Welcome (back) to OSU, CPHHS Beavs! It’s so nice to see everyone’s faces on campus again, even if we’re all masked up and staying safe. Have a good week all, and take advantage of the sunny weather while it lasts! ☺


  • Term Dates: Sep 22 – Dec 10
  • Phase 1 Registration: May 16 – Jun 2
  • Last day to S/U a course AND withdraw from a course: Nov 12
  • Last day to withdraw from term: Dec 3
  • Finals week: Dec 6 – Dec 10


Student Role on OSU’s University Budget Committee

  • Paid opportunity for 2 students to be a part of OSU’s tuition setting process
    • Stipend or hourly
  • Commitment: 1.5 hour/2 weeks until March March and then 1 meeting/month 
  • Underrepresented or HMP students highly encouraged to apply
  • To apply: provide a one page expression of interest to Sherm Bloomer
    • Reason for interest
    • Any relevant experience or interest that makes this a good opportunity
    • Questions about participating
  • Contact: Sherm Bloomer

SHPEP Webinar to Explore Health Professions

  • Date and time: 10/05/2021 @ 3pm Pacific Time
  • Summer Health Professions Education Program: past webinars recorded/uploaded here
  • Upcoming webinar: The Path to Physician Assistant: Pre-PA to PA-C
  • Reviewing PA profession and its career opportunities, what to expect in the application process and in PA school
  • Q&A session and resources to look into
  • RSVPing for the event

UC Davis Live Virtual Pre-Health Conference

  • Date and time: 10/16/2021, 8:30am – 5pm Pacific Time
  • Explore 20+ health professions via workshops and talks
    • Includes: allopathic/osteopathic medicine, public health, PA, nursing, veterinary medicine, dentistry, physical and occupational therapy, and more
  • Network w/ deans of admission, faculty, and current students
  • Learn from current professionals, professional students, and admissions officers
  • RSVPing for the event

University of South Carolina Live Pre-Health Conferences

  • Date and times: sessions throughout 9/21/2021 – 11/23/2021
  • Department of Public Health Sciences @ Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC)
  • Virtual informational sessions about MS/PhD programs in Biostatistics and Epidemiology
  • RSVPing for a session

Pre-Therapy and Allied Health (PTAH) Club

  • Supports students interested in PTAH fields
    • Includes PT, occupational therapy, athletic training, nursing, physician assistant studies and medical school
  • Provide students opportunities to advance knowledge in PTAH via volunteer and job opportunities
  • Connect w/ peers and raise awareness for individuals w/ disabilities via fundraising
  • Contact to be added to listserv or more information: Taylor Altick


Sports Coach Recruitment

  • Flag football, volleyball and soccer coaches needed
  • Help a child learn to love sports games as you do by sharing your skills with Corvallis youth
  • Program begins 10/06/2021 and will entail coach orientation
  • Time commitment: 4-5 hours/week until Nov 13
    • Practices on Saturday mornings
  • Volunteer hours eligible for college service credit or internship credit
  • Contact: Robert Thornbeg | 541-754-1706

Foster Families at Every Child Linn Benton

  • DHS-affiliated organization supporting foster families
  • Monthly Foster Parent Night Out (FPNO) happens every Saturday 4-8 pm
    • Parents drop their children (bio and foster) off at a local church building for food, fun, and activities
  • In need of volunteers to help during FPNOs
  • Students interested in teaching, etc. highly encouraged to help out
  • Application here


COVID Testing Sites @ OSU

  • The LaSells Stewart Center: Monday – Friday, 10am – 3pm
  • Student Experience Center: Monday – Friday, 10am – 3pm

Human Services Resource Center: M – F, 8am – 7pm

  • Can loan you free textbooks for the term
  • Can loan you technological devices (computers, calculators, etc.)
  • Can help you apply for SNAP Food Stamps
  • Provides food assistance on campus (MealBux)
  • Provides food pantry and food/grocery bags
  • Provides laundry facilities
  • Contact: hsrc@oregonstate.edu | SNAP.HSRC@oregonstate.edu | 541-737-3747

Academic Success Center: M – F, 9am – 5 pm

  • Provides academic support services for student success and engagement
  • Free 1-on-1 academic coaching
  • Helps navigate time management, test preparation, test taking, procrastination, and stress reduction
  • Methods on getting organized and managing work-load via pre-made checklists
  • Writing center offers feedback on writing assignments from trained peer consultants
  • Helps set up study spaces/groups
  • Contact: success@oregonstate.edu | 541-737-2272

Supplemental Instruction (SI) Tables: M – F, 9am – 5 pm

  • Study tables w/ group study led by peers who have excelled in those challenging courses
  • Highly interactive, less lecture and more discussion/activities
  • Tables for most Bacc-core courses and more
  • Contact: supplemental.instruction@oregonstate.edu | 541-737-2272


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