Campus Updates

Apr14

Spring 2021, Week 3

Categories // Campus Updates

A Week in Campus Life is published on Friday’s through week 10 of each term.

Cancelled: The Blood Drive scheduled for April 21 has been cancelled. Please visit https://www.redcrossblood.org/ if you are interested in donating at another local drive.

ASUCC Officer positions are now open for next academic year. ASUCC Officers work with their team of senators and club representatives to represent student interests, needs, and well-being within the College community. The team also implements engagement opportunities and activities for students. Finally, ASUCC provides ASUCC Services to assist students in meeting their basic needs. Officers gain valuable leadership experience by developing soft skills including: communication, decision-making, problem-solving, conflict management, and team building. Officers receive term tuition assistance (for fall, winter and spring terms) of no more than 12 credits of tuition, excluding all fees. Summer term compensation for participation in leadership training is $500. For more information, read about all the opportunities here. Applications are due April 23.

Car-mmencement Student Speaker. Each year, a graduate is asked to make a 3-5 minute presentation at the yearly graduation ceremony (this year’s ceremony will be a drive through campus processional aka Car-mmencement). Any student who meets the following criteria and is graduating and participating in the Car-mmencement ceremony on June 11 may apply. Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.25, be in good standing with the college, have a speech that embodies the spirit of the graduating class and represent UCC, have strong public speaking skills and is able to deliver a strong message to the graduating class as well as to the UCC community. If you are interested in applying to be the 2021 Student Speaker, please select the link complete the Application Form. Applications due April 16.

Wellness Corner

Hanna’s Helpful Hint is available. Learn more about your Sphere of Influence – identifying what is within your control

Upcoming Virtual Events and Activities in Week 2

Calling all RiverHawks! We have a series of virtual events to support and expand your college journey. Participate in four (4) events during spring term and get a $5 Hawk Shop gift card AND be entered to win a UCC branded wearable. See the event listing, sign up/join the event in progress at www.umpqua.edu/river-hawk-support.

RiverHawk TV. Hi RiverHawks, Help us get to 1,000 subscribers on YouTube so we can mobile live stream our baseball games! Click the link to subscribe.

Monday, April 12

Monday Morning Motivation. From 9:00-10:00am. Drop in for some inspiration to carry with you through the week. Learn tips/tricks to stay motivated. Send me the link

Tuesday, April 13

ASUCC Leadership Board Meeting. From Noon-1:00pm via Zoom. Click here to join the meeting. Join the meeting and learn what your student leadership team is doing and planning for winter 2021.

Career Coaching. From Noon-1:00pm. Navigate the steps to land the career you have been studying for! This week’s session focuses on Applications. (Next week is Resumes). Send me the link.

Need, Unmet Need, And Cost: Coming Up With a Plan for Success. From 3:00-4:00pm. Ever wonder how to meet the cost of your college education? These sessions will touch base on financial resources, budgeting, and more! Click here to join the meeting.

QSA Meeting. From 3:00-4:00pm. Click here to join the meeting

TRiO Tuesday. From 3:00-4:00pm. Learn more about the Transfer Opportunity Program and how we can help you achieve your dreams of attaining a 4-year degree. Click here to join the meeting.

Wednesday, April 14

Campus and Community Resources. From 9:00-10:00am. Learn about campus and community resources to support your success as a student.. Send me the link.

Campus Budget Forum. 10:00am via Zoom. Learn more about UCC's proposed budget for 2021-22.

Financial Aid Questions Answered. From 1:00-2:00pm. How can you fund your college dream? Receiving financial aid is a crucial step for all students. It can mean the difference between concentrating on your studies or worrying about bills. UCC's financial aid specialist can guide you in your journey. Don't be shy. This is a great chance to ask questions and get the inside scoop about securing money for college. Click here to register and get the Zoom link.

Men’s Basketball vs Clackamas CC. At 7:30pm. Watch the livestream here.

Thursday, April 15

A Window Between Worlds Workshop. From 10:00-11:00am. Art-healing workshops that cover a specific topic aimed to help participants heal from trauma. Topics include self-care, domestic violence, time management, thinking about the future, etc. Click here to register and get the Zoom link

Stress Management Group. From 2:00-3:00pm. Students can email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to get the zoom link and details. A space to learn strategies to lessen stress, cope with anxiety, depression, and other difficult emotions, and practice self-care strategies to promote overall wellness. Click here to register and get the Zoom link.

Transfer Thursdays. From 3:00-4:00pm. Learn everything you need to know about getting ready to transfer to university, Click here to join the meeting.

Friday, April 16

Leadership Lunch with ASUCC. At Noon via Zoom. Bring your lunch and join members of your ASUCC Leadership Team in discussion and activities on different leadership topics.

