Weeks of Welcome

Welcome to Columbia College! Weeks of Welcome (WOW) events throughout the year focus on promoting an inclusive and supportive culture among all students. Beginning with the first weeks of each semester, and developing into opportunities for courageous and connected personal growth throughout the year, most events are student-informed. Our plans for you this academic year will be to engage with you and celebrate your success. See the schedule of events below and take advantage of the opportunities to get plugged in!


Wellness Week: Monday, February 28 - Friday, March 4

Wellness Week will host a week-long series of events and engagement supporting all the different dimensions of wellness (Financial, Academic, Physical, Emotional, Spiritual, and Social) that make YOU a whole person! The entire week is designed for just for you, our Columbia College Claim Jumpers, see you there!

Wellness Week

Monday, February 28 - Wellness Fair – 10am-4pm @ Carkeet Park

Connect with on and off campus resources that support you as a whole person. You can interact with Community Health Care Providers and connect with FOAC, pet a puppy to help with de-stress emotional wellness, grab a FREE food from our on campus Food Truck, learn about local health resources and outdoor adventure activities!

Tuesday, March 1st – Financial Wellness - "A Higher Ed Financial Attitude" 

10am-1pm - Come to the Lakeside Patio to meet with your financial aid Specialist to maximize your aid.

1pm-4pm Head to the financial Office for hands on assistance with FAFSA and CADAA. FREE snacks!

Wednesday, March 2 - Physical Wellness - 2 Mile Fun Run/Walk - 4pm Check-in @ Manzanita Archway

Sign up TODAY for this fun walk/run by clicking here.  This event will be on our beautiful campus and a great way to get some fresh air and move your body!

Thursday, March 3 – Lunch with Your Leaders - Social Wellness - Noon @ The Student Center

Join your student leaders from the tutoring, Student Ambassadors, TRiO Peer Mentors, Associated Students for FREE lunch and fun! This lunch break will give you the social engagement we can all to feel connected and find support, see you there!

Friday, March 4 – Physical and Spiritual Wellness - Yoga Practice

End the week with some physical fitness fun! Students, faculty and staff, this is for you!

10am Yoga @ Alder 150 - mats and blocks provided!.

Questions? Call 209.588.2194 or email claimjumpers@yosemite.edu


Student Ambassadors

Any week, any day, Monday - Friday, 8:30am-3pm

Call to connect with an Ambassador or Academic Counselor TODAY!

Our Student Ambassadors are standing by and ready to assist, please call 209.588.2194 to receive the following services:

Student Email Activation
Zoom & Canvas Introduction & Support
Course Advisement & Registration Support

  Career Fair - Save the Date -  April 15th

Don't forget to mark your calendar for the Career Fair, click here to find out more!

Transfer Events

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