Campus Connection - July 11, 2022


Dr. Wei Zhou and Dr. Mercedes Gutierrez

Meet New Vice Presidents Dr. Mercedes Gutierrez and Dr. Wei Zhou

The College welcomed two new vice presidents recently. Dr. Wei Zhou joined us in May as Interim Dean of Academic Affairs and Strategic Initiatives and now serves as Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs. Dr. Mercedes Gutierrez assumed her role as Vice President/Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources in June. We asked Dr. Gutierrez and Dr. Zhou five questions to get to know them... Link to the full story about Dr. Gutierrez and Dr. Zhou

The 2022 cohort of BESTELLAR participants

BE-STELLAR Celebrates Its 2022 Cohort's Accomplishments

The College celebrated 14 students who completed a paid internship at the Columbia Memorial Space Center as part of the BE-STELLAR program.  The interns worked weekly at the Space Center in the spring and summer of 2022 and also worked with faculty mentors from the SEM division. The project began in 2020 with the National Science Foundation grants to prepare underserved college students to become STEM educators. The third and final cohort of 20 students will join as new interns in the fall. 

Performing Arts Center external view

Performing Arts Center to Open on July 14; New Cultural Hub for the Region

Cerritos College will celebrate the grand opening of its Performing Arts Center with speakers, band performances, and a guided facility tour on Thursday, July 14. at 11 a.m...Link to the full story about the Performing Arts Center

Cars in a parking lot

Parking Permits Required Fall 2022

Parking permits are required for all vehicles, including motorcycles beginning August 15. Both daily and semester permits are available ONLY online. Permits are not available in Admissions or Campus Police. Vehicles with a disabled placard are allowed to park in any marked disabled parking space, but still require a parking permit. Visit the parking webpage for more info.

Rave sign up page

Sign Up to Receive Emergency Text Alerts and Campus Updates

Text CERRITOS to 67283 and receive important notifications including severe weather alerts, building updates, and emergency notifications. Visit the Campus Police webpage for more info.

Medical personnel with a testing sample

COVID Testing

Free COVID-19 testing is available in Auto Partners Building.
Monday-Friday: 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. 
Visit the web for more info.

Shared Governance Committee Meetings


*All committees have converted to alternative meeting formats. Please contact the committee chairs regarding the meeting format. Shared Governance Committee

Please contact the committee chairs to confirm the meeting schedule. List of committees


Employment Opportunities


For questions, please call Human Resources at (562) 860-2451 Ext.2284.
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


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