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Persistence pays off for Oregon State Ecampus business ’19 alumna

Twice, Christy Wedding has tried going back to school while her children were younger – but it never quite worked out as planned. This time around, she’s determined to finish with the flexibility and convenience of online classes and support and resources available to students like her who are balancing full-time work and raising a family.

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How to pay for college: Financial aid and scholarships for online students

When it comes to paying for college, students need to see the big picture. But if the waters of financial aid and scholarships seem murky to you, you’re not alone. Learn how you can maximize the financial aid and scholarships you’ll receive while learning online with Oregon State Ecampus.

Get help managing mental health as an online student

Without a physical campus location to visit, Oregon State’s online learners needed a clear-cut path to important mental health resources, so Ecampus faculty and staff partnered with Counseling and Psychological Services and the Student Care Team to lay the foundation.

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Four tips for enrolling online with Oregon State Ecampus

We know that going back to school is a big commitment, both in time and energy, so we’ve compiled some helpful tips you can navigate through as you take the next step toward enrolling online with us at Oregon State Ecampus.

Oregon State Ecampus liberal studies alumna Janine Romero stands on a balcony speaking to her husband, Lee. Janine is one of several Ecampus alumni who shared about the process of building a network and communication skills while earning an Oregon State degree online.

Despite distance, online learners build lasting connections

Oregon State University’s online learners do what many say can’t be done: form genuine connections in the digital classroom. Ecampus alumni from the Class of 2018 shared how their interactions with peers and instructors went far beyond the computer screen, providing the opportunity to polish their communication skills and collaborate with others in their fields.

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To strike the right balance, you need the right tools

The OSU Ecampus student success team helps busy people like you develop an individualized plan to manage your time and priorities in order to establish yourself as a thriving student online. And with that in mind, here are four tips and tools our success counselors recommend to help you create and sustain a healthy work-life-school balance:

CSSA alumna and faculty member Kim McAloney sits and smiles slightly as she listens to a colleague seated across from from her.

Beyond access – belonging

At Oregon State Ecampus, students in the college student services administration (CSSA) master’s program online are compelled by their own experiences to create more equitable access, involvement and retention in higher education.

Erin Mathias, a graduate of the fisheries and wildlife sciences degree program online, stands in front of a brick building on the OSU campus on graduation day.

Degrees at a distance. Success at your fingertips.

At Oregon State University Ecampus, there’s always a helping hand available to guide you toward your degree. From student success counseling to 24/7 library support, online students have access to a variety of Oregon State resources from a distance. Read how graduates from the Ecampus class of 2017 enhanced their education and career prospects by utilizing OSU student resources.

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Inclusivity at Oregon State isn’t up for debate. It’s a commitment.

As a way to continue to promote positive engagement and experiences among our students, Oregon State is now requiring new students to complete a course, Creating an Inclusive Community, that focuses on diversity and inclusion.