Student Services offered through our Curry Campus

Academic Advising

Academic advising is available at the Curry Campus and via Skype or Zoom from the academic advisor or faculty advisors. To make an appointment for academic advising, contact Curry First Stop at 541.813.1667 or curryfirststop@socc.edu. See more information on advising.

Computer Labs

SWOCC has computer labs available for student use at the Curry Campus in Brookings..

Counseling, Career Planning, and Disability Services

A counselor visits the Curry Campus, Gold Beach Center and Port Orford office once a month to meet with current students free of charge. SWOCC counselors can help students experiencing problems that are preventing them from being successful in school (for example, test anxiety, stress over course work, relationship concerns, depression, etc.) Counselors can also help with career counseling and goal setting. To make an appointment with a counselor, please visit the Curry First Stop, Gold Beach Center, or the Student Services Coordinator. See more information on counseling.

Tools at the Career Center can help you make key decisions whether you’re deciding on a degree, looking for an internship, or preparing for job search. Spend some time exploring, learning about yourself and all the great resources at your fingertips!

Disability Services

All SWOCC campuses provide reasonable and appropriate accommodations to students with known disabilities. The Director of Disability Services travels to Curry County once a month. Students can schedule appointments in Port Orford, Gold Beach or the Curry Campus. To begin the process for requesting accommodations, please visit SWOCC’s Disability Services Homepage

Financial Aid Counseling

Curry First Stop can help students with financial aid forms. Coos Campus Financial Aid counselors are available via phone at 541.888.7352 or fao@socc.edu. See more detailed information on Financial Aid

Math and Writing Labs

Our Math Lab offers individualized instruction and assistance for students registered in mathematics classes at any proficiency level, from Arithmetic to Calculus. It enables students to learn/study at their own level and pace.

SWOCC offers a Writing Lab at the Curry Campus for students working on term papers in any class. Tutors don’t edit students’ papers, of course, but they do teach students to edit themselves, to develop their ideas, and to understand and address the requirements of the assignment.

For writing lab hours in Brookings, please email Marta Wozniak at mwozniak@socc.edu. Drop-in lab hours vary from term to term depending on Marta’s teaching schedule. Fall 2014 writing lab is scheduled on Fridays from 10 am to 12 noon.

Marta Wozniak’s writing lab is open to ALL Curry students. You don’t necessarily need to be registered in Marta’s classes. If you have a writing question and/or need advice on the draft of a paper written for any class, feel free to stop by during lab hours. Marta is always happy to help.

Testing

Placement testing, as well as test proctoring for students taking distance courses, is available at the Curry Campus, Gold Beach Center, and Port Orford office. To set up test proctoring, contact the Curry First Stop or Gold Beach Center. Students having exams proctored from outside universities or organizations will be charged a per term fee. 

Transfer and Distance Advising (University Center)

An advisor from the Southwestern Oregon University Center in Coos Bay is available once a month to meet with students from Bandon down to Brookings. The advisor can help students who are interested in transferring or who are pursuing distance degrees while living on the South Coast.

For more information, please contact the Southwestern Oregon University Center at 541.888.1518.

 

Tutoring Services

If you need help in any of your classes, be sure to take advantage of our free tutoring by connecting to the Coos Campus Learning Center via Skype. Go to the Tutoring page for more information and to set up a tutoring session. You can also contact Curry First Stop for assistance with setting up an appointment.

The Writing Center offers FREE, ONLINE Writing assistance. This service is available 24/7 with a 24 hour turnaround (except on weekends). Go to: Online Writing Tutor site.

 

Associated Student Government and Student Activities 

Associated Student Government
The Associated Student Government of Southwestern Oregon Community College (ASG) is a recognized platform for student governance and the development of leadership. Curry has a part-time Student ASG Director position. The Curry ASG Director collaborates with the Coos Campus ASG Directors.The Curry ASG Director receives a half-time tuition waiver.

Student Ambassador
The Curry Student Ambassador works to increase enrollment efforts through recruitment opportunities including: campus tours, calling campaigns, high school outreach and recruitment, community building, and other special events.The Student Ambassador receives a tuition waiver.

Student Event Programmer
The Curry Student Event Programmer assists staff with events plans and puts on events and activities in Curry County for students. The Events Programmer receives a full or half-time tuition waiver, depending on the number of hours scheduled to work.

To contact the Curry ASG Director, or to make suggestions for future student activities, or for information on any of these positions, contact the Curry Academic Advisor and Student Activities Coordinator at 541.813.1669..

 

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