FAQ

College Now FAQ

What is College Now?

Klamath Community College partners with several area high schools to offer “College Now” to their students. This program assists in planning and coordinating to bring high school students onto KCC's campus to take courses and have an actual on-campus experience. This program is supported and paid for by the districts. Please see your high school counselor for details and requirements.

Are these courses available year-round?

No, please see a guidance counselor at your high school to find out if this option is available.

Who may participate in this program?

High school students age 16 years or older. If under the age of 16, see your guidance counselor for approval process.

How do I register for these courses?

See your guidance counselor.

What schedule do these courses use, high school schedule or KCC academic calendar?

Courses are conducted according to the KCC academic calendar.

Who provides instruction?

Klamath Community College faculty provide instruction.

Are high school students provided transportation to the KCC campus?

Yes, high school students are provided transportation by bus from participating high schools to the KCC campus.

What are the costs related to the course, and who is responsible for paying for them?

The school districts pay $25 per credit, plus any applicable course fees.

 

College Online High School FAQ

What is College Online High School?

Through several local high schools, Klamath Community College offers high school students distance education courses, often referred to as online courses, at no cost to the student. This program is supported and paid for by the districts. Please see your high school counselor for details and requirements.

Are these courses available year-round?

No, please see a guidance counselor at your high school to find out if this option is available.

Who may participate in this program?

High school students age 16 years or older. If under the age of 16, see your guidance counselor for approval process.

How do I register for these courses?

See your guidance counselor.

What schedule do these courses use, high school schedule or KCC academic calendar?

Courses are conducted according to the KCC academic calendar.

Who provides instruction?

Klamath Community College faculty provide instruction.

What are the costs related to the course, and who is responsible for paying for them?

The school districts pay $25 per credit, plus any course fees if applicable.
 

Dual Credit FAQ

What is Dual Credit?

In Dual Credit courses, the high school teacher is qualified to act as a proxy faculty member for the college or university when teaching the course. These courses are sufficiently similar to enable the student to be described as “taking a course” from the postsecondary institution. Through ORS 340.310, HECC was charged with developing standards for Dual Credit and other high school based college credit partnership programs.

Oregon Department of Education Dual Credit definition

In Dual Credit courses, the high school teacher is determined qualified by their partnering post-secondary institution’s content departments to act as a proxy faculty member. These courses are sufficiently similar to enable the student to be described as “taking a course” from the postsecondary institution. (https://www.oregon.gov/highered/policy-collaboration/Pages/college-credit-high-school.aspx)

What are the advantages for a student being enrolled in Dual Credit?

Dual Credit allows students to earn college credit while attending high school. In fact, students can accumulate a great number of college credits - for free - while in high school. In some cases students can even earn a college certificate or degree by the time they earn a high school diploma. Additionally, college credits earned in high school will be transferable to any number of colleges and universities.

Additionally, Dual Credit helps by:

 - Expanding academic options for high school students.
 - Saving time and money.
 - Earning college credit while in high school - at no cost.
 - Classes are taught at your high school for convenience.
 - Starting college coursework earlier means earning certificates and degrees earlier.
 - Identifying educational goals and interests earlier.

Who are the positive outcomes of students enrolling in Dual Credit classes?

Studies show that Dual Credit increases the likelihood that a student will complete high school, and enroll in and persist in college. Dual credit students who go on to college continue to second year at a higher rate than freshman who enter college without having earned Dual Credit. Among freshman who continue to the second year of college, Dual Credit participants earn a higher first-year GPA. Tuition and fee costs are decreased by accelerating time to a degree.

What are the eligibility requirements for students?

Students must be a high school student and at least 16 years of age. If under the age of 16, students may see their guidance counselor for the approval process.

What are the costs related to Dual Credit at Klamath Community College?

There are no costs related to a high school student participating in the Dual Credit at Klamath Community College if you live in Oregon. Dual credit costs are $25 per credit for out of state students.

How does a student enroll in Dual Credit courses?

Contact your high school counselor to see a list of Dual Credit options available at your school.

Is my school part of the KCC Dual Credit high school program?

Click here to view participating high schools.

