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  • 03/19/2019 in Press Release

    College starts major construction project: Development will impact traffic, pedestrians

    Coos Bay, OR. – Southwestern Oregon Community College’s new Umpqua Health & Science Technology Building is a go! The college has signed a $21.6 million contract with Bogatay Construction Inc. of Klamath Falls for the new building on the Coos Campus to modernize and expand science laboratories, and...
  • 03/18/2019 in Press Release

    Southwestern expands nursing program

    Coos Bay, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College is growing its capacity to train registered nurses in an effort to provide more workers for the region’s hospitals and medical clinics. On average, the college graduates 27 registered nurses annually. The College will increase Nursing Program...
  • 03/07/2019 in Press Release

    Beetham Family Scholarship Supports Science Students

    Donation creates largest scholarship in Southwestern’s history Janet & Dennis Beetham Coos Bay, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College Foundation and the Beetham Family are pleased to announce the creation of a permanent $500,000 scholarship endowment fund for science students training for...

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  • 02/20/2019 in Campus News

    Technology Career Panel Discussion - March 22 - 1pm

    Following the Executech Technology Conference for Business Professionals Southwestern will hots an IT Tech Career Panel Discussion that is geared toward high school juniors, seniors, college students, and anyone interested in a career in IT. Join us for a panel discussion by IT Professionals and...
  • 02/14/2019 in Campus News

    “The Oregon Dunes: Past, Present and Future” – Lecture at Southwestern

    Coos Bay, OR – Southwestern’s Geology Club will be hosting Dina Pavlis on Monday, February 25, 2019 at 2:00 pm on the Coos campus, 1988 Newmark Ave., Coos Bay, in Eden Hall Room 1 for a talk on “The Oregon Dunes: Past, Present and Future”. Dina Pavlis has lived and played on the Oregon dunes for...
  • 12/07/2018 in Campus News

    New Evening & Weekend Classes added for Winter Term

    Call the Student First Stop Center 541-888-7352 or Register online at myLakerLink (24/7). Classes start January 7! MTH*20 Basic Mathematics Tues. & Thurs. 5:00-6:50 pm Jesse Yeager MTH*98 Math Literacy Tues. & Thurs. 7:00-8-50 pm Jesse Yeager PS*202 American Government Policy Issues Thursday...




IMPORTANT: Please follow the step by step instructions below to complete your Community Education class registration before pressing the "REGISTER HERE" button. If you have any questions, please call Student First Stop at 541.888.7352 or email firststop@socc.edu.  For Curry Campus, please call Curry First Stop at 541.813.1667 or email curryfirststop@socc.edu.


If you have never taken a SWOCC course you will need to create a myLakerLink account to obtain a SWOCC ID/myLakerLink login. This is done by completing a New Student Record form.
If you know your myLakerLink log in go directly to class registration instructions.

If you do not know your SWOCC ID contact the Student First Stop Center at 541-888-7352 or email firststop@socc.edu.

If you are not sure if you have a SWOCC ID contact Student First Stop Center. Some students may have ID numbers from attending workshops or trainings that were hosted by SWOCC, but were not held on the SWOCC campus.

Student Record Form

This form is located under the Admissions tab.

After you complete a New Student Record Form you will receive an email with your SWOCC ID and password information.

Please allow at least two business days for the form to be processed.

If the campus is closed for a holiday, the form will be processed when we return to campus.

Class Registration Instructions on myLakerLink

Go to myLakerLink student portal

Login with your SWOCC ID and password
Your myLakerLink ID will be your Student ID number (without the leading zeros).

Enter your password

If you are a new or prior student and have not reset your password, your password is your date of birth - either in 6 or 8 digits (examples: 081781 or 08171981).
If you are unsuccessful, click on “Forgot My Password”.  Enter your Student ID number, an email address you have on record with Southwestern, and click Continue.

If you need additional password assistance, or are having other difficulties with myLakerLink, please visit or contact either Student First Stop Center, email at firststop@socc.edu, or call 541-888-7352.
You can also receive assistance by contacting Community Education at 541-888-7328.


Select the Academics tab

Scroll to the bottom of the screen

Under Course Schedules complete the Personal Info Update form and the Registration Agreement

Select Add/Drop courses

Select Term

Add by course code (if you know the course number) or Course search (for a more advanced search)

Can’t find the courses you are looking for?

