info.
SUBMIT YOUR ART AND WRITING TO THE CHAFFEY REVIEW
The Chaffey Review seeks out previously unpublished art, by both established and emerging artists, that is well crafted, has an intelligent sense of form and language, assumes a degree of risk, has consequences beyond the world of its speakers and narrators, and challenges individuals to embrace new and diverse ways of interpreting humanity. For more information visit www.chaffeyreview.org.
FULL-DAY STATE PRE-SCHOOL SERVICES
The Chaffey College Child Development Center is currently enrolling three and four year old children for Full-day State Pre-school services. Please call 909-652-6875 for more information and eligibility requirements.
THE DOCTOR’S IN!
Haven’t seen a doctor in years? Don’t put it off any longer. Take advantage of being a college student and get your FREE
health checkup today. Student Health Services provides free health exams for students enrolled in credit classes during the spring semester. Our clinic provides free consultations with licensed health care professionals, doctors, nurse practitioners, and registered nurses. Please call us today at (909) 652-6331 for more information, or to schedule a free and confidential appointment.
GRAB A SNACK – FORGET YOUR PENCIL?
The Panther Express at Rancho Cucamonga or the Campus Stores at Chino and Fontana are open with drinks, snacks, convenience foods, and a selection of school supplies including Scantrons, Green Books, pencils, and pens.
Click here for convenience store hours.
COLLEGE & UNIVERSITY REPS ON CAMPUS
Many university representatives will be on the Chaffey College campuses this semester. For a complete calendar, please visit www.chaffey.edu/transfer
or stop by the Transfer Center in SSA-120 (Rancho Campus).
PUBLIC SAFETY ESCORTS AVAILABLE
On campus after dark? Want someone to walk to or from your car with you? You don't have to walk alone! Call Campus Police at (909)652-6911 and request a Public Safety Escort. Escorts are available on all three campuses. Your safety is our #1 priority!
FREE MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING AVAILABLE TO STUDENTS
Are you challenged coping with the day to day expectations of your life? Are you battling depression, anxiety, or a recent loss? Don't struggle alone! Get help... FREE Confidential Mental Health Counseling services available for students enrolled in the spring semester. Student Health Services is located in MACC-202. Call to schedule an appointment at 909-652-6331.
Do you need a TB test for work or school? Student Health Services offers $5 TB tests for students. No appointment needed, walk in on Monday/Tuesday - 9 am to 3 pm
or Wednesday 9am-2pm
You must have a student ID to be seen. Call 909-652-6331 for more information.
GUIDING PANTHERS TO SUCCESS (GPS) CENTERS
Looking for classes? Need assistance? Come visit us at the Guiding Panthers to Success (GPS) centers at any of the three campuses! Chaffey’s Success Guides can help new and returning students with registration, unit load planning, campus resources, and how to use MyChaffeyView. Also, if you are a new student, we can assist you with developing an Abbreviated Education Plan (1 semester plan). If you are a returning Chaffey student, we can do an audit of your progress based on your academic goals.
VSS-111: (909) 652-6466
CHMB-240: (909) 652-8120
FNFC-121: (909) 652-7460
CHAT WITH A LIBRARIAN
Chaffey College now has a chat reference widget on its Chaffey College Library home page http://libguides.chaffey.edu/library
Students can ask a question and receive an instant reply from a librarian. When it is offline, students will receive a reply via email. Try this new, quick way to get the answers regarding library research and services. Check it out!
You can now pay for your daily parking permits using your smartphone! Download the FREE Parkmobile app today. If not parking on campus, please respect our residential neighbors and refrain from parking in front of homes. Please be aware that the Carl's Jr adjacent to the Fontana Campus will tow cars from their lot.
For more parking tips visit https://www.facebook.com/notes/chaffey-college/parking-reminders-fall-2015/10153507105154334
DISCOUNT TICKETS AVAILABLE IN THE BOOKSTORE
The Bookstore now offers discount tickets for Disneyland, Sea World, Legoland, Six Flags, Regal & AMC.
