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Free Tax Preparation at SCC

Home Page - Wed, 01/30/2019 - 11:33am
VITA @ Scottsdale Community College

Who is Eligible? IRS-sponsored, FREE Tax Preparation is available to those generally with income less than $55,000, persons with disabilities, the elderly and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals.

Scottsdale Community College
Library LIB-463
9000 E. Chaparral Rd.

Mondays & Tuesdays
4:00 – 8:00 p.m.
January 28 – April 5, 2019
Closed March 11 & 12

9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
February 2 – April 13, 2019
Closed March 16

What to Bring
  • Proof of identification (photo ID)
  • Social Security card and SS cards for all dependents or ITIN
  • Birth dates for all dependents
  • Wage and earning statements (Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R,1099-Misc) from all employers
  • Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)
  • A copy of last year’s federal and state returns, if available
  • Proof of bank account routing and account numbers for direct deposit such as a blank check
  • To file taxes electronically on a married-filing-joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms
  • Total paid for daycare provider and the daycare provider’s tax identifying number such as their Social Security number or business Employer Identification Number
  • Forms 1095-A, B or C, Affordable Health Care Statements

IRS Vita Flyer: /news/files/2019/01/IRS-VITA-Flyer-20190130.pdf

Black History Month

Home Page - Tue, 01/29/2019 - 8:27am
Come join us in celebration of Black History Month Tuesday, February 5

10:00 a.m.  – 4:00 p.m Black History Mobile Museum (Copper Room)
10:30 a.m. Lecture by Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Professor Griff (Turquoise Room)
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Chat with Us (Leadership Lounge)

Wednesday, February 13

12:00 p.m. SCC Jazz Ensemble (Cafeteria)

Thursday, February 21

12:30 p.m. Retro Muse Celebrating Black Literature (LC Courtyard)

Wednesday, February 27

11:30 a.m. I AM ROOT Collective spoken word poetry (Cafeteria)

Mark your calendar to stop by the Black History Mobile Museum in the Copper Room on February 5th to see hundreds of Black History memorabilia, artifacts, photographs spanning from slavery to Hip Hop. Please support these inclusiveness events sponsored by the SCC Inclusiveness Council, MEN and Women Rising. See you there!


Time Management and Goal Setting Workshops This Week!

Home Page - Tue, 01/29/2019 - 8:18am
Is it your goal to be your most successful self this semester? Sharpen your skills, learn new techniques and stay on track toward meeting this important goal by participating in the MINDSET FOR SUCCESS and WELLNESS Workshop Series!

The Time Management and Goal Setting Workshop is open to all those who would benefit from creating a positive action plan for the semester. Students, staff, faculty and community members are welcome to attend. 

Thursday, January 31
3:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Friday, February 1
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Workshops will be held in the Student Center SC-106.

RSVPs are appreciated, but not required:
~ or ~
(480) 423-6524

Thank you very much for your support!




MCCCD Creative Writing Contest

Home Page - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 9:41am

Each year, the Maricopa Community Colleges sponsors a district wide competition to encourage and recognize student writers as well as to promote literary excellence. Each year’s publication showcases originality in essay, fiction, one act-play/script, and poetry.

Deadline:  Sunday, November 18, 2018

Entries may be submitted in the categories of essay, fiction, one act-play/script, and poetry.  Entries not meeting guidelines and entry requirements will not be accepted.  Entries from each of the four categories will be blind reviewed by a panel of experts in the corresponding discipline. Winners in each of the categories will be showcased in Passages, a Maricopa Community Colleges annual publication dedicated to the competition. Winners are honored at an annual creative writing awards dinner.

Requirements, Criterion, Submission Deadline, and How to Submit Entries Please visit the CaFE site for Competition Requirements, Criterion, and Submission Deadline:
  • Type “Maricopa” in the Keyword field and click on the “Go” button
  • Click on “View More Info” link to view application requirements, criterion, and submission deadline

Please follow these steps to submit your entries (you may wish to print these instructions).  ALL entries must use the CaFE online application system.   

  • Access the website at:
  • Create a CaFE account to submit entries.
  • Click “Register Here” button and follow instructions to create account
  • Return to CaFE home page and click on “Apply to Calls” button
  • Type “Maricopa” in the Keyword field and click on the “Go” button
  • Click on “View More Info” link to view application criterion
  • To submit a student entry, click on “Apply to This Call” link 
  • Log in and follow prompts
  • Record or print out confirmation code
  • Note you should receive a confirmation email