To help keep you informed of coming deadlines and events, COCC will send you this
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Schedule of Classes
SALT Financial Aid
CONTEMPLATING A CAREER IN HEALTHCARE?
Learn about the nursing program and check out this rewarding career at one of three
upcoming info sessions held on Oct. 4 (one in Bend, one Redmond) and Oct. 20
Make a difference with an Allied Health career choice! Whether its as a vet tech,
dental assistant, massage therapist, medical assistant or pharmacy tech, learn of
your options at an Oct. 18 info session in Redmond
Welcome to COCC (or welcome back, 'cats)! Lots of engaging things going on at the
college in October, including Hispanic Heritage Month events, a presentation by a
NY Times best-selling author, a discussion on Charlottesville and a big celebration
unfolding at the Redmond campus. Check out the lineup below and find the things you
need to know. Keep on scrollin'!
Oct. 6, 5 p.m.: Tuition due and end of refund. Use your Bobcat web account to pay
online with a credit card, or use a checking or savings account. You can also pay
over the phone at 541-383-7229 and a cashier will take your payment, or pay in person
at the Enrollment Services office at any campus.
You may drop a class using your Bobcat web account, in person at the Enrollment Services
office at any campus, or by calling the Admissions and Records office at 541-383-7500.
Courses not spanning the full term will have different deadlines; an instructor's
signature is not required to drop a full-term class by this deadline. See listing for short-term class refund and drop deadlines.
File your 2018-19 FAFSA beginning October 1. The 2018-19 FAFSA/ORSAA is available
at www.fafsa.gov for students who plan to attend COCC between July 1, 2018, and June 30, 2019. Early
submissions have the best chance to receive the maximum amount of aid available. Attend
a workshop for help
WINTER TERM PRIORITY DEADLINE
If you're attending winter term, Financial Aid gives priority consideration to those
who complete and submit their requirements by Dec. 1 to ensure financial aid is processed
in time for the tuition due date of Jan. 19.
COMPUTER LAB WORKSPACES
Did you know that Office365 has Real-Time Co-Authoring? Students can collaborate on
group projects in real time from home without ever needing to meet face-to-face. Have
questions on Real-Time Co-Authoring? Come by one of the computer labs.
MATH GOT YOU MIRED?
The Math Tutoring Lab is located on the upper campus in the Grandview building, Rooms
234 and 235, adjacent to the math instructor's offices. This is a resource for all
levels, and offered in addition to the math tutoring in the Library's tutoring center. Math Tutoring Lab details.
UNPACKING CHARLOTTSVILLE: A DISCUSSION
Join COCC scholars Tom Barry, Jessica Hammerman and Murray Godfrey on Wednesday, Oct.
4, 3:30-5 p.m., as they help unpack the context for the recent events in Charlottesville,
Virginia. Free event. Coats Campus Center, Wille Hall.
"ANGELS WITH DIRTY FACES" BOOK TALK
Walidah Imarisha will discuss her new book, "Angels with Dirty Faces: Three Stories
of Crime, Prison and Redemption," winner of a 2017 Oregon Book Award, on Tuesday,
Oct. 10, 4-5:30 p.m., Coats Campus Center, Wille Hall. A free event.
FILM: "NOT IN OUR TOWN: CLASS ACTIONS" (BEND, PRINEVILLE & REDMOND)
Students Stand Up to Hate and Bullying. This film profiles students and community
members who are creating change in the wake of racism, anti-Semitism and the traumatic
consequences of bullying. Sponsored by COCC's Jewish Club.
Bend: Thurs., Oct. 19, 4-5 p.m., Boyle 155
Prineville: Mon., Oct. 23, noon-1 p.m., Room 112
Redmond: Wed., Oct. 25, noon-1 p.m., Building 3, Room 306
REDMOND'S MILESTONE CELEBRATION
Help us commemorate the Redmond campus's 20th Year Celebration on Oct. 11, 4-6 p.m.
Join us for this free event with refreshments, commemorative bag, guest speakers and
a showcase of the automotive, manufacturing, science and vet tech programs.
AUTHOR OF NY TIMES BEST-SELLERS TO DISCUSS CRAFT Beth Macy, the mind behind the acclaimed New York Times best-sellers "Factory Man"
and "Truevine," will speak on the craft of writing and her methods of investigating
complex social issues at the Tower Theatre in Bend at 6:30 p.m., on Tuesday, Oct.
17. Students can get a free ticket at the Coats Campus Center Info Desk with ID. Learn
more about Beth Macy event here.
HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH: MUSIC & INSTRUMENTS OF LATIN AMERICA Freddy O. Vilches, professor at Lewis & Clark College, presents "Traditional Music
and Instruments of Latin America." Vilches will talk about the rich musical traditions
and instruments of Latin America. Friday, Oct. 20, noon, Boyle 155.
HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH: "FIRST GENERATION" FILM Filmmaker Adam Fenderson's new documentary "First Generation" explores the journey
of four different high school students hoping to become the first members of their
family to attend college. Discussion to follow; snacks provided.
Redmond: Wednesday, Oct. 18, noon, Building 3, Room 306 Bend: Tuesday, Oct. 25, 6-8
p.m., Boyle 155
HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH: "TRAUMA-INFORMED CARE IN COMMUNITY COLLEGES"
Join presenters Javier Cervantes and Tracy Dusseau for "Trauma-Informed Care in Community
Colleges," where attendees will learn about trauma utilizing the undocumented student
experience as the catalyst. Friday, Oct. 27, noon, Coats Campus Center, Wille Hall.
To purchase a $3 lunch, RSVP email@example.com.
Join the fest! Lederhosen or not, stop by the Wickiup Hall patio for free food, live
music and games. An alcohol-awareness event. Thursday, Oct. 19, 4-6 p.m.
Halloween Hall is a fun, free event for the community that gives younger children (12 and under)
and their families somewhere safe, warm and possibly a bit spooky to trick-or-treat
on Halloween. Candy, prizes and games at Wickiup Hall, Tuesday, October 31, 4:30-6
EXHIBIT HAS DEEP ROOTS
An indoor-outdoor, tree-inspired art exhibit entitled, "Canopy," the work of Los Angeles-based
conceptual artist Helen Lessick, will be on display Oct. 5-30 at the Pence Pinckney
Gallery. This exhibit launches with a cello performance amid tutu-wearing trees (!)
followed by a forest-related panel talk on Thurs., Oct. 5, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
ART PROFESSOR HONORED WITH RETROSPECTIVE
Select works by former art professor Douglas Smith, who taught at the college from
1973 to 1995 and who passed away in 2016, comprise the "Douglas Campbell Smith Retrospective,"
on display from Oct. 1 to Dec. 1 at both the Bend campus's Barber Library Rotunda
Gallery and the Health Careers Center. An opening reception is scheduled 4:30-6:30
p.m., Wed., Oct. 11, at the Barber Library.
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