Thursday, November 16, 2017

What You Need to Know - November 16, 2017

November 16, 2017 
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Important Dates and Deadlines
  • Friday, November 17 - Last day to drop Fall semester-long classes with a "W" on your transcript
  • FAFSA applications now open for the 2018-2019 academic year
  • California Dream Act application now open for the 2018-2019 academic year
  • Thanksgiving Holiday Break: November 23 - 26

If you are transferring to university Fall 2018, it's time to apply! Applications for the California State Universities (CSU) and Universities of California (UC) are now open. The application deadline is November 30th!


California State University (CSU):
University of California (UC):
If you need assistance with your applications, please join us in room PB 19 on the following dates: 
·         Friday, November 17th                       10am - 1pm
·         Thursday, November 20th                  2pm - 6pm
·         Tuesday, November 28th                    1pm - 4pm
Major Rager - through December 11
Poster for Art Exhibit
Gavilan College Gallery is pleased to present the latest exhibition: MAJOR RAGER! The work of Gavilan College Fine Arts Majors.
This exhibition features photography, painting, works on paper, ceramic sculpture and more. From visceral political statements to inquisitive formalism, the work of the Gavilan students is varied as is the student body. The commitment to exploration, expression, and form seen in the work on display is inspiring and diverse. 

Upcoming Events (complete list)

Thu, Nov 16 at 12:50 p.m.Learning Council presents: What I am Grateful For - music and light refreshments in the Student Center
Thu, Nov 16 at 1:00PMNursing Application Workshop in the CTC - LI 139 until 3 PM
Fri, Nov 17 at 10:00AMTransfer 101: UC / CSU application assistance Lab in PB19 until 1 PM
Sat, Nov 18 at 7:15AMUniversity Visit: UC Santa Barbara and CAL Poly, SLO meeting in Parking Lot A
Sat, Nov 18 at 2:00PMThe Gavilan College Children's Theatre presents Aesop's Fables in the Theater
Mon, Nov 20 at 2:00PMTransfer 101: UC / CSU application assistance Lab in PB19 until 6 PM
Tues, Nov 21 at 10 a.m. - noonUC Transfer drop-in application assistance
Tue, Nov 21 at 10:00AMUC Santa Cruz Drop-in Advising in the Career/Transfer Center until 12 PM
Tue, Nov 21 at 12:00PMUC Santa Cruz application workshop in the Career/Transfer Center
Tue, Nov 21 at 7:00PMRAMS Women's Basketball - Gavilan College vs. Skyline College in San Bruno
Wed, Nov 22 at 5:00PMRAMS Men's Basketball - Gavilan College vs. Las Positas College in Livermore

UC transfer applications_ drop-in assistance in the Career Transfer Center from 10-noon_ November 21

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Winter Session is coming: January 2 - 25, 2018
Classes will include online and in-person options
Registration Dates:
Who Can Register
Priority 1Nov 27-28CalWORKS, DRC, EOPS, Foster Youth, Veterans, Homeless students
Priority 2Nov 29Athletes, MESA, Puente, TRiO
Priority 3Nov 30 - Dec 5Continuing and new-to-college students who have:completed assessment, orientation (Kick-Start andGuidance 210, or Kinesiology 1) and have an abbreviated "Ed Plan"good academic standing (e.g. not on probation for 2 consecutive semesters or dismissal and have fewer than 100 earned units total excluding 30 units of basic skills or ESL.)GECA students
Priority 4Dec 6New-to-college students (1st semester) who have NOT completed assessment, orientation (Kick-Start andGuidance 210, or Kinesiology 1) and an abbreviated "Ed Plan"
Priority 5Dec 7Returning, Transfer, Probation 2 and Academically Dismissed, High School students (other than GECA)
OpenDec 8 - First day of classAll students
If you miss your Priority Registration date you may register any day after that until Late Registration closes.

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CAFETERIA: Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.; Fridays - 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
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COSMETOLOGY SERVICES: Phone: (408) 842-5055.
Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays: 10 a.m.- 1:30 p.m.  Students bring in your ASGC card for a discount!

Call for appointment: (408) 842-5055

Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:30 p.m. & 8 p.m.; Saturdays 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Mondays - 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
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Fridays - 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

LIBRARY:  Mondays- Thursdays, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Fridays:  8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
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Community College Innovation Challenge

The Community College Innovation Challenge Returns!
The National Science Foundation and the American Association of Community Colleges have teamed up for the 4th annual Community College Innovation Challenge! We are asking teams of three-five community college students, alongside a faculty mentor and community/industry partner, to submit innovative solutions to real-world problems. These can be local to global concerns - and anything in between!

This year's #CCIChallenge is open to all areas of STEM. The 10 finalist teams will attend a four-day Innovation Boot Camp on June 11-14, 2018, in Alexandria, Va. where teams learn about innovation and design thinking, entrepreneurship, business planning, strategic communications, stakeholder engagement and more. While at the boot camp, teams will compete for cash prizes and showcase their project and college on Capitol Hill, while engaging with members of Congress and other dignitaries.

Student team members will receive $1,500 each for first-place teams and $1,200 each for second-place teams. The 2017-2018 CCIC opened Oct. 18, 2017, and closes at 11:59 p.m. EST on Feb. 14, 2018. Also, all finalist faculty mentors will receive a $500 honorarium at the Innovation Boot Camp. Submit your entry today.

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