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Program Spotlight

Wine Studies

As an educational leader in the Northwest Wine Industry, the Wine Studies Program offers three degree tracks: Wine Business, Winemaking, and Vineyard Management & Operations.

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Extracurricular Activities

College is about more than just sitting in classes and earning a degree, it is about being involved and taking advantage of other kinds of learning experiences. And at Chemeketa we encourage you to get involved in extracurricular activities! Learn more about ways to stay connected on campus.

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Intensive English Studies

Chemeketa offers excellent preparation for students who wish to learn English. If you want to learn English for personal or professional reasons Chemeketa’s Intensive English program will help you accomplish your goals. Learn more about our Intensive English program.

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About Us

Chemeketa Community College is an exciting and diverse place to learn and grow. Over 150 students from 40 different countries gather at Chemeketa each year to study Intensive English and or an academic program. At Chemeketa, you can earn a transfer degree to a four-year university or obtain a two-year technical degree to begin a career. Among the most popular transfer programs include Business, Social Sciences, and Engineering. Some of our outstanding two-year degree programs include computer Electronics, Graphic Design, Hospitality Management, Nursing, and Wine Studies, and Intensive English.

Chemeketa is a safe and inviting place for international students. Chemeketa offers an outstanding range of services and activities to help students get started like our Orientation, housing and arrival assistance, and our regular trips and events. Other services are designed to help students succeed, including academic tutoring, writing and math assistance, drop-in advising, conversation tables, employment opportunities and clubs.

Upcoming Events

  • Winter Session Orientation
    • Students admitted for the Winter Session are required to attend our mandatory orientation on January 3-5, 2017
  • International Night 2017: There and Back Again
    • Come and experience our International Night, a time to celebrate student's cultures and talents from around the world. Chemeketa Salem Campus Bldg. 6 on February 24, 2017. Performance starts at 6:30pm.
  • NBA Game
    • All international students are invited to participate on annual NBA game visit. This year we will be going to the Trailblazer's game on March 2nd.