Does Dual Credit instruction accomplish comparable results as college-campus instruction in preparing students for college coursework?

Yes.

Please see the link to the Higher Education Coordinating Commission website - Established Dual Credit standards.

Dual credit eases the transition to college by giving students first-hand exposure to college-level work while earning high school and college credit simultaneously. Dual credit also provides a wider range of course options for high school students.

FAQ

What is the special discount rate for high school students?

 The special discount rate is $25 per credit, plus any course fees if applicable.

Is my school part of the KCC high school program?

Click here to view participating high schools.

Dual credit, sponsored Dual Credit, and assessment-based learning standards information (PDF)

Find out more here

Where is Klamath Community College located?

Klamath Community College is located at:
7390 S. Sixth Street, Klamath Falls Oregon.  See map here
 

Where is the Registration Office located?

Registration is located in Founders Hall, first floor.

 Where is the KCC Bookstore located?

The bookstore is located in Founders Hall, first floor.

Where is the Learning Resource Center located?

The Learning Resource Center is located in Founders Hall, second floor.

Where is the Tutoring Center?

The Tutoring Center is located in Founders Hall, second floor.

Where is the Testing Center located?

The Testing Center is located in Building 3.

What is Oregon Promise?

Oregon Promise covers some or all of the tuition at an Oregon community college. Oregon Promise is for recent Oregon high school graduates and GED recipients who enroll in an Oregon community college within six months of graduation. For full-time students, awards range from $1,000 to $3,397 per year, depending on your financial need and other state and federal grants you have been awarded. The college will automatically deduct a $50 co-pay from the award each term.

For more information, click here

Who do I contact for more information about Oregon Promise?

Please contact at Student Success Representative
Phone: 541-880-3521
Fax: 541-885-7758
Email: admissions@klamathcc.edu
Office: Founders Hall

Who do I contact if I would like to tour Klamath Community College?

Jared Dill, Outreach and Recruitment Coordinator
Phone: 541-880-2386
Email: dill@klamathcc.edu
Office: Founders Hall room 6118

How do I contact the Director of Accelerated Learning?

Kelly Kline, Director of Accelerated Learning
Phone: 541-880-2337
Fax: 541-880-2395
Email: kccdualcredit@klamathcc.edu
Office: Building 3 Room 311

KCC General Information

Klamath Community College - Core Themes

  1. Provide accessible education and services
  2. Provide quality education and services
  3. Meet the diverse needs of our students, businesses, and community
  4. Support student success in workforce training, academic transfer, foundational skills, and community education

Klamath Community College – Institutional Initiatives

  1. Prosperity
  2. Access
  3. Excellence
  4. Community
  5. Planning

Klamath Community College – Accreditation

Klamath Community College is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

Klamath Community College – Non-Discrimination and Equal Opportunity Policy

It shall be the policy of the Klamath Community College District to affirm the rights of all individuals to equal education, activities, facilities, and employment without regard to age, sex, disability, national origin, race, marital status, religion, or sexual orientation in accordance with federal and state laws. Klamath Community College complies with Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and any amendments thereto.

Inquiries or grievances concerning the application of these laws and regulations to the College may be directed to the Klamath Community College’s executive director of human resources at 7390 South 6th St., Klamath Falls, OR 97603 or at 541-882-3521 or to the director, Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Washington D.C. 20201.

Klamath Community College – Accommodations

If a person with a disability needs assistance in order to attend or participate in a college event or meeting, please notify the disability specialist at 541-882-3521 72 hours prior to the meeting.
 

Klamath Community College – Photo and Video Policy

Klamath Community College reserves the right to take candid photographs and video at public and college-sponsored events on and off the College’s property, and to use the resulting images and video in media for both internal and external distribution without seeking consent from each individual depicted. Should an individual advise the photographer that he or she is declining to be photographed, the photographer will comply with that request.

Klamath Community College employees and agents will give notice of any photo shoots in private venues, including but not limited to classrooms, laboratories, and offices. Photographers will comply with the requests of individuals who decline to be photographed. In posed or formal photo sessions, photographers will obtain verbal permission from included individuals.