Below are resources for navigating graduate school, life in Eugene, and supporting general health and well-being.
Academic and Graduate Employment:
- Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation: (GE Union): Information on your union, benefits, rights.
- Graduate Duties and Responsibilities Statement can be located on the Graduate School’s site.
- Graduate School: Here you will find information on deadlines, funding opportunities, professional development, academic resources/policies, Rehearsals for Life, and thesis/dissertation. The Graduate School’s website changed this summer so please be sure to check it out.
- Accessible Education Center (info for Graduate Students Working as GEs) can be located at site.
- Academic Integrity/Student Conduct at the Office of the Dean of Students’ site.
- Assistance for veterans at UO Veterans Affairs Office site.
- Center on Diversity and Community: “Advancing inclusive excellence through critical thinking and an ethic of care.”
- Libraries: Where are they and what are their hours?
- Committee for an Inclusive Community (CIC)
Awards & Fellowships
- The University of Oregon College of Arts and Sciences offers many awards and fellowships for graduate students. The minimum GPA requirement is 3.0, and both financial need and academic merit scholarships are available. Please visit the College of Arts and Sciences website here to apply.
- The Department of Psychology also offers several awards for graduate students each year. Please visit the Psychology Canvas website for more information about available departmental awards.
- Please click here to see the current Graduate Teaching Fellowship openings listed by the Graduate School. Click here to visit the UO Financial Aid & Scholarships website.
Graduate Student Group Representatives
- Graduate Student Representatives: Bradley Hughes, Cameron Kay, Melissa Barnes (clinical grad rep)
- GE Union Stewards in Psychology: Maxwell Drascher, Kelly Robles, Cameron Kay, Taylor Guthrie, Tamara Niella, Jonny Saunders
Health & Fitness:
- For GEs: Information on your union’s health insurance and UO's Disability Accommodation Process Guide.
- For students: Information on Accessible Education Center.
- University’s Counseling Center: Please keep in mind that this confidential service is available to you.
- Health Center: Clinical services, immunizations, pharmacy, and more.
- Rec Center: (typically closed for annual maintenance in mid-August) Your incidental fees allow you to use this fabulous resource! Take advantage of their fitness services and intramural sports. Also, check out Club Sports.
Living in Eugene:
- Housing: Information on university run on/off campus housing and child care.
- City of Eugene
- Lane County
- Teaching Effectiveness Program: Feeling uncomfortable in front of a class, feel your evaluations are a little low, just want to improve your skills? TEP has workshops and individual sessions to help.
- Graduate School Workshops
- The University of Oregon Career Center offers a multitude of professional development resources for graduate students. Whether you are interested in pursuing a career in or outside of academia, the Career Center offers career counseling and exploration, resume and CV reviews, interview preparation, and more. Visit the UO Career Center for graduate resources.
- Need a laugh? PhD Comics
- Cultural Forum
- Student Ticket Information, Sports Ticket Office
- Outdoor Program: For over three decades this has been the place where motivated individuals have gathered to learn, share and enjoy a wide variety of outdoor adventures.