Are you Tired of Being Broke? Then join us for a fun, hands-on
financial simulation that teaches students about spending and money
management. Friday, October 20th, room 609 on the main campus, lunch
starts at 12:30pm.
You'll learn how to keep more of your money, avoid going broke, and achieve financial stability.
Open Studios kicks off this weekend! This an awesome opportunity to view many different types of art and watch some demos too. Take your kids along on this FREE county-wide event.
October 7th & 8th North County October 14th & 15th South County October 21st & 22nd All County
Studios open 11:00AM to 5:00PM.
To help you navigate your tour, pick up a FREE Artist Guide, available next to the Good Times in all of their delivery locations – click here for a list of their major distribution points in Santa Cruz.
Artist Guides are also available at businesses throughout Santa Cruz County and beyond. Click here for a list of outlets.
The FREE Open Studios App is available on iTunes & GooglePlay. Search keyword “Open Studios Art Tour.”
All Student Resource & Support Network students must complete this mandatory mid-term Academic Progress Report. Print the document, take it to class, have your instructors fill it out, then return the completed form to SRSN on or before October 6. For online classes, please submit a printout from Canvas showing your grade.
For forms turned in by the 6th: CalWORKs students will receive an extra $25 on their EBT card! WIOA students will be entered into a drawing for a gas gift card!
SRSN students who are also part of EOPS may have their instructors sign one form and turn in a copy to both EOPS and SRSN.
College and Career Night is a chance to meet university representatives from numerous public, private, and out-of-state colleges and universities. It is also an opportunity to meet instructors and representatives from academic and career programs who will help answer your questions as you plan your career path.
The FAFSA application for the 2018-19 award year will be available on
October 1, 2017 - instead of January 1, 2018.
Apply for FAFSA for the 2018-2019 school year (Fall '18 thru Summer '19)if you are
planning on attending Cabrillo next Fall 2018. All Student Resource & Support Network students must apply each year. Priority deadline is March 2. FAFSA
stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
When filling out your application, remember to fill in Cabrillo
College's Federal School Code 001124 so Cabrillo will receive your
information electronically from the federal processor. If you are
interested in work-study, be sure to check that box also.
Get help writing a winning personal statement and find scholarships right for you. October 10, 10:00 - 11:00 = Aptos Campus SAC East 225 October 17, 1:30 - 2:30 = Watsonville Center A180 November 8, 11:00 - 12:00 = Aptos Campus SAC East 225 November 21, 1:30 - 2:30 = Watsonville Center A180
SRSN is happy to provide the following services in our office downstairs in SAC West. Monica is a County Benefit Representative who is here on Tuesdays from 12:30 to 3:30. She can assist with questions about applying for or other issues with benefits available from the County. Tiffany is from Bay Federal Credit Union and will be here on Thursdays from 2:30 to 5:00. She can assist with any money management or credit questions.
Rotating WIOA ESS staff will be on Wednesdays from 9:00 to noon. They can assist with any WIOA funding questions for current or prospective students.
New and returning SRSN students are required to attend a Successful Path Welcome Event to receive information and resources which will help you Stay on the Path to the successful completion of your educational goal and how to remain in compliance with program requirements.
***CHILDCARE WILL BE PROVIDED***
The last workshop is Aug 23rd @ 9am in room 322 (note the room change) on the Aptos campus. Please allow 1.5 hours for the workshop.
is looking to fill more than 1,100 job openings and is holding career
fairs around the state to attract potential employees, state officials
Caltrans is expecting its workload will increase with the recent
passage of Senate Bill 1, the Road Repair and Accountability Act.
The new law is expected to raise $54 billion in the next ten years and more after that, Caltrans officials said. The money will help to accelerate construction projects and address deferred road maintenance.
positions are in maintenance, human resources, legal, engineering,
information technology and environmental planning among other areas.
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Del Mar Foods is currently looking for temporary employees for their production lines. Pay starts at $11.35 per hour with pay increase after 90 working days. This is a good opportunity to earn extra cash without having to commit to long term employment. Click here for more information.
You should have all gotten an email
from Campus Connect/Cabrillo College announcing the Fall 2017 -
Successful Path Welcome Event. The link that was attached to the
flyer was incorrect. The link has been corrected and can be
accessed here: RSVP
New and returning SRSN students are required to attend the Successful Path Welcome Event to receive information and resources which will help you Stay on the Path to the successful completion of your educational goal and how to remain in compliance with program requirements.
***CHILDCARE WILL BE PROVIDED***
You only have to attend one workshop. Aug 15th @ 2pm, Aug 17th @ 9am OR Aug 23rd @ 9am.
