Getting Started

Connect with your advisor to guide you through the steps you need to become a Riverhawk. Register early to choose your classes from over 40 available programs.

This Getting Started checklist will guide you with the steps to register for credit classes.

4 Steps to Becoming a Riverhawk

Step 1

Apply to UCC

Your first step in becoming a Riverhawk is to apply.


Step 2

Complete Orientation

You will learn about student resources, student accounts, financial aid, ways to pay for college, and more. Log in to Canvas to start online student orientation at your own pace or sign up for in-person orientation on a Riverhawk Ready Day.


Step 3

Pay for College

Thousands of dollars are awarded each year to students.

The UCC Financial Aid site explains the many ways you can receive money for college, including federal financial aid, scholarships, work-study, veteran benefits, and student activities.

File your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to get started.

Questions? Contact the Financial Aid Office at 541-440-4602 or [email protected].


Pay the Same Amount for Tuition Each Yeartuition guarantee

Step 4

Meet with an Academic Advisor & Choose Your Classes

Academic advising begins after you have completed orientation and course placement. At the advising meeting, your advisor will discuss coursework applicable to your chosen program. You are assigned to an academic advisor based on your declared major or area of focus. Visit Advising Services, call 541-440-4610, or email [email protected].

Schedule with your Academic Advisor

How to Make an Academic Advising Appointment (Video)

Learn how to register for classes or contact the Office of Registration for help at 541-440-4604 or [email protected].



Send HS Transcripts to the Office of Admissions at [email protected].

Transferring to UCC? If you are transferring from a college or university, submit your official transcripts for evaluation.

Buy Textbooks

To shop for your textbooks, go to or call 541-440-4664


Pay for Classes

Payment is due on the first day of the term. Pay online in your Student Self Service account or by phone at 541-440-4635
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Get a Student ID

Make it official for student discounts and library access

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