What's Happening at Cañada: Week of May 8, 2023

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Week of May 8, 2023

Summer Session 2023 Registration is Open to All!

All students can now register for the Summer Session 2023! And thanks to the passage of Senate Bill 893, Cañada College will continue to waive the enrollment fees for students who reside in San Mateo County (some exceptions apply, see our Free College FAQ) for the Summer Session 2023! for the Summer Session 2023!

As with this past semester, no minimum or maximum units are required to qualify for this enrollment fee waiver during the Summer Session 2023. If you qualify, it will be automatically applied on WebSMART when registering for your courses. Additionally, depending on documented financial need, students may be exempted from paying the student body fee, student representation fee, student union fee, inclusive access fee(s), and materials fees associated with enrolled courses.

Take a look at WebSchedule and start planning your schedule for the upcoming sessions.

The Fall Semester 2023 priority registration date is on Wednesday, May 3, with open registration for all students open on May 17.


Fall 2023 Semester Priority Registration is Open!

Priority Registration for the Fall 2023 Semester has begun. Please note that the qualifications for the Free College enrollment fee waiver have changed for the Fall 2023 Semester. In addition to residing in San Mateo County, students must now have a stated educational goal of earning a degree or certificate to qualify.

For more information and details on qualifications, please refer to our Free College FAQ. To set up your Educational Goal in WebSMART, or if you need assistance, please contact Cañada’s Counseling Center.  

Open registration for all students begins on May 17. Don't miss out on your chance to register early and get the classes you need for the upcoming semester!


Library Newsletter

Finals got you stressed out? Come pet our therapy dogs and peacock! Watch award-winning movies, like Parasite, or classic monster movies, like Godzilla, for free. Learn about AAPINH Month by watching movies or participating in festivals. Still need reference help? Check out our May sessions. Lastly, see you in the Summer when we're open for limited hours. Read it here.


Please Let Us Know Your Opinion of Cañada’s Participatory Governance Processes

Please take a few minutes (about seven) to complete this survey to provide your perspective on how well the College’s participatory governance Councils, Senates, Committees, program review, budgeting and related processes are working.


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.


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, May 9

MOC End-of-Semester Celebration!

12:30 – 2 p.m.
Cañada Vista Clubhouse


Wednesday, May 10

Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) Celebration

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
The Grove (Building 5)


Friday, May 12

Super Friday - iCAN Register Event

9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Building 9, Room 123


Dance Motion XVI

7:30 p.m.
Building 3, Main Theatre


Monday, May 15

Mural Ribbon Cutting

12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Building 9


Easy Citations with MyBib

1 – 2 p.m.
Building 9. Room 312


Tuesday, May 16

Connecting with Our Campus Community: ESL 912 Final Project

9:30 – 11 a.m.
The Grove (Building 5)


Wednesday, May 17

Latinx Graduation Recognition Ceremony

6 – 8 p.m.
The Grove (Building 5)


General Registration Opens for Fall

All Day


Thursday, May 18

Therapy Dogs in Library

12-1 p.m.
Library, Building 9


EOPS End of the Year Celebration

4:30- 6:30 p.m.
Building 6, Rooms 101/102


Umoja Graduation Ceremony (District-Wide)

5:30 – 7 p.m.
Skyline College Building 12 (Farallon Room)


College Night with Redwood City PAL

6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
3399 Bay Rd. Redwood City, CA


Friday, May 19

Student Recognition and Achievement Ceremony

2:30 – 5 p.m.
Building 3, Main Theatre


TRIO Recognition Ceremony

6-8 p.m.
Cañada Vista Clubhouse


Animation End-of-Year Show

7 p.m.
Building 3, Main Theatre


Saturday, May 20 – Friday, May 26

Final Examinations (Day and Evening Classes)


Saturday, May 20

End-of-Year Fashion Celebration

10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Building 3, Room 255, Fashion Department


SMCCCD Migration Celebration

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Cañada College


Tuesday, May 23

Notre Dame de Namur University (NDNU) Instant Admit Day

11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
The Grove (Building 5)


Wednesday, May 24

Puente End-of-Year Celebration

9 - 10:30 a.m.
Building 6, Room 103


Thursday, May 25

Middle College Graduation

3-4 p.m.
Building 3, Main Theatre


Promise Scholars Program Graduation

5-7 p.m.
Building 6, Rooms 101/102


Friday, May 26

Commencement Rehearsal

2-3 p.m.
Upper Lawn – Between Buildings 9 and 13


Saturday, May 27


10 a.m.
Upper Lawn


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

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