New Extended Evening Hours for Transitional Education Classes for Spring Term 2017, March 20 The Transitional Education Department, a college and career preparation program at Southwestern Oregon Community College, will be offering General Education Diploma (GED) exam preparation, college and career preparation, college placement test preparation, Adult Basic Skills (ABS), and English Language Acquisition (ELA) courses this term. Students can build a pipeline to enter college, training programs, and jobs in high-demand career areas. Orientation is scheduled for March 27, 2017 from 10:00am to 2:00pm in Tioga Hall, 3rd floor, on the Coos Bay Campus, 1988 Newmark Ave., Coos Bay. All new students can call 541-888-1593 or drop in to sign up for orientation for the term. Lunch will be provided for all enrolled students. Transitional Education front desk hours are Monday through Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm. We also offer GED classes in Brookings, Gold Beach and Port Orford. Please contact the Curry Campus at 541-813-1667 for more information. The cost per term is $57 and includes unlimited access to the Student Recreation Center for the term. Spring term 2017: March 27, 2017 – June 8, 2017. Please visit our website at www.socc.edu/laker-learning-commons/transitional-education or call 541-888-1593, if you have any further questions.