Even with social distancing, there’s still many ways to stay connected and engaged. Check out multimedia content from Diversity & Cultural Engagement, visit Student Experiences & Engagement’s Zoom welcome desk, take a virtual group fitness class or explore a broad range of digital experiences from art museum tours to cooking demos to craft projects. We’ll be updating this page regularly, so visit again to stay current on new opportunities to engage.

Explore multimedia content

Watch a Diversity & Cultural Engagement video series — like the Still We Persist webcast — view a photo essay of different communities at OSU or listen to a podcast. DCE has a broad range of multimedia content that showcases the student experience at Oregon State.

Delve into DCE multimedia content

We know this isn’t easy. Some of you might be away from your family when you need them most. Maybe you are taking classes online for the first time. Or you might be struggling financially. When times get tough, Beavers unite. OSU alumni are here to support you as you navigate, adjust and cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Watch videos from OSU alumni

Attend an Oregon State event

Oregon State University will be offering events remotely throughout the term, so visit often to see what else is coming up. Looking for other ways to connect? Visit the Student Experiences & Engagement virtual welcome desk. And don't forget that Recreational Sports has a number of engagement opportunities, from group fitness classes to personal training to Adventure Leadership Institute trainings. 

More virtual events



Stay current with OSU news

Keep up to date on the Oregon State University community. The Daily Barometer will continue to publish, and other Orange Media Network publications and platforms will be creating content in the spring term.

Want to share your story? Orange Media Network has launched the Share Your Stories campaign, where any student can submit stories and articles for potential publication.

 Read the Barometer

Engage in other digital experiences

There are many opportunities to engage and explore online. Discover other possibilities in this regularly updated list of options maintained by Clubs & Organizations.

Art Museum Tours

This Google Arts & Culture series allows you to take virtual tours of museums around the world. More of an outdoor person? Check out The Hidden Worlds of the National Parks, which brings virtual visitors to the Kenai Fjords National Park, Bryce Canyon and other locations.

Cooking Lessons

Massimo Bottura, a chef of a Michelin-starred restaurant in Italy, posts live cooking lessons daily at noon on his Instagram page. YouTube offers food demos from Jamie Oliver, Sarah Carey and others. Or, view the Food Hero blog on the OSU website for kid-friendly recipes.



Craft Projects

Download the Let's Get Crafty booklet for some crafty fun highlighting Benny and other OSU landmarks. The booklet includes coloring pages and other activities. The Craft Center would also love for you to share photos of your recent art and craft projects for a social media showcase!

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