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Oregon State Ecampus launches virtual career center

Oregon State Ecampus, a national leader in online education, has launched a virtual career center for more than 10,000 current students and thousands of alumni. In collaboration with uConnect, OSU Ecampus built the Ecampus Career Hub, an online career services platform designed with Ecampus students in mind.

Adrian Gonzalez is pursuing an online zoology degree with Oregon State and takes part in a student club from a distance.

Student clubs create a sense of belonging for Oregon State’s distance learners

Nearly 100 student-led clubs and organizations are open to Oregon State’s online learners. The benefits of joining a club from a distance are real. Just ask Adrian Gonzalez — an Ecampus zoology major who is also a member of OSU’s Wildlife Conservation Club.

A person uses a smartphone to access Oregon State University's mental health resources online

Mental health resources for online students

Knowing where to go for support is essential for a student’s holistic wellness, and without a physical campus location to visit, Oregon State’s online learners thankfully have a clear-cut path to important resources for stress management. Read three tips to prioritize wellness and find support while earning your degree from a distance.

Eric Broadfoot, Oregon State University Ecampus graduate in economics, who benefited from OSU's student support and engagement techniques.

Engaging students in the online classroom is our passion

There’s a myth that learning online means that students are disconnected from their instructors and classmates. When you learn online with Oregon State University, it’s just the opposite. The Oregon State faculty who teach online work in partnership with the OSU Ecampus staff to provide students with an authentic sense of community.

Oregon State faculty, staff earn awards for online learning innovation, engagement

At OSU Ecampus, we partner with nearly 1,000 Oregon State faculty members each year, and we constantly stand in awe of their expertise and innovation. The annual Oregon State Ecampus Awards recognize our outstanding partners who go above and beyond. This year, we honor five faculty and staff members who demonstrate a commitment to excellence and student success in everything they do.

No matter the (social) distance, we've got you.

Our student support never stops – in good times or in crisis

Here’s one of the biggest misconceptions about learning online: Students have to learn all by themselves, with little support from the university community. At Oregon State, the faculty who develop and teach classes online are experts at creating innovative ways for students to interact with classmates, instructors and the course content. And that enriching online learning environment is accompanied by a robust support system for OSU Ecampus students.

Student working on a laptop while seated at a table, with an Oregon State Ecampus water bottle in the foreground

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.