Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium

The Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium will be held at OSU on September 13th, 2018. The symposium is open to OSU undergraduates in all academic colleges and of all class standings. We encourage those who are conducting research this summer or have conducted research prior to this summer to apply.

Two presentation options are available:

  • 3-minute lightning talks
  • Poster presentations

Those selected to give 3-minute lightning talks will be required to attend a practice session on either September 6th or 7th between 9am-12pm. Additional details about this practice session will be distributed to those who are selected.

You must have your faculty mentor’s permission before submitting an application. Undergraduates should discuss their interest in participating in the symposium with their faculty mentors and then apply HERE.

The deadline to apply is August 21st at 11:59pm. If you have questions about how to complete this application, please email us at Once we have received all applications, we will provide additional details about the exact timing and location of the symposium.



Fall Term – Save The Date!

It’s not to early to save the date for several fall term events.

Trees & Tie Dye

September 18th, 1:00pm – 2:45pm

Richardson Hall – Hatfield Courtyard

Join us for treats and refreshments and make your own CoF tie dye t-shirt! Then walk with us to New Student Walk & Convocation at 3:00pm. Gather with your fellow classmates and particiapte in your official academic welcome to OSU. Please RSVP by September 11, 2018.

Fall Industry Tour/Forestry Field Trip

Bureau of Land Management – Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area

October 19, 2018, 8:30 am – 2:00 pm

We will be taking a trip to Newport to visit the Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area. We will tour the historic Yaquina Head Lighthouse and walk the grounds with BLM Park Ranger. There will be an opportunity to ask questions about the park and about the BLM careers. Bring a sack lunch to enjoy after the tour. RSVP here by October 11, 2018.

OSU Student Chapter SAF Job Fair

November 14th, 10:00am – 2:00pm

CH2M Hill Alumni Center Ballroom

The annual SAF Job Fair is a student organized and run event which hosts a vast array of private and public employers looking to fill seasonal, part-time, full-time and internship positions from all sectors of forestry, forest products, natural resources and outdoor recreation. Register on Handshake!


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Rent Textbooks at NO COST for the ENTIRE term

The Textbook Lending Program offers eligible OSU students the opportunity to check out textbooks at no cost for the entire academic term! The program starts the first week of class and operates on a first come, first serve basis. They currently have books for 181 courses! Most of the textbooks are either donated or purchased. Students (and professors) can learn more about the program and check if we have their textbook by going to:

To ensure that HSRC has the textbook needed for a course, check online:

  • Go to
  • Log in using your ONID through MY ACCOUNT
  • Start a New Search and click on the Course Reserves tab
  • Enter the title of textbook and click Search
  • In the drop-down menu that says “OSU Course Reserves”, change it to “HSRC Textbook Lending Library”
  • If you see a green dot and the word “Available”, you can go to HSRC and rent the textbook

COF T-shirts

Interested in purchasing a College of Forestry t-shirt! Stop by Snell 133 or send an email to if you are a distant student. Limited sizes are available.

T-shirts are $15. Shipping is $3.50.

Keep Up With the Peavy Hall Transition Construction

Wondering up the future of the College of Forestry? Are you missing Peavy Hall? Don’t you worry, you can see what’s happening live by clicking on one of the following links to two web cameras that show the project site live every day: or

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