You have prepared. Now it’s time to fly, but we're here to help you do so. Join us for the Welcome to the Flock series. From effective roommate communication, to navigating the college dating scene, to developing an incredible fitness plan, we're here to tell you what is going on. Dive in, dig deeper, learn more, and let your curiosity lead you.
Looking for a way to save your grade after midterms? We can help with more than just picking that grade back up! Learn what study habits work best for you, walk with us to the most hidden study spots on campus, and connect with tutoring and study groups to make sure you never need to save another grade!
Do you ever have so much to do that you just decide to do none of it and nap instead? Looking to stop doing that? Join us to learn strategies for tackling this stress head on, as well as how to create ways to keep yourself accountable and organized in all the chaos.
Do you want to be better at managing your money? This workshop covers everything from FAFSA, to creatin a personal budget, to establishing better credit throughout college. Join us and the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships for tips on all of these topics and more.
Feeling overwhelmed trying to plan out the next four years of your life? Unsure of where to even begin? Come join current UO students and professional campus partners while we tackle the ins and outs of degree planning, deciding on majors, and answering the question on all students' minds, "WTF am I doing?"
Resources and Services
Navigating a college career can be overwhelming. So we provide an array of academic and social resources and services for future students, current students, and their families. Financial aid questions? Let’s talk. Looking for a mentor program? We’ll point the way. All you have to do is ask.
Explore Arts and Culture
Welcome to your home for crafting. Hone your skills with our workshops or freestyle in our studios. We have the tools and expertise to help with all of your projects in ceramics, fiber arts, glassblowing, metalsmithing, painting and drawing, paper arts, photography printmaking, and woodworking.
Getting involved in theatre is easy and open to everyone. Audition for a UO theatre production, join the student-run Pocket Playhouse, or catch the latest show—all for free. Whether you’re hoping to work backstage or act onstage, reach out to the Department of Theatre Arts for more information.
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
The JSMA provides a full schedule of rotating exhibits including outstanding collections of Asian and Northwestern art, as well as a Masterworks on Loan program featuring work from the world’s most prominent artists—all for free with your student ID.
Museum of Natural and Cultural History
Oregon’s primary repository for publicly-owned collections, the Museum of Natural and Cultural History represents 300 million years of natural history in the Northwest—presenting the PNW’s history through hundreds of thousands of ethnographic and archaeological specimens.
You have prepared. Now it’s time to fly. Your journey launches at the starting block, where you begin discovering your passions on campus. Get involved at your new home—dive in, dig deeper, explore, and let your curiosity lead you. Welcome to your Starting Block.