First-Year Students


Learn more about what OSU-Cascades offers you - from small class sizes, to the opportunity to put your learning to work in your community and in the natural laboratory around Bend.

Be sure to check out OSU-Cascades learning communities and first year experience courses open to first year students to help you succeed both academically and personally in college and beyond.


Students walking outside Cascades Hall

Feature Stories

Laura Manning, a senior at OSU-Cascades, wants to get books into the hands of children. Laura at...
Deode Castro wants to leave a legacy.Most likely, it’s going to involve under-served youth and...
During a U-Engage class at OSU-Cascades, 20 first-year students sat in groups discussing the...