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

    Mental health professionals are offering no-cost grief sharing: 9am-8pm through Thursday at the Ford Foundation, 1600 NW Stewart Pkwy; and the Community Health Alliance, 201 Medical Loop.

    Beginning Monday, Oct 5, grief sharing will be available on campus, 7:30am - 5pm in the cafeteria.

    The Community Health Alliance is staffing a 24-hour hotline at 541-440-3532 or 800-866-9780.

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  • Want to help?

    The Greater Douglas United Way is accepting donations via text and online: http://www.gduway.org/UCCgive

    The Umpqua Community College Foundation is accepting donations online and by mail: https://www.umpqua.edu/scholarships-donations

    We strongly recommend that donors cast a careful eye when considering other funds, as some are not based at charitable organizations and might apply high administrative fees. Also, unfortunately, at times like these, there are unscrupulous people who will set up false accounts.

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  • Stay up-to-date on the latest developments.

    A tribute to the victims: http://tinyurl.com/pe74yz4

    Campus is OPEN to registered students, faculty and staff ONLY the week of Monday, Oct. 5.

    All classes and campus events are cancelled until Oct. 12.

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Campus is OPEN to registered students, faculty and staff ONLY the week of Oct. 5. All classes and campus events are cancelled until Oct. 12. Also, please see student/staff FAQs.

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The Learning Skills Program at UCC

Educational Skills BuildingAs a comprehensive community college, Umpqua Community College is dedicated to assisting adults who want and need to develop strong basic academic skills. The Learning Skills Department focuses on the growth and development of all students through services which may include tutoring, career counseling, fundamentals of reading, writing and mathematics, and courses to improve learning skills.

Success Center

Free "drop in" peer tutoring is available for all UCC students in most college subjects, including mathematics, science, foreign languages, accounting, computers, and writing. Tutoring Services are located in the Educational Skills Building (ESB 15). Several test preparation programs are available as well.

Learning Skills Mini Courses

The Learning Skills Department offers a number of courses designed to help students improve their learning skills. Many of these are one credit mini classes that meet for two or three weeks during the term.

Basic Skills Courses

Developmental classes are offered in mathematics, writing, and reading. The purpose of these courses is to build strong basic academic skills, enabling students to complete their educational goals.

Bridge to Success

This program builds strong reading and writing skills by featuring learning communities. The program gives students the literacy skills they need to function as workers, family members and community members while also providing them with the skills necessary for transition into college level courses.

The Bridge Program includes the following elements: a cohort atmosphere, a support/study group, a college success course, block scheduling, mini courses in learning skills, and basic skills development including reading, writing, and computer literacy. Students are recommended to the program based on their placement test scores.

Get connected with the UCC community

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    Rita Cavin
    Interim President
  • Emery Smith
    Emery Smith
    Social Science
  • Caroline Hopkins
    Caroline Hopkins
    Director of Student Support
  • Honey Mcnamara
    Honey McNamara
  • Tafea Polamalu
    Tafea Polamalu
    Retention Specialist
  • Susan Taylor
    Susan Taylor
  • Dave Stricklin
    Dave Stricklin
    Women's Basketball Coach
  • Jan Woodcock
    Jan Woodcock
    Social Science
  • Kira Oerman
    Kira Oerman
    Recruitment Specialist
  • Jason Heald
    Jason Heald
  • Marjan Coester
    Marjan Coester
    Student Life Director
  • Justin Lott
    Justin Lott
    Academic Advisor
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    Danielle Haskett
    Accessibility Services
  • Michelle Bergmann
    Michelle Bergmann
    Director of Financial Aid
  • Stephanie Newman
    Stephanie Newman
    Theatre Arts
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    Melinda Benton