Get to know UO

The College Tour

Discover what makes the University of Oregon so special, as real students share their stories from their favorite spots around our beautiful 295-acre campus.

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Now streaming on Amazon Prime Video, it’s The College Tour featuring 19 University of Oregon students and one famous feathered friend. Watch the full episode to get an in-depth look at life as a Duck from the people who know it best: our students.

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Piper has been involved in scientific research since her freshman year. Learn how the UO’s world-class facilities and internship opportunities have prepared her for medical school.

As a first-generation college student, Gemma appreciates the guidance she’s received to navigate this new experience—discovering in the process her calling to be a teacher.

From the international business club to peer mentoring, Gabby immerses herself in the Lundquist College of Business, laying a firm foundation for her future career path.

Join Jailah as she shares her story of exploration in the sciences, encouraged by her professors to get involved in research, grow confident, and discover what she loves.

Twin brothers Bretten and Riley reflect on their summer study abroad in Italy, and how it expanded their intercultural understanding as well as their business knowledge.

The College of Design gives Connor the perfect opportunity to combine his interests in engineering and hands-on creativity, including 3-D modeling and digital production.

Coming from a long line of teachers in her family, Izzy chooses the UO’s nationally ranked and respected College of Education to prepare her for her own classroom.

Transfer student Jeremy chases his dreams, immerses himself in experiential learning opportunities at home and abroad, and finds his calling behind the camera lens.

Jane joins more than three-quarters of all UO students doing research by taking a deep dive into studying social issues, the perfect passion for this self-described people person.

Percussionist Natalie learns from internationally renowned professors and performs with groups both on campus and in the community, preparing her for a career in music.

Learning how people think and express themselves, Zach envisions a wide range of career opportunities, such as working abroad, translating, or becoming a professor himself.

All of Jared’s passions are reflected in the interdisciplinary study made possible by Clark Honors College, where professors act as mentors and guides, and peers are equally engaged.

Student Life

Jonah introduces the supportive resources, multicultural programs, and student organizations that help Ducks find their sense of belonging on campus, just like he did.

Ducks have numerous recreational opportunities at their doorstep. Audrey shares her favorite ways to get moving on campus, as well as her nearby outdoor escapes.

With a goal of working in the sports industry, Natasha gains experience through an internship with UO Athletics, and gets a bonus—sideline views of championship teams.

Getting outdoors, being open to new experiences, and discovering inspiration through the people she meets, Amy gains confidence through doing the activities she loves.

Cara shares the many resources that have shaped her UO experience, from academic support and study abroad, to obtaining a campus job that led to her choice of major.

Living on campus is a highlight of Erika’s college experience. Learn about amenities and academic support, including residential communities that align with one’s major, interest, or identity.

Souhail may have chosen the UO for its academic programs, location, and environment, but bonding with friends over incredible campus dining options is also high on his list.

Irreverent and lovable, mischievous and huggable. Whenever he’s on campus, he’s sure to draw a crowd of adoring fans wanting selfies. Introducing the one, the only—the Duck.


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