Coronavirus & College: What You Need To Know & Do
Although life looks very different, the steps to preparing for college remain (mostly) the same. Find out what you need to do to get ready with our college checklists for every grade.
There are many ways to learn about a campus online. Colleges are offering virtual tours and information sesions, social media Q&A, and opportunities to chat with students and staff.
Hear from experts in Oregon about preparing for college, starting your college search, applying to college, and paying for college.
Fall is still the time to begin applying to colleges. Ask for virtual help from a counselor or trusted adult and use our resources to get answers to frequently asked questions.
Fill out the FAFSA or ORSAA when they open in October to be eligible for financial aid. If coronavirus has changed your financial situation, make sure to reach out to a college's financial aid office.
Due to coronavirus, most colleges, incuding all Oregon colleges, as well as many scholarship providers have relaxed their testing requirements for students applying to start in the fall of 2021. Therefore, most seniors will not need to take the SAT or ACT.