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Announcing the new Ecampus minor in Education!  May 26th, 2016

Hello everyone!

Great news!  The OSU College of Education is now offering a new Education minor through Ecampus!  Here’s the information from Karla Rockhold, Advisor and Recruiter for the College of Education:

“The College of Education is offering a new minor in Education through Ecampus; but it can also be completed through a combination of on-campus and Ecampus courses.  Here is the link to its description in the course catalog: http://catalog.oregonstate.edu/MinorDetail.aspx?minor=495&college=03

One of the new classes being offered for this minor is COUN 441- Introduction to Professional Counseling.  This online course can be taken by anyone interested in learning about the counseling profession.”

Many of you have expressed an interest in education and/or counseling careers, so this would be a fantastic minor for you to explore.

–Josie  🙂


  April 29th, 2016

Happy Friday, Ecampus HDFS community!

Spring term is going by quickly and Week 7 is just around the corner.  This email is a reminder that the deadline to either Withdraw from or S/U a Spring term course is Friday, May 13.

You can Withdraw via the web until 11:55 pm on that day.  HOWEVER, PLEASE DO NOT WAIT UNTIL THE LAST MINUTE!  I most likely won’t be able to help you if you miss the deadline.

The actual S/U deadline is 5:00 pm on the 13thHOWEVER, if you need to S/U a course I need your information by Thursday, May 12, 5:00 pm.  This will give me enough time to process your S/U request and get the information to the Registrar by the Friday deadline.  Here’s the information I’ll need for an S/U:

YOUR NAME

YOUR STUDENT ID

COURSE CRN

COURSE PREFIX

COURSE NUMBER

COURSE TITLE

# OF CREDITS

So for example:

YOUR NAME:  Jane Smith

YOUR STUDENT ID:  923456789

CRN: 12345

COURSE PREFIX:  ART

COURSE NUMBER:  101

COURSE TITLE:  INTRO TO ART

# OF CREDITS:  4

Once I receive this information from you I’ll complete the S/U form and send it to the Registrar on your behalf.  Remember that you cannot S/U any courses required for your major, including the required  support courses.

As always, please let me know if you have any questions!

GO BEAVS!

 –Josie  🙂


Spring 2016 Academic Calendar  April 1st, 2016

Hello HDFS Ecampus community!

I hope Spring term is off to a great start for each of you.  Here’s an abbreviated Spring 2016 calendar for you to review.  It’s not the complete calendar–To review the entire Spring 2016 calendar (which I strongly encourage you to do), go to http://catalog.oregonstate.edu/ChapterDetail.aspx?key=148#Section3889 .

The add/drop deadline for Spring term is Sunday, April 3, at 11:55 pm (but don’t wait that long to add or drop a course).

Please let me know if you have any questions!  🙂

–Josie

Spring 2016 Academic Calendar

Classes begin Monday, March 28, 2016
Last day to drop a course by Web and receive 100% refund.
[End of first full week]
Sunday, April 3, 2016, at 11:55 p.m.
Withdraw from a course with 50% refund.
0% refund after this period. (W grade entered on transcript.)
Monday, April 4–Sunday, April 17, 2016
Last day to add a class by Web without departmental permission. [End of first full week] Sunday, April 3, 2016, at 11:55 p.m.
Last day to add a class by Web with departmental permission. [End of second full week] Sunday, April 10, 2016, at 11:55 p.m.
**$50 late registration fee assessed. [First two full weeks] Monday, March 28–Sunday, April 10, 2016
Late class add through petition begins.

**$100 late registration fee assessed with approved late add petitions. [Start of third week]

Monday, April 11, 2016
Tuition bills emailed to ONID accounts. Tuesday, April 5, payment due April 30, 2016
Deadline to Apply Online for Graduation
(Spring Term)
Friday, April 8, 2016
Last day to change to or from S/U grading. (Requires approval of academic advisor/dean, see Academic Regulation 18) [End of seventh full week] Friday, May 13, 2016, at 5 p.m.
*Last day to withdraw from a course by Web, W grade entered on transcript.
(Students who want to withdraw from a course but who have a hold on their record should contact or go to the Office of the Registrar for assistance.)
Friday, May 13, 2016, at 11:55 p.m.
Memorial Day Holiday observed: No classes Monday, May 30, 2016
*Last day for total withdrawal from the university for the term, W grade for each registered course. [Prior to beginning of finals] Friday, June 3, 2016
Commencement Saturday, June 11, 2016

Good luck next week!  March 10th, 2016

Hello Ecampus HDFS community!

Wishing you all a successful finals week.  Have a wonderful Spring Break!

–Josie

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A Personal Note from Aaron Worley  February 19th, 2016

Dear Ecampus HDFS students,

It is with mixed emotions that I send this email. The end of the term and/or year marks a very important stage in your lives, as you move one term and one step closer to graduating from OSU and into new life endeavors.

Many of you will find this a difficult and stressful transition. But transition is a constant in life. These changes represent new challenges, growth, and opportunities. The decisions you make now will help charter the rest of your lives.

I too will be in transition, one that involves leaving the College of Public Health and Human Sciences (PHHS). I am moving into a similar role with the College of Engineering. Thankfully, I will not be far and remain a member of Beaver Nation. I’m very thankful as you have been extremely supportive and cooperative throughout my tenure. It was your brilliance and dedication that we boast a #5 ranking of online degrees.

