Friday, May 22, 2015

Office Closed on 5/29

The Fast Track To Work office will be closed all day on Friday May 29.

Financial Aid 101

Click here for your Quick Guide to Financial Aid for 2015-16.

Goodwill Central Coast Job Openings

Goodwill Central Coast is recruiting for six positons: case managers (a similar position is posted on Santa Cruz Jobs), career center coordinator, clerk, and business services rep. Bilingual (Spanish English) required for some positions. Inquiries and resumes can be sent to emurtha@ccgoodwill.org

Monday, May 18, 2015

Graduation Ceremony Information

To participate in the Graduation Ceremony, you must have already completed your petition with an academic counselor.

WIA Students may borrow a gown from Student Affairs:
Graduation Gown Loan Contract

Graduation Ceremony Information

May 20 - Deadline to RSVP to walk in graduation

May 22 - Snacks & Gowns Celebration at Fast Track
              2:00 to 4:00

              Graduation Rehersal 4:00 p.m. in the gym

              Ceremony 6:00 p.m. @ Cabrillo's Football Stadium.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Low Cost Internet from Comcast

To bring the power of the Internet to more students and families across the country, Comcast created Internet Essentials to offer home Internet service for only $9.95 a month.

While participating in Internet Essentials:

  • You get fast home Internet service for only $9.95 a month, plus tax
  • You never have any price increases or pay any activation or equipment rental fees
  • You can buy a computer at initial enrollment for the low price of just $149.99 + tax
  • You can get free Internet training — online, in print and in person
How to Qualify
To qualify for $9.95 a month Internet service and a low-cost computer, your household must meet all these criteria:

  • Be located where Comcast offers Internet service
  • Have at least one child eligible to participate in the National School Lunch Program
  • Have not subscribed to Comcast Internet service within the last 90 days
  • Does not have outstanding Comcast debt that is under one year old

Fall Registration Starts Tormorrow for FTTW Students

Remember to register for your Fall classes tomorrow morning at 8:00!

Monday, May 4, 2015

Fast Track Scan Card

Tired of carrying around your scan card just for us? You can now leave it at the front desk and just scan it when you come in! Stop by and we'll show you how!

Summer Registration Starts Today for FTTW Students

Taking a Summer class?
Register TODAY!!!

Friday, May 1, 2015

Entrepreneurship In Residence--Opportunities for Students

Cabrillo has received grant funding through the California Community College Chancellor’s Office to offer free individual counseling to students who are interested in starting their own businesses. This business counseling service is offered by select Cabrillo College faculty who have been designated as Cabrillo’s “Entrepreneurs in Residence” (EiR).
 
For more information, and for access to flyers please visit http://go.cabrillo.edu/eir-program.
To sign up for services, please direct students to http://go.cabrillo.edu/startup.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Graduating?

You may borrow a graduation gown from Student Affairs. Follow the instructions on this Graduation Gown Loan Contract. Copies are also available at the Fast Track office.

CalWORKs students: please contact our office.

Spring 2015 Mid-Term Progress Reports

All Fast Track To Work students should have already completed this mandatory Academic Progress Report. If you have not, print the document, take it to class, have your instructors fill it out, then return the completed form to Fast Track To Work.

This form may be used for both FTTW and EOPS.

We have blank forms at the front desk too. If you have any questions, please let us know!

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

May CalWORKs Hourly Activity Record

May 2015 - PDF  
May 2015 - Excel

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.

Monthly reports are due on 5th of the following month. Turn it in by then and you will be entered into our drawing for a $25 gift card!

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 Fast Track office, Library, Computer Technology Center, STEM Center, or Tutoring Center for these hours.

Also, here are blank versions if you need to catch up with previous months.
English PDF    English Excel 

Spanish PDF   Spanish Excel

Monday, April 27, 2015

Dental Clinics for Kids!

Saturday Dental Clinics for Kids!
 
What: Low Cost Dental Hygiene Care
Who: Children 5-14
When: Saturdays from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Where: Cabrillo College Dental Hygiene Clinic
            6500 Soquel Drive Bldg 2000, Aptos
Info: Call Monday - Thursday for appointment, 831-479-6431

Now accepting Denti-Cal.

Probation/Dismissal Workshops

Did you receive communication from Admissions & Records indicating you have a hold on your record due to Probation or Dismissal? If you are on Probation Level 2 or if you are on Dismissal, you are required to attend a Probation/Dismissal Workshop.

For those on Probation Level 2, attending the workshop will clear your hold, and will provide you with the strategies and resources needed to work your way to a better Academic Standing. If you are on Probation Level 1, this workshop is not required but is highly recommended so you can avoid future academic standing issues.

When attending the workshop, please bring a copy of your Cabrillo course history using WebAdvisor "My Course History."

To attend a Probation / Dismissal Workshop, please consult this schedule and call either (831) 479-6274 or (831) 479-6385 to reserve a spot. Don't delay as it will impact your registration process.

Friday, April 24, 2015

Did You File FAFSA?

All Fast Track To Work students must file their FAFSA for the 2015/2016 school year. If you are not eligible for FAFSA, you must fill out the BOG form.

These items need to be completed by all students before Fall 2015 registration begins May 13.

Cabrillo College Job Fair April 29!

Student Employment and Fast Track to Work are pleased to announce the upcoming Cabrillo College Job Fair! 

We have invited 25 employers who are actively recruiting students for jobs in the community.

April 29th
10:00 -2:00 in the Quad

All students, alumni, and members of the public are welcome to attend. Sponsored in partnership with Santa Cruz County Workforce, America's Job Center, and Goodwill, this event represents the first campus job fair since 2008.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Cabrillo Student Employment Job Board

Are you looking for a job? Be sure to check Cabrillo's Student Employment Job Board online. Check back often for new listings.

Visit the Student Employment website to sign up.

You can use the Job Board if you meet one of these criteria: 
  • be currently enrolled at Cabrillo in at least three units.
  • be a Cabrillo Graduate.
  • have completed 30 units in an CTE program.
  • have transferred to the university after completing 30 units at Cabrillo and provide the office with proof of transfer.

Last Day to Withdraw

Saturday April 25 is the last day to drop a full-term section with a grade of "W".
 
It is your responsibility to formally withdraw from courses. Instructors will not do it for you. You may receive an F on your transcript even if you stopped attending.

Peer Tutoring Program

Students need to have a recommendation from a teacher in the subject they wish to tutor, and they need to take the one unit Tutor Training class which is being offered this summer. In particular there is a need for students to tutor writing - generally those who have who have completed English 2.
 

This is really a great opportunity as you can earn certification as a tutor.

Workshop: Eat This!

April 24
11:00 AM
Room 804

Are you feeling tired all the time? Are you having trouble concentrating? What you eat may be responsible for this! Learn how food can heal and nourish the body. Learn how to eat healthy on a tight budget. This workshop sponsored by EOPS/CARE and open to all students.