Fall 2021, Week 5

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A Week in Campus Life is your weekly information newsletter, published through week 10 of each term.

New Hours for the Hawk Shop/Bookstore

Starting Monday, October 25, the Bookstore has extended hours. The store will be open from 8:00am-3:30pm, Monday-Friday.

Take Flight Workshops

Make a difference in your success as a student. Attend three workshops in Fall term and earn cash. These workshops help you to accomplish your college and career goals so your dreams can take flight. Topics include finances, relationships, transfers, job searches and more. Learn more here!

Mark Your Calendar: Virtual Job Fair

Are you a student looking for a job? Or just want to make some extra money for the holidays? Please join UCC in their Virtual Job Fair via Zoom. Employers will meet interested students looking for work and let you know how to apply. The Virtual Job Fair via Zoom will be on November 4, 2021 from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. All student who participate on the day of the event will be entered in for a mystery drawing. To register for the event, please click on the link provided: https://www.umpqua.edu/career-services/fair-registration-for-students. If you’re taking online or hybrid classes, this event is perfect. There's no traveling for anyone participating. Everyone who participates will be able to log on to Zoom in their place of comfort. If you have a resume, have it ready to upload. An employer may be interested and offer an interview or make a direct hire that day. Please contact Student Job Placement at 541-440-7797 for more details.

Upcoming Events and Activities in Week 5

Virtual Costume Contest. Starting Monday, October 25, submit your photo in costume to be entered into ASUCC's contest for Scariest, Funniest, and Most Unique costumes. Virtual submissions are due by Thursday, October 28 to be uploaded to ASUCC's social media polls for voting on Friday, October 29. On campus Thursday? If you are on campus on Thursday, October 28, stop by the Student Center Lobby and have your photo taken and submitted to the contest.

Monday, October 25

Midterm Boost. From 9:00am-1:00pm in the Student Center Lobby. Stop by for healthy snacks and drinks, courtesy of ASUCC Leadership.

Tuesday, October 26

Midterm Boost. From 9:00am-1:00pm in the Student Center Lobby. Stop by for healthy snacks and drinks, courtesy of ASUCC Leadership.

ASUCC Leadership Board Meeting. Noon via Zoom or attend in person at JH 17. Click here to join the meeting.

Wednesday, October 27

Stress Management Virtual Workshop. From 2:00-3:00pm. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for group details and Zoom link. Facilitated by the Wellness Counselor, this is a space to learn strategies to cope with stress, anxiety, depression, and other difficult emotions, and practice self-care strategies to promote overall wellness. Mindfulness, self-care, relaxation and more! Share your experiences and offer support to your peers.

Financial Aid 101 (Take Flight workshop). From 3:00-3:50pm via Zoom. Are you prepared to apply for FAFSA each year? Learn about all the types of financial aid available.

Staying Organized (Take Flight workshop). From 3:00-3:50pm via Zoom. or in person in JH 15. Keeping track of everything can be hard. Learn how to be more organized.

QSA Meeting. At 3:00pm via Zoom

Thursday, October 28

Virtual Costume Contest. From 9:00am-2:00pm in the Student Center Lobby. Drop by the Lobby in costume and have your photo taken for the virtual Costume Contest. All photos submitted will be posted to ASUCC's social media for poll voting on October 29.

The Finish Line: Finding Your Perfect Transfer College (Take Flight workshop). From 12:15-1:00pm via Zoom and also in-person in the Student Center Cafeteria.. The factors to consider when choosing your future university.

How to Improve Cash Flow (Take Flight workshop). From 3:00-4:00pm via Zoom. Learn strategies to improve your cash flow while in school.

Phi Theta Kappa – Alpha Sigma Upsilon chapter Meeting.  At 1:30pm via Zoom

Friday, October 29

Virtual Costume Contest - Voting. Check the ASUCC Leadership Facebook page to vote for your winner in three categories: Scariest, Funniest, and Most Unique.

Saturday, October 30

ASUCC Food Drive at Sherm's. From 10:00am-3:00pm. ASUCC is collecting non-perishable items for the annual Thanksgiving Basket Project, which provides full Thanksgiving meals to UCC students and their families who might otherwise go without one. A list of needed items is available at the donation table, located at the entrance to Sherm's.

