Student Life

Home Turf

Living on campus is about connection: to friends, resources, and seriously good food.

Your residence hall is your home. It’s a place to make friends, explore your identity, and make memories. Our residence halls are designed to enhance your life on campus, with live‑in faculty members, study spaces, traveling tutors and advisors, music practice rooms, and maker-hacker spaces. You can even choose to select a community that’s linked to your area of study, personal and cultural identities, or interests.

Chef rolling nama harumaki at Fresh Sushi food counter

An Epicurean Obsession

Sushi or an açaí bowl? A comforting bowl of soup and a grilled cheese? Looking for something gluten-free and vegan? Or maybe you just want some coffee and a place to study. No problem. Our fourteen dining locations offer you a place to kick back, meet up, hide out, and fuel up with locally sourced, seasonal ingredients. Or you can practice your own culinary skills in one of our community kitchens.

Living on Campus

Equity and Inclusion

A Continuing Commitment
Diversity at the University of Oregon is more than numbers and percentages. It’s about communities and individuals: students, professors, and staff members, with unique identities, experiences, and perspectives.

We’re committed to continuously building an equitable and inclusive community. We know it takes intention, humility, and a willingness to listen to and learn from the people around us. It takes critical thinking and sometimes changes to our behaviors. It’s an evolving conversation with no endpoint—a continuous commitment to be and do better. Our community is at our best when we affirm, respect, support, and celebrate what makes us different along with the common threads that tie us together.


One of the
Top 20
Public universities for graduating underrepresented students
5/5 Stars
For commitment to LGBTQ-inclusive policy, program, and practice
One of the
Top 10
Trans-friendly colleges and universities
Of Freshmen are ethnic and racial minorities
Hispanic or Latino
Asian American
Black or African American
Native American
Hawaiian or Pacific Islander


A growing number of our students identify with more than one race or ethnicity.

In Good Company

At first the UO may seem like a big pond, but the connections you'll form will make it feel much smaller.

We believe in the power of community and the importance of belonging. When you arrive on campus, you won't be alone. You'll be surrounded by others who—just like you—have a hunger to learn and succeed as students. But the college experience is more than earning a degree–it's defined by your encounters outside of the classroom. It's the people you'll meet, the opportunities and activities you'll share as Ducks, and the memories that you'll take with you as alumni.

Campus Life   Go Ducks Student Organizations

Student EVENTs each year
Student Organizations
Multicultural and identity-based centers and groups
Division I National Championships
A group hiking through a forest of moss-covered evergreen trees
Student in a safety harness climbing the climbing wall at the UO Recreation Center.

Find Your Fit

When you're giving academics your best, we know it's also important to take a break.

It may be meditative yoga during finals week, a pick-up basketball game after class, or exploring forested paths on weekends—at the UO we value balance and making time to incorporate activity and wellness into our schedules. Our state-of-the-art Student Recreation Center and dozens of adventure- and fitness-related organizations make it easy to find what works for you—however you choose to move.

Rec CenterOutdoor ProgramWellness

The Rec Center has

Square Feet of Cardio and Strength Training Spaces
Courts and Gymnasiums
Intramural Leagues, events, and tournaments
more than
athletes in
club sports

Why UO

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