All workshops will be held on the Aptos Campus in Room 320. Please allow 1.5 hours for the workshop.
Book vouchers will be handed out on August 23rd AFTER 10:30am. Please bring your coupon you received at the Successful Path workshop.
Borrow a Book program provides textbook support for eligible students
through a generous grant from the Cabrillo College Student Senate.
Students must be enrolled in 6 or more units to participate in this
program. Books are loaned to students on a first-come-first-served basis
while books are available. Students must fill out the application on-line, print it, and bring it in person to the College Book Store or the Watsonville Student Resource Center with their current student ID card with Student Activity sticker.
All currently enrolled Cabrillo students will be issued a new student ID card each semester. This card is also a Santa Cruz Metro bus pass which is valid the first day of classes until the day before the start of the following semester/session.
Students may pick up their new Student ID/Bus Pass card, a sticker for Student Activities, and parking permit two weeks before classes start at Cabrillo College's Welcome Center located upstairs in the SAC East building.
The mandatory transportation fee provides each student with a bus pass valid seven days a week, providing Santa Cruz Metro bus service throughout Santa Cruz County with transfers to Monterey-Salinas Transit. Students can simply show their current semester Cabrillo ID card to ride the bus.
Another great reason to get your college education!
Full-time workers who make minimum wage can’t afford a two-bedroom rental home in any state in the U.S. without spending more than the recommended 30 percent of their income, according to a report from the National Low Income Housing Coalition. See the article at Huffington Post.
Since school is out for the summer, it is the most difficult time for families struggling to feed their children. If you have a school-aged student in need of breakfast and lunch this summer, simply text "FOOD" to 877877 and receive a message back with a location closest to where they can get free summer meals. Text "COMIDA" for a reply in Spanish. No child deserves to go hungry, ever.
Another great tool is the FreshEBT app! Check your EBT balances instantly! Find nearby stores that accept ETB Find free summer meals for children under 18 Available in English and Spanish
FreshEBT is available on the App Store and Google play.
May reports are due on June 5th June reports are due on July 5th May 2017 - Excel May 2017 - PDF June 2016 - Excel June 2016 - PDF Supervised Study Log Print out the PDF and fill in by hand or open the Excel file and type
in your hours. The formulas in the Excel file will add up your hours for
you. You may also pick up copies in our office. If you are reporting any supervised study hours, you must submit a Study Log. You may keep this
sheet with you or keep it in the binder on our front counter. Remember
that for every one hour of class you may claim one hour of unsupervised
study time. Study time beyond that must be supervised. You can work in
the Student Resource & Support Network lobby, Library, Computer Technology Center, STEM Center, or Tutoring Center for these hours.
Here's a great resource for parents with babies. Talking with your baby helps grow your baby’s brain. Learn how early exposure to language can help a child build vocabulary, communicate better with adults, be ready for kindergarten and develop an essential life skill: the ability to read by the end of third grade.
Lost Childhoods Art Ambassador Internship Deadline to Apply: June 2, 2017 Hours: 4-8 hours per week, Friday nights are required and events as needed Start Date: Summer Intern Orientation: Thursday, June 22nd at 12pm End Date: End of September, 2017 Reports to: Dialogue Catalyst Compensation: Interns will receive a $200 stipend at the end of the internship
What makes this internship awesome: You’ll introduce museum visitors to new ways of thinking, learn about local art and youth, and make discoveries about community members around them. You will be plugged into a dynamic dialogue-oriented team to engage museum visitors, educators, college and youth groups, and the Santa Cruz community with the Lost Childhoods exhibition. This’ll allow you to take on a ‘docent’ role but turn up the volume a few notches! Read full description and how to apply here Lost Childhoods Alternative Expressions Internship Deadline to Apply: June 2, 2017 Hours: 6-12 hours per week, Sunday afternoons required. Start Date: Summer Intern Orientation: Thursday, June 22nd at 12pm End Date: End of September, 2017 Reports to: Dialogue Catalyst Compensation: Interns will receive a $200 stipend at the end of the internship
What makes this internship awesome: This internship is one part arts organizer, one part host with the most, and all parts YOUth-driven. You’ll develop your creativity and leadership skills by helping plan an alternative expression program for your foster youth peers while receiving hands-on experience in event planning and coordination with the MAH as your playground. Read full description and how to apply here https://santacruzmah.org/
Graduation rehearsal: May 19 at 3:00 PM in the gym
Commencement ceremony: May 19 at 4:00 PM in Carl Conelly Stadium
Caps, gowns, and tassels: are required and available at the Cabrillo Bookstore for about $43.00. Students may be able to borrow a gown from the Welcome Center in Aptos or the SRC in Watsonville starting beginning of April.
