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DHE 100 Introduction to Dental Hygiene

DHE 100

Oregon Tech Online offers online DHE 100, Introduction to Dental Hygiene, to students at a distance who anticipate applying for admission to Oregon Tech's Dental Hygiene program in the future. DHE 100 is part of the pre-Dental Hygiene freshman year and is a required prerequisite for admission to the professional program at the sophomore level in Klamath Falls and La Grande. This course is not intended for freshman students attending the pre-Dental Hygiene program on the Klamath Falls campus.

While DHE 100 is offered every term, students applying for admission to the professional program must complete DHE 100 by the spring term prior to their intended start date.

Details on the steps to enroll in DHE 100 are listed below. If you have any problems in completing these steps, please email or call 866.497.0008, for assistance during regular Oregon Tech business hours.

Biology 200 - Medical Terminology, is also offered every term and is a required prerequisite for entry into the Dental Hygiene program. Follow the procedure below for registration.

Learn more about the Dental Hygiene program.

Apply for Non-Degree Seeking Status at Oregon Tech

For the non-degree seeking status, complete the Non-Degree Seeking Application and pay no application fees. This status allows you to take up to eight credit hours per term. The Online Office will process your application, register you in DHE 100 and/or BIO 200, and send you an email confirmation.

Pay Your Tuition and Fees

The tuition for DHE 100 and BIO 200 each is $440 plus a distance delivery fee of $60, for a total of $500. To avoid late fees, tuition must be received no later than Friday at 5:00 PM Pacific Time of the second week of class. Payments should be sent directly to the Cashier's Office at 3201 Campus Drive, Klamath Falls OR 97601-8801. Please make your check payable to Oregon Institute of Technology, and be sure to include your student ID sent to you with your registration confirmation on your check. For information on payment by credit card, please go to

Once you are registered in DHE 100, you are fully responsible for the tuition and fees. If you need to cancel your registration, please fax a signed request to Oregon Tech Online at 541.885.1139 or send an email to Oregon Tech does not automatically drop students from a class for any reason.

To receive a 100% refund, you must drop your courses before the fifth calendar day of the term (Friday) at 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time. If you drop your courses after this time, you will receive a partial refund according to the Oregon Tech refund schedule. For additional information, please view Online Costs.

Coordinate Your Financial Aid

If you are currently attending a community college, you may be able to receive financial aid to cover DHE 100 tuition and fees along with your other community college courses. To do so, inquire at your financial aid office regarding a consortium agreement with Oregon Tech. Your financial aid office can assist you in filling out the agreement and sending it to Oregon Tech for completion. Please fax consortium agreements to the Oregon Tech Financial Aid office at 541.885.1024. For additional information, contact the Financial Aid office at or call 541.885.1280.

Purchase Your Textbook and Materials

Visit The Tech Nest bookstore to purchase your books and materials online. You'll want to have your books and materials in hand before the class begins.

Login to Your Course(s) on the First Day of the Term

On the first day of the term, login to your class on Blackboard after 8:00 a.m. Pacific time.

You should have received information about logging into Blackboard (including your Blackboard user name and password) by email at the address you indicated on your application. If you have not received this Blackboard login information in your email box by the first day of the term, email or call 541.885.1470 during regular business hours for assistance.

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