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February 28, 2019

Spring Registration – SOC 311 – Course Restriction

Spring Term Registration

The following course(s) have registration priority only open to the specific department until a specified date.

SOC 311 : Only open to Sociology majors before 3/7//2019

The class schedule in classes.uoregon.edu notes the following:

“Only Open to Majors/Minors: Sociology
(before 3/7/2019)

On March 7th, registration will open up to GSS students.  There may be additional courses with registration priority, so please refer to the classes.uoregon.edu to view any restrictions (notations are in red).

February 26, 2019

2019 Commencement Ceremony

Are You a Graduating GSS Senior?

You are invited to attend the General Social Sciences commencement ceremony.*  It will be held on MONDAY, June 17, 2019, at 4:00 pm on the EMU Green (East Lawn).  Your family and friends are invited. There are no tickets to attend. However, we require an RSVP to participate in the ceremony.  Light food and refreshments will be served following the ceremony at the EMU.  For additional information leading up to the ceremony or for the day of the event, see the FAQ page or the Student Instructions sheet located on the GSS Commencement page.

*If you have 16 credits or less remaining to complete your degree after spring term, you are eligible to walk in the GSS Spring commencement.

If you are planning to attend the GSS commencement, please RSVP online or on the GSS Commencement page by Wednesday, May 15th, 2019.  You may still register after May 15th  but your name may not appear in our program.

For information about the UO Commencement Ceremony, Monday, June 19, from 9:30 am – 11:00 am at the Matthew Knight Arena, click here.

Undergraduate deadline for Spring degree is Sunday, April 21, 2019; apply using Duckweb.

***If you are 16 credits or less away from completing your degree after spring term, you are eligible to walk in the GSS Spring commencement.***


Upcoming Events

April 8-11 Grad Fair: Hours will be 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Representatives will be present from Josten’s, Elite Frames, University Frames, CB Announcements, The UO Alumni Association and Grad Images Photography.  This is the ideal time for all Students to take care of their graduation needs.  The Duck Store is generally busiest on the final day so they encourage Students to attend early in the week.  Beginning in April – Grad packages available online at students.UODuckStore.com

The Duck Store 895 East 13th Avenue Eugene, OR 97401

You’re about to join the ranks of proud Oregon alum! The Duck Store is here to help you celebrate your big day. Regalia, rings, announcements, diploma frames, memorabilia, and all the Duck gear you want are all in one place, just for you.


Contact Gretchen Hill-Marino at gssadvisor@uoregon.edu with any additional questions.
Congratulations on your upcoming graduation!
January 18, 2019

GSS Scholarship Opportunities – Applications due February 25th, 2019

College of Arts and Sciences
Scholarships and Fellowships
for Continuing Students

We strongly encourage you to apply, even if you think you don’t qualify!

Application Deadline: February 25, 2019

The College of Arts and Sciences is currently accepting online applications for the following GSS scholarships: Hazel Leonard Buck Scholarship ($1,000)
* Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
* Major in general social science
* Academic merit

Clayton and Sheryl Steinke General Social Sciences Scholarship ($6,000)
* Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
* Major in general social science
* Academic merit

The College of Arts and Sciences is currently accepting online applications for the following scholarships and fellowships for 2019-2020:

Mildred Braaten Archibald Scholarship Fund in Science and Mathematics
Mary Chambers Brockelbank Endowed Assistance Fund
Norman Brown Graduate Fellowship
Hazel Leonard Buck Scholarship
College of Arts and Sciences Graduate Scholarship
College of Arts and Sciences Scholarship
Clarence and Lucille Dunbar Scholarship
Henry V. Howe Scholarship
Hildegard Kurz Foreign Language Scholarship
John L. and Naomi Luvaas Graduate Fellowship
Miller Family Graduate Award in Technology & Science
Everett D. Monte Scholarship
Risa Palm Graduate Fellowship
Charles A. Reed Graduate Fellowship
Marthe E. Smith Memorial Science Scholarship
Clayton and Sheryl Steinke General Social Sciences Scholarship
Carolyn M. Stokes Memorial Scholarship
Susan A. Winn Memorial Scholarship

Please visit http://cas.uoregon.edu/cas-scholarships/ for more information on each scholarship’s criteria, average award amounts, and a link to the online application materials. The application deadline is Monday, February 25, 2019.

If you have any questions please contact the College of Arts and Sciences by e-mail at scholarships@cas.uoregon.edu or by phone at 346-0045.

January 6, 2019

Welcome Back to Campus – Winter 2019

Welcome back to campus and to the General Social Sciences program! 

We have created a listserve that will remind students of important dates and any upcoming events that pertain to the major and/or concentration. 

This email also serves as a reminder for students to utilize the GSS website for academic and career resources.  See gss.uoregon.edu for access to the following information:  advising, career support, academic support, scholarship opportunities, internship opportunities, and more.

Also, remember your dates!  The Academic Calendar is an excellent resource for dates and deadlines (i.e., last day to drop, last day to add, etc.).  Utilize your resources and don’t forget to drop or add a class before the deadline.
Have a productive and successful Winter term!!!

