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Important Dates

  • Last Day to choose S/U or Withdraw from a Course: November 9
  • Winter Priority Registration Starts: November 11
  • No School: November 12, November 22, and November 23
  • Last Day to Withdraw from the Fall Term: November 30
  • Fall Term Finals Week begins: December 3
  • Fall Term Ends: December 7


Make a Difference Day

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On Saturday, October 27, the SLI Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) is holding our annual Make a Difference Day event. For this day of service, the CCE is offering eight amazing service projects, and we invite OSU students, staff, faculty, and their children to celebrate and support our community with us by participating in these projects.

Service projects include a firewood organization project with the Mary’s River Gleaners, riparian zone restoration with the Oak Creek Center for Urban Horticulture, a Craft N Care for Meals on Wheels, a squash processing and bulk spices repackaging project through the Organic Growers Club and Lewis Brown Farm to benefit the OSU Human Services Resource Center, a garden project with the Linus Pauling Institute Healthy Youth Program, a natural area enhancement project with the Chintimini Wildlife Center, and work on the Van Buren House with Corvallis Housing First.

Space is limited, so interested individuals are encouraged to register early. Sign up is available on Ideal-Logic through this here. 

Learn more about Make a Difference Day online! Check out our event on Facebook here.

Accommodations related to disability may be made by calling 541-737-3041 or emailing

Scholar Dollars

Check out Oregon State’s new scholarship portal! Last year, OSU awarded nearly $50 million in scholarship money to students! ScholarDollars is a new centralized scholarship search and application tool for OSU students only. You submit one application to be considered automatically for many OSU scholarships.

Complete your application between November 1st and February 1st to maximize your opportunities. You can update your application at any time.

For more information, contact the Scholarship Office at 541-737-1125.

Trick or Treat for Canned Goods Service Project


On Wednesday, October 31, 5:50 pm to 8:40 pm, the SLI Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) is holding the annual Trick or Treat for Canned Goods service project. Participants will join CCE staff to go door-to-door in the Witham Hill Oaks neighborhood trick-or-treating for canned goods and other nonperishable donations to support the OSU Human Services Resource Center’s (HSRC) food pantry. This event is open to all OSU students, staff, faculty, and affiliates. Costumes are highly encouraged but should be culturally sensitive and appropriate.

To learn more, visit the Facebook event. To sign up, visit Ideal-Logic. Space is limited, so sign up early!

Accommodations related to disability may be made by calling 541-737-3041 or by email. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to Erin McIlraith.

OSU LeaderShape Institute


Apply for OSU LeaderShape Institute that takes place December 10-15! It is a 5-night, 6-day off-campus transformative retreat experience that inspires participants to co-create a just, caring, thriving world. Explore not only what you want to do, but who you want to be. Unlock your leadership potential, so you can change the world.

It is FREE to OSU students, including lodging, meals, and transportation between the OSU Corvallis campus and the camp/venue!

For more info and to apply by the October 28, 2018 deadline, click here! If you have questions, contact Melissa Yamamoto, by email or by phone at (541) 737-6385.

Drop-in Hours by Public Health Undergraduate Internship Program

On Friday, October 26 in Furman 101 from 1-3pm, the Public Health Undergraduate Internship Program is hosting drop-in hours for all students. Whether you have questions about the internship process or have questions about graduate school, they can help! They also can provide contact information for internship sites, review resumes, cover letters, and much more!

Graduate School Workshop

Graduate School Workshop Flyer

Thinking about Grad School as an option after earning your Bachelor’s degree? Want more information about the application process, how to pay for it, or what life is like as a grad student?

Mark your calendars because the College of Public Health and Human Sciences is hosting a Graduate School Workshop! Click the attachment above for more details.

When: Wednesday, October 24th
Time: 1 – 2 PM
Location: Hallie Ford Center, Room 115

If you plan to attend please RSVP by sending an email to David Reitan.

Public Health Club

The Public Health Club is an academic student-run organization that provides students opportunities to engage in professional and student development activities, community service, and social activities. The meeting times are every Wednesday from 4:30-5:30pm. Most meetings will occur in Waldo 400, except for a few that will be hosted elsewhere. Meetings are casual and are used as a way to inform members of different opportunities available to them at Oregon State and in the surrounding community. There are occasional guest speakers as well!

Check out their Facebook and join their Listserv! Questions? Contact club president Gregory Desmond.


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Need help finding your assigned advisor? Check your MyDegrees student degree checklist in the Assigned Advisor block, or call the Office of Student Success at 541-737-8900.

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