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VIRTUAL STUDENT SUPPORT RESOURCES

Virtual Student Resources

SCC is open virtually while the campus is closed. We have compiled resources on this page to provide easy access for our students. We’re here to help you!

 

CARES Act Emergency Funding

The United States Department of Education announced the specific funding that has been allocated to every postsecondary institution in the nation through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act recently passed by Congress and signed into law. Salem Community College will receive funds under the CARES Act to provide emergency grants to students. See more information about the CARES Act application process by visiting www.salemcc.edu/sccassist.

 

APPLICATION FOR CARES ACT FUNDING

 

Academics

What is happening with classes for this semester?

All academic classes have transitioned to an online format using the CANVAS learning management system.

If you have a question about academics, please contact the Dean of Academic Affairs, Ken Robell at krobell@salemcc.edu.

 

Academic Support Lab (Tutoring)

Need tutoring support for your classes?

The Academic Support Lab (ASL) offers FREE academic support and tutoring for all students.

Currently, students can visit the ASL through our virtual course in Canvas for virtual tutoring and academic support. For more information visit the ASL webpage.

For questions or to contact one of our tutors, please email us at tutoring@salemcc.edu

 

Admissions

Need help getting enrolled at SCC?

Our Admissions Office is open and offering virtual services at this time. If you need assistance with applying to SCC, contact us at admissions@salemcc.edu.

You can apply online at www.salemcc.edu/apply for the 2020 summer sessions and fall semester, and request your official high school and college transcripts to be sent to SCC.

If placement is needed, Accuplacer testing will resume when the College reopens. Admissions staff will contact students by email to advise on their next steps.

 

Advising

Need to speak to an advisor? Need help registering for next semester?

Advisors are your support system at SCC. We can assist you with registration, transfer, and campus referrals. We recognize that this is a challenging time and the SCC advising team will be with you every step of the way to support you remotely.  Whether you need advice or you are looking to register for a summer or fall, we are available and ready to help. Contact an advisor at advising@salemcc.edu for any questions or to schedule a phone or video appointment.

New students: Email advising@salemcc.edu to set up an online or phone appointment with an advisor to select courses and to discuss your program of study. An advisor will respond to your email as quickly as possible; please be patient.

Current students: Email your advisor to set up an online or phone appointment to select courses. If you do not know your advisor’s name, please login to Self-Service and select View Schedule on the Home screen. Your advisor’s name is listed at the bottom of your schedule. If your advisor is not immediately available, current students may email advising@salemcc.edu to set up an online or phone appointment.

 

Athletics

Need assistance as a student athlete? Would you like to play a sport at SCC?

SCC Mighty Oaks Athletics has cancelled its spring 2020 season.

For the 2020-21 season, SCC has varsity programs in men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s soccer, baseball and softball. To get information on these teams, including how to become a member of a team, contact the Athletics Department at athletics@salemcc.edu, and someone will be in touch with you. Please indicate which team you are interested in when you contact us.

 

Bookstore

Need something from the bookstore?

At this time, the SCC Barnes & Noble campus store is closed to the public until further notice. The bookstore will continue to take orders online for delivery; however, shipping may be delayed. Any purchases returned via shipment to our stores, will be processed when the stores reopen.

For more information, visit the SCC Bookstore Online.

 

Canvas and Online Learning

Need help with Canvas?

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, SCC courses will remain remote through the end of the 2020 spring semester. SCC uses a Learning Management System (LMS) called Canvas for all web enabled courses.

If you need assistance with Canvas, please contact Mary Eklund via email at meklund@salemcc.edu.

If you need technical assistance, please contact the Information Technology department via email at helpdesk@salemcc.edu.

All other help resources are best found under the Help button on the left-side vertical menu of every Canvas class.

 

Career Services

The Career Services Office will provide virtual meetings for career exploration, resume building, and job search while the College is closed.

Students can contact Career Services at careerservices@salemcc.edu

 

Counseling Services

SCC will continue to provide students with virtual resources and support throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

Students experiencing anxiety, stress or grief are encouraged to contact us at CARE@salemcc.edu for assistance identifying available resources, obtaining information and scheduling a virtual counseling session.

