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    Community partners have come together to provide support and sharing with UCC students, faculty and staff.

    Grief sharing and counseling are available on campus, 7:30am - 5pm in the bistro - next to the cafeteria.

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    A community open form will be held to gather thoughts about what would be important traits of the new president.

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    Board unanimously approves entering contract negotiations with Dr. Walter H. Nolte.

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Success Center

success-is-sexyThe Success Center provides a variety of resources free to UCC students. Get free help for your courses by meeting with a drop-in tutor on campus, or hop online with SmarThinking for help on the weekends. Our computer lab is open to all students and provides access to our college prep courses like CSM and Essential Skills.

Below you can find a list of available resources at the Success Center.

Drop in tutoring services:
    - Academic Tutors
    - Skills Tutors
    - One-on-one Appointments

College and GED Prep services:
    - Core Skills Mastery (CSM) | Skills review, GED and college prep
    - Essential Skills (GED Academy) | Skills review, GED and college prep

Other services:
    - Writing Lab | Help with your essays
    - SmarThinking | Online tutoring 24/7 found within Canvas (Must be logged in to view)
    - Student Lingo | Student Success workshops
    - High-school Homework Help | Tutoring help for high-school students

We can help you:
    - Become a more confident, successful, independent learner
    - Develop your understanding and skills in a number of courses
    - Improve your time management, note-taking, and test-taking skills

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UCC graduate benefits from ESL, GED and AAOT programs to reach success.
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Hours & Information

Success Center
Educational Skills Building
Room 15
Hours: 8am-4pm, Monday-Thursday; 8am-3pm, Friday
Phone: 541-440-7733


Writing Lab: MW 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM | TTh 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM



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