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April 4, 2017

Oregon State University Summer Session

Why students say summer classes are right for them

When students were asked to describe what summer at Oregon State means to them, several common themes kept showing up:

• It's a time to catch up on their studies
• Get ahead on their path to graduation
• Work a job
• And travel the world

Read more about additional perks unique to OSU Summer Session that could benefit you.

And take some time to browse through our schedule of classes to see what course(s) meet your individual needs. Registration begins April 16.

Can't stay on campus this summer? Choose from nearly 100 graduate courses delivered online through Oregon State Ecampus, and take advantage of summer term wherever you are.


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.


Little gnome facts about summer

There's more to summer in Corvallis than sunshine and iced coffee. Follow Summer Session on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to learn from the Summer Session gnome, Sunny, while he shares some little-known facts about summer at Oregon State.

And, once all of his facts have been shared, he has a special giveaway for followers — the chance to win a $200 summer scholarship. So follow along today!


Warm up to summer with FREE hot cocoa or lemonade.

April 11 & 12 | 2-4 p.m. | Kelley Engineering Center


You're this close to winning a $200 summer scholarship

Rumor has it — you're just two steps away from being entered to win a $200 summer scholarship to be applied toward campus-based classes in Corvallis or at the Hatfield Marine Science Center this summer.

Enter online or in person at the Warm Up to Summer event at Kelley Engineering Center April 11 & 12, where you'll also be able to spin the prize wheel for some cool summer swag!


An intensive hands-on natural resources experience at your front door

Earn up to 4 credits in one week at OSU's Natural Resources Leadership Academy in Corvallis, where internationally renowned faculty lead participants through a variety of topics covering areas of conflict management, communication, sustainable natural resources and leadership.

Featured track: Social Aspects of Sustainable Natural Resources (SNR 520)
Using readings, personal experiences and class discussions, students will explore five principles of socially sustainable natural resource management and review the role they play in creating natural resource-based sustainable communities. Watch a brief introduction from Oregon State Instructor Christine Olsen.


It all adds up during summer, too

What do you get when you take a well-lit study area, add in free drop-in tutoring, resources such as graphing calculators and solution manuals, and an open computer lab, then subtract all noisy distractions? The Math Learning Center in Kidder Hall, of course!

Open during summer term as well as the rest of the academic year, the Math Learning Center is a great spot for you to polish your skills and even make up a test. Be sure to check it out this summer and be on your way to finding the answer to your mathematic needs.

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