|Volume VIII, Issue 1a
||August 25, 2014
| 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.
WELCOME BACK PANTHERS!
FALL SEMESTER BEGINS
Welcome to the Fall 2014 semester at Chaffey College! The Chaffey College "In the News" is a bi-monthly e-newsletter that provides students and the community information about events, activities, deadlines, and valuable resources.
As of today (the second week of the semester), there are 19,753 students enrolled in classes on the Chaffey College Rancho Cucamonga, Chino, and Fontana Campuses. You are encouraged to take advantage of the superior resources and opportunities available.
Have a successful semester!
DEADLINE TO ADD
Reminder - The deadline to add classes has been extended to Friday, August 29. Add codes are provided by the instructor and must be entered in the MyChaffeyVIEW system and fees paid by 11:59pm, August 29.
All Chaffey College campuses will be closed Monday, September 1 in observance of Labor Day.
The deadline to drop full-term classes for a full refund is Monday, September 1. For more information on the Chaffey College Refund Policy, visit www.chaffey.edu/cashier/refunds.shtml. The deadline to drop full-term classes without receiving a "W" is September 8. Classes can be dropped online through the MyChaffeyVIEW system.
ASCC COFFEE NIGHT
Join us for Coffee Night and meet your ASCC reps and the clubs around campus! Voice your opinion about issues on campus and meet and chat with other students. Free Hot Cocoa, Coffee, Tea and Pastries. Chino Campus Quad on September 4; Fontana Campus Student Lounge on September 11; Rancho Cucamonga Campus, CAA Student Gallery on September 25. All coffee nights are held 5:00-7:00pm.
ASCC Book Grant lists will be posted Tuesday, August 26 at 9:00 am. If you received an ASCC Book Grant this semester you have until Friday, September 11 to claim and use your voucher. Students must have their Chaffey ID to claim their voucher.
MUSICIANS SOUGHT FOR CHAFFEY BAND AND JAZZ ENSEMBLE
The Music department is accepting applications for musicians to perform in the Community Concert Band and Jazz Ensemble. The bands are open to any level instrumentalist and all age ranges from high school through adult. The Community Concert Band meets Wednesday nights, 7:00 to 9:30 p.m. The Jazz Ensemble meets Tuesday evenings, 7:00 to 9:30 p.m. Email music professor Patrick Aranda at firstname.lastname@example.org.
HOME ECONOMICS NOW OPEN AT THE WIG
Home ECOnomics brings together artists who embrace the origins of what Home Ec was—a progressive interdisciplinary study with an emphasis on science as it applied to the individual, family and community with the mission of improving the quality of life.
Curated by Danielle Giudici Wallis, Home ECOnomics will feature work by Kim Abeles, Stefani Bardin, Vaughn Bell, Adam Davis + Io Palmer, Catherine Page Harris, Carole Frances Lung, Monica Martinez, Maggie Orth, Alison Petty Ragguette, Phil Ross, Zoë Sheehan Saldaña, SPURSE, Lisa Tucker, and Amy M. Youngs.
The exhibition open Monday, September 8 and runs through November 22. A reception for the artists will be held Wednesday, September 10, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm in the Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art. The museum and reception are free and open to the public.
COUNTER CULTURES ON DISPLAY
The Chaffey Review is pleased to present Counter Cultures: Challenging the Status Quo, welcoming artists, professors, and professionals celebrating cultures that creatively strive for social change through sheer defiance. The exhibition will be on display in the CAA Student Gallery (Rancho Cucamonga Campus) September 8 through November 1.
CHAFFEY COLLEGE DAY AT THE LA FAIR
The Panther Alumni Association has partnered with the LA County Fair again this year to host Chaffey College Day at the LA County Fair on Saturday, September 13, and we hope to see you there! Students, faculty, and staff receive FREE fair admission with ID and coupon available at https://www.facebook.com/chaffeyalumni. Alumni & Friends discounted tickets for Chaffey College day are also available. Any-day fair tickets available at the Chaffey College Bookstore.
