The UO offers the following resources for prospective students, current students, and families.
Admissions and Financial Aid
- UO Connections is a half-day college advocacy program designed for first-generation, ethnically diverse, or economically disadvantaged high school students in ninth through twelfth grades, providing valuable college prep information.
- The Opportunities / Oportunidades program offers workshop-style evening meetings at local schools and community centers designed to answer parents and students questions about college
- Spanish-language admissions information is available.
- Read about resources for Native American students at the UO.
- Diversity Excellence Scholarships are available through the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships.
- PathwayOregon pays the tuition for qualified Oregon residents from low-income families.
- Housing options include the Multicultural Hall or the International Hall, just several residence halls that are available.
- The Center for Multicultural Academic Excellence specializes in providing a culturally supportive environment that empowers self-identified students of color to fulfill their educational and career goals.
- The Office of Academic Advising guides UO students in pursuing academic and career goals.
- The Teaching and Learning Center offers tutoring and other opportunities to help you succeed.
Student Life Resources
The UO offers over 400 student organizations, including numerous clubs related to ethnicity, culture, and orientation.
- African Student Association
- Asian Pacific American Student Union
- Black Student Union
- Hawaii Club
- Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer Alliance (LGBTQA)
- Jewish Student Union
- Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán (MEChA)
- Native American Student Union
- Raza Unida Youth Conference
- The Office of the Vice President for Equity and Inclusion promotes inclusive excellence by working to ensure equitable access to opportunities, benefits, and resources for all faculty, administrators, students, and community members.
- The student-funded UO Multicultural Center is a hub of activism where all students are welcome to meet, plan, and help with educating the community about diversity.
- The UO's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Education and Support Services promotes a supportive environment at the University of Oregon for LGBT students, faculty, and staff.
- The Intercultural Mentoring Program Advancing Community Ties (IMPACT) connects current students with incoming students to help make their transition into the university community a comfortable, accepting, and culturally responsive experience.
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