Welcome to Oregon State University!

We are so excited to have you join us at Oregon State.


OSUWelcome is an exciting collection of activities and events that help you connect and engage with campus. There are events that will entertain you, events that share tips and strategies for success, and events that help you get to know resources and campus.

If you are a graduate student, you are welcome at these events in addition to the Grad Welcome Week.

Signature Events

OSUWelcome is full of so many things to do, people to meet, and activities to engage in. In order to help you, we've highlighted the Signature Events here, which are ones that are expected of all incoming students or encouraged of all students. You can find the full schedule in the calendar widget below!

Saturday September 17 and Sunday September 18

New student move-in @ Residence Halls

Monday September 19

Transfer student move-in @ Residence Halls

Tuesday September 20

Each fall, Oregon State University welcomes the incoming class of students at the New Student Convocation ceremony. Convocation, which literally translates as "come together," is a ceremony in which we welcome all new students to campus. You can watch a live stream of the New Student Convocation here.

Wednesday September 21

First Day of Classes

First Day photos and welcome booth

Friday, September 23rd, 2022

OSUPC Evening Event (Time and Location TBD)

Saturday, September 24th, 2022



Time TBD
Reser Stadium

Join us for the first home football game of the school year! Students are able to reserve free student ticket for games as well as purchase guest tickets through the OSU Beavers website, so don't miss out.

Learn More About Claiming Student Tickets Here


OSUPC Evening Event (Time and Location TBD)


Wednesday, September 28th


Part Time Job Fair - 11:00am - 2:00pm - SEC Plaza

Looking for a part-time jobs or internship? Meet local and on-campus employers stationed at tables in the Student Experience Center Plaza. Learn more about the possibility to gain work experience during your college career.


Friday, September 30th, 2022

Beaver Community Fair


12:00pm - 4:00pm
Memorial Union Quad & SEC Plaza

Check out the community fair to learn more about the different clubs and organizations on campus, and find ways to get involved with the Oregon State Community! In addition, there will also be vendors from local businesses and other organizations, to help you learn more about Corvallis as well. Whether you're interested in finding a club, job, volunteer opportunity, or just want to see what's there, there's something for everyone at the community fair!

Learn More About the Community Fair Here!