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.
FAST TRACK 2 REGISTRATION
Open registration for Fast Track Session 2 begins Monday, September 28th. Classes begin Monday, October 19th.
IMPROVE YOUR SPRING REGISTRATION DATE
Want to improve your Spring 2016 registration date? It’s as Easy as 1-2-3!
1. Complete your assessment, orientation, and abbreviate education plan, AND
2. Enroll in at least 9 units by October 11, AND
3. Maintain your enrollment!
Need help? Stop by a GPS Center at any campus! Super Saturday events will also be held on the Rancho Campus September 26, October 3, and October 10 to help you complete your Steps to Success in time for the spring preferred cut-off date.
Rancho Cucamonga VSS-111: (909) 652-6466
Chino CHMB-240: (909) 652-8120
Fontana FNFC-121: (909) 652-7460
EXPANDED LIBRARY/SUCCESS CENTER HOURS
This fall, ALL Chaffey College libraries/cybraries and success centers will be open Saturdays AND Sundays to assist students. For operating hours visit http://libguides.chaffey.edu/library or http://libguides.chaffey.edu/successcenters.
POP INTO STUDENT ACTIVITIES
Pop into Student Activities (Rancho Cucamonga) Monday, September 21st 12-1 for FREE popcorn.
GERONTOLOGY FILM SCREENING
Gerontology professor Catherine Bacus will be screening the film Prison Terminal Monday, September 21st 12:30 pm in WH-102 (Rancho Cucamonga) in coordination with the Wignall Museum’s current exhibition Inside/Outside. Prison Terminal explores aging in the prison system.
INTERVIEWING SKILLS WORKSHOPS
Need to prepare for interviews but do not know how? Come to the Interview Preparation Workshop on Wednesday, September 22nd and a Mock Interview Workshop on September 29th. Both will be help at 9:30 am in MACC 208 (Rancho Cucamonga). To sign-up, go to www.chaffey.edu/chaffeyconnect.
RESUME WRITING WORKSHOPS
Need help writing your resume? Come to the Resume Writing Workshop on Wednesday, September 23rd at 3:00 pm, Monday, September 28th at 2:30 pm, and Thursday, October 1st at 5:00 pm in MACC 208 (Rancho Cucamonga). Call the Career Center at (909) 652-6511 for more information or to sign-up.
WELCOME BACK/CLUB RUSH
Student Activities and ASCC invite you to the Rancho Cucamonga Quad Wednesday, September 23rd 12:30-2 pm for the Annual Welcome Back Party and Club Rush. Stop by for lunch, entertainment, and more! Want to get involved? Student clubs will be in the Quad with meeting information. It’s a great way to meet new friends with like interests.
WORDS + ART
Join the Wignall Museum Wednesday, September 23rd for a hands on workshop that utilizes the exhibition to create on-the-spot written works including songs, tweets, essays, and more. Future dates: October 14 and 28. All workshops will be help in the museum 12:30-2 pm.
CHINO WELCOME BACK
Chino Campus’ Welcome Back Party will be held Thursday, September 24th 12:30-1:30 pm in the Chino Quad. Stop by for lunch and club information. We’ll also be celebrating Constitution Day. Pick up your free copy of the US Constitution!
Broadcasting Professor Daniel Jacobo will screen his documentary Word LA: An Oral response to the Rodney King Violence Thursday, September 24th at 2 pm in CAA-218 (Rancho Cucamonga). Professor Jacobo’s film explores the events that took place in 1992 and supplements this year’s college book, Twilight: Los Angles, 1992. Monday, September 28th, Professors Robert Nazar and Judith Weingartner will screen the CNN documentary on the LA Riots at the Chino Campus. The event will be held in CHMB-241 at 12:30 pm. Sponsored by the One Book One College Committee.
STAY HEALTHY, PANTHERS
Student Health Services will be in the Rancho Cucamonga Quad, Thursday, September 10th 11-1 with information on the stress management and Wednesday, September 16th with information on heart disease and health education.
DESEGREGATE/DISMANTLE ISOLATION: ENGAGE
Join the Wignall Museum for a casual facilitated event on how to engage with the Counter Narrative Society’s installation currently on display in the museum. September 28; October 12, 26; November 9 12:30-1:50 pm in the Wignall.
FONTANA WELCOME BACK
Fontana Campus’ Welcome Back Party will be held Wednesday, September 30th 12:30-1:30 pm at the Fontana Campus Student Courtyard. Stop by for lunch and club information. We’ll also be celebrating Constitution Day. Pick up your free copy of the US Constitution!
THE ROLE OF KOREAN AMERICANS IN THE LA RIOTS
Racial conflict is not always black and white. Professor Julie Song will explore the conflicts that lead to and resulted from the 1992 LA Riots Wednesday, September 30th at 12:30 pm in WH-102 (Rancho Cucamonga). Caught Between Black and White: The Role of Korean Americans in the 1992 LA Riots will help personalize many of the stories told in this year’s college book, Twilight: Los Angles, 1992.
FIND A JOB!
The Career Center will be holding an Effective Search Strategies Workshop Wednesday, September 30th at 1:00 pm to help you with the often overwhelming task of finding searching for a job. For more information or to sign-up call the Career Center at (909) 652-6511.
