Welcome to the new online edition of STCC’s campus newsletter, the STCCler. It’s pronounced “stickler.” We do enjoy our “stick” puns.

Please use this resource to keep current on important dates and information about STCC.

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Weekly Calendar

Tuesday, April 21

New Student Registration begins today. All students need to meet with their advisor to register. If you do not know who your Advisor is, you can find out on the STCCnet Portal.

Wednesday, April 22

Happy Earth Day

Friday April 24

GET INVOLVED, MAKE A DIFFERENCE and HAVE A VOICE. 

Today (April 24) is the DEADLINE if you are interested in running for a Student Government Position.  Become a Student Government Leader and run for Student Trustee, Student Body President or Vice President! 

  • Do you want to be the voice of the student body?
  • Do you want to make a difference?
  • Are you interested in developing leadership skills?
  • Do you want to meet new people? Would you like to build your resume?
  • If you are going to be a STCC student until May 2021 you can run!                   

Contact tarpey@stcc.edu for more information.


Chat Now

Online chat is available for questions regarding Admissions, Student Financial Services, Tutoring, Academic Advising, Disability Services, Health and Wellness, and more.

Visit stcc.edu/contact or click “Chat Now’ in the STCC2GO app.


Mental Health Support During COVID-19

Through STCC’s community partnership with River Valley Counseling Center, students can still receive short or long-term mental health support during the COVID-19 campus curtailment.

Students who would like more information about this service can contact David Forton, Senior Academic Counselor for Disability Services, at 413-755-4332 or dcforton@stcc.edu.

Anyone in imminent danger should call 9-1-1 

In addition, students in need of immediate help should contact one of the following 24/7 community mental health resources:


Office of Disability Services (ODS)

The Office of Disability Services (ODS) continues to service students remotely! The steps for registering with ODS are as follows:

  1. Provide ODS with documentation of the disability (Mail: ODS, One Armory Square, Springfield, MA 01102, Fax: 413-755 6323, email: ods@stcc.edu
  2. Your documentation will be reviewed.
  3. You will be assigned an ODS counselor who will contact you.                      

Questions? Please contact us at 413-755-4785, or via email at ods@stcc.edu.

Additional information can also be found at our web site.   


Center for Access Services (CAS)

CAS continues to assist students by providing grocery assistance with Stop & Shop gift card distribution and helping with documentation and verification for SNAP (DTA), unemployment, other state and community partner benefits. 

CAS is here to help students overcome barriers that may impact their ability to stay in school. The entire CAS team is working remotely and can be reached at cas@stcc.edu


The Writing Center is Open

Offering support for writing in all courses, including essays, research papers, lab reports, etc., the Writing Center provides support for all stages of the writing process (brainstorming, organization, development, drafting and revising, and more with guidance for APA and MLA formatting.

To make an appointment, email writingcenter@stcc.edu with the following information:

  • The Date and Time you’re available to meet.                            
  • The Course Code and Assignment that needs support.             
  • The Professor who teaches the class.
  • The best phone number to reach you.

While appointments are encouraged, we are now also taking remote “Walk-Ins”! You can virtually “walk-in” to the writing center any time during office hours at https://zoom.us/j/4160807338

To sign up for a free Zoom account go to https://zoom.us and click “sign up”. Then click the option, “Sign up with Gmail” and enter your STCC email login information.

Writing Center Hours 

Monday: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm 
Tuesday: 9:00 am to 7:00 pm
Wednesday: 9:00 am to 7:00 pm 
Thursday: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm 
Friday: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm


Student Success Center

Tutoring is available by calling 413-755-4715. Please leave a detailed message with your NAME, STCC ID NUMBER, a PHONE NUMBER where you can be reached and the SUBJECT that you need tutoring in. A staff member will call you back to set-up an online appointment using Google Hangouts.


STEM Tutoring

Despite access to campus being limited, students can still reach out to the STEM Center for remote tutoring for STEM classes.

To book an appointment, please email the STEM Center at stemcenter@stcc.edu with your available days and times, as well as the course and professor for which you are seeking support. If you have any questions, please let us know.


Transfer Options

Looking to transfer to a 4-year campus? Maria Zayas-Bonilla can help you with the Transfer Process! To make a remote appointment please email mfzayas-bonilla@stcc.edu


STCC Resources

Admissions Office
Connect with us online! We can be reached by LIVE CHAT. We can also be reached at admissons@stcc.edu, or by phone (please leave a message if you call after hours!) 413-755-3333.

Bookstore
Have a STCC Bookstore question? Email kascala@stcc.edu

Career Development Center
Staff and resources continue to be available remotely. Register for CareerNet online or by calling 413-755-4464. Some services include assistance with resumes, cover-letters, e-portfolio review, job searches, and interview information.

Library
The STCC Library is open remotely! Find out about our digital services at our website.

Registrar’s Office
Contact us at registrar@stcc.edu or call 413-755-4321.

Student Financial Services
Contact us at sfs@stcc.edu or call 413-755-4214.

Supplemental Instruction (SI) 
Please contact Jane Lerner at jelerner@stcc.edu or Ashley Pease at apease @stcc.edu for information and assistance.

STEM Tutoring
Schedule an appointment by emailing stemcenter@stcc.edu.

WebAdvisor
For Password Reset, STCC email, Student Registration, please email the IT Help Desk, helpdesk@stcc.edu for assistance. Please allow at least 24 hours for a response.

Writing Center
Schedule an appointment by emailing us at writingcenter@stcc.edu.