Graduation rehearsal: will be held the afternoon of the ceremony. You must wear your cap and gown to the rehearsal. Please do not bring purses, backpacks, etc. as there will be no time to leave before the procession and you may not leave anything in the gym.
Graduation ceremony: there is no limit to the number of guests you may invite; however seating and (free) parking are limited so encourage your guests to arrive no later than 3:00. The ceremony will last about 1 ½ hours. Please tell your guests that balloons are not permitted in the bleacher areas.
Degrees and certificates: will be mailed to the address on the petition within two months of graduation, pending successful completion of courses.
Questions about petitions? Contact Admission and Records at (831) 479-6201. Questions about the ceremony? Contact (831) 477-3584.
The time to register for Fall semesteris coming up soon! The Fall Schedule is posted online! Look at it with your ed plan to make sure the classes you need are being offered.
Be aware that early registration forCalWORKs and WIOA students is only TWO DAYS before early registration for all continuing students! Don't delay to register or you might not get the classes you need!
can schedule an appointment with our counselor to make sure your ed
plan is correct and has the correct classes for the Fall semester.
Give us a call 831-479-6344 to schedule! May 4 - Fall Schedule available online May 15 - Early Registration for CalWORKs, WIOA, Veterans, EOPS, ASC, and Guardian ScholarStudents May 17 - Early Registration for Continuing Students August 28 - Fall Semester Begins
All are invited on Thursday May 4th in the upper quad (just outside the 100 building) where internship and work experience students will showcase the work they have been doing over the past year.
Cabrillo students will present and Q&A with anyone who would like to listen about the great work they are doing pursuing career goals and developing professional skills in local businesses and organizations. Please come by and ask lots of questions!
The event is on from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm and designed for folks to stop on by at their convenience and stay as long as they wish. There will be free coffee and snacks available as well.
Monterey Bay Internships allows you to search and apply for internship positions all over the Santa Cruz and Monterey Bay region in various industry sectors. Easily explore the opportunities in your community!
Cabrillo students can enroll for credit for their internships through the Work Experience and Internship program, and often the credit can be used for a degree or certificate and be transferable to a four-year college.
Please contact the Work Experience and Internship Coordinator, Matt Weis, at firstname.lastname@example.org to set up an appointment for advising or if you have any other questions.
The Spare Change Music Festival is a free, all day music festival emphasizing the real change that can happen when people work together and pool their resources. This free, all ages, family friendly community event will feature a compilation of unbelievable musicians, artists and nonprofits all dedicated to educating the community about the realities of the issues facing our communities and environment while providing ideas and solutions. In addition to the educational aspect of the event, the primary goal is to raise money for our featured nonprofits that are addressing these issues around the community and the state by encouraging people to donate their “spare change” they either come with, or that is generated through their purchases from the vendors exhibiting at the event.
The time to register for Summer session is almost upon us! The Summer Schedule is online now! Look at it with your ed plan to make sure the classes you need are being offered.
Be aware that early registration forCalWORKs and WIOA students is only ONE DAY before early registration for all continuing students! Don't delay to register or you might not get the classes you need!
can schedule an appointment with our counselor to make sure your ed
plan is correct and has the correct classes for the Summer session.
Give us a call 831-479-6344 to schedule! April 20 - Summer Schedule available online May 1 - Early Registration for CalWORKs, WIOA, Veterans, EOPS, ASC, and Foster YouthStudents May 2 - Early Registration for Continuing Students June 19 - All Summer Sessions Begin
Santa Cruz County’s Restaurant Meals Program enables eligible CalFresh recipients to purchase a nutritious prepared meal at participating restaurants with their Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card. Who Can Use the Program The Restaurant Meals Program is available to persons that receive CalFresh who:
Are experiencing homelessness; or
Are age 60 or over; or
Have a disability.
The EBT cards are
electronically tagged if the holder is homeless, disabled,
or over 60. Therefore a card for a person without these issues
will not work at the restaurants. If you become homeless, contact the county.
Restaurant Meals Program participants can continue to use their CalFresh benefits at grocery stores, farmer’s markets, and other locations that accept EBT cards. Participating restaurants will have an EBT Cards Accepted Here sign displayed. The following provides current participating restaurants: Quiznos 105 Post Office Drive, Suite D, Aptos, CA 95003 (831) 688-6600
Subway 1964 Freedom Boulevard, Watsonville, CA 95076 (831) 763-0583 Togo’s Sandwiches (Two Locations) 849-B Almar Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 (831) 431-6889 902 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 (831) 471-2488 For more information, please contact the County of Santa Cruz Human Services Department at (888) 421-8080.