What's Happening at Cañada: Week of September 12, 2022

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Week of September 12, 2022


San Mateo County’s current Community Level LOW, and face masks are strongly recommended but not required while indoors at any SMCCCD facility. As the San Mateo County Community Level changes, updated information will be provided to students, employees, and visitors. Masks are located at various locations throughout all buildings. To track the San Mateo County’s COVID Community Level, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website.



Permits are being reinstated for staff parking lots, and cars without a tag will be ticketed. Students can park in any designated student parking lot for free and without a permit. Students will be ticketed for parking in staff parking lots, designated handicap parking spaces without a tag, and designated red zones.



Our Cañada community has worked for many years, and it is finally time to paint our campus mural together. Thank you for your feedback on the mural as we begin this next part of our mural journey! Community Input is open now until 12 p.m. on Friday, September 16. Submit your feedback here.



The Student Job Board is a tool to help you find employment on campus, in the local community and more. Use the filters to find the job that’s right for you. Remember to check the job board frequently as positions open up on a regular basis.



In this issue of the Cañada Library Newsletter read about library events, new high-speed book scanner, fall hours, Banned Books Week, and other library resources and services. You can view the newsletter here. Highlights include the in-person library event, “What Students Should Know Before Enlisting in the U.S. Armed Forces” on Weds. Sept. 14 at 5 p.m. There has been an unprecedented number of attempts to ban books (especially books by and about LGBTQIA+ persons and POC) in libraries all over the country; learn more about Banned Books Week and read or listen to the top banned books of 2021 available through the Cañada Library.



Students can sign up for drop in tutoring and reservation appointments by visiting: https://canadacollege.edu/learningcenter/tutoring.php.Students can schedule 30-minute tutoring sessions, either, virtually via Zoom or face-to-face in the Learning Center. Drop In tutoring (immediate, first come, first served tutoring service with no appointment needed) will only be available in the Learning Center as a face-to-face service. Virtual tutoring service, via Zoom, is available by appointment only.



Apply for the Vending Commission grant to receive up to $2,500 for a Cañada program or event. Applications are due before Friday, October 7, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. Apply here. The Center for Student Life and Leadership Development Vending Commission Application is a once-a-year opportunity to garner money from the on-campus vending machines and provide funding for events, activities, and programs that are student focused. In order to qualify for funding through the Vending Commission, a program, item, or activity must benefit or target a maximum number of Cañada College students.



The Cañada College shuttle will run direct service Monday-Friday to/from Cañada and East Palo Alto beginning August 17, 2022 through December 16, 2022. Visit canadacollege.edu/shuttle for the latest schedule updates.



Due to the lack of demand for COVID-19 testing, COVID Clinic will cease testing operations at all three campuses as of Thursday, September 1, 2022. Individuals can still access COVID Clinic testing services within the San Mateo County community at the locations listed below: 

Cañada College – Testing available in Palo Alto, Mondays - Sundays, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

College of San Mateo – Testing available in San Mateo, Mondays - Fridays, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

Skyline College – Testing available in South San Francisco, Mondays - Saturdays, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. 

*Employees and students who have received an approved medical or sincerely held religious belief exemption will continue to receive testing services through the COVID-19 specialist at each campus.  


Upcoming Events

September 14

Human Behavior and Culture Transfer Success Workshop

1-2 p.m.
Event Information: https://events.canadacollege.edu/event/11401-human-behavior-and-culture-transfer-success

Become an Expert in Majors and Transfer. This workshop for HBC Students (and Faculty) will cover the following topics:

  • How can I maximize my HBC Pathways experience to successfully achieve my transfer goals?
  • What are the transfer steps I need to take each semester to be successful?
  • Where is my major offered within the 4-year University?
  • How can my counselor help me?
  • How can faculty help me?
  • How can I use my Program Mapper?


Cañada College Library Presents: What Students Should Know Before Enlisting in the U.S. Armed Forces

5 - 6 p.m.
Building 9, Room 300 (Library Silent Study Room)

The Cañada College Library presents Truth in Recruitment, where members of Before Enlisting will share vital facts and perspectives that young people should consider before joining the military.


September 16

Constitution Day

11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.
Upper Lawn

Learn about national Constitution Day and receive a free lunch from the Associated Students. The Associated Students will also have a short activity on how immigrants have shaped food in the U.S. 


Men’s Soccer vs Fresno City College

2 p.m.
Colts Soccer Field

Cheer on the Colts as they take on Fresno City College!


September 20

Men’s Soccer vs College of Marin

4 p.m.
Colts Soccer Field

Cheer on the Colts as they take on College of Marin!


For a complete listing of events, visit: https://events.canadacollege.edu/



For disability-related accommodations, please email: canvpss@smccd.edu or call (650) 306-3234.

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