Woodburn Center Student Services
Chemeketa Woodburn provides a range of services to help you succeed
How we can help you
Check out all of the services available to you at the Woodburn Center.
New students starting spring term
The Woodburn Center has remote classes to help you learn the skills you need to start an in-demand career. Our remote classes allow you to participate in live, scheduled class lectures and meetings from the comfort of your own home.
Go to the How to Enroll page to get the steps on how to get started and apply.
We provide academic advising via Zoom or Phone throughout the term on an appointment basis only. Academic advising is available as follows –
- Monday-Friday 8 am-5 pm
- Later appointments upon request.
- Login to your My Chemeketa account
- Click on the “Services” tab
- Click on the “Advising” link
- Click on the “Academic Advising” link under the location of your choice
- Click on the "Next Term Advising" or "General Advising" buttons to view availability
Chemeketa offers free, confidential, short-term counseling services to currently enrolled students. Counselors assist students with academic, personal and career counseling and work with students to improve life skills, reduce anxiety and manage stress, choose a career and locate community resources.
We have counselors that you can meet with by phone or via Zoom. You can schedule an appointment with a counselor for-
- Personal support
- Career counseling
- Crisis counseling
- Help with identifying barriers to success
- Referrals to off-campus resources
- Login to your My Chemeketa account
- Click on the "Services" tab
- Then click on "Counseling"
- Finally, click "Book Counseling Services" on the right side of the page
Chemeketa WORKS Internships
No doubt you've heard a lot about internships these days as businesses are eager to grow their own talent pipeline.
There are a variety of businesses in the Woodburn area that have opportunities for you to do an internship. This is a great way to jump-start your career with valuable work experience to build your resume and compete in the job market.
Find out more about internship programs, then call 503.399.5028 to find out if you are eligible for an internship.
TRiO programs are for first-generation, low-income or disabled students and is made up of three federally funded programs –
- Talent Search
- Upward Bound
- Student Support Services/Disability Support Services
Learn more about TRiO programs.
College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP)
CAMP assists students whose families are from a migrant or seasonal farmworker background. Learn more about the CAMP program.
High School Equivalency Program (HEP)
HEP is a federally-funded program to help seasonal farmworkers obtain a GED certificate. Learn more about the HEP program.
- Parking Permits
The bookstore on the Salem campus is closed to the public and operating remotely.
Textbooks can be purchased online at the bookstore's website and they will be mailed to your house.
Watch this video to learn "How to Order Your Books From the Chemeketa Bookstore."
Chemeketa ID Cards
Student identification cards are not available at this time, due to campus closure.
Woodburn Tutoring Center will be closed for winter, spring & summer terms 2021. All services are available online at library.chemeketa.edu.
Lending library requests for spring term will begin March 16, 2021 for requests. Students that need the same books they already have can message the library to request a renewal.
Calculators can be returned in the dropbox at any campus. Please contact your math instructor to make a request to check out a calculator from the library.
Chemeketa Woodburn Center Testing Services is open and is proctoring exams, such as Pearson VUE Tests, including GED. See details below for registering for these exams.
Please Note: No one other than the scheduled tester will be allowed on campus
For information on taking the placement assessment during the closure, go to the placement testing page for instructions.
To schedule a Pearson Vue or GED test go to the following links:
- To Schedule a test visit the GED.com test scheduling page
- Woodburn Center instructions are available in English or Spanish
- Testers under the age 18 must submit an Underage Admission Application or other documentation for underage GED exams admissions
Placement Assessment Testing
Proctoring Services: Inactive until further notice
CASAS Testing- Inactive until further notice
SAW (STUDENT ASSOCIATION OF WOODBURN CLUB)
SAW is the official student organization for students of the Woodburn Center, focused on providing additional resources.
Francisca Sandoval, 503.316.3620
Wednesdays from 3:30-4:30 pm via Zoom
Meeting room link
You can also start a new student club at Chemeketa. You only need three interested students and a staff or faculty advisor. If you have questions about a club, or if you are interested in starting a club, please contact Joel Gisbert at the Salem Campus.
Student Leadership Program
The Chemeketa Woodburn Center recruits five students a year to work on campus as office assistants, tutors or instructional assistants. Students who apply may qualify for work study or a tuition waiver depending on financial need.
To learn how to apply, visit the Student Leadership page.
For more information, contact Francisca Sandoval, 503.316.3260
The computer lab is currently closed. Please go to go.chemeketa.edu/coronavirus for updates.
Student Accessibility Services
The Woodburn Center provides accessibility services for students that experience educational barriers due to a disability. Accommodations to address those barriers are determined through an individualized interactive process with Student Accessibility Services, and may include adaptive equipment for classrooms, alternative format class materials, testing accommodations, exam proctoring, and others that would comply with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act as amended in 2008 (ADAAA).
New Student Advising
New student advising can help you plan and register for classes, understand your placement assessment, access student services and learn more about attending Chemeketa:
- Go to go.chemeketa.edu/apply to get the steps to getting started
- Book a NEW Student Advising Session at the Woodburn Center
- Before your appointment, please watch this New Student Advising Video
Use this Get Ready checklist to help ensure you’re prepped and ready for the term.