Free Drive-Up Wi-Fi Now Available for SMCCCD Students

The San Mateo County Community College District now offers free Wi-Fi access for students at all three campuses. The new “Drive-Up Wi-Fi” service allows students to park in a specially designated parking lot on the campus of their choice, where they can access Wi-Fi to attend online classes or do schoolwork. The program was made […]

Review the Draft District ADA Plan

SMCCCD has assembled a draft ADA Plan that is ready for review and comment by our District community and the public. The draft ADA plan covers all three campuses and the District Office.

San Mateo County Community College District Food Insecurity Program Expands to Skyline College

The San Mateo County Community College District Emergency Food Distribution has added a second location at Skyline College to its weekly services. The CSM food distribution has served more than 19,000 families since it began on April 3. With Second Harvest locations in the Bay Area running at full capacity, there was a need for additional locations. Skyline College’s SparkPoint Center partnered with Second Harvest to establish the new program.

San Mateo County Community College District Launches Massive Professional Development Program to Prepare Professors for Online Instruction

The San Mateo County Community College District is providing summer professional development to 1,000 instructors, counselors, and student support staff at Cañada College, College of San Mateo, and Skyline College. The 25-hour training program involves technical training, mentoring and peer support to enhance online education across the community college district.    With the COVID-19 pandemic forcing […]

Food Insecurity Program

San Mateo County Community College District Food Insecurity Program Reaches More Than 10,000 Families When San Mateo County sheltered in place in March, faculty and staff at the San Mateo County Community College District knew it would hurt its most vulnerable community college students. The District had already established a $1 million program to get […]

Census Training August 2020

San Mateo County Community College District Partners with 2020 Census to Train 2,000 New Enumerators The Census is the largest peacetime mobilization of people in the United States. This year the 2020 Census is preparing to contact more than 100,000 housing units in San Mateo County that have not yet responded to the 2020 Census. […]

Summer request Form for Student Technology Needs

Do you know of a student who will need to borrow a Chromebook or other technology for summer term? Please share this Summer Technology Request form with colleagues or students so that we can get students what they need for summer classes.  Students may fill out the form directly, or faculty/staff may make a request for them. […]

Graduates Will Receive Congratulatory Email Messages, Celebration Materials

Cañada College, College of San Mateo, and Skyline College will be emailing the Class of 2020 a virtual congratulations package. Having postponed commencement exercises until it is safe for mass gatherings, we will want to congratulate all the District’s graduates. Each graduate will receive: Congratulations video from the college president in full regalia Downloadable/printable lawn […]