GET CONNECTED; STAY CONNECTED!

INTO OSU is dedicated to providing a dynamic and robust student engagement program. Whether you're studying in Corvallis or outside of the U.S., we have options for you to engage with other students who share your interests and enthusiasm! 

   VIRTUAL CONNECTIONS

Weekly Social Hours with OSU Students

Virtual Game Nights

Discord Chats

   IN-PERSON CONNECTIONS

Walks, Hikes and Bike Rides

Small Group Game Nights

Bowling and Basketball Competitions

English Conversation Practice

Craft Nights

& MORE!

VIRTUAL SOCIAL HOUR

Every Monday from 5-6pm (PST)

Join Lizzy, one of our awesome student staff members, for an hour of fun every week!

Social Hours are on Zoom and the topics, themes, and activities change weekly.

   Click Here to Join the Zoom Room

IN-PERSON EVENTS & ACTIVITIES:

ON-CAMPUS CONVERSATION CORNERS

EVERY FRIDAY AFTERNOON!

Do you want to practice your English? Conversation Corners are an on-campus activity designed to help you practice your conversation skills and connect with other people on campus. 

Conversation Corners will be facilitated in small groups, including a native English-speaking person. 

3:00-4:00pm     Click Here to Sign Up

4:00-5:00pm     Click Here to Sign Up

Guided Bike Ride

Saturday, April 17th from 11:00am-2:00pm. Corvallis has so many beautiful bike paths! Bring your bike and join us for a ride along the Willamette River with lots of places to take photos. If you don't have a bike, click here to send an email to the Student Engagement Coordinator to see if we have any available for you. 

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Outdoor Basketball Throw Competition

Thursday, April 22nd from 5:00-7:00pm. Do you want to learn a new game and be outside? Join us for a quick walk to a local park to compete against other students in a basketball throw competition! 

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Group Card Games in the ILLC

Tuesday, April 27th from 6:00-8:00pm. Do you like playing card games? Come to the ILLC for another chance to meet students for small group games provided by INTO OSU!

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Craft Night in the ILLC

Thursday, May 6th from 7:00-9:00pm. Come relax and enjoy making some art with other students. The craft kits are provided! 

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Guided Hike around Bald Hill

Saturday, May 8th from 11:00am-2:00pm. One of the best parts about living in Oregon is enjoying the outdoors! Join us for a beautiful hike around Bald Hill, which is super close to campus. 

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Guided Bike Ride

Tuesday, May 11th from 5:00pm-7:00pm. Did you miss the last bike ride? No problem! Bring your bike and join us for a ride along the Willamette River with lots of places to take photos. If you don't have a bike, click here to send an email to the Student Engagement Coordinator to see if we have any available for you. 

   Click Here to Sign Up

Egg Drop Competition

Thursday, May 13th from 5:00-7:00pm. Want to test your STEM skills? Come to the ILLC and compete with a team to make the best egg drop at OSU! All materials will be provided by INTO OSU. 

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Walk to Downtown Coffee Shop

Wednesday, May 19th from 5:00-6:30pm. Love coffee? Us too! Come walk to a local coffee shop in Corvallis to enjoy coffee culture here in the Pacific Northwest. 

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Virtual Trivia Night

Thursday, May 20th from 7:00-8:30pm. Take a break from studying for finals and come hang out on Zoom to play trivia! We will test your knowledge of random facts from different topics. Get ready to laugh and learn!

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PAST EVENTS:

Tour of Downtown Corvallis & Mural Project

Saturday, April 3rd from 11:00am-1:00pm. Did you know that Downtown Corvallis has dozens of murals painted?! Join OSU students and local volunteers for a small group tour around Downtown Corvallis with lots of opportunities for photos! 

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Bowling on Campus

Tuesday, April 6th from 7:00-8:30pm or 8:30-10:00pm. Did you know there is a bowling alley in the basement of the Memorial Union?! So cool! Sign up to meet new people and go bowling. There are two time slots available. Please bring $3! 

   Click Here to Sign Up for 7:00-8:30pm

   Click Here to Sign Up for 8:30-10:00pm

Group Card Games in the ILLC

Thursday, April 8th from 6:00-8:00pm. Do you like playing card games? Come join other students for small group games provided by INTO OSU!

   Click Here to Sign Up

Trivia & Cornhole Competition

Tuesday, March 30th from 7:00-9:00pm. Come meet new people, test your knowledge of random facts, and learn how to play a typical U.S. game called Cornhole! 

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Walk to the Covered Bridge

Wednesday, March 31st from 4:00-5:30pm. Come take a walk to the covered bridge close to campus and chat with other OSU students!

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Discord Social Night

Friday, April 2nd from 7:00-9:00pm. Discord is an awesome platform to chat with new friends and ask questions to INTO OSU staff. Download the app and come chat with us!

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Virtual Reading Room with the Valley Library

Friday, April 9th with drop-in hours from 3:00-7:00pm. Do you want to practice reading aloud and meet fellow book lovers? Join us on Zoom for a virtual reading room experience with local volunteers. You can home any time for as long as you want! 

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Walk to Downtown for Benny's Donuts

Tuesday, April 13th from 5:00-7:00pm. Do you love sweets? Join us for a walk to Downtown Corvallis to grab a donut from Benny's Donuts! Fun fact: Benny's Donuts was opened by an OSU graduate in 2015. They're delicious! Come see for yourself. 

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Craft Night in the ILLC

Wednesday, April 14th from 7:00-9:00pm. Art is excellent for relaxation! Get creative and join us in the ILLC to try: woodburning. This safe activity is done with a hot “pen” that burns into wood to create whatever pattern you desire! It’s super fun.

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