Students new to Chemeketa Community College, along with family members, are invited to attend New Student Preview Sept. 26 on the Salem campus.
The day will begin at 9 a.m. in the Building 6 auditorium, with check-in and a “College 101″ presentation designed to give new students tips for being successful in the transition to higher education.
The remainder of the morning will offer a number of different student success workshops, focusing on topics such as studying abroad opportunities, finding jobs, library and tutoring services, college life and beyond.
Following lunch, students will have the ability to purchase textbooks, get their student ID, check out student clubs and more.
For more information on the New Student Preview, call Advising & Counseling Services at 503.399.5120 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chemeketa is entering the first phase of its search for a new president. As part of that process, the Board of Education is seeking feedback from community members, faculty, staff and students on what they believe a new president should be like.
An online form is available to submit your thoughts and comments.
In addition, open community forums will be held throughout Chemeketa’s district. The dates and times of those forums are as follows:
- Woodburn: Sept. 19, 7:30 a.m. – 9 a.m., Chemeketa Woodburn Center
- Dallas: Oct. 6, 5 p.m., Chemeketa Dallas Center
- Silverton: Oct. 7, 7 p.m., Silverton City Council Chambers
- Salem: Oct. 8, 3 p.m. & 5:30 p.m., Salem campus Building 2
- McMinnville: Oct. 9, 2:30 p.m. & 6 p.m., Yamhill Valley campus
Fall term registration is now open to all current and new students. The fall class schedule is available online or search and register for classes in My Chemeketa. Classes begin Monday, September 29.
If you’re a new student, follow these steps before registering –
Other important things –
- Textbooks are available at Chemeketa’s bookstore starting August 18
- 2014-15 parking permits are available and are required starting September 29. Permits are available at My Chemeketa and the Public Safety window (Bldg. 2, Salem campus)
- Review the financial aid deadlines for 2014-15
For more information or help getting started, call 503.399.5000.
Chemeketa will switch to summer hours starting Friday, July 4. The college will be open to the public 8 am to 5 pm Monday through Thursday; most college services will be closed Fridays, weekends and holidays.
Summer hours will not affect the following locations or programs –
- Brooks Training Center
- Criminal Justice Instruction Program (Brooks)
- Emergency Services Instruction Programs (Brooks)
- Building 48 including MaPS Credit Union and Blue Moon Cafe
- Chemeketa Center for Business and Industry
- Chemeketa Online technical support
- Corrections Education
- Eola/Northwest Wine Studies Center
- International Student Programs
- Motorcycle classes
- OIT Dental Clinic (through August 1)
- SOAR Program
- TRiO Upward Bound Summer Academy
- Workforce Partners at Woodburn Center
The college will resume regular 8 am to 5 pm weekday office hours Tuesday, September 2.
Chemeketa’s 57th annual graduation ceremony will be held at 6 pm, Tuesday, June 17 at the Oregon State Fairgrounds Pavilion (2330 17th Street NE, Salem). Free parking is available in the lot off Sunnyview Road near 17th Street NE. Tickets are required.
Nearly 800 students of post-secondary degree and certificate programs, Winema High School and high school equivalency and general equivalency programs will be awarded diplomas.
More information on the 2014 graduation can be found here or by calling 503.399.6588.
The Law School Admission Test (LSAT) and ACT tests scheduled to take place at Chemeketa Community College this Saturday, Feb. 8, have been cancelled due to expected severe weather in the Salem Area.
Now is the time to submit your application for Chemeketa scholarships. To complete your scholarship application login to My Chemeketa. Application deadline is March 31.
Types of scholarships available-
- Degree- or program-specific
- Community service and school involvement
More than $400,000 in scholarship dollars will be awarded to students for the 2014-15 school year. More information is available at go.chemeketa.edu/foundation or by calling 503.365.4747.
It’s a new year and you’re on your way to enrolling as a college student. Not sure where to start? Now is the time to begin Chemeketa’s admission process if you plan to attend fall 2014.
Here’s how to get started:
- Check your My Chemeketa account and submit any additional requirements for financial aid
- Register for classes in My Chemeketa
- Accept your financial aid award letter
- Attend new student preview day
- Classes begin late September
Additional enrollment details are available online for transfer and international students.
For more information about admissions call 503.399.5006 or e-mail email@example.com.
Chemeketa students can explore the offerings of more than 20 public and private universities during the annual Oregon Transfer Days events at both the Salem and Yamhill Valley campuses.
Started in 2007 to assist community college students in transferring to four-year schools, Oregon Transfer Days brings admissions and recruitment professionals from all seven of Oregon’s public universities along with private and out-of-state universities to all 17 of the state’s community colleges.
In addition, information on the Ford Family Foundation Scholarship program will be available.
The tour of colleges is organized by a task force from the Oregon Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (ORACRAO).
Event dates and times are as follows-
- Salem Campus: 10 am – 1 pm Tuesday, January 21, Student Center (Building 2)
- Yamhill Valley Campus: 10 am – 1 pm Wednesday, January 22, Building 1.
For more information on Oregon Transfer Days, visit the event’s page on ORACRAO’s website at http://oracrao.org/oregon-transfer-days.
Students working on getting money for college can get free help navigating federal student aid and scholarship paperwork at College Goal Oregon, to be held 9 am to 2 pm, Saturday, January 11, 2014 at Chemeketa Community College.
Experts will be available to help students and their families fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and scholarship applications at both the Salem (Bldg. 6) and Yamhill Valley (Bldg. 1) campuses.
All are invited, whether you are a high school student or are returning to college. High school students are encouraged to have a parent come along, if possible. You do not have to be planning to enroll at Chemeketa to get help.
All the following documents should be brought to help fill out the forms:
- Federal tax return. If you haven’t filed taxes yet, you can estimate.
- Current value of assets (cash, checking, savings, investments, etc.)
- Social Security numbers of student and parents (if any)
- Driver’s license (if any)
- Alien registration card (if you are not a U.S. citizen)
Find more information on College Goal Oregon at www.collegegoaloregon.org.