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Winter 2015, Week 4

Categories // Campus Updates

Financial Aid Office Closure

The Financial Aid Office will be closed February 4, 5, & 6 for staff training.

Now Open!

UCC’s very own River Rush Bistro is open once again for winter term. The bistro menu has a variety of delicious dishes that will be sure to satisfy. UCC’s student cooks prepare each item from scratch and will prepare your dish to order. The menu changes frequently, so be sure to check us out often. Every Monday at the Bistro is Soup, Salad, and Bread day - delicious house made soup, a fresh side salad and some freshly baked bread for only $7.50. The Bistro hours are Monday – Thursday, 11am – 1pm. The Bistro is located in the Student Center in the back of the Cafeteria.

Dates/Deadlines

FAFSA is open for 2015-2016. Submit your FAFSA for 2015-2016 online; the earlier the better. Even if you do not think you will qualify for financial aid, many scholarship applications require that you file. If you need assistance, please contact a Peer Mentor in the Student Center or visit with Ben Horvath in the Advising/Career Service Center (also in the Student Center).

OSAC. The Oregon Student Assistance Commission Scholarship application is currently open and the deadline to apply is March 1st 2015. The EARLY BIRD DEADLINE is February 15th (If you get your app in by this date you are entered into a drawing for an additional scholarship). https://app.oregonstudentaid.gov/

UCC Foundation Scholarships. The UCC Foundation Scholarship Application opens February 3, 2015 and closes March 5, 2015. The application can be found at the following link starting on Feb 5 : http://www.umpqua.edu/scholarships

Upcoming Events/Activities

January 27
Library Research Skills Workshop - Scholarly articles, books, and the web: How to find research for your topic. Drop into the Library Group Study Room from 12:30-1:30pm to learn pointers on how to save time and find great resources for your assignments. Feel free to bring your assignments and any questions!

January 28-29
Red Cross Blood Drive. If anyone would like to give blood, can copy this link https://esiebelarecprod.redcrossblood.com/eevents_enu/start.swe?SWECmd=Start&SWEHo=esiebelarecprod.redcrossblood.com and sign up. Once you have signed up, follow these instructions to make your appointment: Step 1- Sign into your Red Cross account and go to your account homepage; Step 2- Find and click on the link that says new search. ( It is right above the suggested drives at the bottom of the page); Step 3 – In the sponsor code box enter UmpquaCC and click find a drive; Step 4- Make your appointment for either Wednesday the 28th or Thursday the 29th. If you don’t want to sign up online or are unsure of what your schedule will be like for those days stop by Information Desk in the Student Center.

January 28
Riverhawk Basketball in the PE Gym. The men’s team play Linn Benton Community College at 7:30pm.

January 29
Explore Engineering, Surveying, Computing and Computer Science from 6-8pm in the Danny Lang Center. This is a free dinner with industry exhibitors, following by program presentations. If you are interested in learning more about UCC’s engineering, surveying and computing programs and speak with professionals in the industry, this is an excellent event to attend. Please preregister for the event by calling 541-440-4605.

February 4
Health Resources Fair from 11am-1pm in the Student Center. There will be information tables from local health care/health resource providers.

February 4
Library Research Skills Workshop - Scholarly articles, books, and the web: How to find research for your topic. Drop into the Library Group Study Room from 5:30-6:30pm to learn pointers on how to save time and find great resources for your assignments. Feel free to bring your assignments and any questions!

February 6
Jazz in Jacoby at 7pm in Jacoby Auditorium. An all ages jazz festival featuring Georgina Philippson, the Umpqua Singers and Moment’s Notice. Tickets are $7/person, $15/family and are available at the door. For more information, call 541-440-4691.

February 7
Riverhawk Basketball in the PE Gym. The women’s and men’s team play Portland Community College. Women play at 2pm and Men at 4pm.

February 10
Dental Van – free dental clinical treatment for UCC students, provided by Medical Teams International. A limited number of appointments available. This is for low-income students who have no private dental insurance or means to pay for dental care at this time and who have a serious (emergency) dental problem requiring a filling or an extraction. A licenses dentist will provide urgent treatment. An application is required; it is available at the Student Center Information Desk. Applications are due February 4. Please contact Joel at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 541-440-7873.

FYI

Success Center Hours. The Success Center (located in ESB) will be open Monday-Thursday from 8am-6pm; Friday from 8am-3pm and Saturday from 9am-3pm. The Success Center has added one-on-one tutoring and a quiet study space. For more information about these services, please visit the Success Center.

StudentLingo. Learning Skills is excited to share that the center has extend the online workshops offered through Student Lingo! All thirty-two workshops are free to UCC students and a great resource for students to gain valuable insight in topics ranging from mastering job interviews, strategies to overcome test anxiety, reading strategies, revisions, time management, and online learning. The workshops can be accessed two different ways: 1) You can navigate to the Success Center section of the UCC website where you will find a link that will take you directly to these workshops or 2) navigate to www.studentlingo.com/umpqua