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OSU Ecampus earns national recognition for online student support services

Students who learn online at Oregon State University receive the highest level of academic support according to a new distinction earned by the school. The Quality Matters organization, regarded as the nation’s leading evaluator of high-quality teaching and learning experiences in online education, recently honored Oregon State with its Online Learner Support Certification.

Eddie Rodriguez, student success coach for Oregon State University Ecampus

Life experience helps success coach support Native American students

College students face a variety of challenges, from finding the right academic support to time management. As a first-generation college student and graduate, Eddie Rodriguez faced these challenges and others firsthand. Now, the sense of empathy and pride he feels as a success coach at Oregon State University Ecampus – including for students from Native American communities – inspires him to serve in this role every day.

Oregon State University Ecampus psychology student Tracey Campion sits next to her dog, Poppy.

Oregon State Everywhere: Taking the road less traveled

“My Ecampus success coach, Bethany Ulman, became my sounding board and ally, and the concept began to fall into place. A bachelor’s degree in psychology could not be a more fitting education for a coach, and I am so appreciative that the OSU Ecampus program was available for me to return to school online as an older, working student from outside the country.” – Tracey Campion

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: