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Each term, Oregon Coast Community College presents a compelling lineup of non-credit, affordable and inspiring Community Education courses. These classes are open to all, and registration is fast and easy. And, now you can register and pre-pay online, with one simple form. When you’re ready to register for your classes, jump to the registration and payment form,  here for Fall 2018. 

Fall 2018 Courses  |  Register here.

Note: Classes listed below in the order they appear in the Fall “Catch the Wave” magazine, rather than alphabetical order.

Zen Meditation | Read more |  Register

Ballet Techniques for Adults | Read more |  Register

Afro-Brazilian Dance | Read moreRegister

Poetry Nights | Read more |  Register

Hatha Yoga w/ Tai Chi | Read more | Sorry, class is FULL

Money Management Skills | Read moreRegister

Estate Planning: Wills & Trusts | Read more |  Sorry, class is FULL

Be an Informed Voter | Read more Register

How to Write a Novel in 30 Days | Read moreSorry, class is FULL

Watercolor Basics | Read more |  Register | Sorry, class is FULL

Japanese: Arts in Japanese Life | Read moreRegister |  Sorry, class is FULL

Japanese: Japanese Home-Style Cooking |Read more | Register

Herbs to the Rescue | Read moreRegister

Mosaic Tiles | Read more |  Register

Food as Medicine | Read moreRegister

Herbs for Anxiety and Stress | Read more |  Register

Topical Herbal Medicine Making |Read more |  Register

Birding Basics | Read moreRegister

Beginning Guitar | Read more |  Register

Disaster Preparedness | Read more |  Register

How to Use Your Digital Camera | Read moreRegister

Using Your Digital Camera – Beyond the Basics | Read moreRegister

Dogless Dog Training | Read more |  Register

Drawing for Beginners | Read more Register

Basic Drawing | Read more Register

Visualizing Color: Theory & Mixing | Read more |  Register

Silents, Please! | Read moreSorry, class is closed.

Introduction to Tahitian Drumming | Read moreRegister

‘Mountains in Tahiti’ Paul Gauguin

Comic Strip Cartooning | Read more |  Sorry, class is closed.

Have a Pleasant Present | Read more |  Register

Handgun Safety | Read more |  Register

Love Lives Forever | Read more Register

Fly Fishing & Fly Tying Workshop | Read more Register

DSL Camera Basics | Read more |  Register

Lightroom Overview | Read more |  Register

Oyster Shells & Coral Reefs | Read more (Sorry, class is full.)

Edible Seaweeds of the Northwest  | Read more |  (Sorry, class is full.)

Nature-Printed Linen Table Runner  | Read more |  (Sorry, class is full.)

Gyotaku Fish Printing  | Read more |  (Sorry, class is full.)

Coastal Sweetgrass Sedge and Red Cedar Basketry  | Read more |  Register

OCCC Foundation Fundraising Workshops | Read more |Register

Scuba | Rescheduled to return in Winter or Spring Term


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Oregon Coast Community College is committed to providing equal opportunities for students with disabilities throughout the College community. Students with documented disabilities are entitled to reasonable accommodations under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Our philosophy is to maximize your independence and self-reliance, providing a variety of support options to assist you in achieving your educational and/or vocational objectives. To receive services, you must submit documentation of your disabling condition(s) to the Dean of Students. To initiate support services, please contact the Dean of Students at 541-867-8511 or Students are responsible for requesting, in a timely manner, accommodation and documenting the nature and extent of their disability.


The College prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law in any area, activity or operation of the College. The College also prohibits retaliation against an individual for engaging in activity protected under this policy, and interfering with rights or privileges granted under anti-discrimination laws. In addition, the College complies with applicable provisions of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (as amended), related Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (as amended), Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (“USERRA’), and all local and state civil rights laws. Under this policy, equal opportunity for employment, admission, and participation in the College’s programs, services, and activities will be extended to all persons, and the College will promote equal opportunity and treatment through application of this policy and other College efforts designed for that purpose.

Persons having questions about equal opportunity and nondiscrimination should contact either:
Dean of Students Cindy Carlson 541-867-8511

Human Resources Manager Joy Gutknecht 541-867-8515

Questions can also be mailed to their attention at:
400 SE College Way, Newport, OR  97366.