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Updates Related to the Art Institute of Portland

Updates on Cosmetology Curriculum Changes (April 2018)

Updates Related to the Closure of Concordia University Portland

Concordia University Portland has announced that it will close at the end of the Spring 2020 term. Because Concordia University Portland is legally exempt from the HECC's oversight and approval processes, the HECC has limited formal authorities related to this closure. That said, the HECC stands ready to support Concordia and its students in every way we can, including to help facilitate transfer options for students to complete their degrees. In addition to the other ways that it supports students, staff, and faculty through the transition, we are confident that Concordia University Portland will meet its statutory obligations for the appropriate disposition of student records and the refund of any tuition that may be owed to students as a result of the closure (ORS 348.605).  For more information, see the Concordia University Portland Closure FAQ's on the Concordia University website.

Updates Related to the Closure of Oregon ITT Technology Institute​

Additional transcripts now available

Previously, transcripts were available to former ITT students that attended only from the years 2001 until the closing in July 2016.  Transcripts are now available to former ITT students that completed a term or graduated form the years 1994 to 2001.  Former students may request a copy of their transcripts online from Parchment, Inc. on their website at: