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Welcome to the Open Campus FREE resource area. You can dive in and learn about getting started in college, financial aid, college life and so much more! If you have any questions about a particular topic or program, please don't hesitate to contact us


In this resource library, you can watch the full video in each section, or you can watch the mini-topics that we've pulled out and highlighted. 


Below is an overview of all the topics covered. You can click on each one to go to that section of the page.

College Life  | Financial Aid and Offers | Trades, Apprenticeships, CTE's | Transferring Between Colleges

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Oregon State's Open Campus second College Talk Tuesday. Topics we go over include about living on campus with current students, what options they have after their first year, how they finance college, and more!

What Is Going to College Like?

Housing During College

College Fun and Extracurriculars

Financing College

Student Q&A



College Talk Tuesday #4, where we discuss applying for FAFSA, financing college, taking student loans, receiving scholarships and grants, and other strategies to help reduce the cost of going to college.



FAFSA Verification

Dual Enrollment

Comparing Schools

College Work Study

College Scholarships

Student Loans

College Grants



In this week's talk we go over Trade and Technical school opportunities that can be a lower cost alternative to a 4-year university. Later in the video we have a presentation and will hear from a Cosmetology and Electrician student.

Life Safety

Electrician Apprenticeship


Career Technical Education

Applied Tech & Apprenticeships

Agricultural Sciences


Transferring Between Colleges

In this College Talk Tuesday, Open Campus Coordinators Ann Harris and Ezequiel Lopez Reyes discuss transferring colleges; how to plan for transferring, the advantages to transferring in college, things to be aware of when wanting to transfer and steps needed to transfer.

Dual Enrollment (Degree Partnership Program)

Creating an Education Plan

Transferring FAQs

University Housing

In this College Talk, our panelists give insight on how to prepare for life on campus during your first year in college. How to find a room that suits your needs, finding roommates to spend your first year with, and some of the amenities on campus available for students.

Roommate Selection Tips

Living On Campus & Student Experiences

Final Thoughts & Questions

Summer Internships

In this College Talk, our speakers go over summer internship opportunities, what requirements must be met, where you can go to find information about internships, and some alternatives for jobs to make money during the summer.

Summer Job Opportunities

What are Summer Internships

Internship Experience

Resources for finding Internships