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EOU, BMCC partnership

OU-BMCC concurrent enrollment

EOU photo by Kathleen Brown / A new partnership enabling co-admission and co-enrollment of students at both Eastern Oregon University and Blue Mountain Community College will be inked at 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 17, in Pioneer Hall on the BMCC campus.

EOU, BMCC serving more students through concurrent enrollment

News contacts:
Tim Seydel, EOU Vice President for University Advancement, 541-962-3628
Casey White-Zollman, BMCC Vice President of Public Relations, 541-278-5839 

PENDLETON, Ore. May 12, 2017  Students can soon look forward to accessing more courses, programs, degrees and resources through Eastern Oregon University and Blue Mountain Community College simultaneously.

A new partnership enabling co-admission and co-enrollment of students at both institutions will be inked at 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 17, in Pioneer Hall on the BMCC campus.

EOU President Tom Insko and BMCC President Cam Preus will join key members from teams at both institutions to talk more about the launch of the program at the event.

“BMCC is thrilled to enter into this partnership,” President Preus said. “EOU is our highest transfer partner, and this allows us to formalize the opportunity for students to effortlessly transfer to continue their educations. We appreciate EOU’s willingness to further enhance the strong partnership it has with BMCC.”

Students who complete the new joint application for admission will receive assistance from both institutions, including academic advising and other resources like tutoring, library access and disability services. Tuition and fees will be assessed based on courses taken at each school respectively.

“We are excited to enhance access and affordability for students in eastern Oregon through this partnership with Blue Mountain Community College,” President Insko said. “Reducing barriers to degree attainment by providing seamless curricular pathways and coordination of support services will increase student success. This is a logical progression of our relationship with BMCC and the region will benefit from this collaboration.”

Students can take advantage of the program beginning in fall 2017.

To learn more about simultaneous enrollment with EOU and BMCC, contact EOU Admissions at 800-452-8639 or go online to www.eou.edu/bmcc or www.bluecc.edu/CoEnroll-EOU

About EOU 

Prepare for the world beyond college with Eastern Oregon University’s high-quality liberal arts and professional programs. Classes are available when and where you need them – at our main campus in La Grande, online almost anywhere in the world or onsite at our centers across the state. Educational, cultural and economic growth is important to our region, state and nation. That’s why we are committed to providing a personal, student-centered experience in all that we do. Visit www.eou.edu.

About BMCC 

Blue Mountain Community College is a comprehensive community college committed to providing a premier learning environment and support for student success. BMCC offers high-quality instruction, affordable tuition, small class sizes, and student support services to help students and community members achieve their educational goals. Achieve your goals with easy access to instruction both online and in person at our main campus in Pendleton, at centers in Baker City, Boardman, Hermiston and Milton-Freewater, as well as in La Grande and John Day. Get started at www.bluecc.edu.

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