Welcome to OSU-Cascades!

Welcome Week

Thank you to everyone who came out and participated in Welcome Week! The Student Life Team had an amazing time interacting and getting to know our newest Bend Beavs.

We have more exciting events planned for the 2017-2018 year so be sure to check out our Student Life Programming Board page for more information!


Headwaters Wilderness Orientation Program

Thank you for attending our 2017 Headwaters Program! We hope to see our newest Bend Beavs at our other Cascade Adventures outings this coming year. 

Check out upcoming events here

Statement of Welcome Week Goals

  • Provide new students and their families with informative and engaging orientation & transition programs.
  • Support specific transitional resources for unique student populations (e.g. veterans, international students, Degree Partnership Program students, transfer students, multicultural students, non-traditional students, first-generation students).
  • Develop supportive partnerships with parents and family members of new students.
  • Provide meaningful student employment and internship opportunities for current OSU-Cascade students.
  • Educate campus on the needs, trends, and characteristics of new students and their family members.