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A Vibrant Student Life Goes On

This fall, a robust slate of activities will enhance student connections, even during physical distancing.


The Office of Student Life

The Office of Student Life houses Student Government, Student Fee Committee, Student Clubs, Cascades Adventures, Intramurals, and campus-wide programming. Signature events include Welcome Week, Trunk or Treat, MLK Day of Service, Fermentation Education, and the Bend Beavs Variety Show.


Where You'll Live

Make yourself at home in our state-of-the-art residence hall. Here, you'll make friends that last a lifetime.

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What You'll Do

Life outside of class is important. There's a club with your name on it.

Our Clubs

We Love Bend

Bend is minutes from world-class skiing at Mt. Bachelor, and that’s just the beginning.

Explore Bend


Set Yourself Up for Success

Studying well, choosing a major, tutoring, class schedules, healthy relationships, finding an internship and more — our student success team has the tools to help you.

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Explore with Cascades Adventures

You can explore all Bend has to offer with Cascades Adventures, our student-led outdoor trips program. Summit the South Sister, camp under the stars or float the Deschutes River with a new group of friends.



Dine at the Beaver Dam

The Beaver Dam dining hall is a favorite gathering place for students and faculty. Talented chefs create daily specials like stir-fry, grain bowls, sushi and pasta; plus there's a soup and salad bar, pizza station, grill and even kombucha on tap.

Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free dining choices are always available.

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