The events on October 1st had a broad impact on our community. The resources on this page are intended to help the healing process. Many individuals and groups have expressed support by donating or sending letters of encouragement. Information about these opportunities can also be found here as well.
Donating to UCC or Scholarships Funds
The UCC Foundation has established funds for individuals, businesses, organizations and groups to help provide assistance during the community’s time of need. In addition, the Foundation and community groups have established scholarships to remember those who were lost. More information can be found on the UCC Foundation website.
UCC Strong – United Way Fund
The UCC Strong Victim Relief Fund is part of the Greater Douglas United Way. More information can be found at http://www.uccstrong.org.
Sending Letters of Support and Encouragement
UCC has received letters, artwork and other items of support from across the nation. These items are shared with the UCC campus and mean a great deal to all of us here on campus. Letters and items of support can be mailed to:
Umpqua Community College
Attention Robynne Wilgus
1140 Umpqua College Rd
Roseburg, OR 97470
I AM UCC and UCC Strong Merchandise
The UCC Bookstore has a variety of “I am UCC” and “UCCStrong” items for sale. Proceeds from the sale of these items goes to a scholarship fund.
Many students have been asking about memorial projects and ways to permanently honor the people and events of October 1. Memorials will be addressed by a subcommittee in accordance with the Recovery Calendar.
Umpqua Wellness Center
The Umpqua Wellness Center is the office that the State Emergency Registry of Volunteers in Oregon (SERV-OR) are going to be seeing clients out of during their deployment to Roseburg. These SERV-OR providers are licenses psychologists and social workers that will be coming to town in response to our campus tragedy. We hope that this will provide some needed relief to all those affected. This center is open to anyone affected by the recent events on campus, regardless of their location at the time of the shooting. This could be students, staff, faculty, their families, law enforcement, first responders, medical personnel … anyone. The services provided in the center are free.
Week of 11/23 (Thanksgiving), clinicians will be in the office M, T, W and Sat 9-5.
Starting the week of 11/30 the hours of Umpqua Wellness Center are as follows:
Monday - 9am to 5pm
Tuesday – 9am to 5pm
Wednesday – 9am to 5pm
Thursday – 9am to 7pm
Friday – 9am to 7pm
Saturday – 9am to 5pm
Umpqua Wellness Center
1813 W. Harvard, Suite 140
Roseburg, OR 97471