Duck Days

Duck Days family and UO ambassador

Duck Days

Duck Days is the University of Oregon's spring campus visit program for admitted students and their families. Whether you are a recently admitted senior finalizing your college selection or a transfer student, don't miss this opportunity to:

  • Explore a world-class university with an international reputation for academic excellence—the only member of the prestigious Association of American Universities in the state of Oregon.
  • Find out about our First-Year Programs and why the number of freshmen who continue here at the UO is 20 percent above the national average.
  • Discover the UO's superior student services and campus involvement opportunities.

Admitted seniors and transfer students are invited to register for Duck Days, the University of Oregon's spring campus visit program.

2019 Duck Days

Duck Days take place on select Fridays in March and April. The 2019 dates will be announced in fall 2018. Please check back soon for details.

Tentative Schedule of Activities

Program Check-in
11:45 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
 

Check in for the program and pick up your Duck Days agenda and nametag.

Student Services & Activities Fair
Noon–1:00 p.m.
 

Drop by to learn about offices, departments, and services on campus. Programs participating in the fair will be listed in your Duck Days schedule.

Robert D. Clark Honors College Interest Session
12:15–12:45 p.m.
 

Join faculty and staff from the Clark Honors College to learn how they bring together high-achieving students and award-winning faculty. High school sophomores and juniors are encouraged to attend this session.

Welcome Remarks
1:00–1:30 p.m.

University administrators welcome you to Duck Days and the University of Oregon. Hear about the exciting program for the day and what sets UO apart.

Specifically for Seniors
1:30–2:15 p.m.
 

Panel discussion on First-Year Programs, Academic Advising, Student Orientation Programs, Financial Aid and Scholarships, and Residence Life for fall 2018 applicants.

Just for Juniors
1:30–2:15 p.m.
 

Facts about admissions and the college search process for 2019 (and later) high school graduates.

Tips for Transfers
1:30–2:15 p.m.
 

Information on the application process, advising, transfer credit, and making a successful transition to the UO.

Academic Interest Session
2:30–3:30 p.m.

Meet faculty and explore the classroom environment at the UO. Sessions to choose from include: Business, Design, Education, Humanities, Journalism and Communication, Music and Dance, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences. For specific fields of study, please review the list on your Duck Days schedule.

Walking Tour of Campus
3:30–4:30 p.m.

Experience the UO’s beautiful campus and state-of-the-art facilities with current student ambassadors. Tours leave from the academic interest sessions and will end at the closing reception.

Reception
4:30–5:15 p.m.

Take this opportunity to accept your admission and commit to the UO! This is also a great time for any remaining questions and enjoy refreshments. Housing tours will leave from the reception every 5-10 minutes.