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Group of students gathered on the quad outside Kidder Hall

Fall social welcomes students

By College of Science

The College of Science invites all new and returning science students to our annual Fall Welcome Social on Tuesday, September 20, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. on the Valley Library Quad outside of Kidder Hall. New science students are encouraged to attend to start connecting with our community and to learn about academic, career and extracurricular opportunities available in our College and at OSU.

Stop by and enjoy some treats while meeting new science students and connecting with current ones. You can learn how to get involved in campus life, where to meet people, where the best study spots are on campus and where the science tutoring centers are like the Mole Hole, Worm Hole, Vole Hole, Math and Statistics Learning Center and more.

Faculty, professional advisors, career development staff and Peer Advisors will be on hand to share advice about courses, study habits, registration, time management tips and what a life of science at Oregon State is all about.

You can talk with representatives from our science student clubs across many disciplines. Science students are some of the most active on campus. Getting involved in a science club can be such a rewarding experience. It helps make the most of classroom learning, can put you on the best path for your career and makes it easier to connect with our science community. Science organizations can even help you build leadership skills and expand your social circle.

While you mingle, we encourage you to meet our Peer Advisors. Housed in College’s Science Success Center, Peer Advisors are sophomore, junior and senior science students who are trained extensively on the services, programs, techniques and resources to help you navigate campus services, registration, study abroad, internships, research opportunities, clubs and more. They can offer assistance via phone, email and one-on-one in-person meetings.

This event is supported by the College of Science, thanks to generous support from alumni and friends.

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