• Events, Resources and Contact Information


  • Current Events

    Information Sessions

    We highly encourage students to attend an information session to learn more about the program and profession. Information sessions are open to the public and prior registration is not required. Information sessions are typically held in early fall and early spring, please check on the main Dental Hygiene webpage to find more details.

    Advising

    The Academic Advising & Transfer Center (AATC) can help students plan out prerequisites in order to apply for the program.

    Advising.Questions@mhcc.edu | 503-491-7315

    Financial Aid

    Students may qualify for financial aid and are encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) available online at www.fafsa.ed.gov. This application includes grants, loans, and work study Information about financial aid, including instructions for completing the FAFSA, is posted on the MHCC Financial Aid webpage. Scholarships are also available.

    To avoid missing financial aid deadlines and opportunities, it is recommended that the FAFSA be completed on January 1 for the following academic year or at the time of program application. Financial aid inquiries may be directed to FinAid.Mail@mhcc.edu.

    Admissions, Registration, and Records

    The Dental Hygiene program is a restricted entry program. Admission of all students is centralized in the Admissions, Registration and Records office. Admission to the College does not guarantee admission to the program. The Admissions, Registration and Records office has the final authority on what constitutes equivalency for all admission criteria and has the sole authority to inform students of their admission status. If you have questions regarding admissions, please contact the Admissions Evaluator at LRadmissions@mhcc.edu or during open hours: mhcc.edu/LRQA.

    Disability Services

    Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA & ADAAA) and Rehabilitation Act Information

    Mt. Hood Community College does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admissions or access to its programs, services and activities. If you have a disability and need accommodations, auxiliary aides, or services, please contact Disability Services at 503-491‐6923 or dso.web@mhcc.edu. Individuals are not required to disclose disability in the admissions process. Disability Services staff can provide assistance and guidance during the application process if you have any questions. Individuals with disabilities are required to meet the essential functions of the curriculum and program with reasonable accommodations.

    Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action

    The College shall comply with all local, state and federal laws related to equal opportunity and affirmative action in its employment practices, services, programs and activities. The College is committed to providing an inclusive environment and equal opportunity to all persons and prohibits all forms of discrimination based on age, gender, race, color, religion, physical or mental disability, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran’s status, familial relationship, expunged juvenile record, or other status or characteristic protected by law, or association with individuals in such protected status or characteristic.

    Non-Discrimination

    The College promotes non‐discrimination by maintaining a respectful working and learning environment free of all forms of discrimination and harassment. It is against district policy for any manager, supervisor, faculty, staff or student to engage in discrimination of any member of the College community based on race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, marital status, disability or sexual orientation. The College shall comply with all local, state and federal laws with regard to nondiscrimination.

    Veteran Services

    If you are a veteran, member of the Reserves or National Guard and plan to take classes, you may be eligible for educational benefits through the Department of Veterans' Affairs or Oregon Department of Veteran Affairs. Benefits may also be available to eligible spouses and/or children of veterans.

    Additional Resources:

    The Commission on Dental Accreditation Complaints Review

    The Commission on Dental Accreditation will review complaints that relate to a program's compliance with the accreditation standards. The Commission is interested in the sustained quality and continued improvement of dental and dental-related education programs but does not intervene on behalf of individuals or act as a court of appeal for treatment received by patients or individuals in matters of admission, appointment, promotion or dismissal of faculty, staff or students.

    A copy of the appropriate accreditation standards and/or the Commission's policy and procedure for submission of complaints may be obtained by contacting the Commission at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611-2678 or by calling 1-800-621-8099 extension 4653.