Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon Portland Community College

Prospective students

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Is PDX Bridge for me?

  • Are you graduating from an alternative high school program? Or,
  • Do you have experience in the foster care system, the juvenile justice system, or have you faced housing insecurity?
  • Do you have the desire to commit to college classes at Portland Community College?

What does PDX Bridge offer?

  • Intro to college courses: We offer courses including Writing 90, College Guidance 101, and Financial Survival. Join a cohort of peers to learn how to be successful in college, and we’ll cover the tuition!
  • Coaching: We are here to help you navigate the steps to start at PCC, provide resources to help you succeed, and answer your questions along the way.
  • Resources: We can assess what funding sources you are eligible for, whether assistance with books, supplies, transportation, or emergency funds.
  • Assistance accessing financial aid: We can walk you through applying for financial aid, grants, and scholarships.

Yes! I want to learn more about PDX Bridge

Allison Trowbridge, PDX Bridge Coordinator
Portland Community College