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College and Career Center

College Night Resources


The College & Career Center (CCC) is a shared service for all small schools of the Woodburn High School campus (AIS, WAAST, WACA, WeBSS) and Success Alternative High School.  The College & Career Center provides the following support and services/events:

  • College & Career Advising/Counseling
  • ECMC Scholars Program
  • Career-Related field trips
    • Manufacturing Day
    • Apprenticeship Week
    • Willamette Valley Construction Career Day
  • College field trips
    • past and future trips include: Western Oregon University, University of Oregon, Portland State University, Oregon State University, George Fox University, Pacific University, Linfield College, Willamette University, Warner Pacific University, Lewis & Clark College
  • Financial Aid Night (Fall)
  • Jr. College Night (Spring)

Mr. Garza, the College and Career Counselor in the CCC is also the coordinator of the ECMC Scholars Program. Contact Mr. Garza at

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It’s A Plan app;  the app helps seniors apply, pay and go to college in 10 key steps. Students can stay on track with our checklist and store the information they need, including a secure area for passwords and social security numbers.


Class of 2020 and Class of 2021 get text reminders about scholarships, field trips, admission deadline reminders, special events,etc.

Oregon Promise; free community college tuition!!!! In order for Woodburn High School to verify your GPA, you must apply to Oregon Promise by June 10th!!!

Upcoming Events (calendar) at Woodburn High School

College & Career Field Trips

Gear Up Senior Year Checklist

Gear Up Junior Year Checklist

Gear Up Sophomore Year Checklist

Gear Up Freshman Year Checklist

Apprenticeships/Trades & Applied Technologies

Oregon Apprentice

Bureau of Labor and Industry

Understanding Union Apprenticeships

Chemeketa Apprenticeships

Chemeketa Welding

Chemeketa Machining

Chemeketa Automotive Technology

Chemeketa Diesel Technology

Chemeketa Building Inspection

Chemeketa Electronics

Chemeketa Robotics

Chemeketa Drafting Technology


College Match Savings Plan

What is FAFSA & The Student Aid Report?: a short video about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid

apply for an FSA ID: You can apply for an FSA ID at any time.  All students need to have an FSA ID in order to submit your FAFSA electronically.  Parents are also eligible for an FSA ID if they are a US citizen or legal permanent resident.  A parent can use the same FSA ID for each of their children applying for financial aid via the FAFSA.  Parents’ immigration status has not effect on student’s ability to receive aid.

Apply for Federal Financial Aid via FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) you cannot apply for FAFSA for the following academic year until October 1st of prior academic year.  For example if you are applying for the 2020-2021 school year you can begin applying on October 1st of 2019, using 2018 income information.

Oregon Student Aid Application (the FAFSA alternative) for students who are not U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents


SAT and/or ACT exams are required for admission to 4-year colleges and universities.  Woodburn High School students are eligible to take each test free twice during their high school career (typically spring of junior year and fall of senior year).  Practice tests and study guides are available Khan Academy and on the ACT website.


Legacy Meridian Park Irene Stephenson Scholarship: Due April 30, 2020 (extended!!!)

Pacific Northwest Tool Collectors Scholarship: Due May 1, 2020

Woodburn Kiwanis Scholarship: deadline extended to May 15, 2020

Dreamer’s Roadmap: Various Deadlines; Scholarships for undocumented youth

Oregon Gear Up Scholarship list: Various Deadlines

Scholarship Resources for Undocumented Students; Various Deadlines

Additional National Scholarship Resources



Fee Waivers and Deferrals:

College Board Application Fee Waiver (must have used an SAT test fee waiver to use)


College Admissions and scholarship links:

Oregon Public Universities

University of Oregon

Oregon State University & OSU-Cascades

Portland State University

Western Oregon University

Southern Oregon University

Eastern Oregon University

Oregon Institute of Technology

Oregon Private Colleges; use this link to access deadlines and webpages for Oregon’s private universities

Chemeketa Community College

Portland Community College

Clackamas Community College

Mt. Hood Community College