Friday Fun at Four. At 4:00pm via Zoom. Join the Student Engagement folks and play some Jackbox games!

RiverHawk Volleyball vs Clackamas. At 6:00pm. Watch the livestream here.

The Brother’s Grimm Spectaculathon. At 7:00pm. The fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm are turned on their heads in this fast-paced, rollicking ride as two narrators and several actors attempt to combine all 209 stories. Click here for tickets: $5 single viewers, $15 group.

Saturday, April 17

The Brother’s Grimm Spectaculathon. At 7:00pm. The fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm are turned on their heads in this fast-paced, rollicking ride as two narrators and several actors attempt to combine all 209 stories. Click here for tickets: $5 single viewers, $15 group.

Campus Services to Support Your Success

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. For more information - https://www.umpqua.edu/student-services - or call 541-440-4600.

Library Laptops Available for Check-Out. The UCC library has laptops for check-out for the entire term to current UCC students. To request a laptop, complete the Textbook Laptop Calculator Request Form. You will receive a copy of your form submission at the email address that you provide. After you submit the form, we email you with instructions to for picking up your item. You will be asked to sign a Library Laptop Check-Out Policy Agreementat the time of check-out. Read more here: Library Laptop Check-Out Policy. And keep this link to refer back to -Library Laptop Log-In Instructions. Please contact the UCC Library at 541-440-4640 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  with any questions or visit umpqua.edu/library.

Library Services. Check out our Library Services for Students

Life Coach. See the Life Coach for Personal Counseling and connection to community resources. One-on-one appointments are available over zoom Monday – Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm. You can make an appointment by logging in and scheduling within advisortrac (https://advisortrac.umpqua.edu/TracWeb40/default.html). You can also email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or call 541-440-7896. Appointments can also be scheduled by calling 541-440-7900 or by reaching out to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For more info visit: https://www.umpqua.edu/campus-mental-health-services-offered. Click here to learn more about UCC’s counseling services.

Peer Mentors Are Here to Help You! Peer Mentors are available to assist students with budgeting, college forms and navigating college process, communicating with faculty & staff, goal setting, motivational skill building, note taking skill building, reading skill building, referral to campus and community resources, stress management tools, organization & time management, understanding learning styles, and understanding the technology we use on campus. The Peer Mentors have been through it all and can help you navigate your college journey. Click here to Zoom with a Peer Mentor – they’re available Monday-Wednesday-Friday from 9:00am-5:00pm or call 541-440-4600 to speak with one.

The STEP Program May Be for You. If you receive SNAP (and not on TANF), and are completing your GED® tests, building your English skills, or pursuing a career focused program. The STEP program has added support and resources to help cover: transportation, books, tools, tuition/fees not covered by financial aid, utilities, and phone or internet services. In additional to financial support, STEP includes job search training and support and personalized career coaching. Taking advantage of all the resources and support available to you can increase your chances of completing college and starting a career that offers economic mobility for you, your family, and your community! For more information, call Hillary Haslip at 541-440-7675 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

TRIO/SSS: Transfer Opportunity Program. TOP provides targeted support services for eligible students, including: assistance from enrollment to university transfer, specialized advising and workshops, and personalized academic coaching. Apply now! Visit www.umpqua.edu/student-support-services or call 541-440-4712.

Tutoring. Academic Coaches (tutors) are available via Zoom to help students during Spring Term in the following areas: A&P; ART 201, 206; Aural Skills I; BA 214; BI 234; BI 222; Chemistry, including 104, 112; CIS; ENG 105, 250; GS 112; HPE 295; HST 104-106; Human Nutrition; J 215; MTH 20-111, 243; Music Theory I; PSY 101, 202, 231; Reading; SP105, 111, 112, 237; SPAN 101, 202; Writing including 121, 122. Check the UCC Calendar on the Success Center page for the most up-to-date schedule and subjects.In addition to our Academic Coaches, SmarThinking.com is available for students in many courses, including tutors in Nursing, Computer Science, Math, Writing, Science, Business, and Spanish. Many of the tutors are available 24/7. In addition to the tutors, there are a number a videos that the students can utilize to help them. Access SmartThinking via the Resources tab in CANVAS.

Keep Learning at UCC! Please visit this page from time to time to stay up-to-date on the services UCC offers in order to help you to be successful. Bookmarking this page is highly recommended.

The Coronavirus Information page on the UCC website continues to be the official source of College information. If you ever have a question about something you may hear in the community or from other people, please continue to check the site for accurate information. Please continue to do your part: Stay healthy, physical distance, wear a face covering, wash your hands, and continue to do self-wellness checks. If you are sick, stay home