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March 7, 2017

Oregon State University Summer Session

Why wait when you can start planning your best summer yet — today!

It's not too early to make summer plans to travel, work, study and play. With flexible class lengths, this summer you can do it all when you enroll in Oregon State summer classes. And don't forget: During summer, everyone pays in-state tuition.*

Talk to your advisor about the benefits of summer classes — and review our planning guide to see what works best for you.

Heading out of town? Choose from nearly 100 courses delivered online through Oregon State Ecampus, and take advantage of summer term wherever you are.

*Not eligible for OSU Ecampus, VetMed or PharmD classes or INTO students.


Need-to-know calendar dates

Here are some important summer dates for you to remember:

April 16: Registration begins
June 19–23: Session 6 – Intersession/One week
June 26–Sept. 8: Session 1 – 11 weeks
June 26–July 21: Session 2 – Four weeks
June 26–Aug. 18: Session 3 – Eight weeks
July 24–Aug. 18: Session 4 – Four weeks
Aug. 21–Sept. 8: Session 5 – Three weeks

Find out more about registration dates and deadlines.



Flexible, summer-only housing contracts through University Housing & Dining Services allow you the unique opportunity to live at Oregon State during summer term — for one week or all summer long.

You can enjoy the fun and convenience of living on campus at Bloss Hall or the International Living-Learning Center while taking classes to advance your degree.

Packages include a room and meal plan along with all of the amenities of living on campus. Submit your application starting April 17.


Earn up to 4 graduate credits in one week

Register today for OSU's Natural Resources Leadership Academy, which brings together professionals and graduate students from across the world to establish connections, enhance leadership skills and learn from experts on timely, relevant topics in today's changing world.

Featured track: Sustainability Assessment (SUS 514/599)
In this track, you will investigate a range of methodologies for measuring and evaluating performance toward established sustainability criteria and indicators at the individual and group levels. You will gain fundamental skills required to complete sustainability reporting assessments for businesses in accordance with globally relevant approaches. Watch a brief introduction from Oregon State Instructor Ann Scheerer.


Last chance to discover. Explore. Travel.

Don't miss this exclusive opportunity to travel the world with fellow graduate students on a life-changing, faculty-led study abroad program this summer.

You can explore the mountains and the sea in Italy on this trip that dives into ecological, fisheries and human-use issues connected with major bodies of water.

The priority deadline has passed, but there is still time for you to apply and spend part of your summer abroad.


Warm up to summer with FREE lemonade.

March 7-8 | 3-5 p.m. | Dixon Recreation Center


This $200 scholarship could be yours

What if we told you that you could be the proud winner of a $200 summer scholarship? Well, it's true! All you have to do is answer two quick questions to be entered in the random drawing. One person will walk away as the lucky winner. Submissions are accepted online and at the Warm Up to Summer event March 7-8.

The scholarship will be applied toward campus-based classes in Corvallis or at the Hatfield Marine Science Center during OSU's 2017 summer term.


No more writer's block

If you've ever struggled to put your thoughts onto paper, you're not alone. The Graduate Writing Center at OSU is a great resource to help you create your individualized writing assignment and find your rhetorical purpose every step of the way.

Get one-on-one assistance from trained peers on assignments such as job applications, IRB materials, proposals, seminar papers, conference presentations and dissertations, and be on your way to literary excellence.

Stop by the writing center in Waldo Hall or connect online via the Online Writing Lab. Both services are offered during the academic year as well as summer term. No appointments necessary.

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