Events Calendar

Bend Events

September 23 - October 22, 2019

Monday, September 23

New Student Convocation Ceremony

Convocation is a university tradition that marks the start of the academic year, welcomes you into the academic community, and recognizes our...

First Year Student Panel

Learn about the experience of previous first-year students at OSU-Cascades. Discover organizations they joined, helpful academic strategies and resources,...

Transfer Student Panel

Learn about the experience of current transfer students at OSU-Cascades. Discover the support available, strategies and tips to being successful, and how...

New Veterans Orientation

The process of receiving your VA education benefits at OSU-Cascades will be discussed in depth. All new veterans are to attend this orientation. RSVP is...

Welcome Week Afternoon Outings

Rafting Trip Meet in the TYKH Lobby Raft Big Eddie with Seventh Mountain Resort. Limited to 50 students. A Walk in the Park Meet on the TYKH...

Transfer Orientation Dinner

Connect with fellow transfer students and enjoy a catered dinner on campus. Family and kid friendly!

Tuesday, September 24

Scavenger Hunt

Familiarize yourself with on-campus resources and off-campus hotspots as you work with your team to get as many points as you can at the many places that...

Student Finance Info Session

Do you have questions about any of the following? Do you want to learn more? Then you should attend one of our upcoming information sessions! Important...

Thursday, September 26

Nacho Average Resource Fair

Interested in Skiing? Climbing? Gaming? Making art? Fermentation? Social Justice? Being involved in campus clubs and organizations is a great way to make...

Welcome Week Concert feat. Toast & Jam

Come celebrate the second day of term and jam out to some local tunes. Think Dave Matthews Band vibes. Ice cream will be available for purchase from a Bend...

Friday, September 27

Honors College Weekend Rafting

Meet your classmates in the Honors College and spend a weekend on the MacKenzie River.

Student Finance Info Session

Do you have questions about any of the following? Do you want to learn more? Then you should attend one of our upcoming information sessions! Important...

Benny's Big Bash

Come to Farewell Bend Park to celebrate the start of the 2019-2020 Academic year! Eat at food carts, climb the rockwall, and paddleboard on the river. win...

Saturday, September 28

Honors College Weekend Rafting

Meet your classmates in the Honors College and spend a weekend on the MacKenzie River.

Sunday, September 29

Honors College Weekend Rafting

Meet your classmates in the Honors College and spend a weekend on the MacKenzie River.

Wednesday, October 2

Fall Cascades Adventures Kick- Off Celebration

Join Cascades Adventures during welcome week in the Quad where we'll have lawn games and information about our rentals and outings.

Friday, October 4

First Friday Float

RAFT THE RIVER from Riverbend to Drake Park, with Cascades Adventures. From there, either head out on your own to First Friday festivities or ride back to...

Teatro Milagro- Judge Torres

An immigrant. A dreamer. A survivor. This is the story of Xiomara Torres. Milta Ortiz’s Judge Torres recounts the inspiring story of one of Oregon’s finest...

Sunday, October 6

Canoe Trip

Make time to relax on the water by paddling a canoe. Location TBD. Sign up for this trip below or stop by the Student Life Office in Tykeson 110. For more...

Tuesday, October 8

Veterans Monthly Coffee Hour

Join us for a cup of coffee, healthy refreshments and friendly company.

Wednesday, October 9

Wednesday Walkabout

Enjoy a midweek adventure with Cascades Adventures! For this Wednesday Walkabout we will be heading to Shevlin Park to hike and get some fresh air.

Thursday, October 10

Duo Info Session

Chat with us and learn more about Duo - what it is, why it's mandatory and how it will benefit you.

Saturday, October 12

Fall Preview Day

Preview Day is perfect for undergraduate students of any age considering OSU-Cascades. Talk with academic advisors, connect with staff, meet current...

Monday, October 14

There is No “Planet B”: Tracking Earth’s Changing Climate from Space

Presented by OSU-Cascades Fleets of NASA satellites capture images and data about Earth’s ocean, land and atmosphere. But can humans act on the powerful...

Tuesday, October 15

FAFSA and Scholarship Info Session

Need a refresher on the FAFSA and scholarship applications? Attend an info session!

Friday, October 18

Transfer Students: Lunch & Learn

This quick preview program offers you the opportunity to learn more about the transfer process to OSU-Cascades. Bring your own lunch and come learn about...

Rock Climbing Knots and Belay Clinic

In this clinic you will learn the basics of belaying and knots related to rock climbing. Join us to learn new skills, whether you decide to join us out on...

Saturday, October 19

Smith Rock Climbing Day

Join us on the rock! We will be heading to Smith Rock for a day of climbing. Learn basic climbing techniques and how to belay. Open to all skill levels.

September 23 - October 22, 2019