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Getting Started Session
The COCC Admissions Team is here to support you with any questions about the admissions
process, academic programs, and more. Schedule a one-on-one meeting today. We look
forward to connecting soon!
(Please note, this is NOT an academic advising appointment. You will not register for classes at this appointment.)
Health Careers Appointment
Schedule an individual information session with Jill Ridling, COCC Health Career Outreach Coordinator. Click on the link below to schedule an individual appointment over the, phone, Zoom or in-person.
Visits Near You
Can't come to our campus? The COCC Admissions Team will be visiting schools throughout Oregon and our bordering states. Check out where we'll be visiting next!
Hometown: Springfield, OR
Education: Associates Degree from COCC, pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Science at Oregon State University
Favorite Event on Campus: The Jungle Run! Running through mud pits, water showers, and dirt trails is the highlight of the Spring season on campus. And of course, getting free food and frozen yogurt after the race.
While not at COCC: You'll find Sofia paddle boarding at Sparks Lake, eating tacos at her favorite restaurant (El Sancho!), and on the patio drinking her coffee (Backporch Coffee Roasters – yum!).
Local Schools: Any School! Bend High, Redmond, Ridgeview, Redmond Proficiency Academy, Culver, Madras, Cascades Academy, and Central Christian
Territories: Salem, Southern Oregon, Willamette Valley, Washington, and Nevada
Hometown: Happy Valley, OR
Education: Associate of Arts Degree from Central Oregon Community College and Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications and Business minor from Western Oregon University
Favorite Event on Campus: Move in day at Wickiup Hall! Move-in day is highly anticipated for students from all over embarking on a new journey as both students and residents at COCC. Friendly faces from all over campus join together to welcome students – with music, photos, and help from the Rugby team it’s a great way to welcome students to campus!
While not at COCC: You’ll find Sarah hiking, skiing, and floating to get the most out of each season in Central Oregon! She loves to try new recipes, typically from Bon Appetit Magazine and is slowly learning the art of making wood-fired pizza!
Local Schools: Any school! Summit, Caldera, Sisters, Crook County, La Pine, Gilchrist, Realms, Trinity Lutheran, Bend Tech Academy
Territories: Portland Metro Area, Eastern Oregon, NE Oregon, California, and Idaho
Assistant Director of Admissions - Recruitment & Outreach
Hometown: Northglenn, CO
Education: Master of Art (MA) in School Counseling from the University of Northern Colorado and Bachelor of Science in Family and Human Services from the University of Oregon
Favorite Event on Campus: Preview Day! It's such a fun day for high school students to come and check out campus. It's a high energy day and I think it really gives potential students an opportunity to see if COCC is the right fit for them. Also, there is always delicious food.
While not at COCC: You'll find Kayleen exploring Central Oregon with her husband and two kids. She loves playing softball, spending time with friends, and listening to live music.
Local Schools: Mountain View
Territories: Oregon Coast