UCC Riverhawks Obstacle Course Racing - Haunted Hawk Dash. Up at the UCC Track.

UCC Riverhawks Volleyball vs Clark. At 2:00 – watch online

ASUCC Student Services

Your ASUCC Leadership Team supports your success when you find yourself in need. ASUCC Student Services include backpacks/supplies, bus passes, clothing, food boxes, gas cards, hygiene products, laundromat vouchers, and other resources. Visit for more information - https://www.umpqua.edu/student-services.

Get Involved

ASUCC Leadership. ASUCC Senator positions are open for 2021-2022 The Student Leadership Team needs you!  Learn more here and here. And apply here. ASUCC Leadership is also seeking an Activities Officer and a Public Relations Officer. Apply here.

Clubs and Student Organizations. There are a number of student clubs and organizations at UCC that you can get involved in. And…if there isn’t one that fits your interests, we can show how to get a new club started. Contact the Amanda Cerda, ASUCC President at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • Phi Theta Kappa – Alpha Sigma Upsilon chapter meets on Thursday’s at 1:30pm via Zoom
  • QSA meets on Wednesday’s at 3:00pm via Zoom

The Mainstream. The Mainstream is the student newspaper for UCC. Opportunities to get involved include, writing, photography, layout – and much more.  Check it out at The Mainstream.

The 2022-23 FAFSA Form is Open!

For more information visit FAFSA.gov. Remember to use the UCC School Code – 003222. Need help with your FAFSA? Schedule an appointment with Ben Horvath, Financial Aid Specialist.

Three Scholarship Opportunities

2021-2022 All-USA Academic Team recognizes high achieving college students who demonstrate academic excellence and intellectual rigor combined with leadership and service that extends their education beyond the classroom to benefit society. Twenty team members are named annually with each receiving a $5,000 scholarship, a total of $100,000 in scholarship awards. The program is sponsored by Follett Higher Education Group with additional support provided by the American Association of Community Colleges and Phi Theta Kappa. Nominees to the All-USA Academic Team may also be considered for the Coca-Cola Academic Team, New Century Scholars Programs, and All-State Academic Teams when applicable. Click here to apply. Although the website indicates the deadline for submission is December 1, 2021 UCC must have completed application materials submitted by November, 24 2021 at 5:00pm as the college will choose up to four students from the pool of completed applications to be forwarded through the final selection process. For more information, contact Marjan Coester by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or calling 541-440-7749.

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship Program. The JKC Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship is now available through the Common App for Transfer. The highly selective scholarship is for the nation’s for the nation’s top community college students seeking to complete their bachelor’s degrees at four-year colleges or universities. Each award is intended to cover a significant share of the student’s educational expenses – including tuition, living expenses, books and required fees. Awards vary by individual, based on the cost of tuition as well as other grants or scholarships a successful applicant receives and includes: Up to $55,000 per year (for two to three years) to attend a four-year accredited undergraduate school and complete a bachelor’s degree; multifaceted advising about understanding financial aid, connecting to resources, finding internships, and planning for career or graduate school; and, being connected to t thriving and supportive network of nearly 3,000 Cooke Scholars and Alumni. To apply, visit the Common App for Transfer and search for “Jack Kent Cooke Foundation”. The application deadline is Wednesday, January 10, 2022. Need help with your application? Contact Marjan Coester by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or calling 541-440-7749.

Udall Undergraduate Scholarship. The Udall Foundation is dedicated to educating a new generation of Americans to preserve and protect their national heritage through scholarship, fellowship, and internship programs focused on environmental and Native American issues. The Udall Foundation is also committed to promoting the principles and practices of environmental conflict resolution. The Udall scholarship honors the legacies of Morris Udall and Stewart Udall, whose careers had a significant impact on Native American self-governance, health care, and the stewardship of public lands and natural resources. The Udall Undergraduate Scholarship awards up to $7,000 to 55 undergraduate sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to Native American nations or to the environment. For more information or for assistance in completing the application, please contact Marjan Coester at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 541-440-7749.

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