Summer Fun Break on Campus

July 9th, 2014

Summer Beavs,

If you find yourself on campus midday on Wednesday, July 9 you’re in for a treat!

Here to bring you a break from your diligent time spent studying during summer session, Army ROTC, MURFS, Adventure Leadership Institute, CAPS, Student Health Services, and Healthy Campus Initiative will be hosting a Summer Fun Break.

From 11am to 2pm on the MU Quad you will find activities such as bungee trampolines, neck massages, NorthPorch Café samples, an obstacle course, and much more!

For more on the Summer Fun Break – check out the Summer Session website.



Go Beavs!



High School Seniors – Don’t Forget Your Transcript!

July 1st, 2014

Congratulations class of 2014 and welcome to Beaver Nation! Here at the Office of Admissions, we hope you are enjoying your summer and looking forward to seeing you on campus during your START orientation.

This is just a friendly reminder that if you have not yet done so, please be sure to have your official final high school transcript sent to our office as soon as possible. Also, be sure to send official AP and IB test scores to the Office of Admissions to be awarded any eligible academic credit. If you have earned any college credit while in high school, send in those official transcripts as well! All test scores must come directly from the testing agency to be considered official.

Contact Information
Office of Admissions
Oregon State University
104 Kerr Administration Building
Corvallis, OR 97331
Toll-Free: 800-291-4192
Fax: 541-737-2482

Weatherford Hall

Weatherford Hall

Go Beavs!

OSU, the only accredited school of public health in Oregon

June 25th, 2014

On June 25th Oregon State University’s College of Public Health and Human Sciences became the first, and only accredited program in the state of Oregon.

The accreditation is from the Council on Education for Public health, an independent agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education to accredit schools of public health and public health programs outside schools of public health. Receiving accreditation means that experts in the field of public health agree that the College of Public Health and Human Sciences is of high quality; has the curriculum, faculty and resources needed to continue meeting high standards; and produces graduates that have the knowledge and skills to succeed in their fields.

This makes OSU the only accredited public health school in-between Seattle at San Francisco. Learn more about our College of Public Health and Human Sciences.



National Doughnut Day

June 6th, 2014

Today is Friday of week 10 of the term and National Doughnut Day. To celebrate the end of Spring Term and National Doughnut Day, Oregon State’s College of Science sponsored a study break with free coffee and VooDoo doughnuts!

VooDoo Doughnuts

VooDoo Doughnuts

Good luck on all of your exams!

– AG

Congratulations OSU Graduates!!

June 6th, 2014

June 14th will mark OSU’s 145th Annual Commencement. The ceremony will start at 10:30am in Reser Stadium. For those of you not able to attend Commencement in person, it will be streamed live on OPB Plus as well as via OSU Live.



Congratulations to the graduating students! Go out into the world and represent Beaver Nation wherever you end up – welcome to the world of being an OSU alumni.


– KK

Room Selection Time is Here!

June 4th, 2014

Future Beavers,

If you plan on living on campus this fall, the time to select your residence hall and room has arrived!

In order to select your room you must have a signed housing contract, paid the ATD, and registered for START (summer orientation).

Click here for more information on University Housing

New students who are part of living-learning communities may select rooms for the corresponding building from June 2nd-11th; see below for the specific times for each program. All room selection processes open at 2 p.m. on the first day indicated:

June 2 – June 4, 2014: 
University Honors College: West Hall
Austin Entrepreneurship Program: Weatherford Hall

June 4 – June 6, 2014: 
Engineering: Buxton and Hawley Halls
Global Village: International Living-Learning Center

June 9 – June 10, 2014: 
Arts and Social Justice: Wilson Hall
Health and Well-Being: McNary
Substance Free: McNary Hall

June 10 – June 11, 2014: 
Civic Engagement: Bloss Hall
ROTC: Finley Hall

Once this period has passed, all other new students may begin the selection process in eligible buildings based on availability and housing application date; this period is from June 11th– 16th.

