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With the COCC Degree Partnership Program, you can be jointly admitted and enrolled at both OSU-Cascades and COCC.
The Degree Partnership Program (DPP) promotes educational attainment and bachelor's degree completion by allowing students to be jointly admitted and concurrently enrolled at OSU-Cascades and Central Oregon Community College (COCC).
*Second Language requirement may be completed upon enrollment
Students should include both OSU (003210) and COCC (003188) school codes when completing the FAFSA or ORSAA. After admission, students will select a home school, the school that will administer their financial aid. Students awarded the Oregon Promise Grant are encouraged to work closely with both financial aid offices to determine their home school. Degree-seeking OSU-Cascades students may take COCC coursework to fulfill OSU- Cascades degree requirements. This means students can receive OSU-Cascades scholarship support when enrolled full-time (12 credits) between the two institutions, with at least six OSU-Cascades credits.
Who is the ideal candidate for the DPP?
The ideal candidate is a student who plans to attend OSU-Cascades, or who wants additional flexibility to access courses and resources at both institutions.
If I want to take advantage of DPP do I have to apply to both schools?
Apply to OSU-Cascades, selecting both the DPP Student option and COCC as the partner school. Following your successful application, you can register for classes at OSU-Cascades and COCC.
What happens once I have been admitted?
Once admitted, DPP students follow the Next Steps for OSU-Cascades, pay their Advance Tuition Deposit and register for a START session, OSU-Cascades’ orientation. At START, students meet with their academic advisor and register for OSU-Cascades or COCC classes.
|OSU Term||DPP Application Deadline||Start of OSU-Cascades Term|
|Winter 2022||December 6, 2021||January 3, 2022|
|Spring 2022||February 23, 2022||March 28, 2022|
|Summer 2022||May 23, 2022||June 20, 2022|
|Fall 2022||August 24, 2022||September 21, 2022|
|Winter 2023||December 12, 2022||January 9, 2022|
If you have not yet applied to OSU-Cascades, start your application here.
If you have already been accepted to OSU-Cascades, go here for instructions on adding DPP.
COCC DPP Partnership Information for Admitted Students