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University of Oregon

Educational Resources

Libraries

Architecture & Allied Arts Library; Law Library; Mathematics Library; Oregon Institute of Marine Biology Library; Portland Architecture Library; Science Library

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 3,110,956 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 18,826 current serial subscriptions.
  • 2,909,868 microforms.
  • 2,253,308 Audio/Visual items.
  • 106,689 e-books.

Museums & Art

Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art; Museum of Natural and Cultural History; James Warsaw Sports Marketing Center; Lundquist Center for Entrepreneurship; University of Oregon Many Nations Longhouse; Pine Mountain Observatory (Bend, Oregon); Oregon Institute of Marine Biology (Oregon Coast); Central Oregon programs affiliated with the Oregon University System Cascades Campus (Bend, Oregon); Urban Architecture program and BetterBricks Daylighting Laboratory at the University of Oregon Portland Center (Portland, Oregon).

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 1,700 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 100 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 1,000 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 100 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 500 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 90% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 5,000 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 21% of students live in school housing.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

Types of housing available

  • 10% of housing units are Singles.
  • 57% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 0% of housing units are Triples.
  • 30% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 3% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 12 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 50% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 75% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 90% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 65% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Homecoming, Family Weekend, University Day, ASUO Street Fair, Cinco de Mayo Celebration, Hawaii Club Luau, Native American Pow Wow, Willamette Valley Folk Festival, Martin Luther King Events, InterMingle, Athletic Events, Robinson Theater, Oregon Bach Festival, Concerts in Beall Hall, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra
  • In total, there are about 250 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Robert D. Clark Honors College, numerous departmental honors programs, Society of College Scholars, Professional Distinctions Program, Dean's List, Junior Scholars, Latin Honors, Alpha Lambda Delta, Golden Key, Phi Beta Kappa Society, Phi Eta Sigma
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Baha'i Campus Association, Baptist Student Union, B'nai B'rith Hillel, Buddhist for Peace, Campus Crusade for Christ, Campus Interfaith Ministry, Catholic Newman Center, Central Luthern Church, Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship, Christian Legal Society, Christian Science Organization, Collegiate Christian Fellowship, Episcopal Campus Ministry, Eugene Christian Fellowship, Faith Center, Grace Luthern Church, International Student Christian Fellowship Inter Varsity Christian Fellowship, Jasper Christian Fellowship, Koinonia Center, Korean-American Christian Fellowship, Latter Day Saints, McKenzie Study Center, Muslim Student Association, Navigators Club, Oregon Hillel The Foundation For Jewish Life on Campus, Our Common Ministry, Pagan Student Union, Unitarian, Universalist Young Adults, University Christian Fellowship, Wesley Foundation Campus Ministry, Young Life, YWCA;
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) African Students Association, Asian-Pacific American Student Union, Black Student Union, Black Law Students Association, Black Women of Achievement, Chinese Student Association, Chinese Students and Scholars, Hawaii Club, Grupo de Capeira, Hong Kong Student Association, International Student Association, Japanese Student Organization, Jewish Student Union, Kultura Pilipinas, Latino/Latina Law Students Association, Malaysian Student Organization, MEChA, Minority Law Student Association, Multicultural Center, Muslim Student Association, National Association of Black Journalist, Native American Law Students Association, Native American Student Union, Pacific Islands Club, Permias (Indonesian Student Association), Singapore Student Association, Thai Student Union, Vietnamese Student Association.
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Allen Hall Advertising; Alliance for Equal Access to Education; Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority; Alpha Kappa Psi; Alpha Phi Omega; Alternative Dispute Resolution; American Advertising Fed; American Constitution Society; American Institute of Architecture Students; American Marketing Association; American Sign Language; Amnesty International; Ancient Order of Druids; Art and Law Forum; Art History Association; Arts & Administration Student Forum; Assault Prevention Shuttle; Associated Students for Historic Preservation; Association of Anthropology Graduate Students; Association of School Psychology Students; Athletic Department Finance Committee; Beta Alpha Psi; Body of Art; Buddhists for Peace; Campus Recycling; Career Center; Center for the Advancement of Sustainable Living; Chess Club; Child Care Subsidy; Coalition Against Environmental Racism; College Democrats; College of Education Peer Advising; College Republicans; Collegiate Music Educators National Conference; Committee for Musical Arts; Community Internship Program; Conflict Resolution Services; Constitution Court; Co-op Family Center; Criminal Law Association; Crisis Center; Dance Oregon; Designated Driver Shuttle; Disabilities Services Project; East Campus Neighborhood Council Ecological Design Center; Educational Leadership; European Student Association; Executive; Family Law in Practice; Forbidden Fruit; Forensics; Geology Club; Gaming Club; GLOSS; Golden Key International Honor Society; Grupo de Capoeira; Hawaii Club; House of Film; Interdisciplinary Students for the Progressive Arts; Interfraternity Council; International Law Students Association; International Resource Center; International Students Association; Journal of Environmental Law & Litigation; Kappa Tau Alpha; Korean Student Association; Kultura Pilipinas; KWVA Eugene, 88. 1 FM; Land Air Water; Latino/Latina Law Student Association; Legal Services; Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Educational and Support Service; Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgendered Queer Alliance; Literary Society; Malaysian Student Organization; MEChA; Men's Center; Mentor Program; Minority Law Students Association; Multicultural Center; Nontraditional Student Union; Office of Student Advocacy; Oregon Ballroom Dance Club; Oregon Future Lawyers Association; Oregon Innocence Network; Oregon Law Review; Oregon Law Student Public Interest Fund; Oregon Marching Band; Oregon Marine Students Association; Oregon Medical Marijuana Law Reporter; Oregon Review of International Law; Oregon Student Public Interest Group; Oregon Troop Supporter; Oregon Voice; OUTLAWs; Pacific Islands Club; Panhellenic Council; PERMIAS (Indonesian Student Association); Phi Eta Sigma; Philosophy Club; Pit Crew; Pocket Playhouse; Pre-Dental Club; Pre-Health Science; Pre-Law Society; Pre-Pharmacy Club; Programs & Assessment; Presidential Student Scholars Association; Programs Finance Committee; Psi Chi Honors Society/Treasury; Public Relations Students Society of America; Quiz Bowl; Recreational Sports (Rec Sports); Singapore Student Association, Society of Professional Journalism; Spencer View Tenants Council; Spirituality Ecology and Social Change; Sports Entertainment Law Forum; Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society; Student Association for Women in Architecture; Student Bar Association; The Student Insurgent; Student Recreation Center; Student's Cooperative Association; Student Senate; Students for Choice; Species Equality Through Action; Students of the Indian Subcontinent; Survival Center; Sustainable Business Symposium; Thai Student Union; Toastmasters; U-Lindy Swing Dance Club; University Students Fiber Guild; United States Student Association; University Theatre; Untergang, USSA; Vietnamese Student Association; Westmoreland Tenants Council; Women's Center; Women's Law Forum; Yoga and Meditation Group; YWCA; Zeta Phi Beta Sorority;
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Oregon Daily Emerald (daily), The Oregon Commentator (monthly), Oregon Voice (semi-monthly), The Student Insurgent (monthly), Flux (annual; School of Journalism & Communication)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Portland, Oregon (122), Eugene, Oregon (10)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Eugene, Oregon (3)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Eugene, Oregon (3)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 9% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 2,677
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 12 fraternities
  • 8% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 8 sororities
  • 8% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited

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