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What's Happening at Cañada: Week of May 16, 2022

Tue, 17 May, 2022 at 12:26 pm
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Week of May 16, 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 Registration is Open! Fall Registration Opens to All on May 18. Schedules Available on WebSchedule

Register now for Summer 2022 using WebSmart. You can also browse available classes in WebSchedule for the upcoming Summer and Fall 2022 semesters. Fall 2022 registration opens to all on May 18.


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 17, Wednesday, May 18, Tuesday, May 24 and Wednesday, May 25. The Learning Center is open until 8 p.m. every Monday and Thursday night.


Become a Tutor with the Learning Center

Are you looking to help your classmates in a leadership role? Do you have good communication and leadership skills? The Learning Center is hiring Student Tutors in all subjects for the Fall 2022 Semester. Students must be enrolled in at least six units. For more information visit


May 17

Connect to College

5:30-8:30 p.m.
Building 5 – The Grove

This event serves as a community open house for prospective students and their families. Connect to College will include a resource fair where the community can meet and learn more about our academic programs and student services available to help them to achieve their goals. The event will also feature a student panel on academic pathways as well as several workshops ranging from Pathways Options, Financial Aid, Transfer and ESL. RSVP at:


May 18

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.


Latinx Graduation Recognition Ceremony

6-8 p.m.
Building 6, Rooms 101/102

Join us in celebrating the academic achievements of Cañada Latinx students for the 2021-2022 academic school year. We will hear from campus leaders, student speakers, and give out certificates of recognition. Appetizers and dessert will be provided.


May 19

Reliable Sources: Looking at Websites

12-1 p.m.
Zoom Link:

Not sure if your source is valid? Confused by fake news or disinformation on the internet? Worried that the websites you're using might not be good enough for your professor? Drop in and we'll go over what you've found! We can determine if what you have is good, and teach you how to confirm your sources in the future.


May 20

Facilities Forum

2:30-3:30 p.m.
Zoom Link:

The entire campus community is invited to the College Facilities/Construction Forum(via Zoom). The purpose of the forum is to provide our college community with important construction/facility-related updates.


May 23

Citation Overview and Drop In Help

6-8 p.m.
Zoom Registration:

Join a librarian for a brief overview of what information you need to create a citation of anything from a journal article to a tweet. 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. A PPT presentation is attached including worksheets for APA and MLA citations.


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.


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