If you are not sure which day and time you can begin the selection process, look back at your completed housing application to find earliest time displayed.

If you do not select a room on your own during one of these periods, one will be assigned for you based on date of application.

OSU Wins First Place at Formula SAE Competition

May 22nd, 2014

Earlier this month Oregon State Students competed in the annual Formula SAE competition with over 100 other teams from countries around the world. Austria, Brazil, Canada, Germany, Mexico, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, United Arab Emirates, Venezuela and the United States all sent teams to the competition at the Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, MI.

Out of the the 100 plus teams Oregon State received a score of 876.6 clinching the top spot. Technical University of Munich finished second and Universitat Stuttgart finished in third.

Throughout the four day competition, students and machine were judged on a series of static and dynamic events including:  technical inspection, cost, presentation and engineering design, solo performance trials, and high performance track endurance.




MUPC Battle of the Bands and DAM JAM!

May 21st, 2014

Next week we have a packed music showdown on campus that you won’t want to miss!

First, to get everyone started, Battle of the Bands is taking place on Friday, May 30th from 4:30p-10:30pm at the MU Quad and will be featuring a number of different student, faculty, and community-based groups. Stop by anytime during the event and you are sure to catch some great music and even a few rays of sunshine.

The next day, Saturday, May 31st, Mike Posner will be headlining DAM JAM from 7:00pm-11:00pm at the MU Quad. Tickets are FREE for all OSU students and $10 pre-sale for non-students. You can pick-up/purchase your tickets now in MU 103.

Make sure to contact the MUPC Office with any questions: 541-737-6872.

Event website:

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Wayne Tinkle is OSU’s new Head Basketball Coach

May 20th, 2014

Courtesy: Oregon State Athletics

Oregon State University makes way for a new era… the Wayne Tinkle era. After recently firing OSU Men’s Basketball coach Craig Robinson, Bob De Carolis (Director of Athletics) interviewed several candidates, and ultimately announced Monday that Wayne Tinkle would take over as head coach.

Tinkle comes from Montana where he was the head coach of the Grizzlies for eight seasons. In his time at Montana he won 158 games, the second most in school history. He led the Grizzlies to Big Sky regular-season titles in 2010, 2012 and 2013 and Big Sky Tournament championships in 2012 and 2013. Tinkle’s only work experience comes from Montana where he also attended as a student athlete earning his B.S. in Health and Human Performance.

So why do we believe Winkle is the solution to our struggling men’s basketball team? Craig Robinson served as head coach for six seasons and only totaled a losing record of 94-105, and 39-69 in the PAC-12. Last season we broke even with a 16-16 record ending with a loss in the first round of the College Basketball Invitational. Wayne Tinkle led the Grizzlies to Big Sky regular-season titles in 2010, 2012 and 2013 and Big Sky Tournament championships in 2012 and 2013. He also attended the NCAA tournament in 2010, 2012 and 2013… the beavers have not made an appearance since 1990. Recently, his team went 25-7 in 2011-12 and 2012-13. We are hoping that he can bring a high level of success to OSU.

#GoBeavs! #TinksTime


PNACAC Goes to College: Class is in Session!

May 19th, 2014

Oregon State University is the host site for the 2014 Pacific Northwest Association for College Admission Counseling (PNACAC) Annual Conference May 28th – May 30th! Several hundred college admissions professionals, high school counselors and individuals from across Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Alaska, and Montana will be on campus.

PNACAC Conference Planning Committtee

PNACAC Conference Planning Committee

Also in attendance will be Oregon Senate President Peter Courtney, who will be giving the opening keynote speech on May 28th. Oregon State’s very own Amas Aduviri, the director of the College Assistance Migrant Program and president of the National HEP and CAMP Association will also be giving a keynote speech, on May 30th.

Per PNACAC’s mission statement:

(PNACAC) promotes ethical standards and provides resources for its members to guide and empower students as they prepare for college admission.

On behalf of the Office of Admissions, we look forward to hosting this year’s conference!

Go Beavs,

– AG


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