Please contact us at CARE@salemcc.edu for more information.

 

Disability Support Services

If you are experiencing learning-related issues that you believe are interfering with your ability to perform in this online format, email Mr. Cizek in Disability Support Services at ccizek@salemcc.edu. Mr. Cizek will contact you to identify the issues you are experiencing and assist you with solutions to address the obstacles getting in your way.

 

Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF)

EOF staff are offering virtual individual advising sessions to assist with summer and fall registration (telephone, Zoom video meetings). EOF staff are currently assisting students to access resources: electronics, school supplies, department contacts and state wide information, as well as group check-ins to offer solutions, discuss issues and feel connected.

Please contact our EOF staff at EOF@salemcc.edu.

 

Financial Aid

We are continuing to provide assistance remotely. Please mail, email or fax requested documents to financialaid@salemcc.edu or (856)351-2763. Please notify FA if you are unable to submit the requested documents within the 14 day timeline.

The FAFSA filing deadline for HESAA has been extended to June 1, 2020.
The deadline to apply for scholarships through Award Spring is June 29,2020.

Students who will be starting in summer 2020 must complete the 2019-2020 FAFSA.
Students who will be starting in fall 2020 must complete the 2020-2021 FAFSA.

For additional questions related to financial aid, please contact our staff at financialaid@salemcc.edu.

 

Food Pantry

For individuals and families experiencing food insecurity at this time, use this link to area food banks and pantries.

 

The SCC Food Pantry is open by appointment only during this time. For questions related to the SCC Food Pantry, please contact our staff at foodpantry@salemcc.edu.

 

General Inquiries

Our mission is to provide personalized, affordable, quality, and empowering educational experiences for our students. If you have an issue that is not addressed on this page, please send an email to info@salemcc.edu

 

Title IX & Harassment Protection

Title IX protection remains in effect. Accordingly, the College’s Title IX policy to provide a work and academic environment free of sexual harassment, online harassment and cyberbullying will be enforced.

To report a Title IX violation, students should contact Kevin Catalfamo, Title IX Coordinator, at kcatalfamo@salemcc.edu.

 

Information Technology (IT Helpdesk)

In addition to technical support, the Information Technology Department is currently facilitating computer loans to our students that do not have access to technology at home.

To learn more, please contact the Help Desk by email at helpdesk@salemcc.edu or by phone at (856) 351-2671.

 

Library

The Library is currently closed and physical resources are not available at this time. Students can access most electronic resources and databases virtually through the Library’s webpage.

For more information, please contact the Library staff at library@salemcc.edu.

 

Registrar (Transcripts, etc.)

For information regarding transcripts, academic records, etc., please contact our Registrar at registrar@salemcc.edu.

 

Student Accounts (Billing)

For tuition payment information, visit www.salemcc.edu/pay or email the Student Accounts Office at studentaccounts@salemcc.edu

 

Testing Center

All Accuplacer, makeup, and CLEP testing are suspended until the Executive Order is lifted by the Governor. For more information, please contact testingcenter@salemcc.edu.

 

Scholarships

Tuition scholarships are available to individuals who plan to enroll at SCC, as well as currently enrolled students. Scholarships are awarded for academic excellence, financial need and other designated reasons.

The complete list of 2020-2021 scholarships is available online in the Scholarship Booklet.

All students applying for Salem Community College scholarships must complete the steps outlined here: http://salemcc.edu/financial-aid/scholarship-information by Monday, June 29th for consideration.

 

Student Conduct/Grievances

Although SCC is operating in a virtual mode, the safety of our students remains a prime concern. Students should continue to follow the student conduct guidelines found here: http://salemcc.edu/student-life/conduct-guidelines.

Also, in the event a student has a dispute over an assigned course grade, course practice, or any other campus service, a student should refer to the process listed at http://salemcc.edu/student-life/conflict-resolutions.

 

Student Life

For more information regarding Student Life at SCC, please contact studentlife@salemcc.edu.

 

Veteran Services

For more information regarding Veterans Services at SCC, please contact veterans@salemcc.edu.