Back to School: Fall 2022

WELCOME NEW & RETURNING BEAR CUBS!students walking on campus with a backpack on

As your Vice President of Student Services, it is my honor to welcome both new and returning students to SRJC. We are here to support your success as a student, to provide you with compelling and transformative leadership opportunities for personal growth and development, and to help you find your community at SRJC! I look forward to meeting you at one of our many orientations and events; in the meantime, please review this important email full of valuable info to support your goals. Welcome! Bienvenidos!

SRJC Bookstores 

Your SRJC Bookstore and SRJC-Petaluma Bookstore are your one-stop stores carrying new and used textbooks to purchase or rent, school supplies, technology, apparel and souvenirs, and Bear Cub merchandise. We are open through our in-person Service Desk, and curbside. Open Saturdays at the beginning of each semester. You can contact us via: bookstore@santarosa.edu | bookstore.santarosa.edu  

Food Services on Campus 

   Bear's Den Cafe Santa Rosa:7am - 2pm, Monday - Thursday; 7am - 12:30pm, Friday

   Petaluma Courtyard Cafe: 8am - 12:30pm, Monday - Friday 

 

GET GOING

SRJC Parking: Students are required to purchase a parking permit for Fall 2022. Permits are valid for all campuses and sites. Since parking is impacted at the beginning of the fall semester, please plan accordingly and take alternative transportation to campus if it is available to you.

Sustainable TransportationStudents can ride Santa Rosa CityBus, Petaluma Transit, and Sonoma County Transit for FREE! Any Line. Any Time. Check out our sustainable transportation web site for more info on this and the newly announced Clipper pilot program!

Campus Map: The SRJC campuses and sites are experiencing a tremendous amount of construction with many new projects underway. Please refer to the campus map to see areas under construction. Make sure you 'know before you go' to find the best way around campus. 

 

TAKE CARE

Basic Needs: We offer many support programs for students experiencing basic needs insecurity, including info on housing, transportation, and free food! Fall food pantry hours and other information can be found on our website or by email: studentresourcecenter@santarosa.edu

Student Health & Wellness Center: We offer FREE remote and in-person appointments with nurse practitioners and mental health therapists. Services include providing over-the-counter health items, Covid vaccinations, and even some prescription medications. We also support students with personal and mental health issues interfering with achieving their academic goals. Stop by 3rd floor Bertolini today! Or visit us to schedule an appointment at:  https://shs.santarosa.edu/covid-vaccine-availability | 707-527-4445 | studenthealthservices@santarosa.edu |Patient Portal: https://srjc.medicatconnect.com/

Covid Protocols:  SRJC requires proof of full vaccination or a religious or medical exemption to come onto campus. As we continue to welcome back students and employees while following Covid-19 safety protocols, it’s important to be familiar with the current guidelines and regulations. See FAQ or contact the Covid-19 Helpline with questions | 707-524-1500

 

STAY AHEAD

SRJC Libraries: From laptops  and textbooks to study spaces and library support staff, SRJC libraries have your academic success needs covered! Visit us in-person or call (707) 527-4550 to learn more!

Tutorial CentersSRJC Santa Rosa & Petaluma Tutorial Centers offer FREE online and in-person tutoring for SRJC students needing assistance with coursework in many subject areas, at all academic levels, to individuals and small groups in a supportive, interactive environment that fosters student success and independence. We also offer a variety of formats: drop-in live, group, appointment-based, online, and paper drop-off sessions. 

Or check out the Math Lab in Kunde Hall.

Student Services: Whether you are taking classes online or at one of our beautiful campuses and sites, SRJC has a number of services designed to help you succeed. Don't struggle alone. We're here for you!

 

FIND YOUR COMMUNITY

Student Life & Clubs: You’re busy! So, why would we suggest you do MORE?! Because research shows it pays off. Having a support system, engaged advisors, community involvement, and leadership experiences on your resume not only makes you money, it makes a difference in your personal success and at SRJC. Join a club, sign up for a Student Government position, or consider working part-time for Student Life.

Santa Rosa: srjcstudentlife@santarosa.edu | (707) 527-4424

Petaluma: petalumawelcome@santarosa.edu | (707) 778-4141

Peer Support ProgramsNo one understands students better than students! At SRJC, we empower students in our mission to help individuals from all backgrounds achieve their goals. Visit one of our Student Success Teams for more info. And, if you’re a second-year student and want to help…we’re hiring!

Intercultural Centers: We provide dedicated support and services that center the cultural heritages of students from historically marginalized backgrounds, including the Sawubona Black Student Success Center, Queer Resource Center, Native American Center, and the APASS and Puente Learning Communities. Students can get involved by joining a community, attending events and workshops, utilizing their resources and services, hanging out in the space, and participating in leadership opportunities.

MySRJCApp: Make friends, ask questions, and access campus resources at any time! Plus, stay on top of your events, classes, and assignments with the built-in calendar function, with notifications for important dates & deadlines.  

Virtual Student IDCubCards offer many benefits to students, including FREE rides on any Sonoma County, Santa Rosa, or Petaluma buses! Student IDs are used to sign-in for events, to access computer labs, and to check out books in the on-campus library as well as other functions on campus.   Sign up and activate your Virtual CubCard Student ID today! 

And, that's only some of what SRJC has to offer! Please don’t hesitate to reach out to me or anyone on my team with questions. Have a wonderful start to the fall semester!

Robert Ethington

Interim Vice President, Student Services

rethington@santarosa.edu

(707) 527-4573

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