IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Not Fully Vaccinated?
Second shot deadline is approaching!

"Students and trainees must receive their second dose and submit vaccine card within the first 30 days of class."

Vaccination cards can be submitted using the "Vaccination Submission Tile" on the Mustang Mobile App's home screen or submitted to the Admissions Office. Students who do not submit proof of a second vaccination shot will be dropped from classes. (Johnson & Johnson vaccination only require one shot).


Face Mask Policy: In addition to the vaccination policy, "A face covering is required to be worn over the nose, mouth and chin in all indoor public and shared/communal spaces, and outdoors when in a dense crowd, regardless of vaccination status."


If you have any questions regarding these policies, contact Student Services at 207-755-5293 or email at studentservices@cmcc.edu.
Coming to Campus? Complete the Daily Pre-Screening Form on the Mustang Mobile App.
With the goal of keeping everyone on campus safe and healthy, if you are coming to campus, complete the Daily Pre-Screening Form on the Mustang Mobile App and show the green check Health Pass at the security check-point.

There is still time to register for fall courses. Contact your advisor to make a plan.
 
Contact your program advisor or the LAC staff at: advising@cmcc.edu. Do you need a quick video refresher on how to register? View the Learning and Advising Center registration tutorial!
Mustang Food Pantry
Mondays: 9:00am - 11:00am
Thursdays: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
 
Located by Central Services, use the College Store entrance and signs will direct you to the pantry.
 
For more information, or to request curbside pick-up, or assistance outside the regular hours, contact:
Jean Blais at jblais@cmcc.edu or
207-755-5293.
How To Get Your Student ID
1. Send an email to Central Services at centralservices@cmcc.edu requesting a student ID card.
2.  Include your student ID number, full name and mailing address.
3.  Attach a vertical head and shoulders (no head tilting) photo of yourself for the card. Snapchat and other app pictures with filters cannot be processed for Student ID cards.
4.  We'll print your card and mail it to you!
 
Have questions? Call Central Services at
(207) 755-5294 or email at centralservices@cmcc.edu. dD Card?
Go Cashless and Save!!
USE YOUR CMCC ID CARD TO PURCHASE FOOD AND RECEIVE

5% OFF IN THE DINING COMMONS

VALID ON PURCHASES OVER $2.00. CANNOT BE COMBINED WITH A MEAL PLAN.

Visit the Business office to load funds onto your CMCC ID card!
Mustang Mobile
Download the Mustang Mobile App Today!
  • Access all your campus information on the go
  • Keep your classes, assignments and events organized
  • join the campus discussion and connect with your peers
  • chat with your friends and see their timetables
STUDENT WORKER JOB OPPORTUNITIES
Student Security Officer
Join the Central Maine Community College Security Team.

Interested?
Scott Watkins
Learning Commons Peer Tutors
Learning Commons peer tutors help other students find and use credible information.

Interested?
Jim Allard, Learning Commons Librarian
Peer Tutors in the Math & Science Center
Earn good money tutoring via Zoom for The Math & Science Center! Receive a badge from Purdue University in Tutor Essentials.

Interested?
Diane Hamel, Math Science Coordinator dhamel@cmcc.edu
To view all open positions, log into CM Connect go to the Students tab, and then Student Employment on the left.
FINANCIAL AID NEWS
CARES Emergency Grants
Students who have unanticipated expenses due to the ongoing pandemic and who are currently enrolled for the fall semester at CMCC as a matriculated student may apply for emergency assistance. You do not have to be eligible for regular financial aid. The request form is available on CM Connect; applications are reviewed and processed by the Office of Financial Aid on a rolling basis.
 
To complete the application:
-         Log in to CMConnect;
-         Choose the ‘Students’ tab;
-         Choose the ‘Financial Aid’ page;
-         Choose the ‘CMCC Emergency Grant’ section and click on the application link
NEW!!! Introducing Direct Deposit for Student Financial Aid Refunds

Students now have the option of signing up for Direct Deposit! This new feature will allow you to receive your financial aid refunds electronically, rather than having a paper check mailed to you. No more waiting for paper checks to arrive via snail-mail.

Sign up today! All that you need are your bank or credit union’s routing number and your account number.

To sign up for Direct Deposit:
·        Log in to your CM Connect account
·        Go to the Students tab
·        Go to the Payments and Student Billing page
·        Click on the Set Up Direct Deposit Account button and follow the instructions; you
will need your bank account number and bank routing number.
Maine State Grant Extension

It is not too late to apply for financial aid and be considered for all available sources of funding. The May 1st priority filing deadline for the Maine State Grant has been waived and you don't have to be a full-time student to qualify for financial aid. Grant money is still available, so complete your FAFSA today at www.fafsa.gov.

Please contact the Office of Financial Aid if you have any questions or need assistance at finaid@cmcc.edu or calling 207-755-5382.
What is the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program?

