General Institutional Information and Policies

Contact Information

Columbia Gorge Community College
400 East Scenic Drive
The Dalles, OR 97058
(541) 506-6000

Accreditation Statement

Columbia Gorge Community College is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

Academic Programs, Facilities, and Labs

Complaints and Grievances, Discrimination or Harassment

Copyright Infringement Policy and Sanctions

Cost of Attendance

Course Refund Policy

Data Security Program

Disability Resources

  • Disability Services
  • Contact the Student Support Services Coordinator, Shayna Dahl, at (541) 506-6046 or


Federal Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

Gainful Employment Disclosures

  • Gainful Employment [Effective July 1, 2019, CGCC implemented the recission of the Gainful Emplyment regulations following U.S. Department of Education guidance.  As a result, we will no longer update this information]

GED and Pre-College Guidance


Transfer of Credit and Articulation Agreements

Student Body Diversity

Student Right to Know Act

Civics Information

Constitution Day

In 1956 Congress established Constitution Week to begin each year on September 17th, the date in 1787 when the framers signed the Constitution. The Consolidated Appropriations Act of fiscal Year 2005 designated September 17 of each year as Constitution Day and requires public schools and governmental offices to provide educational programs to promote a better understanding of the Constitution. For more information see the Constitution Day website.
CGCC also maintains a webpage about the US Constitution.

Voter Registration

Financial Assistance Information

Applying for Financial Aid

Books and Supplies

Financial Literacy and Default Prevention

Federal Work Study

Financial Aid Disbursement Information

Loan Information

                     Default rate               Number in Default               Number in Repay              Enrollment Figures

      FY2016 -       9%                                   11                                       122                                  1767

      FY2015 -     18.5%                                40                                       216                                  1794

      FY2014 -      21%                                  44                                       209                                  1738

Return of Unearned Federal Financial Aid

Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Policy for Financial Aid

Health, Safety, and Security

Campus Public Safety and Clery Act

Substance Abuse Prevention Policy

Non-Applicable Consumer Information Statement

Columbia Gorge Community College's Consumer Information Page and website do not include information on Athletics or International Students. At this time, CGCC does not participate in any collegiate athletics and is not a member of the NCAA or any other collegiate athletics association. CGCC does not currently admit international students, and has no study abroad programs in place. If such programs become available, information regarding those programs will be published on CGCC's website, and information will be linked from this page, per the reporting guidelines established by the United States Department of Education and other applicable local, state, or federal agencies and accrediting bodies.