COSSI Frequently Asked Questions

Is there an age requirement?
Students must be at least 16 years old to register.

How do I know what level to choose for registration?
Before registering, you must choose an appropriate instructional level. If you need help, visit our Course Levels/Self-Placement webpage. Our staff cannot make a recommendation for you.

Whom do I contact if I have questions?
Please call 541.383.7240. Our office is open Monday through Friday from 9:00am-5:00. During the summer, the office closes at 1:00pm on Fridays.

How do I register?
Once you have chosen your level, you can register by phone at 541.383.7240 or Register Online. We accept Visa, MasterCard and Discover.

Do I have to stay in the residence hall?
No. We are offering a limited number of affordable rooms in our brand new, state-of-the-art Residence Hall for an additional fee.

Where do I go Monday morning?
Everyone will meet for orientation from 8:00am-9:00 in the Coats Campus Center, Wille Hall (coffee will be provided). Immediately following the orientation, students will go to their chosen instructional class.

Do I have to sign up for the breakout sessions?
No. Breakout sessions are filled on a first come, first served basis so we cannot guarantee placement in your preferred sessions. We encourage you to create a tentative schedule based on your interests and level. Please view the Breakout Schedule.

What if I picked the wrong instructional level?
Changes can be made prior to the start of the program by calling 541.383.7240 or on the first day. Details provided at orientation.

Am I able to change my conversation group?
Yes, but be aware that space is limited.

How may I receive transcripts for the courses I take?
At this time, we are not offering CEUs or college credit. A Certificate of Completion will be awarded on the final day.

Will the campus be open on Saturday and Sunday?
No. The campus closes at 1:00pm on Fridays during the summer term.

What is your cancellation policy?

  • Full refund for COSSI or on campus housing will be issued for students who cancel prior to Monday, June 11 (14 days) at 5:00PM.
  • A partial refund for COSSI or on campus housing will be issued for students who cancel after June 11 and prior to Monday, June 18 at 5:00PM. 
    • For COSSI, the partial refund amount is $349.
    • For housing, the partial refund amount will vary depending on the type of housing chosen.
  • No refunds for tuition or housing will be issued after Monday, June 18 at 5:00PM.

Additional questions, contact us at ceinfo@cocc.edu.