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Transfer student from Portland State University and current incoming OSU junior Darios Asgari on a bridge over Opal Creek in Oregon. Asgari believes the perspective of transfer students are not as frequently considered compared to traditional four-year degree-seeking students. 

A fresh START: transfer students tackle orientation process from home

Kimberly Clairmont, News Contributor
August 2, 2021

Despite Oregon State University’s switch to a remote START orientation platform, a number of the transfer students remain in good spirits as the 2021-2022 academic year approaches.Typically, new OSU...

OSU START Leaders welcoming new incoming students in a START 2021 video posted on the newstudents.oregonstate.edu website. According to the newstudents website, START Orientations begin on June 21st and will be held virtually.

START aims to ‘mimic in-person feel of orientation in this virtual world’

Kelsy Valentine, News Reporter
August 2, 2021

Incoming Oregon State University students attending START orientation will be split into eight separate week-long sessions that will be held virtually with optional in-person events. Students currently...

Getting STARTed

Getting STARTed

Max Braly, News Producer
July 3, 2017

A group of new students attending START are handed a roll of toilet paper. The only instruction from their leader is to take some—no specific amount. Some students take one square and others take a wingspan,...

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