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What's Happening at Cañada: Week of May 23, 2022

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Week of May 23, 2022

Verify Your Vaccination Status for Summer & Fall 2022 Registration

For students who plan to register for in-person, hybrid, or hyflex courses, or any on-campus programming or services, you will be required to submit proof of your COVID-19 vaccination or apply for an exemption prior to registering, if you have not done so already. If you have already submitted proof of your COVID-19 Vaccination, you do NOT need to re-submit. You do not need to submit proof of a Booster vaccination. Please visit the Return to Campus website for instructions on how to verify your vaccination status or apply for an exemption. In addition, there is a FAQ Page with detailed information on all types of questions relating to a return to being in-person and on campus.


Summer & Fall Registration is Open! Schedules Available on WebSchedule

Register now for Summer & Fall 2022 using WebSmart. You can also browse available classes in WebSchedule for the upcoming Summer and Fall 2022 semesters.


COVID-19 Testing & At-Home Antigen Tests Available Districtwide

Employees, students and the broader community with or without symptoms can test via our partnership with COVID Clinic. Free PCR is available Monday – Thursday from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., and Friday from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. In addition, students can pick-up a free at-home antigen (rapid) testing kit. Testing kits are readily available at the entrance of every Bookstore. Please visit our COVID-19 Testing webpage for more details.


Free Lyft Rides Now Offered to Cañada College

Cañada College is now offering free Lyft rides for Cañada students! The program is intended to help make it easier and more affordable for you to get to your in-person classes and support services at Cañada College.

How to Sign Up:

Complete the registration form. Once your information is validated and you are approved, you’ll receive an email invitation from Lyft Business. Follow the steps in the email to complete the signup process and receive the eligible ride allotments! Students are allotted up to 40 rides per month. Visit the Cañada Lyft webpage for more information. For questions, please contact or (650) 306-3364.

Catch a Ride on the Cañada Shuttle!

The Cañada College shuttle offers students free shuttle service directly to campus from East Palo Alto and Menlo Park. The shuttle operates from 7 a.m.-12:15 p.m. and 3:15-7:45 p.m. Monday-Thursday through May 27, 2022. Visit for the latest schedule updates.


Library Late Hours

To accommodate students preparing for finals, the Library will be open until 8 p.m. the following nights: Tuesday, May 24 and Wednesday, May 25. The Learning Center is open until 8 p.m. every Monday and Thursday night.


SparkPoint Food Pantry Re-Opens!

Stop by and pick up FREE healthy and nutritious food at the SparkPoint Food Pantry! The Pantry is located in Building 5, Room 202 and will be open from 12-3 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays starting this week! The entire campus and greater community is welcome. Each week we’ll distribute a variety of frozen foods, milk, eggs, fruits, vegetables, rice, beans and many other options. Our selection this week includes frozen fish fillets, mac and cheese and organic carrots! Thanks to our partner, Second Harvest Food Bank of Silicon Valley, we will be open throughout the summer. When you visit us, we’ll ask you what items you’d like and we’ll package them for you so don’t forget to bring your reusable bags. Sign up or drop in! Call (650) 381-3550 for more information. We look forward to seeing soon.


Get Free Access to New York Times Online

All Cañada students, staff, and faculty can now get free access to the New York Times online edition! To activate a new pass or renew a current pass follow these instructions:
On Campus: Activate a new pass by visiting
Off Campus: Registering on the NYTimes Off-campus Access Page.


May 25

Drop In Citation Help

10-11 a.m.
Zoom Registration:

Drop in for individual help with Works Cited and References pages. Learn where to find citation guides on the Cañada College Library and Purdue University OWL websites and how to find the right format for your source.


May 27

Day & Evening Classes End


Commencement Rehearsal – 2-3 p.m. on Upper Lawn


Interior Design Awards & Graduation Program

12 - 1 p.m.
Building 22, Room 137 and via Zoom  

Dream, Create and Achieve! The Interior Design invites the campus community to a graduation event for its students.


May 28

54th Annual Commencement

10 a.m.
Upper Lawn

Celebrate the Class of 2022 as they revel in their scholastic accomplishment with the campus community, family and friends. Visit for the latest updates.


June 1

EOPS End of Year Celebration

4:30-6:30 p.m.
Amphitheatre at Upper Lawn

EOPS invites the campus community to recognize our EOPS students who are graduating and/or transferring to a university.


June 13

Summer Session begins


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