Meeting with Students - Shared screen with speaker view
Hello Foothill Family!!!
will certain classes get cut? and will science labs still take place?
simon if you want to make me a cohost I can help manage microphones
Say that time again please
Leigh Ann Lively
My question is about the respiratory therapy program. I am a second year student and we will not get the full clinical hours needed to graduate. CoARC has agreed to let us graduate on time. Will Foothill allow us to graduate on time even though hospitals have pulled our clinical rotations?
Simon can you repeat that time and day again please?
Wednesday & Thursday , 12pm - 12:30 pm
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Hi Simon, what if I need a PE class to graduate? I am planning on taking it in the spring quarter and have already registered for a course.
I am also a second year respiratory student and I was already needing to make up hours but now you have closed campus and I can’t make up on campus or at the hospital. plus all of our in person necessary spring classes what is your plan to get us graduated on time so we can join the workforce and help the desperate shortage or healthcare workers?
Can you make the Clipper Card optional? Many students only take online classes. They don’t need the Clipper Card. Our spring quarter only offers online classes. It has no reason to charge us for the Clipper Card.
I am also wondering if I will be getting a refund for my parking pass and for classes that cannot be done online, like our computer simulation classes. my main issue is the lack of information for the big issues for allied health programs. I only get blanket emails that don’t necessarily give ahs any peice of mind
Hi can I get refunded for part of my annual parking pass since we won't be at the campus for the spring quarter?
I’m part of the Pharmacy technician program, the email yesterday said that there will be a limited exception for those that are in Allied Health Program. Does this means that students will somehow have to show up to in person to do their lab assignment?
Wow.. huge round of applause to all of the hardworking staff and faculty at foothill college.
Most of us have purchased a year long on-campus parking permit, I was wondering if we would get any sort of refund since we will not be on-campus.
Would it be possible to waive late fees for library returns until the campus returns to in-person instruction?
Library fees are suspended
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I not able to register for classes due to the old face to face times being on there causing a “time conflict error”. Will these old class times be removed/fixed to state “online” if and when all classes are decided to be virtual for the entire spring quarter? or would we have to abide by the old face to face times in place even though they are incorrect since virtual instruction will be Carried throughout the entire quarter?
Hi — I’ve also been curious about winter finals and how they’ll be fairly administered. I’ve had conversations with a couple of the deans including Ms. Cervantes. Unexpected online finals inherently favor the wealthy and the flexible, and while we are putting measures in place to remedy these situations, it seems like many students (such as people who were receiving wifi hotspots and computers “yesterday” or students who are in different time zones) are getting too little too late. I’ve also met with some of the Stanford students involved with their cancellation process and many of their reasons align closely with many of my (as well as many students) worries about equity and feasibility. I think it is naive to think it’s too late to take any drastic actions that would severely benefit students. Optional Finals would work (so that students with uncertain grades can still improve but students who need to focus on things like travel, residency, supply security, health, etc. can focus on those things).
When will Spring Quarter end ?
Spring quarter ends June 26
Hi this is niyati... I wanted to check about length of quarters?
I can speak up for dental assisting who go to clinical dental offices
I know that it will be 11 weeks now because we start April 11 instead of April 6
i wanted to ask what will happen for next quarter regarding lab courses, like O. chem and physics?
Will classes move back on campus once the shelter in place is lifted? Or will classes meet remotely for the entire Spring Quarter? Does this also apply to De Anza classes?
I also wanted to know about the hotspot? because I do have internet but for zoom meetings I couldn’t take it to my room and the living room is too loud. is their a way I can resolve this?
Can you discuss the work around the paramedic program and making sure we are on track to graduating on time? We have specific lab (in-class) requirements as well has ED hospital clinical's, and internships on the ambulance that we are not able to take part of now and the foreseeable future. It sounds like there has been some movement around the state level to adjust requirements to help with us getting on the front lines and help with the pandemic.
Wiggle room to wait for someone to get infected!
will summer quarter will be longer for allied health programs that has clinical hours to complete... as I need to set up babysitter for my kid
my question was actually answered ! please disregard my question last submitted(:
email that went out yesterday said spring quarter will be virtual. is that safe to assume this is until end of quarter.
How do classes like Ceramics become virtual?
HI, I am wondering how could we order an add code for a waitlisted classes?
Sam Hong Kio Tang
Will summer quarter still be virtual?
I can look into the clipper card fee question and let you know.
can you make virtual office hours mandatory for teachers because I can never get ahold of anyone right now?
How are questions being mined/selected? Do I need to call in? I'd like to know if there will be any issues with fin aid distrubtion?
Add codes can only be requested on the first day of instruction using the Add Code For Foothill Online Course App
I suggest making the VTA SmartPass optional from now on. Many students don’t need it. Some companies provide public transit support to their employees. We shouldn’t be charged the things we can’t use.
Is the Financial Aid Emergency Assistance Fund (I.e. Laptops, etc.)
Will the Pass the Torch program still run in spring quarter?
For those on Financial Aid will we be able to order our textbooks and supplies within the next few days or weeks?
The Clipper Card is similar to a tax, Rick Edwards manages that, email@example.com (Pls note that all Foothill College employees are firstname.lastname@example.org, or @fhda.edu)
How will ID card stickers be distributed for the spring quarter?
Is there a need for ID card stickers if we are stuck at home?
Rick Edwards also supervises the OwlCard Student ID, his update from yesterday is below:
1. OwlCards - on holdOwlCards remain on hold until regular access to the Smart Shop is allowed for me to print the cardsA Smart Sheet will be added to allow students to request an OwlCard and submit supporting identification2. Clipper Transit Cards (VTA SmartPass) - issue by mail starting the week of March 23rdBy request via a Smart Sheet currently under developmentClippers cards come preloaded with an active VTA SmartPassClipper cards will be issued by mail from my homeVTA has been notified that temporarily no student photo & name will be printed on the Clipper cards3. Spring Quarter Stickers - issue by mail starting the week of March 23rdSpring quarter stickers will be issued by mail from my homeBy request only via Smart Sheet currently in development
ASFC services will still be offered. ASFC campus council student government will still meet and stay active via zoom and represent the students. Student government elections occur online already during the Spring so we will have a virtual election and we are also working on virtual options for campus clubs and other ways for students to stay engaged.
I am registered in classes in class for the sprig class are they going to change to online or I have to register again\for an online class ?
Indeed, this situation is surreal.
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Hey Luke, feel free to reach out to me as well, this is a topic that I'm interested in as well
Can you post the answers for our questions online?
Please send me questions:
@Louise we will post a recording of this chat and also answers to questions we didn’t get to
Hi Thuy . Sorry I joined the chat late. This is my first time at Foothill. I enrolled in PHYS F002A with lab. I wonder if both my lecture and lab will be online?
Will I be able to ask more questions next week?
Stay safe! Stay healthy, everyone!
Anytime you have questions, please email Simon at email@example.com .
@Linh Yes. both will be online. Labs will be done virtually and UC and CSUs will accept those classes
Stay safe everyone !
Foothill College rocks!!!!!!!
Thank you so much for your effort and the call!
You too, Ms. Nguyen!
Owls stay safe and Blessed.