Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

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Oregon Promise is a grant program that can cover all or most of your college tuition. To see if you qualify, visit the Oregon Promise eligibility page.

How do I apply?

The application is already open for the 2017-2018 academic year. To apply, please visit the Oregon Promise website, managed by the State of Oregon.

I got the Oregon Promise! Now what?

Congratulations! Once you have received an Oregon Promise confirmation, begin the process of enrolling at PCC: 

  1. Apply for admission

  2. Complete the orientations

  3. Plan your first term

  4. Register for classes

Have questions about getting started?

Contact Roberto Suarez or visit an Orientation Center- we'll give you personalized help with completing your first steps.

Oregon Promise Newsletters

Roberto SuarezRoberto Suarez

Oregon Promise Program Manager

Hello, everyone! My name is Roberto Suarez and I am PCC's Oregon Promise Program Manager. I have worked at PCC for close to 20 years in the areas of workforce development, academic advising, orientation, recruitment, and admissions. I hold a Master's degree in Academic Administration from Portland State University and a Bachelor's Degree in Philosophy from Fordham University.

My time at PCC has made me an advocate for all students seeking to make their academic dreams a reality and a firm believer in the transformative power of education. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions or if I can be of any assistance.