MUSIC FACULTY CONCERT
Chaffey College’s renowned music faculty and special guests will present a special concert Wednesday, September 30th at 7:00 pm in CAE-102 (Rancho Cucamonga). The concert is free and open to the public.
Faculty, staff, students, alumni, and families are invited to the college’s Annual Tailgate Party Saturday, September 26th 3:30-5:30 pm at the Rancho Campus Tennis Courts. Join us for food trucks, games, entertainment and more followed by the 6 pm kickoff against Mt SAC. Register early at www.chaffey.edu/tailgate and receive a $5 meal voucher & free football game admission (limited quantity available).
EOPS SPRING APPLICATIONS
EOPS will be accepting applications for the spring 2016 semester beginning Thursday, October 1st at 9 am. Applications are online only and accepted on a first come, first served basis! Contact the EOPS office for further information or to schedule an information session at (909) 652-6349 or (909) 652-6358.
The Transfer Center will host their Annual Fall Transfer Fair Thursday, October 1st 10 am – 1 pm in the Rancho Cucamonga Quad. Over 60 university reps will be on hand to discuss your transfer options. Join us & learn more about your future university! For more information visit us in SSA-120 or give us a call at (909) 652-6233.
Join us Friday, October 2nd from 8 am to 12 pm at Sigmanet in Ontario for Manufacturing Day 2015. This event is celebrated nationally to expand knowledge about and improve general public perception of manufacturing careers and manufacturing's value to our economy. The Expo is FREE and open to the public. MFG DAY targets Middle School, High School and Community College students. Register at www.mfgday.com/events/2015/sigmanet. For more information contact the Career Center at (909) 652-6511.
INSIDE/OUTSIDE AT THE WIG
Chaffey College and the Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art are pleased to present Inside/Outside: Prison Narratives and in the Project Space: DESEGREGATE, DISMANTLE ISOLATION from September 8 – November 21. For more info visit http://www.chaffey.edu/wignall/exhibitions.shtml.
STUDENTS HELPING STUDENTS
Student Activities and ASCC will once again offer a Food Pantry for current students. The first distribution will be October 15th at 1 pm on the Rancho Cucamonga Campus. Please bring your fall registration receipt as proof of current enrollment. 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 Student Activities at
THE MIRACLE WORKER
The Chaffey College Theatre Department presents The Miracle Worker, directed by Christa El-Said October 16-25. The historic docudrama takes place in Alabama in the early 1900s and chronicles the early communication of Helen Keller. ASL signers will be provided at ever performance for our hard of hearing and Deaf community members. Tickets are available at the online box office (www.chaffey.edu/theatre_tickets), at the Chaffey College Bookstore, or at the box office.
LOW COST DENTAL CLINIC
Chaffey College is the ONLY community college in the US that offers a fully functioning dental clinic on campus for students. The Dental Clinic is staffed by Chaffey College RDA students and services are performed by senior students from Western University of Health Sciences School of Dentistry (under the supervision of licensed dentist). The clinic is held Fridays on the Rancho Cucamonga Campus 10 am – 2 pm. Students are charged $10 per visit, regardless of what services are rendered. For more information or to make an appointment email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 fall 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 http://www.chaffey.edu/transfer/ or stop by the Transfer Center in SSA-120 (Rancho Campus).
Need money for college? Stop by any one of the GPS Centers for a Scholarship Workshop! Come find out how to get money to pay for college! Rancho Cucamonga VSS-111: (909) 652-6466; Chino CHMB-240: (909) 652-8120;
Fontana FNFC-121: (909) 652-7460.
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 fall 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 9-2 pm. You must have a student ID to be seen. Call 909-652-6331 for more information.
FLU VACCINE AVAILABLE IN SEPTEMBER
Flu shots will be available in Student Health Services beginning in September. Students should bring $15 cash and Student ID for a "walk in" visit, no appointment needed Rancho Cucamonga: Monday - Thursday, 9 am to 3 pm; Chino: Monday - Wednesday 8:30 am to 12:30 pm.
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.
Rancho Cucamonga VSS-111: (909) 652-6466
Chino CHMB-240: (909) 652-8120
Fontana 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.
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SWIPE AND RIDE
Current Chaffey College students (enrolled in at least one credit course) can ride any Omnitrans route at any time simply by swiping your Chaffey ID. An ID card can be obtained at any of the three Chaffey College campuses. http://www.chaffey.edu/admissions/photo_id_replacement.pdf. The Bookstore will continue to sell full-fare, disabled and senior bus passes for non-students.
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: 7:00am-5:30pm, Friday: 8:00am-11:00am) — 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 (Monday-Friday: 7:30am-5:30pm, Friday: 11:00am-1:30pm) — 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.
CAMPUS SAFETY ESCORT SERVICE
Don’t walk alone!
Would you like someone to walk with you to your car at night? Call for a College Safety Escort by using
a “blue” phone” or call (909)-652-6911.
Campus Safety Escort Hours
Rancho Cucamonga Campus Monday – Friday 6:30pm - 10:30pm
Your safety is our number #1 priority!
Chino Campus Monday – Thursday 5:30pm - 10:30pm
Fontana Campus Monday – Thursday 5:30pm - 10:30pm
CHAFFEY COLLEGE ON FACEBOOK, TWITTER, AND INSTAGRAM
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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.