Getting Started - Become a Riverhawk

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Get ready for your future this fall. Connect with your advisor to guide you through all the steps you need to become a Riverhawk. Register early to choose your classes from over 40 programs available.

This Getting Started Checklist will guide you in the steps to register for credit classes. Questions? Call us at 541-440-7743 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

5-Step Checklist

 

1. Apply to UCC

Your first step in becoming a Riverhawk is to Apply

 

2. Complete Orientation

You will learn about student resources, student accounts, financial aid, ways to pay for college, and more. Log in to Canvas to start online student orientation at your own pace or sign up for in-person orientation on a Riverhawk Ready day.
Orientation

Questions? Contact the Office of Admissions at 541-440-7743 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

3. Course Placement

UCC utilizes multiple measures for recent High School (HS) and GED graduates, by using HS grades and your state assessment scores or your GED test scores if above 165. Placement tests are available for reading, writing, and math. The first testing attempt is free. Testing Services has appointments and access to preparation materials. Visit Testing Services.

Send HS Transcripts to the Office of Admissions at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Transferring to UCC? If you are transferring from a college/university, submit your official transcripts for evaluation.

 

4. Funding Opportunities 

Thousands of dollars are awarded each year to students.

The UCC Financial Aid website explains the many ways you can receive money for college including federal financial aid, scholarships, work-study, and Veteran benefits. You can also earn a tuition waiver if you get involved in certain student activities, like Associated Students of UCC, the Student Newspaper, UCC music groups, or Peer Mentors.

File your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to get started in receiving money for college.

Questions? Contact the Financial Aid Office at 541-440-4602 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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5. Meet with an Academic Advisor & Choose Your Classes

Academic advising begins after you have completed orientation and course placement. At the advising meeting, your advisor will discuss coursework applicable to your chosen program. You are assigned to an academic advisor based on your declared major or area of focus. Visit Advising Services, call 541-440-4610 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Schedule with your Academic Advisor

How to Make an Academic Advising Appointment (Video) 

Learn how to register for classes or contact the Office of Registration for help at 541-440-4604 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

✔ Buy Textbooks and Pay for Classes:  To shop for your textbooks, go to bookstore.umpqua.edu or call 541-440-4664. Payment is due on the first day of the term. Pay online in your Student Self Service account or by phone at 541-440-4635.

 

Office of Admissions

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Summer hours: Monday - Thursday, 8 am - 5:30 pm
Fall, Winter, and Spring hours:
 Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Phone: 541-440-7743 or 1-800-820-5161 Ext. 7743

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