Financial Aid

There are some new important changes for financial aid students to be aware of:
1. The 2017-2018 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and CA Dream Act Application will be available starting October 1st, 2016.
2. Students will need to submit Prior Prior Year (PPY) income (2015) on the 2017/2018 application. We have workshops available to assist students with these applications.
Please visit our website for more information on the workshops. We are also available for presentations to your department or division. Please contact me for more details.

Location: Financial Aid Office Contact: Jamie Quiroz, Ext. 2370
Financial Aid

The Financial Aid Office will be hosting a Workshop Series on Financial Aid 101, limits on Financial Aid, as well as transferring your Financial Aid. Students can attend the workshops to gain understanding in these areas and to ask any questions that they may have. Attached is a link to the flyer.

Location: Financial Aid Resource Center Contact: Ulysses Valencia, ext. 2391
Financial Aid

Come be a part of our Financial Literacy workshops where you will be more Financial Aid savvy and know how to make the most of your aid. Workshop topics will include Maximizing your Financial Aid, Budgeting 101, Student Loans 101, and Credit Loans 101. See attached flyer for more details

Location: Fin Contact: Ulysses Valencia, ext. 2391
Student Activities

Subway Grand Opening event! Buy one get one free on October 19 and October 20. See flyer for details. 

Location: Food Court Contact: Amna Jara, 2474
Academic Affairs

The Cerritos College Women's and Gender Studies Department (WGSD) invites you to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Women History Month observance at our campus. A presentation on "Gender and Theologies of Survival" by Prof. Marian Youssef, WDSD instructor, will mark the beginning of the celebration. Please join us and invite your students to participate in this special occasion, on Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 11:00 am ? 12:15 pm in the Teleconference Center, LC 155. The 2016-17 WHM celebration theme is: Seeking economic justice: employment opportunities, labor fairness, and gender equality Join us!

Location: Teleconference Center - LC 155 Contact: Ana Torres-Bower, X 2772
Culinary Arts

Come out and watch a cooking competition, participate in a chef panel discussion, visit industry vendor displays, interview for jobs and internships with culinary arts and hospitality employers, enter for a chance to win great door prizes! For more info and registration, contact Michele Peters at below email/phone or visit the URL.

Location: Student Center Contact: Michele Peters, x2151

A benefit concert to raise scholarship funds for students in the Applied Music Program. more info in link below

Location: Burnight Center Theatre Contact: Micki England, 2629
Community Health Fair
8:00 am-2:00 pm
Adult Education & Diversity Program

Cerritos College Department of Adult Education Second Annual Free Community Health Fair. Everyone is Welcome! Saturday, October 22, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m., Student Center

Location: Student Center Contact: Daryabuth Martinez, 562 860 2451 Ext. 2518

This family friendly concert will feature the Cerritos College Band performing standard works and marches written for band. Dr. David Betancourt will conduct the band. more info in link below

Location: Student Center Contact: Micki England, 2629

This family-oriented concert will feature the Cerritos College Concert Band and Orchestra in an evening of modern and classic medleys and overtures. Dr. David Betancourt will conduct the band. More info in link below

Location: Student Center Contact: Micki England, 2629

A song recital performed by the voice of students of the Applied Music Program. More info in link below

Location: Burnight Building, Music Department, Rm. BC - 51 Contact: Micki England, 2629
Student Activities

If you would like to assist the Associated Students of Cerritos College by volunteering to be a judge for the Halloween activities on October 31, please email AJ.

Location: Falcon Square Contact: Amna Jara, 2474
Know Your Vote!
2:00 pm-6:00 pm
Student Activities

Learn about propositions and candidates that will appear on the November 8th ballot. November 1, 2-6 p.m.

Location: Falcon Square Contact: Amber Dofner, X2473
Operation Care Package
6:00 am-11:30 pm
Veterans Resource Center


OPERATION CARE PACKAGE Help a Veteran in need by donating hygiene items from the list on the attached flyer. The Cerritos College VRC will be accepting donations for our local community shelter beginning Monday, September 26, 2016 - Thursday, November 10, 2016. Donations can be dropped off at the following locations: Veterans Resource Center (VRC), Student Activities, Counseling Office, Health Center For any questions please contact Crystina Davila at or 562-860-2451 EXT. 3716

Location: Veterans Resource Center Contact: Crystina Davila, (562) 562-860-2451 Ext. 3716

Piano Recital: Piano Concert featuring Dr. Charles Fierro, professor emeritus, Cal State Northridge 11 am Burnight Center Theatre Free more info in link below

Location: Burnight Center Theatre Contact: Micki England, 2629
School Relations

High School Counselor Conference informs high school counselors of the wide array of programs and services available to prospective students. The program includes information on the latest in Cerritos College policy (enrollment, financial aid, etc.) and program developments that impact prospective and current students. Specialized breakout sessions will be available to choose from along with tours, and lunch is provided. Registration will be required.

Location: LC 155 and throughout the campus Contact: Shirley Arceo, 562-860-2451, Ext. 2129
Theatre & Film

The Cerritos College Theatre Department invites you to join us for the upcoming production of Charles L. Mee’s Big Love. Though this play takes the plot of the original Greek play, Aeschylus’s The Suppliants, this version is entirely modernized. The story follows fifty brides who flee Greece to a manor in Italy to avoid forced arranged marriages to their fifty cousins. While the brides and grooms wait for the impending wedding day, the characters raise issues of:
-> gender politics & the balance of power
-> love
-> refugees seeking asylum and
-> domestic violence
* This show contains adult content

Fri, Dec 2 @ 8 pm
Sat, Dec 3 @ 8 pm
Thu, Dec 8 @ 8 pm
Fri, Dec 9 @ 8 pm
Sat, Dec 10 @ 8 pm
Sun, Dec 11 @ 2 pm
Get your tickets early before we sell out.

Location: Burnight Studio Theatre Contact: Theatre Department, 2640
Theatre & Film

Open auditions for this comedy drama written by Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Stephen Adly Guirgis. The story begins at the funeral of Sister Rose, a beloved community activist, a teacher, a mentor and a tough cookie. In attendance is a real cast of characters.
AUDITIONS: Dec 5 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Dec 6 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Callbacks: Dec 6 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. More audition details in the link below.

Location: Burnight Center Theatre Contact: Renee Bloch, 2638

Piano Ensemble Concert featuring Cerritos College piano students performing a variety of repertoire written for one piano/four hands or two pianos/four hands. 4 pm Music Department - BC -51 Free more info in link below

Location: Music Department - BC-51 Contact: Micki England, 2629

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