To help keep you informed of coming deadlines and events, COCC will send you this
newsletter every month.
Schedule of Classes
SCHOLARSHIP DAY, JAN. 23: BEND AND REDMOND
Get tips and information on applying for scholarships. Workshops are offered at 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m., covering topics such as essay writing,
creating a scholarship profile and maximizing financial aid to cover the costs of
college. Students can get valuable information about scholarships, grants, FAFSA/ORSAA
and important deadlines.
"Learn to surf." "Make a difference in my community." "Help my parents to retire."
Those were among the bucket list items scrawled on a whiteboard by students as part
of one of Jenny Cruickshank's Wellness Coaching classes this past term. The exercise
centered on using written lists to reaffirm and stimulate goals. But it went a step
further—simply sharing those lists, the assistant professor told her class, helps
activate them, pushes them toward the finish line. "That really increases the chances
that those things will occur," she said. "The more you use it, the more you trigger
your mind." Something to consider for that fresh crop of New Year's resolutions. Keep
on scrolling, 'cats!
JUMP START: JAN. 7-9
Start your Winter term right with Jump Start's FREE food and activities!
Monday and Tuesday: 8-10:30 a.m., Dutch Bros. Coffee, Upper Quad and Wickiup
Wednesday: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Student Club and Campus Resource Fair and Longboard
Louie's lunch, Wille Hall
Free passes to The Pavilion Ice Rink (at Coats info desk)
Monday and Tuesday: 8 a.m., Tate and Tate coffee and pastries
Wednesday: Tres Hermanos lunch
Free Redmond theater movie passes
Monday and Tuesday: Dancing Bean coffee and pastries Wednesday: Abby's pizza lunch
Free Madras theater movie passes
Monday and Tuesday: Coffee/hot cocoa and pastries Wednesday: Taco bar lunch
Free Prineville theater movie passes
Jan. 7: Winter term begins
Jan. 18 at 5 p.m.: Tuition due and end of refund period
Jan. 21: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, College is closed
ENROLLMENT SERVICES—1st WEEK OF TERM HOURS
Jan. 7-10: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Jan. 11: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
TUITION PAYMENT/REFUND DEADLINE
Tuition is due by 5 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 18; avoid long lines and pay online. This
is also the deadline to drop a full-term class and receive a refund. You may drop
a class using your Bobcat Web account, in person at Enrollment Services at any COCC campus, or by calling the Admissions
and Records office at 541-383-7500.
The 2019-20 FAFSA and ORSAA are available for students who plan to attend COCC between July 1, 2019,
and June 30, 2020. Early submissions have the best chance to receive the maximum aid.
Students not eligible to complete the FAFSA may apply for the ORSAA. A completed ORSAA is required for students who may be eligible for the Oregon Opportunity
Grant, Oregon Promise, OSAC scholarships and the COCC Foundation scholarship. Attend
a workshop for help.
COCC FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS
The Foundation offers nearly 400 awards totaling $1.6 million. See the Foundation Scholarship application.
OSAC SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE
More than 500 scholarships are available through the Office of Student Access and
Completion. Search the OSAC Catalog or apply now! Deadline is March 1.
Take a peek into COCC's Allied Health careers. These include dental assistant, massage
therapist, medical assistant, vet tech and pharmacy tech. Learn about the programs
at a Jan. 23 info session in Bend.
COMPUTER LAB LOWDOWN
As you ready for Winter term, make note of new Computer Lab Hours.
SEASON OF NONVIOLENCE: "SEEING THE RACIAL WATER"
Dr. Robin DiAngelo will describe the way that race shapes lives, explain what makes
racism so hard for white people to see, and identify common white racial patterns
that prevent society from moving toward greater racial equity. Secure your spot to this free event, 6-7:30 p.m., on Wednesday, Jan. 30, in Wille Hall.
SEASON OF NONVIOLENCE: "WHITE FRAGILITY"
A free interactive workshop and book discussion with Dr. DiAngelo about what she has
termed "White Fragility" (also the title of her New York Times best-selling book).
White Fragility is a state in which even a minimal challenge to the white position
becomes intolerable, triggering a range of defensive responses. Secure your spot to this free event, 9:30-11 a.m., on Thursday, Jan. 31, in Wille Hall.
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