• Upcoming Events


  • Family Fun, Health, and Wellness Winter Festival

    Dec. 2, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. | Gymnasium

    Check out this event to enjoy music, free food, and family activities. You can also engage in workshops and learn about some helpful community resources.

    This event is presented by MHCC Head Start, Greater New Hope Charities, and Coalition of Community Health Clinic.


    Annual Holiday Art Sale

    Dec. 4 - 7, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. | Visual Arts Gallery

    The annual holiday art sale features an impressive variety of bowls, mugs, and ceramic gifts of all kinds. Choose from a selection of jewelry, drawings, and prints for everyone on your holiday shopping list.

    Sponsored by the MHCC Student Clay Club, all items are crafted by students. Proceeds from the sale go to the individual student artists and a portion supports the MHCC Student Clay Club. Cash and checks are the only accepted forms of payment.

    Visit the MHCC website for more info. 


    De-stress From Finals

    Dec. 5, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. | Student Union

    Are you feeling overwhelmed with finals? Come de-stress with various activities including yoga, massage chairs, a bubble wrap wall, and do-it-yourself stress balls. Refreshments will be provided.

    For more information, please email the ASMHCC Student Activities Coordinator.


    The Mouths of Others MHCC Reading Series Presents: Lisa Ko

    Dec. 6, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. | Zoom

    Author Lisa Ko's knack for capturing the details of immigrant life in America is on full display in her debut novel, “The Leavers,” winner of the 2016 PEN/Bellwether Prize for Socially Engaged Fiction.

    Her forthcoming novel, “Memory Piece,” follows three Asian American women from the 1980s through the 2040s, as they navigate their way into futures far different than those they had been promised.

    Please join the MHCC English department in conversation with Lisa Ko on Zoom for this free event. This event is open to everyone.

    Attend this event via Zoom.

    Questions? Email Michele Hampton or Holly DeGrow.


    Workload Management and Work-Life Balance Presentation

    Dec. 8, 12 - 1 p.m. | Room AC1710

    This Dental Hygiene Club presentation is open to all interested students and will feature helpful tips and information from Counselor Collette Cruz Feasler on how to successfully manage your workload and balance your school, work, and personal life responsibilities. Please bring your own lunch.

    Non-dental hygiene students should RSVP by emailing Ilya Babiy.


    COMM-Talk Podcast Episode 6: The Message!

    Dec. 8, 7 - 7:50 p.m. | MHCC Theatre and Zoom

    In the next COMM-Talk episode, explore the power of The Message. Get ready for an unforgettable evening filled with literary and artistic expressions in all forms, all brought to you by your fellow talented students. This promises to be a night full of amazing feels that you won’t want to miss.

    Students will take the stage to share their unique messages, stories, and perspectives through the art of spoken word, creative writing, and photography. Each performance will provide a glimpse into their personal journeys, passions, and beliefs. It’s a celebration of the diverse voices and messages that make our community so special.

    But that’s not all—any student, staff, or faculty member who has a message to share is invited to partake in this memorable night. This is a free event.

    Use this Zoom link to attend virtually.


    Important Updates

    2024-25 FAFSA® Changes: What You Need to Know

    The 2024-25 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form will open in December 2023. It normally opens on Oct. 1 but is delayed until December this year. You can access the FAFSA® at the federal student aid website.

    There are several other changes to the FAFSA® happening this year including changes to identification requirements, consent required for transferring tax information, and more.

    Please see this flyer for more detailed info on these changes.

    Questions? Please email financial aid.


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    Try Rock Climbing

    Check out the MHCC rock wall located inside the aquatic center. The rock wall is open Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. The entrance fees are $6 for students, $8 for community members. The fee includes equipment rental and a belay lesson. Bring a partner and have fun! No experience needed.

    Visit the MHCC website to learn more.


    November is Career Development Month

    Choosing a career path (and an academic major!) can be stressful. As a student at MHCC, you have access to mental health and career counselors. Working with a counselor can help you manage stress, anxiety, and worry. Counselors can also help you identify your ideal career path that is in line with your interests, life goals, personality style, and values.

    Take this free, short, anonymous mental health quiz to see where you may be struggling.

    To meet with a counselor, go to the Mt. Hood Community College Career Planning and Counseling Center (CPCC) Room AC1152, call 503-491-7432, or email the counseling center.


    Seeking Outstanding Student Leaders

    Apply by Dec. 1

    Outstanding student leaders are encouraged to apply for the All-USA Academic Team and the Coca-Cola Academic Team programs. Recipients will be awarded almost $500,000 in scholarships.

    For more information about the scholarships available, or to apply, please visit the Phi Theta Kappa website.


    NEW! Self-guided Campus Tour

    Do you wish you knew your way around campus better?

    Check out this new self-guided tour that will help you familiarize yourself with all of the different spaces and resources on campus.


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    Check out the upcoming events calendar for more.

    Upcoming Events
    BASIC ASSISTANCE

    Need Food? Barney's Pantry Can Help

    Barney’s Pantry is open and available to all MHCC students. Barney's Pantry has food, personal hygiene items, and household items up for grabs. Fill out the Barney's Pantry request form and your items will be prepared for you to pick up in the student union. You can also stop by the student union Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. for fresh coffee, tea, and snacks.

    If you need help with basic needs, such as food, housing, internet, or transportation, reach out to student resources for assistance.