Oregon State University

Tour Glossary

OSU Campus
Academic Advising Meeting with a departmental adviser or representative (30 minutes).

Depending on staff availability, an Academic Advising Meeting may be scheduled with a departmental adviser or representative in the college that corresponds to your academic major choice/interest on this form. If such an appointment is available, this meeting will be noted on the visit itinerary that is emailed to you by the TOUR Ambassador who contacts the academic department on your behalf.

College of Engineering tour. 2:00pm daily (1 hour).

Come learn about majors, student clubs, internships, and undergraduate research opportunities available through the College of Engineering! This tour provides visitors with college information from a current Engineering student perspective and useful distinctions between the academic programs and schools within the college. See first-hand what makes this college a dynamic place to learn and grow.

College of Public Health & Human Sciences tour.

CPHHS offers exciting and innovative majors, such as Exercise and Sport Science, Athletic Training, Nutrition, Public Health and Human Development and Family Science. On this tour visitors have the opportunity to hear from student peers who will guide them through related research labs, historic buildings and classrooms. An advisor will be ‘on call’ to answer visitor questions after the tour.

College of Science Tour, offered at 1:00 daily (45 minutes).

Take a 45 minute tour of some Science labs and facilities. Biology/Zoology-interested students will have an information session directly following the tour. Other Science majors should request academic appointments through the visit request form.

Housing Tour

Due to safety and privacy concerns, the housing tour will take visitors through a sample of amenities in Weatherford Hall (laundry, kitchen and lounges) and to the show room of Cauthorn Hall only. TOUR Ambassadors are only allowed to visit the show room and are not able to entertain requests to see any other rooms in any other halls. To learn about specific floorplans, view the 360 VR room tours, specific amenities and living-learning components, we encourage you to visit http://oregonstate.edu/uhds/halls.

The 90-minute Campus Tour will incorporate the show room in Cauthorn Hall. The restrictions outlined above still pertain to this tour.

Informational Meeting with an Admissions Adviser (30 minutes).

This meeting allows you to speak with a departmental adviser or representative to address any admissions-related questions you may have, learn about requirements for admission and the application process, and find out about how Oregon State may be the best college fit for you. Key information about application deadlines, financial aid and scholarships, and campus housing is provided.

University Honors College tour and informational session (45 minutes).

University Honors College (UHC) offers an informational session and tour for prospective students with a college representative who will explain the UHC program and its benefits as well as the application process. After an informative presentation there will be a short tour of UHC classrooms and student study spaces.

Contact Info

Visitor Center
Office of Admissions
108 Kerr Administration Building
Corvallis, Oregon 97331-2106
phone: 541-737-2626
toll-free: 800-291-4192
visit.osu@oregonstate.edu
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