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Greetings to all you new students! And welcome back you returning 'cats! With fall
classes right around the corner (Sept. 23 is coming up fast), it's time to sign up
for Bobcat Orientation. This helpful session is where you'll learn about student success tips, build confidence
by discovering what instructors expect from you, and learn where to find the vital
resources to hit the ground running. Learn more below. Keep on scrollin'!
Bobcat Orientation will give you a great start to your COCC experience; reservations are required. Food
and refreshments will be served. Choose from one of the following sessions:
Mon., Sept. 16, Bend Campus: Check-in begins at 12:30 p.m.
Mon., Sep. 16, Prineville Campus: Check-in begins at 12:30 p.m.
Tues., Sept. 17, Madras Campus: Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m.
Tues., Sept. 17, Redmond Campus: Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m.
Fri., Sept. 20, Bend Campus: Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m.
Questions? Contact BobcatOrientation@cocc.edu or call the campus of your selected session.
JUMP START: SEPT. 23-27
Start your Fall term right with Jump Start's FREE food and activities!
Monday and Tuesday: 8 a.m., free coffee and pastries at Wickiup Residence Hall and in the Quad (between
the Modoc, Jefferson and Des Chutes buildings). "Ask Me” booths will be located at
the Coats Campus Center and in the Quad.
Wednesday: "Big Dream Gathering," 5:45 to 7:30 p.m., Wille Hall, at the Coats Campus Center.
A fun, inspiring event that will help you make your dreams and goals a reality.
Thursday: Student Club and Campus Resource Fair, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., west patio, Coats Campus
Center, with Cuppa Yo frozen yogurt.
Friday: Work Study and Job Fair, 10 a.m. to noon, Wille Hall, Coats Campus Center. At sundown,
"Toy Story 4" will show on the east lawn next to Coats. Free popcorn, pizza and drinks.
Monday (in Building 3) and Tuesday (in Building 1): 8:30 a.m., free coffee and pastries.
Wednesday: Free lunch from Tres Hermanos, at 11:30 a.m., in Building 3.
Monday and Tuesday: 8:30 a.m., free coffee and pastries.
Wednesday: Free lunch from Abby's Pizza, at 11:30 a.m., in the lobby; free Madras theater passes.
Monday and Tuesday: 8:30 a.m., waffle bar, coffee and pastries.
Wednesday: Free taco bar lunch, at 11:30 a.m., in the lobby; free Prineville theater passes.
Thursday: Free BBQ lunch, at 11:30 a.m., lobby.
Sept. 16: Admissions application deadline. Last day to submit an application for Fall
Sept. 16-20: Bobcat Orientation.
Sept. 23: Classes begin.
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 and Oregon Promise. Attend a workshop for help.
WINTER TERM PRIORITY DEADLINE
If you're attending Winter term, Financial Aid will give priority consideration to
those students completing and submitting their requirements by Dec. 1.
Utilizing Veterans education benefits? Please be sure to request certification for
your classes for Fall term. If you have any questions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 541-383-7264.
FREEWHEELIN' IN BEND
Catch a free ride with the Ride Bend service. Ride Bend is an on-demand, app-based "micro" transit service that runs a
small fleet of 11-passenger vans. The service, limited to a smaller city zone during
the summer, expands to include COCC and OSU-Cascades after Labor Day. This pilot program
ends Dec. 13, when the service will be evaluated for year-round usage.
WORK-STUDY RESOURCE FAIR
Have you been awarded federal work-study? Are you looking for a work-study job for
the school year? Make sure to attend COCC's first-ever "Federal Work-Study Connection,"
10 a.m. to noon, Friday, Sept. 27, in Wille Hall. Meet with hiring supervisors, learn
about resume development, and have your questions about work-study answered by Deborah
Lehto, Work-Study coordinator.
FIRST NATIONS CLUB
The First Nations Student Union Club will hold meetings on Wednesdays, beginning Oct.
2, in the Multicultural Center upstairs in the Coats Campus Center. Meetings are from
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Come by for all or part of the meetings and enjoy a light lunch.
All are welcome.
THE 2020 CENSUS: WHY IT MATTERS & WHAT TO EXPECT
Join former director of the U.S. Census Bureau, John H. Thompson, at 6:30 p.m. on
Tuesday, Oct. 8., as he discusses the 2020 Census results and why they'll be of great
importance to our nation. In this Visiting Scholar Event, titled "The 2020 Census: Why it Matters & What to Expect," Thompson will share how results are used for reapportioning Congress and the Electoral
College, as well as the redrawing of voting districts and informing policy development.
Free student tickets available at the Student Life office. Held in Wille Hall.
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