The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program provides a temporary discount on monthly broadband bills for low-income households. If your household is eligible, you can receive:

  • Up to a $50/month discount on your broadband service and associated equipment rentals
  • Up to a $75/month discount if your household is on qualifying Tribal lands
  • A one-time discount of up to $100 for a laptop, tablet, or desktop computer (with a co-payment of more than $10 but less than $50)

Only one monthly service discount and one device discount is allowed per household.
New SNAP Eligibility
Who is eligible?
SNAP eligibility has been temporarily expanded to include college students who are enrolled for at least half time (6 credits per semester) and who:
  • Have a zero expected family contribution (EFC) from their FAFSA; or
  • Are eligible to participate in a work-study program
How to apply:
  1.  Apply online with DHHS
  2. Click on Option 1 "My Maine Connection" then click on the red ‘Sign Up Now” button.
  3. Contact the CMCC Office of Financial Aid and request a ‘SNAP Eligibility Letter’. Include your CMCC ID in the email. Forward this letter to Farmington.DHHS@Maine.gov.
Scholarships

Looking for a scholarship? Then visit available Maine Community Foundation's scholarship site: Maine Community Foundation Scholarships.
WORKFORCE & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Career Training
Maine Quality Center Grant-Funded Programs
Offered at no cost to participants!
INTRO TO PHLEBOTOMY TECHNIQUES
Learn both theory and practical skills in Phlebotomy. The training is held September 22 to December on Wednesdays from 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM from in Lapoint 110.

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION
This certification program teaches strategies to assist children in developing and maintaining daily living skills necessary to remain healthy, safe, and live a full and productive life.

Cohort 5
September 20 - October 17
Live via Zoom on October 14 & 15 11am - 3pm
Cohort 6
October 18 - November 19
Live via Zoom November 18 & 19 11am - 3pm
To register: bit.ly/CWPDRegister
CAMPUS ACTIVITIES AND CLUBS
Upcoming CMCC Student Events and Activities

Ice Cream Social - Wednesday, September 15, 1:00PM-3:00PM
Come out and meet other ice cream lovers. Free ice cream under the white tent!

Family Apple Picking @ Wallingford's Orchards, Saturday, September18, 3:00PM-5:00PM
CMCC is going apple picking! A great event to bring the family.

CMCC Dodgeball Tournament, Monday, September 20-Wednesday, September 23.
Individual and team signups in Student Services. Come as an individual or create a team, it is going to be epic!

Mustang Fitness Center Classes
Classes are via Zoom unless otherwise stated. Call the Mustang Fitness Center or email Jordy if you are interested in participating in fitness classes.
207-755-5165; jknoren@cmcc.edu.

  • Spin - M & Thur., 6:00am - 6:50am 

  • Piloxing Booty-Builder - Thur, 7:00pm- 7:30pm

  • Chair Yoga - Sat.,10:15am-11:15am

  • Hatha Yoga - Mon, 8:00am - 9:00am 

  • Bootcamp - M, 6:00pm - 7:00pm; W, 5:15pm - 6:15pm; Thur., 6:00pm - 7:00pm (all Bootcamp in person with masking)

  • Zumba - T, 6:15pm - 7:15pm; Wed., 6:00pm - 7:00pm

  • Zumba Toning - W, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

  • Piloxing - T., 5:00pm - 6:00pm; Sat 9:00am -10:00am

  • Piloxing Knockout - M, 5:00pm - 5:30pm

  • Tri-Group - Fri, 5:45am - 7:00am
Calling all JMG Students!!! Exciting opportunities await, email Michelle Bourne mbourne@cmcc.edu to learn how you can participate in the JMG program at CMCC!
TRIO STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES NEWS
TRIO Workshops - Open to All
Notetaking
Sept. 14 12:30-1:30 or Sept. 15 4:30 – 5:30 J415 TRIO Success Center (live and zoom) Learn best practices on note taking.
Zoom link: zoom.us/j/2077555205
 
Study Skills
Sept. 16 4:30 - 5:30 J415 TRIO Success Center (live and zoom) Big exam coming up? Learn how to efficiently study and prepare.
Zoom link: zoom.us/j/2077555205
 
Math Anxiety, Sept. 21 12:30 1:30 pm, or Sept. 22 4:30 -5:30 J415 TRIO Success Center (live and zoom)
Tackle math head on this semester!
Zoom link: zoom.us/j/2077555205
 
TRIO Student Support Services Social Chat Drop-In via Zoom
Every Wednesday from 4:00 – 4:30. Come relax, chat, and play games. Open to all. (live and Zoom)
Zoom link: zoom.us/j/2077555205
TRIO students reserve your tutoring now!
Contact: Chris Thoma cthoma@cmcc.edu Tutoring Request: log into CMConnect and click this link:

TRIO Student Support Services extends our offer to all CMCC students to join TRIO to achieve their goals, get individualized academic and personal coaching, and access tutoring. Find out if you qualify today to get these amazing FREE services by logging onto CMConnect and clicking this link:
 
Curious about TRIO? Check out these videos:
About CM TRIO Tutoring: https://youtu.be/cO_MUyYAACQ
CAREER AND TRANSFER NEWS
  • Unsure about career options? View Candid Career!
  • Looking for work? Check out Community partner Jobs.
  • For transfer or career-related questions, visit the Placement and Transfer Services Offices in Student Services or email Liz Oken or call her at (207)755-5239.
LEARNING COMMONS & TUTORING
Learning Commons Fall 2021 Semester Hours
Monday - Thursday 8:00am - 7:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm
Learning Commons Movie Minute: How to access the new NoodleTools & merge an existing account:
YouTube: YouTube
Panopto: Panopto

Visit Academic Videos Online for more movie options.
Writing Center Tutoring Hours
Online (Microsoft Teams):
Sunday: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday: 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Wednesday: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Stay Tuned for the In Person Writing Center Hours!!!
Appointments for writing tutoring can be made at: Writing Tutoring
Visit the Tutoring Information Page at: https://guides.cmcc.edu/tutoring
Weekly Dining Commons Menu
Week of September 16th