Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Project DEgree is a program at the PCC Southeast Campus that offers a cohort approach to Developmental Education. Project DEgree begins in the Fall term of each school year.

Benefits of Project DEgree

Project DEgree student

Participate in a learning community where you take classes with the same group of students. Benefits include:

  • Referrals to resources, such as financial aid, tutoring, counseling student activities and health services.
  • Personal advising and guidance including assistance with problem solving, time management, goal setting and stress management from a faculty mentor
  • A course on student success free of charge.
  • The opportunity to engage in cross-curriculum projects involving all of your classes.

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible to participate in Project DEgree, you must:

  • Have earned a high school diploma or GED
  • Place into Reading 90 and Writing 90 (see more on PCC Placement Tests)
  • Commit to the class schedule and tuition (financial aid is available to those who qualify)
  • Be willing to make the time and financial commitment to your future to complete your college degree

What's Next?

  1. If you meet the eligibility requirements listed above, complete a Project DEgree application and return by mail.
  2. If you have any questions, please contact a Project DEgree Advisor.