Group Visits

Thank you for your interest in visiting the University of Oregon. The Ambassador Program is committed to providing a successful educational experience at the UO. The University of Oregon is a large research institution that supports thousands of students, faculty, and staff. By requesting a special visit (i.e. for a large group or alternative time frame) we ask that you please read and agree to the following guidelines:

Group visits will not be offered during the following dates:

  • October 14 & 21
  • November 4 & 19
  • March 10, 17, & 24
  • April 7, 21, & 28
  • Weekends and University breaks will be subject to availability.
PRIOR TO VISIT:
  • Please submit your visit request 4 weeks prior to your visit.
  • Large groups will be limited to 3-4 scheduled hours with the Ambassador Program.
  • Visits are contingent upon the availability of student ambassador staff, admissions staff, and/or staff and faculty of additional departments you would like to visit.
  • The Ambassador Program is solely responsible for scheduling student ambassadors, and therefore will offer availability based on student schedules.
  • Only groups of High School juniors and seniors will be given the opportunity to see a residence hall.
  • If your group would like to visit additional offices/departments during your visit, this will be dependent on faculty/staff availability and we will do our best to accommodate your wishes.
  • We will be unable to schedule group visits during previously scheduled open house or university-wide events (e.g. Homecoming, Commencement, Duck Days, etc.).
  • You will receive an itinerary from our office 1 week prior to your visit.
  • Please review and notify our office of any changes 72 hours in advance.
  • Parking for buses is located off-campus and we will provide detailed instructions for drop-off. Individuals with passenger vehicles may park free of charge at Matthew Knight Arena.

GROUP EXPECTATIONS:

  • Please arrive on time. If you feel that you may be late please notify the Ambassador Program.¬†We will do our best to accommodate any changes in schedule, however, some activities may be shortened or canceled.
  • Groups should have no less than 1 chaperone for every 10 students.
  • Chaperones are responsible for the behavior of students during the visit.
  • Chaperones should assist in keeping the group visit on schedule.
  • Groups in excess of 35 people total will be split up into smaller groups. Additionally, activities may be divided among the groups contingent upon staff availability.
  • Please be respectful of the UO campus, students, faculty, and staff.
  • Please come prepared with questions.
  • Be prepared for Oregon weather and a lot of walking.
  • Have fun!

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