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Student Success Program

If you identify as first-generation, low-income, or as a member of an under-served community, Mt. Hood Community College's Success Programs can support you throughout your college journey.

How we can help

We have staff and resources focused on helping you succeed at MHCC. We provide a variety of supports for marginalized communities, including BIPOC, LGBTQA+, first-generation and low-income students. This support includes:

  • Coaching for academic success.
  • College and career navigation.
  • Connections to on-and off-campus resources.
  • Extra support for first-generation students via our MHCC Scholars Program.
  • Extra support for students receiving SNAP through our SNAP Training and Employment Program (STEP).

Am I eligible?

Eligibility varies depending on the program, but some characteristics of our students include:

  • First generation: first in their family to attend college.
  • Receiving or are eligible for SNAP Food Stamp benefits, OHP, TANF, WIC, SSI, SSID, unemployment, PELL, Oregon Opportunity grant.
  • Identify as a member of an underrepresented community (communities of color, immigrant, refugee, living with a disability, etc.).

If you are eligible, there is no cost to enroll in MHCC’s student success programs. Email [email protected] or call 503-491-7471 for more information on eligibility.

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