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Life at SJC

Welcome to San Juan College!

The Faculty and Staff at San Juan College would like to welcome you to the campus community.  We are excited you have chosen to take classes and begin your educational journey. Providing students with the opportunity to gain knowledge and experience is our focus.

Incorporating the acronym of “i CARE,” San Juan College upholds and affirms the values of Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, and Excellence.

If you would like to meet our executive leaders go to (This link as well as all others on this page will open in a new window)

College Structure

The College is comprised of Schools and each school houses Departments and each department houses Programs where your major is housed.  The Faculty and staff who are experts in the field of study you have chosen to major in are housed in your Major’s Department.

If you don't know what you want to major in then explore the possibilities at our Academics page located at

Navigating Campus

As you become familiar with all that San Juan College has to offer students, you will need to know  where to find everyone and everything you need.

Navigating the campus is essential to your academic success.  We want to make sure you can find your way around whether it be in person or on the computer.

Check out our Virtual Campus Tour!

People and Resources

Faculty and Staff at San Juan College want to help you along your journey of completing your educational goals.  There are various programs and departments to help you when and if you need assistance.

ABE/GED           Hispanic/Lation Center
Advising and Counseling Center   Launch Program
Bookstore   Library
Business Office   Native American Center
Campus Computer Labs   Office of Retention
Career Services and Quality Improvement Center   Office of Technology Services (OTS)
Child and Familty Development Center (CFDC)   Public Safety (Security)
Community Learning Center   Service Learning Program
Connections to Student Success (Volunteer Center)   Smart Lab
Disability Services   Student Activities
East Campus   Talent Search
EDGE Program   Testing Center
Enlace   Transition Center
Enrollment Services (Admissions and Records)   Tutoring (Student Success Center)
Family Resource Center (FRC)   Veteran's Center
Fast Forward Program   Volunteer Center
Financial Aid Office   West Campus
Health and Human Performance Center (HHPC)   Writing Center (Student Success Center)
Help Desk    


Introduction to the MySJC Portal

The San Juan College Portal is your college campus when you are online.  You are required to use the Portal to access your SJC email and register for classes.  You can do so many things in the SJC Portal from check the status of your financial aid, business office information, and communications about campus events.  

You should always communicate with SJC Faculty and Staff through the SJC Portal and remember your SJC email is where all important information will be sent to communicate with you from Faculty and Staff.  So make sure to check your email so you don’t miss out on important information about financial aid or registration and graduation information.

You can find out more information including how to access the SJC Portal and more by going to

Introduction to Canvas

Canvas is your online classroom.  If you are taking an online class you will need to log into Canvas to access your syllabus and class assignments on a daily basis.  Canvas is where you post assignments and tests.  You can access Canvas through your SJC Portal.  You can also check your grades in Canvas.  Some instructors from your face-to-face classes will post your grades in Canvas too.

Make sure you go through the guides on how to effectively use Cavas.  The technical requirements module of this orientation has some useful information on using Canvas as well.


For more information or to receive assistance
please contact the Office of Retention at 505-566-3378 or