Welcome to Columbia Gorge Community College!

How to Get Started?

Credit Classes:

1. Complete the Admissions Form

Email the completed form to: admissions@cgcc.cc.or.us

2. Take a FREE Placement Assessment

Call Student Services to sign up. I View the Testing Schedule.

3. Attend Group Advising

Call Student Services to sign up:

TDC: 541 506 6011, HRICC: 541 308 8211

4. File FAFSA and Apply for Scholarship (Optional)

Visit our Financial Aid page.

5. Register for classes and Pay Tuition

Registration page I Prepare for online classes

6. Purchase Text Books

Bookstore page

7. Meet with an Advisor

Schedule a North Star appointment to map out your education plan.

TDC: 541 506 6011, HRICC: 541 308 8211


When does a term start?

Click here to see our Calendar of Instruction

I can't register, where can I get help?

Contact Students Services at 541 506 6011 or 541 308 8211

I am new to online classes, how do I start?

Visit our Distance Learning Page

How much do classes cost and where can I find out about Financial Aid for college.

Visit our Financial Aid page

Non-Credit Classes and Programs:

Adult Continuing Education:

1. File the CGCC Admissions Form

2. Read the Registration Instructions

Pre-College Classes

These classes will help you:
1. Prepare for or improve scores on college placement tests
2. Develop reading comprehension skills and strategies
3. Renew or increase math skills
4. Develop writing composition and grammar skills

Visit our Pre-College Programs Website

GED Preparation Program:

The GED Preparation Program develops skills necessary to pass the five tests of the GED exam. Tuition: $25 GED test fees are $35 for State of Oregon test and $13 per subject. Full cost of GED test is $100.

Students must attend GED New Student Orientation

Call 541-506-6041 in The Dalles, or 541-308-8211 in Hood River

to sign up for the orientation and/or  to receive more information.

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

Program offers classes for persons whose native language is not English.Registration, assessment, and orientation take place at the program sites. Tuition: $25 plus materials fee.

El programa ESOL ofrece clases de inglés para las personas cuya lengua materna no es el inglés Lectura, escritura, escucha y hablar son acentuada. Llame 541-506-6041 en The Dalles o 541-308-8211 en Hood River para más información. El registro, la evaluación, y la orientación ocurren en los sitios del programa. Costo: $25.

For more information: Call 541-506-6041 in The Dalles or

541-308-8211 in Hood River for more information.

Columbia Gorge Community College

The Dalles Campus: 400 East Scenic Drive, The Dalles, OR 97058

Hood River Indian Creek Campus: 1730 College Way, Hood River, OR 97031

Student Services: TDC 541 506 6011, Fax: 541 298 3104, HRICC  541 308 8211, Fax: 541 308 8202

© 2010 Columbia Gorge Community College. All rights reserved.
Website feedback ~ archive