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.
The college will be closed Friday, February 13 through Monday, February 16, 2015 in observance of Lincoln and Washington’s Birthdays.
FAST TRACK SESSION 2 REGISTRATION
Registration for Fast Track Session 2 will open Monday, March 9 for all students. Session 2 courses will begin Monday, March 23.
APPLY FOR COMMENCEMENT
Are you graduating this semester and want to participate in Commencement in May? Remember to file your application for graduation by Friday, February 27. Applications can be found at http://www.chaffey.edu/counseling/graduation.shtml.
NEW STUDENT EMAILS
All students enrolled in credit courses during the spring 2015 semester have been assigned a Chaffey College student email address. The college will send you an email with information about your new Chaffey College email. You will need to log into MyChaffey (the new Portal) to manage your email. Starting January 21, all college communication will be sent to your new Chaffey student email.
CHECK OUT THE NEWPORTAL
is your direct connection to Chaffey College services including:
• Student Email (your new Chaffey College student email)
• College Calendar
CLAIMING BOOK GRANTS
If you were awarded an ASCC Book Grant this semester you have until Thursday, February 12 to claim and use your voucher. Students must have their Chaffey ID to claim their voucher.
REACH-OUT FREE PARENTING CLASS SERIES
Chaffey College CalWORKs, in collaboration with Reach Out, is offering a free, semester-long series of parenting workshops to parents of children ages 0-5 years of age. This series is open to Chaffey College students enrolled in spring classes. A semester-long commitment is required. Classes meet on Tuesdays, 12:00-1:30 pm in MACC-208. Meet other parents, learn skills that strengthen your family; lunch is provided. Contact CalWORKs at (909) 652-6045 to sign up.
CLAIMING BOOK GRANTS
If you were awarded an ASCC Book Grant this semester you have until Thursday, February 12 to claim and use your voucher. Students must have their Chaffey ID to claim their voucher
RAD TEC APPLICATION
The Radiologic Technology program will be accepting new student applications February 1 – 28, 2015. For program information and application instructions, visit the Radiologic Technology website at www.chaffey.edu/radtec
BLACK HISTORY MONTH
ASCC will host a series of Black History Month events this month including a lecture by professor Dr. Carol Dickerson. Her lecture titled “Hope: Keeps the Dream Alive!” will be held on Wednesday, February 18 from 12:30 – 1:30 pm in the Student Activities Lounge on the Rancho Cucamonga Campus.
FINANCIAL AID WORKSHOPS
The Office of Financial Aid is hosting a series of information workshops on completing your FAFSA or Dream Act application. Workshops are being held on all three campuses. For a complete list visit http://www.chaffey.edu/finaid/workshops.shtml
ART PANEL DISCUSSION
Join the Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art to welcome Steven Hampton from the Foundation of Art Resources as he moderates a discussion with artisits Raymie Iadevaia, Cole James, and Emily Sudd about their work and the exhibition Savage Sentimentality Tuesday, February 10 at 5:00 pm in CAA-211.
DIABETES EDUCATION & NUTRITION INFORMATION DAY
Student Health Services will be in Rancho Quad Wednesday, February 11 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm with information on nutrition and diabetes prevention and treatment.
ASCC invites you join them for a warm drink and snack at their monthly Coffee Nights. Chino Campus Quad on February 5; Fontana Campus Student Lounge on February 12; Rancho Cucamonga Campus Wignall Museum on February 19. All Coffee Nights are 5:00-7:00 pm.
STUDENTS HELPING STUDENTS
Student Activities and ASCC will once again offer a Food Pantry. The next distribution will be February 12 at 1:00 pm on the Rancho Campus (Student Activities). 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.
BISTRO AT COLLEGE PARK
Chaffey College Hospitality management students will operate the Bistro at College Park restaurant every other Thursday from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm during the Spring semester. Diners will be treated to brunch and lunch items for $5 (cash only). Seating is limited.
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
EOPS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS
EOPS is now accepting applications for Foster Youth students ONLY. The EOPS/CARE office is located in the MACC-205. Please contact our EOPS office at (909) 652-6349 or (909) 652-6358 for further information.
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA TRANSFER TRIP
The Transfer Center will host their annual Northern California college tour trip March 17-18. This year’s tour will visit UC Davis and UC Berkeley. To sign up or for more information visit the Transfer Center or call (909) 652-6233.
ASCC TO AWARD $100,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS
ASCC and Student Activities will award over 125 scholarships this semester. Applications and individual scholarship criteria is available online at http://www.chaffey.edu/stuactiv/scholarship/index.shtml. Applications must be turned in by March 23.
CHAFFEY REVIEW FILM FESTIVAL
The Chaffey Review is host the 3rd Annual Film Festival on Saturday, February 21 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm in the Chaffey College theatre. For more information visit http://chaffeyreview.tumblr.com.
One Book One College will kick off their film series Monday, February 23 with a screening and discussion of Memento from 2:00 to 4:00 pm in Wargin Hall, Room 102.
SIGNS AND SYMBOLS
The CAA Student Gallery, (u)ntitled, and the ASL club are pleased to present Signs and Symbols. For decades the Deaf community has used art as a way of expressing their unique experiences living in a hearing world. Through the visual arts they detail not only their struggles and oppression, but their pride in being part of such a close knit community. The exhibit runs through March 14.
The Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art’s spring exhibition, Savage Sentimentality presents a group show of artists of unique backgrounds and interests connected by a tenuous relationship to sentiment. The artists included allude to and/or embrace sentiment while simultaneously ravaging it, either with a brutish material response or vice versa - a subject matter that contradicts the sensitivity of material handling
Savage Sentimentality will feature work by Raymie Iadevaia, Cole James, Quinton Jones McCurine, Annelie McKenzie, Mandy Lyn Perez, Jason Ramos, Ana Rodriguez, Emily Silver, Jason Stopa, and Emily Sudd.
The exhibition runs through March 14 and is free and open to the public.
CAREER EXPO – SAVE THE DATE
Looking for a career that's right for you? Join us at the Career Expo on Wednesday March 11 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm in the Rancho Cucamonga Campus Quad. Live hands-on demonstrations, faculty representation & student participation. For additional info, contact Maria Beck, Counselor (909) 652-6213.
GUIDING PANTHERS TO SUCCESS (GPS) CENTERS
Looking for classes? Need assistance? Come visit us at the new 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
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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.
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 Monday - Thursday, 9 am to 3 pm; Chino Campus Monday - Wednesday 8:30 am to 12:30 pm.
Come cheer the Panthers on this season! Men’s and Women’s Basketball 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 http://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!
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 Campus). Transfer Center staff is on the Fontana Campus Mondays from 1:30-4:30 pm and in Chino on Tuesdays from 1:30-4:00 pm.
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 the MACC Bldg. office 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.
Parking permits are required on all Chaffey College campuses Monday – Saturday. If you are not parking on campus, please respect our residential neighbors and refrain from parking in front of homes.
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 card. 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 Chaffey College Bookstore now offers discount tickets for Disneyland, 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 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 through the MyChaffey portal – link to MyChaffeyVIEW.
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 Campus). Transfer Center staff are at Fontana Mondays from 1:30-4:30 and in Chino on Tuesdays from 1:30-4:00.
CHAFFEY COLLEGE ON FACEBOOK, TWITTER & INSTAGRAM
For current information on Chaffey College follow us on Facebook and Twitter! www.facebook.com/chaffeycollege and www.twitter.com/chaffeycollege. Tag us on Instagram #chaffeycollege.
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 (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; Asian Station with chicken teriyaki bowls; 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.
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.