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Friday, July 10

Time Session Title Audience
Noon–1:00 p.m. University Housing: Where Ducks Live

This session will provide an overview of our residence halls, room types, dining options, and meal plans. You will also learn about the roommate browsing and requesting process and getting prepared to share a space with someone.
Everyone
1:45–2:30 p.m. Accessible Education Center

Find out how the AEC can be an important resource to you. Students who experience disability-related barriers are encouraged to attend this overview session (families welcome). You will learn about available support and how to get started.
Everyone
3:15–4:00 p.m. University Health Services

In this session you will learn about the breadth of programming available for students to promote their health and wellbeing.
Everyone
4:45–5:45 p.m. Student Health Insurance

Having health insurance coverage that works well at University Health Services and in the Eugene area is important for student success! Join this session to learn key information that will help you make an informed decision about your health insurance coverage while attending the University of Oregon. This session will discuss optional coverage available through the UO Student Health Benefits Plan and critical enrollment deadlines.

Parents and family only

Friday, July 17

Time Session Title Audience
10:30–11:15 a.m. Overview of PathwayOregon Families and students in PathwayOregon program
Noon–1:00 p.m. Protecting the Flock

Staff members from the Office of the Dean of Students and the UO Police Department will discuss safety at the UO.
Parents and family only
1:45–2:30 p.m. Mental Health Matters: Seeking Support and Building Resilience

We ALL have mental health. Learn about what UO college students experience and how the University Counseling Center supports the diverse needs of our student community. Join our community of care and learn how to support the mental health of our Ducks.
Everyone
3:15–4:00 p.m. Department of PE and Recreation

Join us for a virtual tour of what the Department of Physical Education and Recreation has to offer.
All students

Friday, July 24

Time Session Title Audience
10:30–11:30 a.m. Money Matters: Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Billing

Money Matters is a comprehensive presentation to help you navigate the university's billing system and understand tuition costs and payment options. You will also learn how to navigate the financial aid and scholarship system. This is a helpful session for both students and parents alike.
Everyone
12:30–1:15 p.m. Black Cultural Center

The coordinator for the Lyllye Reynolds-Parker Black Cultural Center (BCC) welcomes students and their families to join this session to get an overview about the BCC and how it is the hub for Black student life. We will intentionally discuss how the BCC is a place for academic, cultural, and social engagement at the UO, as well as an opportunity for non-Black students to learn more about Black culture.
Everyone
2:00–2:45 p.m. FIGs and ARCs

Learn how participating in a FIG or an ARC can help you explore interests, build a community, and achieve academic success in your first year at the UO.
All students
3:30–4:15 p.m. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Education and Support Services Everyone
5:00–5:45 p.m. Multicultural Education, Engagement, and Student Success

In this session you will learn about ways in which the Multicultural Education, Engagement, and Student Success office can support you while you attend the UO. We offer multiple programs, events, and forms of support that are designed to make your time at the UO the best it can be.
Everyone

Friday, July 31

Time Session Title Audience
10:30–11:30 a.m. IntroDUCKtion to Academics at the UO; Tutoring and Academic Engagement

Come learn about academics at the UO! In this session, we'll go over degrees at the UO, how academic advising works, as well as opportunities for support through the Tutoring and Academic Engagement Center.
Everyone
12:30–1:15 p.m. Center for Multicultural Academic Excellence

Meet the CMAE staff and learn about CMAE resources, advising, and ways CMAE can help you navigate campus and create a campus success team.
Everyone
2:00–2:45 p.m. Non–Traditional Student Resources

This session will introduce participants to the UO resources available to non-traditional students, including resources for those with children, students transferring to the UO, veterans, and students who are entering the UO after the age of 25.
Transfer students
3:30–4:15 p.m. Clark Honors College Special Opportunities

In this session, members of the Clark Honors College team will describe the unique and special opportunities available only to CHC students. The CHC focuses on developing well-rounded individuals by engaging them in courses across the disciplinary spectrum. In addition to the broad-based liberal arts approach, CHC students can take part in the CHC’s Academic Residential Community, special study abroad opportunities, the CHC’s partnership with UO’s Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact, the 3+3: Six Years to a Law Degree program, and other experiential learning and research opportunities. Come to this session to learn about CHC special opportunities and signature programs and pedagogies!
CHC students
5:00–5:45 p.m. Understanding Financial Aid and Scholarships