STUDENTS HELPING STUDENTS
Student Activities and ASCC will once again offer a Food Pantry. The first distribution will be September 18 at 1:00 pm on the Rancho Cucamonga Campus. If you are able to donate food to your fellow students, Student Activities is accepting donations of non-perishable items and grocery store gift cards. For more information please contact Susan Stewart at 909-652-6591.
CAREER CENTER SERVICES
The Career Center assists students with finding answers to their career questions: helping them discover who they are and how that affects their career/major choices, what careers are really like, what majors are best for their chosen fields, and how to land the jobs they want. To do this, the Career Center offers career assessments, career counseling and a variety of career workshops and resources designed to help students make educated major/career decisions as well as prepare them for their job search. Learn more by visiting www.chaffey.edu/careercenter or calling (909) 652-6511.
SAVE THE DATE - TRANSFER FAIR
All students are invited to check out the Transfer Fair in the Rancho Cucamonga Campus Center Quad on Thursday, September 18, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm. Representatives from CSU, UC, Private and Out-of-State colleges and universities will be available to provide information and answer students' questions. For more information, contact the Transfer Center at (909) 652-6233.
FLU VACCINE AVAILABLE - LIMITED QUANTITIES
Fall Flu shots available while supplies last. Students should bring $15 cash and Student ID for a "walk in" visit, no appointment needed: Rancho Cucamonga Campus, Monday - Thursday, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm; Chino Campus, Monday - Wednesday, 8:30 am to 12:30 pm.
FREE MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING AVAILABLE TO STUDENT
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 fall semester. Student Health Services is located in the MACC building, room 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 and Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. You must have a student ID to be seen. Call 909-652-6331 for more information.
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 into the Transfer Center in SSA (Rancho Cucamonga Campus). Transfer Center staff are at Fontana on Mondays, 1:30-4:30pm and in Chino on Tuesdays, 1:30-4:00pm.
Come cheer the Panthers on this season! Football, Soccer, Volleyball, and Water Polo will compete with teams from throughout the state this season. Chaffey College students with ID get in FREE to all home games. For a complete schedule visit www.chaffey.edu/athletics.
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 chaffey.financialaidtv.com.
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!
If not parking on campus, please respect our residential neighbors and refrain from parking in front of homes.
CHAFFEY STUDENTS RIDE FREE
Current Chaffey College students can ride any Omnitrans route for FREE at any time simply by swiping your Chaffey ID. An ID card can be obtained at any of the three Chaffey College campuses. The Bookstore offers full-fare, disabled, and senior bus passes for non-students.
DISCOUNT TICKETS AVAILABLE IN THE BOOKSTORE
The Chaffey College Bookstore now offers discount tickets for Disneyland, Knott's, Sea World, Legoland, Six Flags, Regal & AMC. Tickets are available at all three Bookstore locations. More discounts coming soon!
It's never too late to apply for financial aid. The 2014-2015 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 NEW HOURS
The Panther Bistro and Panther Café Starbucks, located in the Michael Alexander Campus Center, are now open extended hours.
Panther Café Starbucks (7:00am-7:00pm Monday-Thursday, 8:00am-11:00am Friday) - 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.
Panther Bistro (7:30am-5:30pm Monday-Friday) - A wide array of hot and cold breakfast fare; full Chipotle style burrito bar; hand tossed pizza made from scratch; Asian Station with chicken teriyaki bowls; freshly prepared burgers, Phili 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.
CHAFFEY COLLEGE IS ON FACEBOOK, TWITTER, AND INSTAGRAM
Connect with Chaffey College and stay up to date on upcoming events, workshops, deadlines, scholarships, and more. For current information about Chaffey College, follow us on Facebook, and Twitter!
www.facebook.com/chaffeycollege and www.twitter.com/chaffeycollege. 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, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, or status as a Vietnam-era veteran, or because he/she is perceived to have one or more of the foregoing characteristics or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.