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Free APP Helps Keep Students on Track

Students – download Grad Guru, a new FREE APP for iPhone and Android.

This APP will help you keep up with dates, deadlines and campus details.

To use Grad Guru:

1) go to the “App Store” (iPhone) or “Google Play” (Android).

2) Search “Grad Guru”

3)  Download app

4) Open the app and select “Sacramento City College”

5) Follow the prompts to set up your personal account

Big Day of Giving

Thank You for your Donations

The Los Rios Foundation, which will funnel money back to Sacramento City College, raised nearly $10,000 during Tuesday’s Big Day of Giving.

In all, more than 500 local charities took home a combined $5.6 million in the one-day donate-a-thon.

Thank you for your contribution to this cause.

BOG Fee Waiver

Come to College for FREE

The California Community College Board of Governors has adopted a fee waiver program known as the BOG Fee Waiver.

This grant is for eligible students to assist with all enrollment fees. To receive this assistance, students must complete a Fee Waiver Application apply for financial aid through the FAFSA or California Dream Application

Beginning Monday, April 13, you can use the Online BOG Fee Waiver Application for the 2015-16 academic year.

There are 3 ways to qualify:

1) You or your family are receiving public assistance from the AFDC, TANF, CalWORKs or SSI, or through the California Department of Veterans’ Affairs or the National Guard Adjutant General for a Dependent’s Fee Waiver, Supporting documentation must be provided to prove eligibility.

2) Your income falls below the federal poverty limit based on your size of household.

3) You have applied for financial aid and have an unmet need of at least $1,104.

For more information on the BOG FEE waiver, please come to the Financial Aid Office.

Use this link to apply for the BOG FEE Waiver.

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Workshops Coming in Anticipation of Career Day

May 6 is Career Day, when students will have chances to interact with members of the business community looking for part- and full-time workers. To get ready, the SCC Career Center is putting on a series of workshops aimed at prepping students in various aspects of applying for jobs that could help them get an edge on the competition.

Here is the list of workshops:

Resume Workshop, March 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm in LRC 141

How to Find a Job Workshop, April 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm in LRC 105

Interview Basics Workshop, April 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm in LRC 141

Dress for Success Workshop, April 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm in LRC 141

Navigating Career Day, April 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm in LRC 141

Attend all the workshops, and you will be entered in a prize drawing.

Plus, you will be better prepared for that dream job you’ve always wanted.

For more information, visit the SCC Career Center.

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Get Assessed at West Sac Center

If you are considering coming to Sac City as a new student, one step to successful admission here is an assessment of your academic skills in math and English.

The West Sacramento Center, 1115 W. Capitol Ave., offers assessment testing by appointment. The list below shows what you will need to know for upcoming assessments.

1. Call (916) 375-5511 or visit the Main Office Front Counter to make an appointment.
2. Have your student ID number ready when making an appointment.
3. Bring a picture ID when coming for the assessment test.

Assessment Test Schedule:
March 7, 2015 (Saturday) 9:00 am ESL
10:00 am English, Math, & Reading
11:30 am English Essay
March 13, 2015 (Friday) 9:00 am ESL
10:00 am English, Math, & Reading
12:30 pm English Essay
April 11, 2015 (Saturday) 9:00 am ESL
10:00 am English, Math, & Reading
11:30 am English Essay

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Student Speaker Wanted for Commencement

The Student Leadership and Development Office and the SCC Commencement Committee are looking for one student speaker to address the graduating classes that will walk the stage on May 20, 2015.

Selection criteria will be based on the following: 1) 3.0 GPA minimum, 2) Graduating by the end of Spring semester 2015, and 3) ability to address the graduating class, parents and campus community.

Candidates will need to complete an application form, which can be picked up in the SLD Office, located in South Gym 226.

The deadline to apply is March 27. Candidates will then be asked to present their speech before an auditioning committee, which will then select the student speaker. Good luck!

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Fast-Track Classes Start Feb. 17

Have you heard? Fast-Track classes are beginning soon!

Fast-Track classes are an opportunity for students to start certain full-credit classes halfway or later into the semester. They’re a great option for students who prefer an alternative to the 16-week full semester class offerings.

Here are some important dates to remember regarding Fast-Track classes this spring semester*:

  • Week of Feb. 26: Second 5-week classes begin
  • Week of March 17: Second 8-week classes begin
  • Week of April 9: Third 5-week classes begin

To enroll or learn more about the Los Rios Steps to Success, visit success.losrios.edu. Find your success today!

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