Build your understanding of the financial aid process at UO. In this session we will discuss financial aid action items and timelines, maintaining eligibility, special circumstances, and how to apply for scholarships for future years. You will also have the opportunity to ask questions of our knowledgeable financial aid staff during the Q&A.
Everyone

Friday, August 7

Time Session Title Audience
10:30–11:30 a.m. University Housing: How Ducks Live

Learn about what it looks like to live on campus, including student expectations. There will also be a brief overview of the room selection process. Any updates available around COVID-19 and living in the halls will be shared.
Everyone
12:15–1:15 p.m. Holding On and Letting Go

The Office of the Dean of Students and staff from the University Counseling Center will share how you can best support your new Duck from afar. You'll learn about common transition issues new students experience, resources we provide, and the best ways you can get information and provide support.
Parents and family only
2:00–2:45 p.m. University Career Center

The UO is committed to ensuring that all Ducks are career ready when they graduate. During this session, staff from the University Career Center will share information about career support available to all students and will provide you with three things you can do during your first year to help you launch a successful career later.
Everyone
3:30–4:15 p.m. Center for Student Involvement

Learn about ways to connect with other students through events and student organizations. Find out about fun, safe ways to build your campus community.
Everyone

Friday, August 14

Time Session Title Audience
1:45–2:30 p.m. Holden Center for Leadership and Community Engagement: Grow, Lead, and Serve

The Holden Center for Leadership and Community Engagement provides high-impact experiential and community-based learning that fosters socially responsible leadership, empowers and challenges students to make positive impacts in their communities, and develops transferable skills for personal and professional growth. In this IntroDUCKtion session, our staff members will briefly share the 11 programs we offer, how we have pivoted to support students in a virtual way, and engage participants in an activity around discovering leadership styles.
All students
3:15–4:15 p.m. Erb Memorial Union (EMU) Programs

We will give an overview of opportunities to get engaged in the various EMU programs including Center for Student Involvement, Craft Center, Club Sports, KWVA, Moss Street Children's Center, Outdoor Program, Student Sustainability Center and Esports.
All students

Friday, August 21

Time Session Title Audience
10:30–11:15 a.m. UO Common Reading

The UO Common Reading centers campus-wide discussions on important topics each year. This year's theme is listen.learn.act. to encourage participation in important conversations, resources, and actions associated with anti-Black racism. We are very excited to have the opportunity to connect with you about this year's plans and ways in which the UO Common Reading creates community and learning opportunities among students and faculty across campus.
All students
12:15–1:15 p.m. GEO Study Abroad

Global Education Oregon (GEO) offers more than 300 academic programs and internships in over 90 countries that thrill, challenge, and inform. Whether you want to study sustainability in a modern capital, explore the urban landscape of an ancient city, or enhance your cross-cultural development through a #NoPassportNeeded experience, there are many options to choose from.
Everyone
2:00–2:45 p.m. Fraternity and Sorority Life

Fraternities and sororities are values-based organizations that focus on the development of leadership, scholarship, brotherhood and sisterhood, service, and community among their members. The Fraternity and Sorority Life Office serves as a resource to our members and organizations to promote a strong community and exceptional experiences. Please join us to learn more about the active fraternity and sorority community at the UO.
Everyone

Friday, August 28

Time Session Title Audience
9:30–10:30 a.m. Meet with Mike!

University of Oregon President Michael Schill is hosting a live event to answer your questions about fall term. Submit your questions live on Zoom and learn more about our plans on returning to campus this coming fall.
Everyone
Noon–1:00 p.m. COVID-19 Safety and You!

The UO is taking steps to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 on campus. As a member of the Duck community, you also have personal responsibilities in helping prevent the spread of illness. This session will include information and tips on how to help prevent the spread of COVID on campus.
Everyone
2:00–3:00 p.m. IntroDUCKtion Next Steps Everyone

Friday, September 4

Time Session Title Audience
Noon–12:45 p.m. Parent and Family Programs

Parent and Family Programs works to keep UO parents and families engaged through communications, membership, networking, and events. We know that you are a key part of the student experience and we value your partnership. In this session you will learn more about the resources available to you and ways you can be involved, stay connected, and help your student navigate college life. Parent and Family Programs looks forward to supporting you while you support your new Duck.
Parents and family only
2:00–3:00 p.m. University Housing: Becoming a Duck

Get information on what to expect for the move-in process, including what to bring (and what not to bring). This session will also include a brief overview of getting involved in the residence halls and any updates regarding COVID-19.
Everyone