What's Happening at Cañada: Week of April 3, 2023

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Week of April 3, 2023

Apply for Spring 2023 Degree and Certificate

The last day for students to apply for their Spring 2023 Degree and Certificate and be included in the Commencement program is Friday, April 7, 2023. Counseling appointments are available for students to get assistance in submitting their application. Please schedule an appointment through the Student Success Link portal or by contacting the Welcome Center at (650) 306-3452 or canadawelcomecenter@smccd.edu. We recommend that students make an appointment as soon as possible. Note: Students applying after Friday, April 7, 2023, may still participate in the Commencement ceremony, however, name will not appear in the commencement program.


Summer 2023 Schedule of Classes is LIVE on WebSchedule!

The Summer 2023 Session schedule of classes are live and available on WebSchedule so you can plan your summer schedule! Priority registration begins Tuesday, April 11, and general registration begins on Tuesday, April 18. Cañada College will continue to offer the Free College Enrollment Fee Waiver to all qualifying students. Priority registration for the Fall 2023 semester is on Wednesday, May 3, with general registration opening on Wednesday, May 17.


2023-2024 Financial Aid Application is Open

Have you filled out the FAFSA or California Dream Act Application yet? Deadline to apply for the 2022-2023 (current aid year) is June 30, 2023. Financial aid is money for college provided by U.S. taxpayers to ensure that all those who want a college education have the financial ability to pay for their college expenses.

There are a few basic types of financial aid that completing a FAFSA and California Dream Act Application will qualify you for, and these may include:

  • Fee Waivers
  • Grants (free money - you don't have to pay it back)
  • Scholarships (free money - you don't have to pay it back)  
  • Work-Study (earned money/professional experience)

How do I apply?

Need assistance or have questions regarding the FAFSA or CA Dream Application? 

Submit a Financial Aid Application Appointment Request or stop the Financial Aid Office on the first floor of Building 9, or email canfinancialaid@smccd.edu, or call (650) 306-3308.

Virtual Assistance in English and Spanish

Use our Ask Cody chat feature OR Join our Zoom Drop-in Hours to meet with a financial aid staff member: Tuesday: 10-11 a.m. and Wednesday: 3-4 p.m.


Vice President of Instruction Forum Recordings and Feedback Forms

If you missed any of the Vice President of Instruction Forums, or would like to revisit any of them, the recordings are now available. After watching the forums, please submit a feedback form for each candidate.

Deadline extension: The deadline to submit feedback forms is Thursday, April 6 at 4 p.m.

Finalist Candidate Forum Recording Feedback Form

Dr. Chialin Hsieh

Forum Recording

Feedback Form

Dr. Carol Hernandez

Forum Recording

Feedback Form

Dr. Elvin T. Ramos

Forum Recording

Feedback Form

Dr. Lori Silverman

Forum Recording

Feedback Form

Thank you for your participation and input in this important process.


This Week at The Grove Cafe

Visit The Grove and experience the daily handcrafted Fusion specials of Chef Jackie! *Chef specials are ordered in-person and cannot be ordered online. For the complete menu, this week’s specials, online ordering options and takeout orders, please visit The Grove Café website.


SMCCCD Athletic Center Showcase

All SMCCCD students, faculty, and staff are cordially invited to the first-ever Athletic Center Showcase: Saturday, April 22 at College of San Mateo Athletic Center and Sunday, April 23 at Cañada Athletic Center. This is a two-day event highlighting the very best of what the SMCCCD Athletic Centers have to offer. Complimentary snacks and beverages will also be provided. For additional information register at this link.


Upcoming Events

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



Free Groceries at Cañada College – Weekly Food Distribution

11 a.m.- 1 p.m.
Parking Lot 6


Tuesday, April 4

Women’s Tennis vs West Valley

2-5 p.m.
Cañada Tennis Court


Men’s Baseball vs West Valley

2-30-5:30 p.m.
Colts Baseball Field


Overcoming Procrastination and Lack of Motivation

5:30 - 6:30 p.m.


Wednesday, April 5

APA Basics

12 - 12:30 p.m.


MLA Basics

1 - 1:30 p.m.


Writing Center Workshop: Using Quotations & Paraphrasing

6-7 p.m.


Thursday, April 6

Student Senate Applications Due


Women’s Tennis vs San Francisco

2-5 p.m.
Cañada Tennis Courts


Saturday, April 8

Men’s Baseball vs West Valley

1-4 p.m.
Colts Field


Monday, April 10

Meet Your Senate Candidates


Tuesday, April 11

ASCC Student Senate Elections(April 11-13)


Priority Registration for Summer(April 11- 17)


Men’s Baseball vs San Francisco City

2:30 - 5:30 p.m.


Wednesday, April 12

Spring Job Fair

11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
The Grove (Building 5)


We Heart Social Sciences

1 - 2:30 p.m.
Building 9, Room 307


Speaker Series: Jason Dutton, Abnormal Security- You do what?! with a philosophy degree

5- 6 p.m.
Building 6, Rooms 101/102


Thursday, April 13

We Heart Social Sciences

10:30- 11:30 a.m.


Monday, April 17

Election Results for Student Senate


Finding Articles for Research Papers with the Library Databases

1-2 p.m.


Tuesday, April 18

General Registration Opens for Summer


APA Basics

12 - 12:30 p.m.
Building 9, Room 312


MLA Basics

1 - 1:30 p.m.
Building 9, Room 312


Men’s Baseball vs Skyline

2:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Colts Field


Thursday, April 20

Cañada Flex Day - No Classes


Men’s Baseball vs Chabot

2:30  - 5:30 p.m.
Colts Field


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

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