Thank You for Your Service
The University of Oregon is committed to providing all of our student veterans and their families with the highest level of support and dedication. Our campus offers a variety of resources to assist you during your time at the UO. Professional staff in the Office of the Dean of Students can help you navigate campus and connect you with these important services.
Enroll at the University of Oregon
The UO welcomes students who have served our country in the armed forces. The Office of Admissions and the UO Office of Veterans Affairs assist veterans in making a seamless transition from military service to the campus community. Our mission is to make sure that all eligible student veterans, reservists, and dependents obtain educational benefits in compliance with the procedures and regulations of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
Find a Community
Having a community that supports you through your college experience is important. There are a variety of programs on campus focused on connecting student veterans and their families, working to make you successful.
Receive Medical and Mental Health Care
On-campus medical care and mental health services are available to enrolled UO students. There are also centers in Eugene that are managed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
Access Resources and Support
There are a number of services available to support you in your UO experience. The Career Center is a source for student employment, internships, and career advising. Family housing offers apartments for older students and those with families.
EventsCalendar of Events
It's time to OWN YOUR STORY!
You're invited to the 2021 Oregon Diversity Career Symposium (ODCS). Join with hundreds of University of Oregon and Oregon State University students for a half-day of interactive workshops, alumni panels, keynote speaker, and networking opportunities that have been intentionally designed to help prepare and inspire students with marginalized identities on your path from college to career. While all students are invited to attend, our goal is to create a space that especially empowers you to explore your identities and experiences within your job search process and development. Mark your calendars & register early for special giveaways from our AWESOME sponsors!
The event will be held virtually on the Remo platform. (Remo information will be sent to you the week of the event, for now just register in Handshake!)
1:00 p.m.: Keynote: Chabre Vickers, Vice President Community Development Officer, Wells Fargo & Company in Oregon and Southwest Washington
2:15 p.m.: Workshops 1 and 2
Soul Force for the Workforce: Wu Tang, Wu Wei and the Innerworkings of the We and the Way through Networking
What Do I Want, Why Do I Want It, and What Am I Worth? Understanding How My Ethnic/Racial Identity Impact Career Decision-Making and Career Success
3:15 p.m.: Workshops 3 and 4
Your Identity, Your Career: Understanding Identity and Inclusion Branding
Anatomy of a Job Offer
4:15 p.m.: Alumni Panels
Being True to YOU and Navigating Imposter Syndrome
Networking and Relationship Building
5:00 p.m.: ODCS After Party Networking Hour with Alumni and Employers from 30+ companies
Video chat with representatives to find out about their company, what it’s like to work there, and job and internship opportunities. Did we mention special giveaways/doorprizes for students who stay for the whole networking hour!
To see a full schedule with detailed descriptions of each workshop and panel, speaker bios, and a list of sponsors who are proud to support your professional growth, explore career.uoregon.edu/odcs