• 2016 Annual Giving
  • Music in the Tasting Room at the Southern Oregon Wine Institute
  • Bistro Counseling Center
  • Library Workshops
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    Welcome Center

    Dr. Debra Thatcher named as the next president.

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    New Forestry and Natural Resources Careers

    South Western Oregon Community Colleges Launch New Road to Forestry and Natural Resources Careers

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    Faculty Lecture Science

    Stimulate the mind and spirit by attending these fascinating 20-minute presentations.

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Testing Services

Umpqua Community College is the official GED Test Center for Douglas County.

Our Testing Service staff provides UCC Placement, GED, UCC Angel courses, Oregon University System (OUS) online courses, and industry based proctored exams.

Placement Test

The Center provides placement tests in reading, writing and math. All newly admitted student and/or returning/transfer students who have not completed equivalent courses with a letter grade of “C” or higher will need to take the placement test. The Compass Placement Test assess a students current skill level for course selection.

COMPASS Writing Skills Review Videos

COMPASS Reading Review Videos

COMPASS Math Review Videos

More "Math help"  

Interactmath.com 

Math Review Site

Preparing for the College Placement Test (Scroll to letter "D" after clicking link)

View / Download Placement Testing Information

GED Test

GED testing may only be completed at an official testing center. UCC is the official testing center offering computer based testing (CBT) for Douglas County. If you are interesed in taking GED classes prior to your test, please contact the UCC STEP program at 541-440-4603 for GED class information.

GED Test Practices and Calculator Tutorial

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Proctored Exams

Weekly proctored exams for UCC Angel, OUS schools or other institutions of higher education are available by appointment only. A $20 proctor fee will be charged for non-UCC students. Contact 541-440-7659 or 541-440-4610 for more information or to schedule a test time.

Industry Based Exams

Industry based exams include College Level Examination Program (CLEP), Pearson Vue, and Prometric, DANTES Subject Standardized Tests (DSST), Automotive Service Excellence (ASE), Pesticide, State Board of Tax Preparers, Building Codes, and Castle Worldwide. Inquires for other industry based exams not listed may be directed to the Testing Coordinator.

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Get connected with the UCC community

  • Dr. Walter Nolte
    Dr. Walter Nolte
    Interim President
  • Emery Smith
    Emery Smith
    Social Science
  • Caroline Randall
    Caroline Randall
    Director of Student Support
  • Honey Mcnamara
    Honey McNamara
    Scholarships
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    Tafea Polamalu
    Humanities
  • Susan Taylor
    Susan Taylor
    Director, UCC Foundation
  • Dave Stricklin
    Dave Stricklin
    Women's Basketball Coach
  • Jan Woodcock
    Jan Woodcock
    Social Science
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    Kira Oerman
    Recruitment Specialist
  • Jason Heald
    Jason Heald
    Music
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    David Farrington
    Interim VP Student Services
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    Justin Lott
    Academic Advisor
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    Danielle Haskett
    Accessibility Services
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    Michelle Bergmann
    Director of Financial Aid
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    Stephanie Newman
    Theatre Arts
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    Journalism