I am extremely fortunate to have guided and advised many of you over my past 3+ years as an Ecampus HDFS mentor and advisor. There has been struggle and growing pains, but I’ve had the utmost confidence in you to overcome the obstacles as you prepare for what the future brings you.

As I bid goodbye to all of you, I wish you all a very successful future and a life full of joy. May all your dreams come true and you all achieve your goals in life.

Keep up the good work and Go Beavs!

Warmest Regards,

Aaron

Aaron Worley

Academic Advisor

College of Public Health and Human Sciences
Oregon State University
105 Women’s Building
541-737-8900 or 888-219-4513 (Toll Free)
http://health.oregonstate.edu/


WINTER TERM INFO AND NEW CPHHS STUDENT SERVICES  December 31st, 2015

Happy New Year, Ecampus HDFS community!

We hope you’ve enjoyed a pleasant and relaxing break before starting your Winter term classes on Monday, January 4.  As always, please let me know if you have any questions or concerns about your Winter term courses.  Remember that you can schedule academic advising appointments with me by calling 541 737-8900.  I especially encourage you to schedule an academic advising appointment if you plan to graduate Spring or Summer 2016.

Please also pay attention to your Winter term S/U, Drop, and Withdrawal deadlines.  Here’s the link to the Winter 2016 academic calendarhttp://catalog.oregonstate.edu/ChapterDetail.aspx?key=148#Section3888 .

And finally, I want to make sure you’re all aware of the new student services model we’ve embraced here at the College of Public Health & Human Sciences (CPHHS).  Academic Advising is now housed in the CPHHS Office of Student Success (OSS).  We’re still located in 105 Women’s Building, but now we’ve expanded our student services to  include advising in career development, education abroad opportunities, and CPHHS graduate programs.  We’re excited about the “one stop shopping” experience that OSS now provides, and as Ecampus HDFS students you can absolutely take advantage of these additional services as well.  I will continue to serve as your Academic Advisor.

Here is the contact information for the advisors:

Suzanna Chase

Manager of CPHHS Graduate Admissions, Applications, and Recruitment

Suzanna.Chase@oregonstate.edu

(*Please remember that this is for CPHHS graduate programs only.  Let me know if you’re interested in grad programs outside of CPHHS.)

Joanna Abbott

Assistant Director

OSU Career Development Center

Joanna.Abbott@oregonstate.edu

(*You can also contact Ecampus Career Services Counselor Kyle Cassady: http://ecampus.oregonstate.edu/services/student-services/career/ )

Theresa Cuenca

Education Abroad & Internship Advisor

Theresa.Cuenca@oregonstate.edu

(*Yes, even Ecampus students can and do participate in education abroad programs, and I highly recommend it!)

Here’s to a great Winter term!  Go Beavs!

–Josie

 


Need help with stress relief?  December 9th, 2015

Hello, Ecampus HDFS community!

With finals week underway and the holidays ramping up for most folks, we thought you might find these websites helpful for learning stress management techniques.  The information is provided by OSU’s Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS):

“Helpful Websites for Stress Management”:  http://dev.counseling.oregonstate.edu/helpful-websites-stress-management

For more information on the services provided by CAPS please visit their website:  http://dev.counseling.oregonstate.edu/

Let us know what you think if you check out any of the stress management websites!

–Josie and Aaron


Ecampus offering virtual career fairs!  December 3rd, 2015

Hello, Ecampus HDFS community!

Ecampus is hosting a number of virtual (online) career fairs.  You may be especially interested in the fairs for December 11, February 10 and February 11.  For more information please contact Ecampus directly:  http://ecampus.oregonstate.edu/ask-ecampus/ .

 Meet and network with employers interested in hiring OSU students and alumni

Hosted by Oregon State Ecampus, OSU Career Development Center and OSU Alumni Association

Virtual career fairs offer an excellent opportunity to connect one-on-one with employers. Save the date for the following industry virtual fairs in 2015-16:

  • Dec. 10: Natural resources
  • Dec. 11: Government and public service
  • Feb. 10: Liberal arts
  • Feb. 11: Nonprofit
  • April 20: Computer science
  • April 21: TBD

These events are virtual, so all you need is a computer and an internet connection. On the day of the event, simply log in and “get in line” to chat with recruiters. Registration links, along with a list of employers, will be sent a couple weeks prior to each event.

Connect with us online for updates!

 

–Josie and Aaron


Happy Thanksgiving!  November 24th, 2015

Hello, Ecampus HDFS community!

Oregon State University will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 26 and 27, for the Thanksgiving holiday.

We wish each of you and your loved ones a safe and happy Thanksgiving holiday!

Go Beavs! 

–Josie and Aaron


Reminder of Friday, November 13 OSU deadlines  November 6th, 2015

Hello, Ecampus HDFS community!

This is just a reminder that the deadline to either Withdraw from or S/U classes is next Friday, November 13.  If you need to S/U a non-HDFS major class then please email Josie or Aaron by Thursday, November 12, 5:00 pm.  Please provide the following information with your S/U request:

YOUR NAME

YOUR OSU ID#

COURSE CRN

SUBJECT

COURSE NUMBER

# CREDITS

For example:

Cindy Lou Who

900000000

CRN 12345

SOC

200

3 credits

***IMPORTANT:  Since the university is closed on Wednesday, November 11 in observance of Veteran’s Day it’s important that we receive your S/U information by Thursday, November 12, 5:00 pm.  This will allow us enough time to process the request and then get the information to the Registrar by the November 13 deadline.  Don’t wait!

–Aaron and Josie