Community Invited to Participate in Facilities Masterplan Forums

The San Mateo County Community College District (SMCCCD) is undertaking the development of our Districtwide Facilities Master Plan (FMP). Please join us for a series of virtual community meetings to learn more about this effort at Cañada College, College of San Mateo and Skyline College. The District has completed their review of previously completed physical assessments […]

Kim Lopez Named as Next Cañada College President

San Mateo County Community College District Chancellor Michael Claire has announced that he is recommending Kim Lopez as the next president of Cañada College.  The District’s Board of Trustees will take formal action on Lopez’s appointment at their May 11, 2022 meeting.  Ms. Lopez has served as interim president of Cañada College since August 1, […]

NDNU and SMCCCD Partner to Provide Degree Completion Pathway

Notre Dame de Namur University (NDNU) and the San Mateo County Community College District (SMCCCD) are jointly announcing a new pathway for SMCCCD students to complete a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration at NDNU. This unique bachelor’s degree completion program will provide a pathway for SMCCCD students who have completed their associate degree for transfer […]

District Will Use Federal Funds to Provide Debt Relief for Students and Defray Costs of Attending College

To assist students who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the San Mateo County Community College District (SMCCCD) will be using more than half of the funds it has received from the federal Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF), which was authorized in American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, to clear debt owed by […]

District Adopts Budget that Supports Students and Funds Free Community College Initiative

At its meeting on September 9, 2021, the San Mateo County Community College District (SMCCCD) Board of Trustees adopted an annual budget that invests $6.75 million to make college more affordable and accessible for students through a Free Community College strategic initiative.  This initiative grows the District’s dual enrollment programs with high school and unified […]

Colleges Hosting Free Pop-up Vaccine Clinics

The District will be hosting pop-up vaccination centers on the three college campuses during the week of August 9.  All employees, students and members of the community are invited to access these sites. Signing up is easy! Go to https://myturn.ca.gov/ Click “Make an Appointment” Complete the required information When asked for an address, type in […]

Update to Students on SMCCCD WebSMART Access

MESSAGE TO STUDENTS FROM CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER DAMAN GREWAL Over the weekend, the San Mateo County Community College District began an update process to our various technology systems in order to increase efficiency and ensure greater data security .  As you might have encountered, the SMCCCD WebSMART system is still going through the update process […]

SMCCCD Board of Trustees Declares Monday, June 28, 2021 as Holiday in Observance of Juneteenth

At its meeting on June 23, 2021, the San Mateo County Community College District Board of Trustees adopted Juneteenth National Independence Day as a District-recognized holiday.  Juneteenth recognizes the end of slavery in the United States.  Due to the timing of the federal action late last week creating the holiday the District was not able […]