Getting Started Checklist

Thank you for choosing Umpqua Community College!

Let's get started. 

Complete the Getting Started Checklist below BEFORE registering for credit courses at UCC. If you've already completed some of these steps, good job! You're on the right track.

Download / Print the Getting Started Checklist

Click on the steps below to see more details and check off your to-do list. 


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Fill out a FAFSA
Free Application for Federal Student Aid. No fee ever for this application!
Required if interested in grants, loans and/or scholarships.

NEED HELP filling out the FAFSA?  Contact one of our peer mentors at 541-440-7893 or visit Peer Mentor Program.

Seek additional financial aid
Visit other UCC offices if seeking VA Benefits, local scholarships, and work study options.

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Complete the Admissions Application
Application Options:

Submit official transcripts
If you have completed coursework at another college or university, other than UCC, contact that institution to request an official copy to be sent to:

UCC Admissions Office, PO Box 967, Roseburg, OR 97471.

For more information, visit Transferring to UCC

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Activate your Student Accounts
Login to your student accounts in the order below.

View / Download Login Instructions

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Complete Placement Tests
Placement tests are made up of three parts: Math, Reading, and Writing. Your test may take 2 hours and is FREE the first attempt. All newly admitted students and/or returning/transfer students who have not completed equivalent courses with a letter grade of “C” or higher will need to take the placement test.

  • Walk-in:  Monday - Wednesday 8:30am - 3:00pm Testing Center (ESB Room10)
  • By Appointment: Call 541-440-7659 or visit Testing Services

Practice & Prepare! It's important to review before taking your placement tests. It could save you time and money. Take a look at additional resources at Placement Testing Study Resources

 Attend Student Orientation
Orientation is mandatory in order to register for credit courses.

Student Orientation: Schedule It!

Meet with an Academic Advisor
Students must meet with their advisor to discuss placement test results, chosen program, and/or first term classes in order to register for courses.

  • By Appointment: Schedule an appointment online in your Student Self Service

Register for Courses
Register for courses in one of two ways. Make sure you've met your advisor first!

  • In-Person: Registration & Records Office in the LaVerne Murphy Student Center

Download / Print  the Registration & Schedule Change Form

Pay for Courses
Payment Due Date is always the 1st day of the term. You can pay for courses with out of pocket resources (cash, card, or check), other funding (grants, financial aid), or by using our payment plan through Nelnet.

  • Online: In your Student Self Service 
  • In-Person: Cashier Office in the LaVerne Murphy Student Center
  • By Phone: Call 541-440-4635 (Cashier)

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