Winter Warm Up
Wednesday, January 16 • 11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. • EMU
Welcome to campus with this involvement-fair-style event for newly admitted students and continuing first-years. Explore new opportunities and connect with important campus resources. Featuring six campus partners—Orientation Programs, the EMU, the Teaching and Learning Center, the Student Recreation Center, and the Office of Academic Advising—we present numerous opportunities to help you pursue your passions.
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.