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Degree Partnership Program

CGCC Degree Partnership program provides a unique opportunity for students to enroll in classes at colleges and universities throughout Oregon, while still maintaining their eligibility and enrollment at CGCC. Students have access to services and expertise at each school, greatly expanding their resources and options. The Degree Partnership program helps students tailor their education plan to fit their  personal goals, preferences and timelines. Students will work with advisors from both institutions to make sure every course counts toward their degree.

Concordia University                Application Information
Oregon Institute of Technology       Oregon Institute of Technology logo Application Information
Oregon State University                    Oregon State University logo Online Application Information
Portland State University                   Portland State University logo Application Information
Marylhurst University                    Application Information
Linfield College                                     Application Information
Eastern Oregon University Application Information

Benefits of Degree Partnership

1. One application process for both CGCC and PSU, OSU, OIT, CU, MU, LC

2. Advising available at either institution

3. Increased flexibility in scheduling with access to more classes

4. Opportunity to access services and participate in college life on both campuses:

  • Student internship and study abroad programs
  • Recreational facilities
  • Student health services
  • Admission at the four-year institution
  • Student prices to athletic events
  • Involvement in student activities (music, theater, art, and intramural sports)
  • Access to library and computer lab resources on both campuses
  • Skill-building through preparatory courses at CGCC and lower division courses at either CGCC or the four-year institution
  • Easier transition from community college to university
  • Most affordable route to your degree (You pay each school's respective tuition rate.)

5. Coordinated financial aid and scholarships for qualified students

6. Student employment services, including work-study

Getting Started:

Step #1 Contact a CGCC Advisor:

Kaylene Herman at 541 308 8214 or kherman@cgcc.cc.or.us to learn about the Degree Partnership process.

Step #2 Complete a Degree Partnership/Co-Enrollment admissions application for your perspective school (provided above)*. 

Step #3   Bring the completed admissions application form, or proof of application submission, along with a check or payment information, to the CGCC Degree Partnership Advisor.

The Degree Partnership Advisor will forward your information to your school of choice.

* Because of CGCC's current accreditation agreement with Portland Community College some of our Degree Partnership documentation includes PCC's logo and program information.

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The Dalles Campus: 400 East Scenic Drive, The Dalles, OR 97058

Hood River Indian Creek Campus: 1730 College Way, Hood River, OR 97031

Student Services: TDC 541 506 6011, Fax: 541 298 3104, HRICC  541 308 8211, Fax: 541 308 8202

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