Welcome QI Scholars!!
We at the Scholars’ Hub hope that you’re keeping safe during this difficult time. We understand that life is challenging, courses are still in session, and that there is a lot of uncertainty. Please know that YOU ARE NOT ALONE!
We have a number of services for you:
Counselor– Maggie Munoz, M.S. who is available on Wednesdays. Feel free to email her at email@example.com for an appointment.
Support Group– Cuz, I love you hosted every Wednesday by Glenn in Student Health & Psychological Services from 4-5 on Zoom. Email Maggie at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Tutoring– Albert Mendoza is our tutor and is available Monday from 10-1 and Tuesday from 4-7. Email for an appointment at email@example.com
Ensure you are in the program by completing this form https://form.jotform.com/200570193440143
Chromebooks On Loan
Considering that some students do not have home access to computers, the District has made Chromebooks available for students to check out from the Library’s Circulation Desk.
The Chromebook will be available on a loan basis for the remaining of the spring semester. If you have any questions, please contact our Library’s Circulation Desk at 562-908-3416.
Río Hondo College students have access to Office 365 for FREE from the Cloud. For information on how to access Office 365, click here (Links to an external site.).
As many colleges have transitioned to online instruction, the following internet services will provide free internet to households with students. To enroll for Charter, call 844- 488-8395; for Comcast, call 855-846-8376 (English speakers) or 855-765-6995 (Spanish speakers), or go to www.internetessentials.com (Links to an external site.).
Counseling for Students
Our Counselors are here to serve you. Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org or go to the Access Portal and select Scholars Hub icon. You can then schedule a time with one of the Scholars’ Hub Counselors.
Dreamers and Undocumented Students
Rio Hondo College is continuing to support our undocumented students. Additionally, in collaboration with the Central American Resource Center (CARECEN), we are providing free legal services via telephone and online appointments. For questions or assistance please feel free to call 562-463-7023 or e-mail email@example.com.
During this challenging time, the Río Hondo College Financial Aid Office will respond promptly to emails and calls. Students can feel free to call 562-463-3370 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with any general questions or concerns. Please remember to provide your name and student ID number.
Online Tutoring Appointments
The Learning Assistance Center (LAC) and Writers’ Resource Center (WRC) are providing free online tutoring support for English composition and many other general courses. Students can directly access the LAC/WRC website (below). Students will find the “Email Us” section (at the bottom of the website’s homepage), where they can submit a request for an online tutoring appointment. Please remember to provide your name, student ID number, and the course for which you would like tutoring.
LAC: https://www.riohondo.edu/communications-and-languages/labs/learning-assistance-center-lac/ (Links to an external site.)
WRC: https://www.riohondo.edu/communications-and-languages/writers-resource-center/ (Links to an external site.)Make an appointment: https://appointments.riohondo.edu/esars/wrc/esars.asp (Links to an external site.)
The Math and Science Center (MSC) is providing free online tutoring support for Math, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics. Students can directly access the MSC’s website (below). Students will find the “Contact Us” section (at the bottom of the website’s homepage), where they can submit a request for an online tutoring appointment. Please remember to provide your name, student ID number, and the course for which you would like tutoring.
https://www.riohondo.edu/mathematics-and-sciences/math-science-center/ (Links to an external site.)
Registration for Fall
Fall Registration is open. Get ahead and take summer classes. In addition, the fall 2020 schedule is posted on the Rio Hondo College website. If you are a part of a special program, such as EOPS, CARE, DSPS your registration date may be earlier.
To look up your registration date, please follow the steps below:
Log onto your AccessRio
Select Registration Status
Select term “Fall 2020”
Review your registration date and time
Check if you have any holds
Social Distancing Reminder
Please remember to practice “Social Distancing” by keeping 6 feet away from others. Avoid groups of 10 or more people. The Social Distancing poster is below.
Student Health & Psychological Services
We are offering remote mental health counseling, group counseling and referrals to enrolled students. To make an appointment for Mental Health Counseling, currently enrolled students can call 562-463-7302 or email their request to email@example.com. Since we are not on call, please do not leave messages of urgent/critical concerns here.
If someone is reporting suicidal thoughts/intentions or experiencing a mental health emergency please use the following resources:
24 hour Suicide Hotline 1-800-273-TALK
Exodus Urgent Care Center (323)276-6400
911 for emergencies
For a list of additional resources, please visit the RioSource online directory at: www.riohondo.edu/riosource/ (Links to an external site.)
For a list of community resources, including our very own campus RioSource Food Pantry and a variety of social and public services, please visit our RioSource online directory at: www.riohondo.edu/riosource/. (Links to an external site.)
If you have any questions about Student Services, please contact Loy Nashua, Executive Dean of Student Affairs at firstname.lastname@example.org or 562-908-3498.
We will continue to provide updates as they become available. Please routinely check your email, Canvas, and our website (Links to an external site.), as the facts related to COVID-19 are changing rapidly.
Thank you for your patience and understanding during these unprecedented times.