Office of Student Access and Completion assists Oregon students and their families in attaining a postsecondary education and enhances the value, integrity, and diversity of Oregon's college programs.

In Partnership With

The Higher Education Coordinating Commission (HECC) is the primary state entity responsible for ensuring pathways to postsecondary education success for Oregonians statewide, and serves as a convener of the groups and institutions working across the public and private higher education arena.

The Oregon Community Foundation aims to improve the lives of all Oregonians through the power of philanthropy. As a statewide community foundation they work alongside donors, stewarding their priorities into strategic giving to support diverse communities across Oregon, creating lasting, transformative change.

The Department of Human Services is Oregon’s principal agency for helping Oregonians achieve wellbeing and independence through opportunities that protect, empower, respect choice and preserve dignity, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.

Other Important Partners Include:

The Ford Family Foundation makes grants to public charities and agencies predominantly benefiting communities in rural Oregon and Siskiyou County, Calif. TFFF manages and funds programs that aim to improve the wellbeing of children, families, and communities in our region, including a scholarship program for students attending college or university.

Oregon GEAR UP and its Oregon Goes to College program ensure that Oregon's low-income middle school and high school students are prepared for, pursue, and succeed in postsecondary education -- whether that be a bachelor's degree, associate's degree, certificate, apprenticeship, or other training.

Educational Credit Management Corporation (ECMC) is a nonprofit company that provides support for the administration of the Federal Family Education Loan Program as a student loan guaranty agency. As the designated guarantor for the state of Oregon, ECMC provides financial education services to empower students to make informed choices about their futures.

Affiliated Networks

National Scholarship Providers Association (NSPA) is the only national organization that brings together professionals to improve student access to higher education. NSPA's programs and services are designed to maximize the amount and facilitate the delivery of scholarship dollars to college-bound students. They also support the needs of professionals who work in the area of college scholarships.

The Oregon Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (OASFAA) is the professional organization for student financial aid administrators in Oregon. OSAC was a key player in the formation of OASFAA and has supported the OASFAA mission since the beginning. If you work in student financial aid in Oregon, please join and support OASFAA.

National College Attainment Network (NCAN) is a national support network dedicated to assisting local communities all over the USA initiate, develop and sustain their own college access programs. ASPIRE is a member of NCAN.

National Association of State Student Grant & Aid Programs (NASSGAP) is a professional organization dedicated to promote, strengthen, encourage and enhance high standards of performance in administration and operation of government-sponsored postsecondary student financial aid and grant programs. They also work to develop simplified student financial aid procedures and publish information regarding financial aid policies.