PeopleSoft Patches and Fixes
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Information Technology

The next date for PeopleSoft maintenance, which includes critical updates for Financial Aid, is scheduled as follows: November 10 - December 6: Testing of patches & fixes in QA by Cerritos Staff (HR, Payroll, & all SA areas) December 9: Production will be patched beginning Friday starting at noon Anything critical to your area should be tested. If any issues arise during testing, please email Please include enough information for us to properly troubleshoot (like screen shots, error messages, &/or menu items). Here is the detailed patching schedule: When production is being patched, the following services will be interrupted because they use PeopleSoft data to function properly. During maintenance users will receive error messages with the following applications: PeopleSoft, MyCerritos, Rosters+, Schedule+, Counseling+, Orientation+

Location: IT Contact: Patrick ODonnell, 2171

Get Covered! Enroll in the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) at Cerritos College.
Our campus will be recognized by President Obama and we could win a chance to be recognized during Healthy Campus Day at the White House. The deadline to enroll is January 31. Get Covered!
Enrollment representatives from Covered California will be on campus to help you and your family to #GetCovered:
(Falcon Square)
• Jan. 9, 9 am- 12 pm
• Jan. 10, 1 pm – 4 pm
• Jan. 11, 9 am – 12 pm
• Jan. 12, 1 pm – 4 pm
(Falcon Square and BK 111)
• Jan. 17, 1 pm – 4 pm
• Jan. 18, 9 am – 12 pm
• Jan. 19, 1 pm – 4 pm
(In front of the Bookstore and BK 111)
• Jan. 26, 1 pm – 4 pm

Medi-Cal Enrollment
Available to qualified individuals (Department of Public Social Services)
• Jan. 10 & 17, 1 pm - 4 pm
• Jan. 11 & 18, 9 am – 12 pm
• Jan. 12, 19 & 26, 1 pm- 4 pm
Go to below link for items to bring, etc.

Location: On Campus Contact: Dr. Steven La Vigne, x2336

Cerritos Community College District is inviting all interested licensed contractors who wish to formally bid construction projects at the District to be prequalified for calendar year 2017 for select trades. Pursuant to SB 854, no contractor or subcontractor may be listed on a bid or awarded a contract for a public works project unless registered with the Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) per California Labor Code section 1725.5. For more information, or to download the 2017 formal bid prequalification package, please visit the Purchasing Department website at

Location: Purchasing Department Contact: Stephanie A. F. Barlow, 562-860-2451 x 2243
Foundation Office

The Cerritos College Foundation is currently accepting applications for our spring semester scholarships! We highly encourage students to browse through our scholarship offerings and if they meet the criteria for one or more scholarships, they can complete the online application. All scholarship applications and letters of recommendation must be received by Monday, February 27, 2017.

Location: Cerritos College Foundation Contact: Rachel Samarin, 2539
Academic Affairs

Dear Cerritos College Campus Community, Please contact Ana Torres-Bower to include your WHM- 30th Anniversary celebration activities (open houses, panels, seminars, group presentations, films, lectures, etc.) in the WHM calendar of events for February, March, and April, 2017. The deadline to advertise your event in the WHM program is Thursday, January 19th. Please provide the title of the event, day, time,and place. The 2016-17 WHM Theme is, "Seeking Economic Justice: Employment Opportunities, Labor Fairness, and Gender Equality". For more information please contact Ana Torres-Bower, Women's and Gender Studies Department Chair, Thanks for your support!

Location: SS 131 Contact: Ana Torres-Bower, X2772
Financial Aid

AB540 students are welcome to come fill out the Dream Act application with one on one help. See attachment for the workshop schedule throughout spring.

Location: Financial Aid Resource Center Contact: Ulysses Valencia, (562)860-2451 ext.2397
Student Health & Wellness Center

Free Zumba Fitness and Dietitian Service for students and staff sponsored by Student Health Services are resuming this month. *First Zumba class will start on Jan 23 at 5pm in CE-4. **Dietitian Service will be on Tuesdays from 10 to 4, please schedule your appointment to discuss your new year's health goals and action plan.

Location: CE-4 Contact: Hazel ng, RD, x2321
Theatre & Film

Jan 26th will be in the Music Department BC-53 (6 - 8 pm)
Jan 27th will be in BC-51 (6 - 7 pm) Prep:
Preparation: Those auditioning need to prepare to sing one-minute of a song, preferably Blues or Gospel. Bring sheet music in the correct key. Accompanist provided, no a capella singing. If you play an instrument, please bring it with you to the audition.
A cast list will be posted on Studio Theatre doors and online by Monday, January 30th. All students cast must enroll in the required classes in order to participate.
Non-vocalist musicians must contact: full details in link below.

