Parasite, virtual study groups, library hours, and more student news
Parasite, virtual study groups, library hours, and more student news
Quick Quack
Thursday, October 01, 2020
  • A new online Symptom Self-Check tool is available. All UO community members are required to complete a daily self-check for COVID-19 symptoms before coming to campus.
  • Maintaining at least six feet of space between yourself and others reduces the risk of spreading COVID-19. Get practical tips on physical distancing while still socializing and having fun.
  • How you wear your face covering can further reduce your exposure to germs. Follow our guide to masking up to protect yourself and your community.
  • The fall enrollment deadline for the UO Student Health Benefits Plan is Wednesday, Oct. 7, at 5:00 p.m.
  • University Health Services made some changes to billing and insurance to improve access to care. Make sure to check your health insurance coverage before receiving services.
  • Protection Connection is providing free safer sex supplies in the University Health Services lobby, EMU, and Rec. Students in residence halls can also get supplies via direct delivery.
  • Meet employers and apply for part-time jobs at the virtual Part-Time Job Fair Tuesday, Oct. 6, 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. Registration required.
  • Prep for next week's Part-Time Job Fair with expert tips for rocking a virtual career fair.
  • The University Career Center has tips for finding part-time jobs and experiences this fall.
  • Class Encore offers free virtual study groups for students in certain challenging courses. Groups are held weekly and last for 50 minutes. Registration required.
  • Thinking about applying to grad school? Join the Graduate School for a virtual info session about the graduate application process, Tuesday, Oct. 13, at 5:30 p.m. RSVP required.
  • UO students can now get feedback on résumés, cover letters, CVs, and personal statements with a free career document review by phone, video call, or email.
  • The Student Alumni Association is launching a free Virtual Etiquette Series covering the ins and outs of Zoom etiquette beginning Tuesday, Oct. 6. Registration required; open to all students. 
  • If you received the phishing email mimicking the UO's COVID Updates yesterday, Sept. 30, delete it immediately. Email as soon as possible if you clicked the link.
  • UO Libraries are reopening for fall term with some adjusted hours and service modifcations to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
  • The Division of Global Engagement is primarily online this year. Sign up for virtual opportunities such as internships, #NoPassportNeeded, and Global Leadership Challenges.
  • Join the free live screening of Parasite with Ducks After Dark tonight, 6:30–10:00 p.m. in the EMU Ballroom. RSVP required.
  • Learn about business-related involvement opportunities at the Lundquist College of Business Virtual Club Fair tomorrow, Oct. 2, 4:00–6:00 p.m. Registration required.
  • "Laundry" is performing at the first hybrid fall concert tomorrow, Oct. 2, 7:00–8:00 p.m. in the EMU Ballroom. RSVP required. You can also stream the event on Instagram.
  • The opening panel of the Journalism, Politics, and the 2020 Election virtual lecture series is Monday, Oct. 5 at 5:00 p.m., featuring an overview of the 2020 election. Register in advance.
  • Join the Connect the Ducks Bingo Night Wednesday, Oct. 7, 6:00–7:00 p.m. at the EMU for a chance to win prizes. RSVP required.
Oregon Duck mascot
The walkway between Fenton and Villard used to be called Hello Lane. There was a sign naming it, and everyone was supposed to wave at each other.
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