What's Happening at Cañada: Week of February 27, 2023

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Week of February 27, 2023

Today’s Outdoor Food Distribution Cancelled Due to Inclement Weather. Food Pantry Open This Week

Due to inclement weather that may cancel outdoor activities, Second Harvest Food Bank of Silicon Valley has cancelled today’s outdoor Food Distribution in Lot #6. However, the SparkPoint Food Pantry will still be open this week Tuesday through Thursday between 12-4 p.m. The Food Pantry is located in Building 5, Room 202.


Spring 2023 Registration is Open and it's FREE!

Registration is open to all students for the Spring 2023 Semester. You can view the schedule of courses now on WebSchedule and register for courses on WebSMART. The Spring 2023 Semester is free, and Cañada will waive enrollment fees for students who reside in San Mateo County. Some exceptions apply; see our Free College FAQ for more information.


Add a Late Start Class to Your Schedule!

Cañada also offers many late-start classes that are open for registration. Check out Late-Start Classes on WebSchedule to see what late-start classes are available. 


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, names will not appear in the commencement program.


Menu for this Week at The Grove Cafe

The Grove Cafe is happy to announce weekly specials again and will now also offer cold poke bowls and freshly rolled sushi daily (in limited quantities). For the complete menu, online ordering options, and takeout orders, please visit The Grove Café website.


Student Volunteers Needed for Professional Photo Shoot

Do you want to be the face of Cañada? Join us for a professional photo shoot on Wednesday, March 8! These photos will be used in promotional materials for the school, including digital and printed materials. You may even end up on an advertisement for the school on social media, a bus, or on our website! Interested? Details are below!

When & Where: Wednesday, March 8, 2023 on the Cañada Campus

Other Important Information:

  • Participants cannot wear any clothes with logos or brand names
  • Cañada clothing is highly encouraged
  • All participants will be required to sign a photo release form
  • Sign up for what sessions you would like to participate in
  • Bring your smiles and be camera-ready!

To participate in the photo shoot, please fill out this form.


Campus Shuttle

The Cañada College shuttle will run direct service Monday-Friday to/from Cañada and East Palo Alto through May 26, 2023. Visit canadacollege.edu/shuttle for the latest schedule updates.


Masking Requirement

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


Upcoming Events

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


EVERY TUESDAY (cancelled 2/28 due to inclement weather)

Free Groceries at Cañada College – Weekly Food Distribution

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


Tuesday, February 28

Human Behavior and Culture Transfer Success Workshop

1:15- 2:15 p.m.


Wednesday, March 1

SMCCCD Global & Virtual Internship Programs Info Session

12- 1 p.m.


¿Qué te ofrece la biblioteca?

3-4 p.m.


Middle College Information Night

6:30-7:30 p.m.
SUHSD - Board Room, 480 James Avenue Redwood City


Thursday, March 2

Deadline to Submit Cañada Scholarship Application


Cal Grant GPA Verification Deadline


RESCHEDULED: Black Excellence Event with Stephanie Johnson

1 p.m.
Building 5, Room 223


2023-2024 Financial Aid and Scholarship Application Assistance

1-3 p.m.
Building 9, Financial Literacy Lab


Men’s Baseball vs Mission

2-5 p.m.
Colts Field


Monday, March 6

MLA and How to Avoid Plagiarism

1-2 p.m.


Evaluating Sources

6-7 p.m.


Tuesday, March 7

Women’s Tennis vs Chabot

11 a.m. – 2 p.m.


Meet the Filmmakers! Mural Documentary TOWN DESTROYER Screening and Q&A

4-6 p.m.
Building 3, Room 148


Wednesday, March 8

Writing Center Workshop: Thesis Statements & Outlines

6-7 p.m.


Thursday, March 9

Men’s Baseball vs Ohlone College

2-5 p.m.
Colts Field


Friday, March 10

Women’s Tennis vs City College of San Francisco

2-5 p.m.
Colts Tennis Court


Saturday, March 11

Google Slides: Getting Started with your Presentation

12-1 p.m.


Men’s Baseball vs Gavilan

1-4 p.m.
Colts Field


Wednesday, March 15

Disability Awareness Day

All Day


MLA Citation Basics

4-5 p.m.


Thursday, March 16

Men’s Baseball vs Skyline

2:30 - 5:30 p.m.



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

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