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Counselors Available
Counselors are available to discuss any personal matters through scheduling appointments and are able to accommodate walk-ins:

  • Sue Windsor: 541-440-4611
  • Chris Grant: 541-440-7665
  • Mandie Pritchard: 541-440-4609


Student Flea Market
There will be a Student Flea Market, Nov. 6 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Nov. 7 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Student Center. The sale is being hosted by ASUCC to help fundraise for current students' who are traveling to France over spring break for independent study. For information about donating items to sell or for flea market details, contact Haley Stammen, asuccactivities@umpqua.edu.


Women's Volleyball Safari Night

The Nov. 7 UCC vs. Linn Benton game is Wildlife Safari Night. The game begins at 6 p.m. in the PE Complex Staff and a special "guest" from Wildlife Safari will be presenting during half-time. Proceeds will benefit the elephant waterhole project at Wildlife Safari.

There will be another home game Nov. 8 against Chemeketa at 1 p.m. in the PE Complex.


Dental Van
On Nov. 10, there will be a Dental Van offering free dental clinical treatment is coming to campus for pre-approved UCC students. See full article on page 6.

Bookstore Raffle
Raffle Tickets are on sale now in the bookstore for $1. The raffle is to win a new Visio monitor. The winning ticket will be drawn on November 12. This is apart of the annual UCC Foundation Giving Campaign. All funds raised will be used for UCC Foundation Scholarships.



The OSAC scholarship application will be available November 3. Graduating high school seniors, current undergraduate and graduate college students, and people attending college for the first time can apply for nearly 500 privately funded scholarships. For assistance with scholarships, students can schedule an appointment with the peer mentors. There office is in the student center adjacent to the cafeteria.


Registration for Winter term

Winter registration begins November 10 at 8am. Registration for classes is based on earned hours; the hours you are enrolled in for fall term do not count towards earned hours.

  • Nov. 10-12: 45 or more earned credit hours
  • Nov. 13-16: 30 or more earned credit hours
  • November 17-19: 15 or more earned credit hours
  • November 20-23: 1 or more earned credit hour
  • November 24: Open Registration

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Campus News

Dental Van Returns to UCC

Instead of turning to the emergency room for urgent dental treatment, students will be able to obtain dental aid on campus for free this term. The mobile dental van will be set up near Jacoby Auditorium Monday Nov. 10. The van is a no-cost service to students who can show a dire need for dental assistance. Northwest Medical Team, a group of volunteer licensed dentists, hygienists and dental assistants, will perform the basic operations to aid students in fixing minor dental problems. Read More


Dinner and show: The start of a bright future for UCC’s theatre and culinary arts students

The Comedy "Noises OFF!," will soon be released for public viewing, starting Friday, Nov. 7 through Nov. 16 at UCC's Centerstage. A special part of the opening night includes a dinner made possible by the UCC Foundation and UCC's Theatre, Culinary Arts and Wine Institute programs. Read More


Got Respect!

Respect is sweeping the nation! Campus is making a stand on the got respect campaign that is sweeping the nation UCC has started its own campaign against discrimination called Umpqua Unites, following the spirit of many colleges, athletes and musicians who are pushing for more inclusive communities. Read More


Master plan: UCC's Future

The future of UCC is in the process of changing. Last June the college's Master Plan was updated from the 2008 version to reflect a change in UCC's future development goals. The master plan reflects possible future changes in campus development, facilities and academic goals. UCC's updated plan focuses mainly on optimizing the spaces already available on campus.

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No Shave November

As November dawns and American minds turn towards Thanksgiving and football, the month also brings awareness to a serious threat. The best means of acknowledging a dire subject without making it seem so somber is through humor. Men's cancers, specifically prostate and testicular, are addressed by an initiative known as No Shave November, or Movember. Read More


Pink Night Scores a Victory

The Riverhawk volleyball team walked away from their October 22 match against Multnomah University with more than just a victory. UCC had only one win in their past ten matches, and were riding an eight game losing streak entering their match-up at the Hawk Nest. Read More


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Textbook Alternatives At UCC

School books are outrageously expensive. I said it; we're all thinking it. From 2012 to 2013 textbooks rose an average of 82 percent according to USA Today. Great, now how do we poor college students afford them while living on shoestring budgets? Some UCC students spent nearly $1,000 this year. Read More


New Additions to Library Staff

If you've popped into the UCC library anytime lately, you may have noticed a few changes and some new faces. UCC welcomed Carol McGeehan this summer as the new library director and Jennifer Lantrip this fall term as the reference librarian. Carol McGeehan has spent 35 years as a librarian and has been working in libraries since sixth grade. Read More


Umpqua Scholars Give Back To Community

Students in the new Umpqua Scholars program started their programs required 10 hours of community service. Each student gets to choose where they get to complete their volunteer hours. The most recent one was a group of students volunteered at the Savings Grace animal shelter. Some of the events the students have volunteered for were the Harvest fest, Blood Drive, different theatre productions and foundation projects. Read More


ASUCC Promotes Clubs

Greetings my fellow students and friends,
It was been shown that staying involved on campus is a great way to succeed while in college. It gives students the opportunity to “be part of a group” and have their voices heard!! One of the exciting ways to get involved on campus is to join one of the many ASUCC sponsored clubs that meet regularly during school hours. Students in clubs have the opportunity to host activities, make new friends with similar interests and be more informed about campus happenings. Also, this is a golden chance to put the stress of schoolwork to the side for a moment and focus on having fun. I encourage you all to take a moment and look over the clubs and organizations that are currently offered here at UCC. Read More