In the course search choose ALL in the Division. Courses are listed by division. Some community education courses are offered for credit. They are Undergraduate (UG) courses. Continuing Education (CE) are courses taken for personal enrichment or fun. When searching for courses make sure the correct division is selected.

If you are taking a credit course, you will receive an error message in red

Variable Grading Type

This course has a variable grading type. You must indicate the grading type for which you want to take the course before adding it. If you want to audit the course (no credit) select: Grade Scale default/Audit

Select add courses

Your course schedule will be displayed at the bottom of page

Click on My Account Info to pay for your class Make a Payment

Click on My Account Balances

Follow prompts to pay for your class (please contact us if your account does not show a balance due)








Business & Career Training 

Are you looking for engaging and cost-effective professional development programs for your workforce? Southwestern Oregon Community College Customized Training services are designed to help individuals, businesses and public agencies compete in today’s fast-paced market by providing up-to-date skills and professional development training. We offer a wide range of programs with flexible scheduling at an excellent value, all taught by some of the best professionals. Customized courses can be provided either at our training facilities or on-site at your location.

We offer the following services:

  • Work with your staff to develop courses that will specifically meet your needs.
  • Contract with your business to provide customized training for employees and managers.
  • Connect your business with Southwestern Oregon Community College resources.
  • Provide a variety of trainings including a variety of computer classes in our on-site computer lab.
  • Supervision Skills Series to help individuals become more effective as a frontline supervisor.
  • Ed2Go Pro: Instructor facilitated online courses designed for your employee development needs.

For more information on these or other trainings, call 541.888.7328.

Community Education Instructors Wanted

Do you have a skill, hobby or interest to share? Opportunities exist at Southwestern to teach non-credit classes through
Community Education & Workforce Development.
Our goal is to offer the community various opportunities for quality educational and lifelong learning experiences.  
We are very interested in developing long-term relationships with successful instructors.
The ideal instructors combine an interest in serving the community with a desire to supplement their existing income. We do not offer full time employment for our Community Education instructors.

  • Please return completed proposal to Community & Workforce Development as an email attachment communityed@socc.edu, fax to 541-888-1590, or mail to: Community & Workforce Development
    Southwestern Oregon Community College
    1988 Newmark Avenue
    Coos Bay, OR 97420  
  • The Dean will review the proposal and assess the content to determine its potential in meeting the College's Mission and Core Values.  
  • If the class is selected for possible inclusion in our program, we will contact you to schedule an in-person meeting.  

Class Proposal Form



Southwestern Community Education & Workforce Development

Southwestern's Community Education & Workforce Development department offers a wide variety of life-long learning and personal enrichment opportunities.  Classes, seminars, and workshops are provided by qualified instructors from our community.   Course and section numbers are located before course title.  If a course has more than one section, the course number and section number can be found after the course description.

Non-Credit Online Courses that are affordable, fun, fast, and convenient!

ed2go community education logo

  Take a look at the variety of courses to choose from and complete registration at www.ed2go.com/socc       


 6 week classes

•             Lifelong Learning courses are affordable, fun, convenient and easy to use

•             2 lessons released each week

•             Comprehensive online course in a convenient six-week format

•             Expert instructors lead each course

•             Engaging student discussion areas

•             New sessions starting monthly

•             Certificate of completion awarded with passing score



SWOCC Recreation Center
The total Cost is $5.00 per class

Yoga for Health- Monday & Wednesday 1:00-1:50 pm

Yoga for Health- Monday & Wednesday 5:30-6:20 pm

Tai Chi- Thursday 1:00-1:50 pm

Insanity- Tuesday & Thursday 5:30-6:20 pm

Turbo Kick- Monday, Wednesday, Friday 5:30-6:20 pm

Pilates- Monday & Wednesday 12:00-12:50 pm

Zumba- Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday 12:00-12:50 pm

Pound- Monday & Wednesday 1:00-1:50 pm

Yoga for Athletes- Tuesday & Thursday  5:30-6:50 pm



Please download the latest term schedule at the following links:  Winter Coos Schedule   Winter Curry Schedule   





































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