Location: Music Department Contact: Renee Bloch, ext. 2638
Fine Arts & Communications

Artists will transform every classroom, faculty office, and administrative space in the old Fine Arts building into temporary exhibition spaces! Over 30,000 square feet of art space and 50 rooms featuring art exhibits, panels, and live performances. Exhibitions are also opening the new Art Gallery in the newly completed Fine Arts Complex. Food trucks and an art book/print fair will be onsite. January 28 and 29, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. More information is available at below link.

Location: Fine Arts Complex Contact: James MacDevitt , Ext. 2616
FAR Bazaar 2017
10:00 am-10:00 pm
Campus Events Location: On Campus Contact: James MacDevitt, 2616
Financial Aid

Students will receive one on one help with filling out the FAFSA application. See attachment for the workshop schedule throughout the spring semester.

Location: Financial Aid Resource Center Contact: Ulysses Valencia, (562)860-2451 ext.2397
Public Affairs

The 2017 Black History 101 Mobile Museum will feature The 3 M's: Martin, Motown, and Michael. It features over 150 original artifacts that celebrate these phenomenal legacies. Refreshments will be provided.
Tuesday, January 31, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.| Professor Griff: 11 a.m.

Location: Student Center Contact: Miya Walker, x2292
Financial Aid

Students will receive information about the Financial Aid process and basics. See attachment for the workshop schedule throughout the spring semester.

Location: Financial Aid Resource Center Contact: Ulysses Valencia, (562)860-2451 ext.2397
Public Affairs

Lecture about contributions of African slaves to American cultures.
Wednesday, February 1, 2 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Location: SS 136 Contact: Miya Walker, x2292

Cerritos History Professors, John Macias and Walter Fernandez will be giving a lecture on the Afro-Mexican ancestry of many of the founders of the Los Angeles pueblo (1781). Faculty members and students of all majors are invited to attend this enlightening presentation on our local history.
Tuesday, February 7, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Location: LC 155 Teleconference Contact: Walter Fernandez, (562) 860-2451 ext 2757
Public Affairs

Healing begins with self-expression. Bring original poems or works from your favorite poet/writer focusing on the theme Hope & Healing. Refreshments will be provided.
Thursday, February 9, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Location: LC 155 Contact: Miya Walker, x2292
Public Affairs

The Umoja Program and the Black History Month Committee will exhibit at the 2017 Black College Expo. This annual event features over 50 of the 104 Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
Saturday, February 11, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Location: Los Angeles Convention Center Contact: Miya Walker, x2292
Public Affairs

"We now have more African Americans under criminal supervision than all of the slaves back in the 1850s." The documentary "13th" looks at racism in the justice system. Professor Damon Cagnolatti will facilitate a two-part discussion about the movie. Refreshments will be provided.
Tuesday, February 14, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Location: SS 202 Contact: Miya Walker, x2292
Public Affairs

History Professor Anthony Lee will lead a discussion.
Wednesday, February 15, 2 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Location: SS 136 Contact: Miya Walker, x2292
Public Affairs

Continuation of discussions about 13th led by English Professor Damon Cagnolatti. Refreshments will be provided.
Thursday, February 16, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Location: SS 202 Contact: Miya Walker, x2292
Financial Aid

Students will learn how to get the most out of their Financial Aid awards while budgeting and learning about loans. See attachment for the workshop schedule throughout the spring semester.

Location: Financial Aid Resource Center Contact: Ulysses Valencia, (562)860-2451 ext.2397
Public Affairs

Meet and greet with students and staff to cover student support services available on and off campus. Refreshments provided. Sponsored by Umoja Program.
Tuesday, February 21, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Location: SS 201 Contact: Miya Walker, x2292
Public Affairs

Freedom on My Mind: The Fight for Black Voting Rights in Mississippi video presentation. History Department Chair and Professor George Jarrett will lead a discussion.
Wednesday, February 22, 2 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Location: SS 136 Contact: Miya Walker, x2292
Business Education

Please Mark Your Calendars for the American Association for Women in Community College (AAWCC), Annual Women Hold Up Half the Sky Spring Conference on Friday, May 5, 2017. Flyer at below link.

Location: City of Cerritos Public Library Contact: Miriam Tolson , 2217

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