Happy Week 5, Beavs! This week, OSU announced the S/U deadline changed to June 1 at 5pm PST, and the last day to withdraw from a course is January 4th at 11:55 pm PST. These date changes are noted below, so make sure you have them on your calendar. Have a great week!

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Important Dates

  • Term Dates: Mar 29-June 11
  • Phase 1 Registration: May 16 – June 2
  • Phase 2 Registration: June 3 – Oct 3
  • Last day to S/U a course: June 1, 5pm PST
  • Last day to withdraw from a course: June 4, 11:55 pm PST
  • Finals week: June 7 – June 11


Now Recruiting Beaver Connect Peer Mentors

Beaver Connect is looking for Peer Mentors for 2021-2022 mentoring teams! This program will match you as a co-mentor with a faculty member to lead crucial discussions on navigating college, achieving success, and getting more out of the OSU experience with a group of 3-4 new-to-OSU students. This is a paid position that will help you make connections with faculty and peers and develop resume-building leadership skills! The job application is open now and closes May 31, 2021 – positions start in late summer or early fall and last through spring 2022. Beaver Connect is particularly interested in undergraduate students who identify as Students of Color, first-generation, low-income, transfer, student-athletes, or have experience in the University Exploratory Studies Program. Want to find out more? Check out this brief orientation video or visit their website. Questions and accommodation requests can be directed to Caitlin McVay

Community Engagement and Leadership Job Opportunity

Community Engagement and Leadership (CEL) at OSU is currently hiring student employees for Fall 2021! Student staff may be responsible for planning events, meeting with community partners, meeting students for advising, and facilitating educational programs. Students can work an average of 10-20 hours per week. Read more in the CEL Program Specialist position description. The application is opening soon, and the deadline to apply is June 27. You can find the job posting here by searching for the job title “CEL Program Specialist” with the posting number “P07283SE”.

“A Day in the Life – featuring Clackamas County Public Health” Panel

Calling all students! On Friday, May 21 from 12-1 pm PST, you’ll have the chance to interact with some Public Health professionals in a panel titled “A Day in the Life – featuring Clackamas County Public Health”. During this presentation, you’ll hear from Philip Mason-Joyner, Clackamas County Public Health Director; Apryl Herron, Senior Program Coordinator; and Anna Menon, Public Health Data Analyst. They’ll be there to give you some insight into the day-to-day work of local health departments, build connections, and get your questions answered. If you’re interested in attending, you must register by May 3 to hold your spot. If you have any questions or would like additional information, contact Tonya Johnson, MPH.

2021 Celebrating Undergraduate Excellence Registration

The Office of URSA is excited to announce that registration for OSU’s 2021 Celebrating Undergraduate Excellence (CUE) student submissions is now open! CUE is an annual showcase for OSU undergraduates to present their research and creative projects to the OSU community. Undergraduates from all academic disciplines, in all years of study, and all stages of research or creative work are invited to present. Due to COVID-19, CUE will be a virtual symposium again this year. Each presenter will record a 3-minute lightning talk about their work and post it on a central Canvas page where the symposium will be hosted. The Canvas page will be distributed to OSU community members who will be able to view presenters’ recordings, ask questions, and engage in dialogue via the Canvas discussion board function. The deadline to register to present is May 7, 2021 at 5:00 pm and the Canvas page will go live May 27 and 28. Students can submit proposals here.

OHP and SNAP Virtual Sign-Up Support

The Human Services Resource Center (HSRC), Benton County Health Department, and Department of Human Services will be hosting a virtual sign-up event for Oregon Health Plan (OHP) and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). These sessions will be taking place May 3 – May 7 with two sessions per day at 10am and 1pm PST. SNAP helps make college expenses more affordable by providing up to $234/month to buy groceries. The funds are loaded into an Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card, which is like a debit card that can be used to purchase food at grocery stores, convenience stores, and farmer’s markets. OHP is free comprehensive health coverage for Oregonians who meet income requirements and other criteria. Curious if you qualify? Students who are citizens or permanent residents may apply for OHP as SNAP as long as they meet income limits and other eligibility requirements. If you are undocumented or DACA, you may apply for Emergency OHP (CAWEM), but are not eligible for SNAP. If you have a child under age 18, they can be covered through Oregon Health Plan (OHP) regardless of immigration status. During these virtual sign-up sessions, OHP community partners will be helping you and your family get familiar with the enrollment process. Be sure to register for the event here!

5k Fun run/Walk Spring 2021

Looking for a way to take a break from Zoom classes and enjoy some Oregon sunshine? OSU Rec Sports is hosting their annual 5k Fun Run/Walk on May 1 at 11:00am at Avery Park. Check-ins will begin at 10:30 so be sure to get there with enough time to get settled before the race starts. This event is free to attend, but you must register beforehand (walk-up registrants will be accepted as space allows). To make an IM account and register for the event, click here.

Upcoming Career Center Events

Hey Beavs! Check out some of the opportunities the Career Center is offering below. Some events are restricted to certain students, but registration for all these events can be done on Handshake.

4/27/2021 17:00Things I Wish I Knew about… the U.S. job search process for international studentsBIPOC studentsCareer Development Center
4/29/2021 12:00Getting a Dam Job: Negotiate Your Salary & Get Paid!All studentsCareer Development Center
5/3/2021 12:002021 Spring_COS & CPHHS_Virtual Job Search Bootcamp (4 Mondays noon to 1pm sessions) Register via https://beav.es/JCtCOS/CPHHS studentsCareer Development Center
5/6/2021 12:00I Wish I Knew: Ask the Experts:All studentsOSU Alumni Association

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