CONNECT Week starts next week!

September 16th, 2013

Next week marks the beginning of this year’s Beaver Nation Migration! Better known as CONNECT Week, students enjoy 4 days of activities and fun to prepare you for your first year of college. Move-in kicks the week off and begins on Tuesday, September 24th. Thursday, September 26th through Sunday, September 29th is filled with events to welcome students to campus and to connect them with resources that play an instrumental role in a new student’s success. By the end of the week students will be able to:

  • Articulate academic expectations
  • Set your own goals for first-year student success
  • Express familiarity with the OSU Learning Goals for Graduates
  • Converse with a members of the OSU faculty or staff
  • Recognize yourself as a part of a community of scholars
  • Develop a connection to fellow OSU students
  • Become familiar with campus and Corvallis

List of activities can be found here:

One of the biggest and most memorable events of CONNECT is the New Student Convocation. It will be held on Thursday, September 26th at 3:30pm. Students will gather in the Memorial Union Quad by their academic colleges and walk together for the first time as a class to Gill Coliseum and participate in a ceremony that will mark their official academic welcome. Following the New Student Convocation will be the New Student Picnic. Tickets can be found here:

To stay up to date on all of the CONNECT Week events; visit the Office of New Student Programs and Family Outreach’s blog and Facebook. (Links below)

Welcome to Oregon State University and GO BEAVS!!



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