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Degree Partnership Program Student - Getting Started Steps

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Welcome! We're happy you're here. The Degree Partnership Program offered by Central Oregon Community College and Oregon State University is a great opportunity that allows you to pursue a bachelor’s degree at OSU while being jointly admitted at COCC. 

Getting started is easy and we're here to help you succeed! Just follow these steps and you'll be on the path to a great education.

DPP Benefits

  • Students experience the best of both schools
  • Financial aid and scholarship benefits are combined
  • Additional course offerings and choice of times
  • Guidance to stay on track toward an OSU degree while fulfilling lower division courses at COCC
  • A strong connection to COCC and OSU-Cascades faculty
  • Lower tuition



OSU Corvallis


1 Apply for Admissions at OSU

Complete the Oregon State University admissions application. Don't worry, COCC will automatically receive your information from OSU and we will make sure you are admitted with us as well.

2 Activate your COCC Account

Set up your COCC account by resetting your password.

3 View Bobcat Welcome (Optional)

Bobcat Welcome is an online introduction to COCC and takes approximately 30-45 minutes to complete.

4 Complete OSU's Enrollment Steps

While you will be admitted at both institutions, you will be complete all your enrollment steps through OSU. 

5 Explore How to Pay for College

Every student needs a plan to pay for college. As a DPP student you will be able to explore your options through both COCC and OSU. Learn more about tuition and fees, scholarships, and other payment options. 

6 Advising

Once you have completed your enrollment steps through OSU, sign up for your advising appointment.

7 Register for Classes

After your advising appointment, you can register for classes through your Bobcat Web Account.

8 Attend Bobcat Orientation

Start your COCC classes with confidence. Get everything you need before the first day of class.