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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 - March 8, 2019

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REGISTRATION OPEN FOR FAST TRACK II

Students may still register for the spring semester through Fast Track II. Pre-registration runs now until March 22 and late registration is from March 25-29.

Career Technical Education counselors are available to help with your education plan. Set up an appointment by calling 909-652-6519 or e-mailing ctecounselor@chaffey.edu. The CTE office is temporarily located in CCE-123.

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GRAD AWARENESS EVENTS NOW THROUGH MARCH 29

The Guiding Panthers to Success centers and the counseling department will hold Grad Awareness 2019 events to prepare graduating Chaffey College students for the big day.

Students may stop by a GPS center to apply for graduation until March 29.

Graduating students can get a free lunch and be entered into a raffle on the following dates from noon to 2 p.m.:

  • March 12, Fontana GPS (FNFC 121)
  • March 12 and 13, Rancho Cucamonga campus GPS (VSS 111)
  • March 14, Chino GPS (CHMB 240)
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EOPS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR FALL SEMESTER

Extended Opportunity Programs and Services has started accepting applications for fall 2019.

The counseling program provides economically and academically disadvantaged students with extra support to help them reach their educational goals.

Learn more at the EOPS website or by stopping by an EOPS office at MACC-205 in Rancho Cucamonga, A&R in Fontana or CHMB-241 in Chino.

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STEM SUMMER RESEARCH JOBS AVAILABLE

Chaffey College will accept 40 students into the 2019 STEM summer research and experience program. Applications will be accepted until March 29.

Students can work at locations such as the University of California, Riverside, San Bernardino County Museum and Cal Poly Pomona with teams focused on biology, mechanical engineering, natural history and other subjects. Some positions do not require prerequisite coursework.

Applications can be found on Chaffey's STEM web page, in the Zimmerman Hall Resource Room and on the STEM Academy Remind app.

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STUDENT GOVERNMENT OFFERING $80,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS

Applications are now being accepted for Chaffey College Student Government scholarships. More than 250 scholarships - totalling $80,000 - are available, including 220 that have no requirements other than being a Chaffey student.

The deadline is 3 p.m. Tuesday March 26.

Visit the application page to determine eligibility. An essay is required for consideration.

Information: 909-652-6590

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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:

  • April 6
  • May 4

Reserve a seat by calling the counseling department at 909-652-6200.

 

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UPCOMING FREE FRESH MEALS, PANTHER PANTRY DATES

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 March 12 - Fontana student lounge
  • Wednesday March 13 - Rancho Cucamonga quad
  • Thursday March 14 - Chino quad

Students may obtain emergency food at the Panther Pantry from noon to 2 p.m. on:

  • Tuesday April 23 - Chino quad
  • Tuesday March 12 - Rancho Cucamonga quad
  • Tuesday March 26 - Fontana campus (outside student lounge)

Information: Tiffany Coleman, 909-652-6505 or tiffany.coleman@chaffey.edu

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FEBRUARY/MARCH 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 March 12 - precautions on STDs/AIDS
  • Tuesday April 2 - mindfulness on cancer
  • Tuesday April 9 - stroke and heart awareness
  • Tuesday April 29 - stress management/mental health

Fontana campus student lounge, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m:

  • Tuesday April 30 - stress management/mental health

Chino campus, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.:

  • Tuesday March 12 - smoking and substance abuse
  • Wednesday April 3 - cardiac health
  • Thursday April 19 - asthma/allergies
  • Wednesday April 24 - alcohol awareness
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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.

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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 thebreeze@chaffey.edu 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.

TB TESTING

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!

PARKING REMINDERS

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.

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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/.

FAFSA

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!

TRANSCRIPTS

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.


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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.

Panther Bistro

(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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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.

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