CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University will host the main day of new resident move in Sunday, Sept. 16, for students living on campus.

More than 4,700 residents are expected to move onto campus this fall, with a majority moving in Sunday. Increased traffic and congestion are expected around campus. More than 500 volunteers will help with move in.

By Friday, Sept. 14, more than 400 international students and 700 domestic students have already moved in.

New students will benefit from a number of new initiatives this fall, including:

  • Off the Quad – The newest place to eat on campus, Off the Quad opens in the Memorial Union in September 2018. The menu will have a variety of signature items, including fresh-pressed juices, salads, burritos and homemade biscuits featuring local fruit jams. 
  • PRIDE Community – This residential community is inclusive and supportive of all gender identities, gender expressions and sexual orientations. Programming is designed to bring together LGBTQIA+ students and allies to build relationships, encourage academic success and become empowered, engage campus community members.
  • Finley renovation – A two-phase renovation project for Finley Hall. The main lounges and kitchen on the first floor were completely remodeled and updated. All student rooms were refurnished with new beds and floors that are part of phase one of the renovation received new desks and wardrobes. One set of bathrooms on each floor of the building received a complete renovation, with fresh fixtures, flooring and tile. Bathrooms include a shared sink area, lockable toilet stalls and individual lockable shower rooms with private showers and a changing area.

For more information, contact University Housing & Dining Services at 541-737-4771 or housing@oregonstate.edu.

General OSU

About Oregon State University: As one of only two universities in the nation designated as a land, sea, space and sun grant, Oregon State serves Oregon and the world by working on today’s most pressing issues. Our more than 31,000 students come from across the globe, and our programs operate in every Oregon county. Oregon State receives more research funding than all of the state’s comprehensive public universities combined. At our campuses in Corvallis and Bend, marine research center in Newport and award-winning Ecampus, we excel at shaping today’s students into tomorrow’s leaders.

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Story By: 

Theresa Hogue, 541-737-0786, theresa.hogue@oregonstate.edu

Source: 

Jennifer Viña, 541-737-4771, jennifer.vina@oregonstate.edu