For more information visit the Box Office at book.chaffey.edu.
DO YOU HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT FINANCIAL AID?
Chaffey College Financial Aid TV (faTV) has the answers! Watch a short video on topics including: What is the FAFSA?, Am I dependent or independent?, What is a Pell Grant?, Can I receive financial aid at more than one college?, What is the BOG Fee Waiver? and more! Visit the faTV page at http://chaffey.financialaidtv.com/
It’s never too late to apply for financial aid. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is available online at www.fafsa.ed.gov
. To stay eligible for federal student aid, fill out the FAFSA every year you're in school. Check out their website for video tutorials. Chaffey College School Code: 001163
Financial Aid is offering a series of workshops to help you complete your FAFSA and answer questions on the California Dream Act and Satisfactory Academic Progress. For a complete schedule visit http://www.chaffey.edu/finaid/workshops.shtml
EDUCATIONAL PLANNING WORKSHOPS
The Counseling Department is now offering Educational Planning Workshops. Arrange an appointment with a Counselor and develop your Student Educational Plan in a 2 hour workshop that is designed to outline your classes semester by semester towards your educational goals. Please contact the Counseling Department to see if you meet the criteria (909) 652-6200 or visit us soon!
Chaffey College offers electronic transcripts for fast, easy transmission to participating colleges. Transcripts can be sent directly to community colleges, CSU, UC and private colleges saving mailing and processing time. You can even check the status of your request online. Transcripts can be ordered using the MyChaffeyView system.
All official transcripts should be submitted directly to the Admissions & Records Office and should no longer be submitted through other departments on campus. Please plan ahead so your transcripts are on file with Admissions & Records before you meet with your advisors or before submitting any forms that require transcripts on file. Effective April 1, 2013, ALL transcripts submitted to Chaffey College will be evaluated for units completed and will be posted to your Chaffey transcript. An official request for unit evaluation will no longer be required. Official transcripts will now be required for all course validation and challenge requests. Please submit all transcripts directly to the Admissions & Records Office.
CHAFFEY DINING COMMONS
The Panther Bistro and Panther Café Starbucks, located in the Michael Alexander Campus Center, are now open extended hours.
Panther Café Starbucks
(Monday-Thursday: 8:00am-7:00pm, — A full offering of Starbucks coffees, teas, freshly ground espresso, ice blended beverages, and hot mixed beverages; freshly baked pastries and bagels; grab & go sandwiches, salads, wraps, yogurt, and parfaits; juices & dairy; and grilled paninis.
(Monday-Thursday: 8:00am-1:30pm, Friday: Closed) — A wide array of hot and cold breakfast fare; full Chipotle style burrito bar; hand tossed pizza made from scratch; freshly prepared burgers, Philly cheese steaks, chicken sandwiches, garden burgers, and more from the grill; chicken strips, fries, and onion rings; $5 complete lunches; and numerous beverage, grab & go, vegetarian, and snack options.
Visit them at http://www.facebook.com/ChaffeyCollegeFoodservice
for updates and promotions.
DOWNLOAD THE NEW CHAFFEY MOBILE APP
Chaffey College information is now at your fingertips. Download the NEW Chaffey College Mobile App.
Stay connected to the latest college news, get course information, grades, search college phone numbers and maps, and much more. Download the Chaffey College Mobile App at the Apple Store
or Google Play
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Tag us on Instagram #chaffeycollege
NON-DISCRIMINATION AND PROHIBITION OF HARASSMENT POLICY
The Chaffey Community College District is committed to providing equal educational and employment opportunity. The District affirms its commitment with policies that include fair and equitable treatment of students and employees, and prohibits discrimination in its admission, access, and treatment in College programs and activities, and application for and treatment in College employment on the basis of race, color, ethnic group identification, national origin, ancestry, religion, religious creed, sex, physical or mental disability, medical condition (including cancer), age, marital status, sexual orientation or status as a Vietnam era veteran.