NYCU: City College resources help students navigate through online learning

Find what you need to succeed this semester in this edition of News You Can Use

Remote/Online Student Services at City College

A long list of remote and online Student Services is available at City College. sdcity.edu screenshot

With the San Diego City College campus largely closed students may find it hard to access information needed to thrive.

City Times staff has created a resource guide to assist students for the upcoming year, which includes deadlines and links to get connected.

Students continue to enroll in classes for spring 2021

The spring semester is in full swing at City College. 

Classes began Monday. The key dates for the academic semester, including add/drop deadline dates, are available here.  

Students are able to utilize online counseling for academic services, including:

  • Asking questions to the e-counselors
  • Same-day drop-in sessions
  • Scheduling virtual e-appointments

The requirements and times for student remote services are detailed here

Tutoring Center offering help online

The Tutoring and Learning Center will be continuing to offer help to struggling students through their online learning center. City College students have two free options for tutoring, Canvas Tutoring and eTutoring.

Canvas Tutoring starts Friday and is available on weekdays. eTutoring is available 7 days a week.

If you have any questions about the Tutoring and Learning Center, click here.

Financial aid, scholarship opportunities open

The Financial Aid office is offering Zoom video and dial-in service to assist students during remote learning. Click here for more information.

City College’s school code for FAFSA is 001273.

Scholarships are available to offset the cost of college. Deadlines for the San Diego City College Foundation Board scholarships are Feb. 28. Click here for more details.

Career counseling, transfer support available

City College has five different exploration workshops designed to help students with college and career decisions.

Workshops offered include basic, STEM, sociology/behavioral sciences, health fields, and arts and humanities programs. 

Virtual assistance is available on the City College website Monday-Friday from 11– 2 p.m.  Spring and fall deadlines are available here

Mental health resources move online during pandemic

The City College Mental Health Counseling Center is offering video conference appointments to students enrolled in and attending online classes. 

You can apply online by visiting the City College Counseling page to fill out the form provided and email it to the City College Counseling Center.

If you are experiencing a mental health crisis, you can contact up2sd.org at (888) 724-7240 for immediate assistance.

Student Health Services continue during COVID-19

City College’s Student Health Center is closed to in-person activities due to COVID-19, but will be providing over the phone consultation and video appointments.

The Student Health Center will also be providing prescriptions, lab work or x-ray orders, as well as other limited primary care services.

The virtual front desk is also open for questions on Mondays and Thursdays from 9-11 a.m. and Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 3-5 p.m.

To sign up for a video appointment or phone consultation, please fill out a consultation form online or call 619-388-3450 and leave a message for a health provider. 

Veterans resources available online

Veteran students can schedule counseling appointments through the City’s Veterans office. Email [email protected] for more information.

Many resources are available, including contact information and relevant forms for veterans, dependents, and active duty members. Click here for more details

Spouses of military personnel and active duty can complete certifications using this link here.

For students who are currently attending and starting a new semester and need to submit recurring forms, click here.

EOPS deadline coming

The application deadline for Extended Opportunity Programs and Services is Feb. 26, 2021.

EOPS is a state-funded student support service program that has switched to operating remotely but is still available.

Eligibility for students planning on attending San Diego City College is open to residents of California who are planning on taking over six units or have taken less than 70 units at City, Mesa or Miramar College.

Services provided by the program extend beyond academic assistance. For a full list, click here.

LGBTQIA+ community connects through campus club

The LGBTQIA+ Family Club was created to “actively engage San Diego City College students in the fight for LGBTQIA+ equality, through activism, education, and advocacy.” 

Scholarships are also widely available for students to view and apply for on theCity College LGBTQIA+ website.

To see the full list of resources for students in the LGBTGIA+ community, please visit here.