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 - Jan. 18, 2019
REGISTRATION OPEN FOR SECOND START,
FAST TRACK II
Students may still register for the spring semester through Second Start and Fast Track II. Registration runs now until:
- Feb. 1 for Second Start
- March 22 for Fast Track II
Career Technical Education counselors are available to help with your education plan. Set up an appointment by calling 909-652-6519 or e-mailing email@example.com. The CTE office is in AD 137.
CHAFFEY COLLEGE FOUNDATION ACCEPTING SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS
The Chaffey College Foundation will be accepting scholarship applications through Jan. 27
To apply and learn more about the scholarships Chaffey offers, visit the foundation page online.
SEATS AVAILABLE FOR SUPER SATURDAYS
Chaffey College students can attend workshops that walk them through all of the registration steps - orientation, assessment and educational plan development - in one day. Students who attend earn preferred registration.
All Super Saturday event workshops run from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on all campuses. Events will be on the following dates:
- Feb. 2
- March 2
- April 6
- May 4
Reserve a seat by calling the counseling department at 909-652-6200.
CAREER CENTER NOW OFFERING FOCUS 2 CAREER
Students, faculty and staff have access to the career planning tool Focus 2 Career through the career center.
This feature matches students' interests, values, personality and skills to specific careers and majors. Students using the tool will learn what majors are linked to their results.
The Chaffey community can access this tool by logging onto MyChaffey.
FREE FRESH MEALS IN JANUARY
Special populations and equity programs will host the following "Free Fresh Meals" events on campus from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
- Tuesday Jan. 22 - Chino quad
- Wednesday Jan. 23 - Fontana student lounge
- Thursday Jan. 24 - Rancho Cucamonga quad
Information: Tiffany Coleman, 909-652-6505 or firstname.lastname@example.org
JANUARY HEALTH EDUCATION EVENTS
Student health services will host the following heath education workshops:
Rancho Cucamonga campus east quad, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.:
- Tuesday Jan. 22 - stress management and mental health
- Monday Jan. 28 - diabetes/nutrition education
Fontana campus student lounge, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m:
- Tuesday Jan. 29 - diabetes/nutrition information
Chino campus, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.:
- Tuesday Jan. 22 - Student health services information/flu vaccine awareness
AUDITIONS FOR 'AS YOU LIKE IT' JAN. 23
The Chaffey College theater department will hold auditions for its production of the William Shakespeare play, "As You Like It" at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday Jan. 23 in VSS-113 at the Rancho Cucamonga campus.
Students trying out for the play will be asked to perform a one-minute memorized classical comedic monologue.
Acting, technical and crew positions are available.
Students cast for the play will enroll in Theatre 50 and 52.
Information: Kelly Ford, 909-652-6062, email@example.com
CHAFFEY COLLEGE TO OPEN JUSTICE CENTER
Students will be able to get free legal advice from attorneys starting this month with the opening of the Chaffey Justice Center.
A grand opening celebration will be at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday Jan. 30 in AD-109.
The center will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays, noon to 2 p.m. Wednesdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursdays. Students can receive advice on issues such as immigration law, worker's compensation, DUI, criminal issues, family law and more.
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 MyChaffey. 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
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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
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.
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.
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 https://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 https://www.facebook.com/ChaffeyCollegeFoodservice
for updates and promotions.
DOWNLOAD THE NEW CHAFFEY MOBILE APP
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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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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.