College Block

Week of Welcome 2023
Monday, September 25, 9:00 a.m. – Noon
Gerlinger Hall, Woodruff Gym, Room 220

College Block

Make the most of your academic experience

Join us during the Week of Welcome 2023 to kickstart your academic and career journeys!
During this event you’ll learn more about all of the interesting majors, minors, career paths, and other academic opportunities UO has to offer.
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Academic success goes beyond just the books. Whether to hone your skills or make connections with others, what do you want to know more about?



Events & Experiences

Exploring Your Global Engagement Opportunities: How to Map the Next Four Years

Learn about the steps you can take right now to make education abroad a part of your college career with Global Education Oregon (GEO), the campus study abroad office. Discover more about remote global engagement experiences available this term, including no-credit global experiences specially designed for first-year students, #NoPassportNeeded Elements (virtual homestays and language partners), #NoVisaNeeded programs, and virtual internships.

Wellness and You: Self-Care and Managing Stress in Your First Term

The transition to college can be both exciting and stressful. Learn more about wellness, self-care, and managing stress. Staff from University Counseling Services will share tips and answer your questions!

Supporting Your Academic Success: Resources to Hone Your Academic Skills

Whether it's tutoring, speed reading classes, or remote support, UO has resources for you. Learn about the array of academic support services available to you from day one. Get your questions answered and learn about the variety of academic services at the Tutoring and Academic Engagement Center and across campus.

Advising and You: Getting Started on Your Academic and Career Journey at the UO

Learn how when to connect to your advisors for academic and career support. Advisors and career coaches can help you navigate resources, find opportunities to get involved, and help you plan for the future. In this session, learn more about advising and career resources, how to connect with advisors and coaches, and have a chance to ask advising questions.

How to Get Involved in Undergraduate Research and Creative Work

Looking to get involved in an active learning experience outside of the classroom? UO's research pros will discuss the different ways you can get plugged into research on campus. See examples of other students' research projects, learn how to build connections with research faculty, and funding resources!

Exploring 101

Discovering your major isn't usually something that happens on its own. In this Q&A, academic advisors will share concrete steps you can take to continue your major exploration process. They'll share strategies and resources for exploring, as well as opportunities to explore your interests beyond the classroom.