General Social Sciences    Prince Lucien Campbell 338 & 341    541-346-7584   gssadvisor@uoregon.edu

 

July 3, 2018

GSS has Moved

GSS is Relocating from McKenzie Hall to PLC

Dear GSS Students,

The GSS offices are relocating from McKenzie Hall to Prince Lucien Campbell Hall (PLC), beginning Tuesday, July 3. We will have a new space for the next year while the Tykeson College and Career building (13th, next to Chapman Hall) is being built. Click here for a campus map to locate PLC.

The GSS office will be located in 341, with an initial check-in located in room 338. Your GSS Advisors, Gretchen Hill-Marino and Ry Smith will be in PLC 341, while Professor/Director Zahler will be located in McKenzie Hall. We will be available to meet beginning the week of July 9th. Please refer to the GSS website for any updates and/or changes. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. We will be delayed on responding to emails and returning phone calls for the next week.

Thank you for your patience while we move offices and promptly get situated for assisting students as soon as possible.

Contact Gretchen Hill-Marino at ghill3@uoregon.edu with any additional questions.
June 11, 2018

Preparation for Commencement

2018 Commencement Preparation for Students – One Week from Today!!!

Date: Monday, June 18, 2018
Time: Student Arrival at 3:00 pm
Location: Students Meet at EMU Room 023
(Mallard Room/Lease Crutcher Lewis Room) – click here for map to room
Ceremony Begins: 4:00 pm

Commencement Details Below for Students & Families:

1. The Student Instructions sheet (expected time of arrival, length of ceremony, ceremony expectations (i.e., registration, procession, seating, announce your name, your concentration, etc.), refreshments).

2. Family and Guest Seating: will be located on the EMU Green (East Lawn).  Seating is open seating (first come, first serve).  ADA has separate seating, marked accordingly.

3. GSS Commencement page (details of event).

4. The GSS FAQ commencement page (questions about the event, color of tassel, etc.).

5. UO Parking and Shuttle information (FREE parking at Autzen Stadium with shuttle to REC Center – 15th and University Street – across the street from EMU commencement site- and ADA parking (i.e., wheelchair, trouble walking, etc.) is located in the Columbia Garage with transportation to EMU commencement site).

6. Map to EMU from Autzen Stadium.  For Commencement on June 18, 13th Avenue from University Street east to Franklin Boulevard and Matthew Knight Arena will be closed for the Commencement Procession.

7. Map of EMU ceremony site, with set up and directions, is located here.

8. Monday’s weather is expected to be mostly sunny and 87 degrees.  But this is Eugene, so have your guests plan accordingly.  At 4:00 pm the sun’s angle will be directly overhead…please bring and wear sunblock, bring hand fans, and/or hats, if needed.  Umbrellas are discouraged due to blocking guests’ view, but guests can use them while not seated.

9. Alumni Association: To learn more about the UO Alumni Association, visit alumni.uoregon.edu.

10. Career Center News: “Congratulations on your graduation! Whether you are headed to graduate school, landed a job, or are still defining your next steps, we’d like to know what’s next for you. Please take a few minutes in completing your Senior Outcomes Survey. In addition to providing the University of Oregon with a snapshot of your graduating class, this information also allows us to better support you in your post-graduation plans. https://career.uoregon.edu/senior-survey Congratulations on your graduation, and thank you for sharing your future plans with us!”

11. Donate Cap & Gown:  If you don’t have a use for your cap and gown after commencement, please consider donating it to your future GSS alumni.   Please drop off your regalia to the GSS office – MCK 305.

For information about the optional UO Commencement Ceremony open to ALL majors on Monday, June 18, from 9:00 am – 11:00 am at the Matthew Knight Arena, click here.

June 5, 2018

Revised 2018 Commencement Program & Commencement Instructions

Commencement Details & Reminders 
1. GSS Commencement page (details of event).
2. Please review the REVISED program text, located here, to confirm that your name is on the program, spelled correctly (last name, first name), and under the correct concentration. Review needed before June 6. Please contact Gretchen Hill-Marino at ghill3@uoregon.edu with corrections, your concentration, degree type, and student id.
3. The GSS FAQ page (questions about the event, color of tassel, etc.).
4. UO Parking and Shuttle information (FREE parking at Autzen Stadium with shuttle to Rec Center, and ADA (i.e., wheelchair, assisted walking, etc.) parking in the Columbia Garage, etc.).
5. Map to EMU from Autzen Stadium.
6. The Student Instructions sheet (expected time of arrival, length of ceremony, ceremony expectations, refreshments).
7. Student registration room located in the 023 – Mallard Room/Lease Crutcher Lewis. Refer to EMU map here.
8. Map of EMU ceremony site, with set up and directions, is located here.

For information about the UO Commencement Ceremony, Monday, June 18, from 9:00 am – 11:00 am at the Matthew Knight Arena, click here.

May 31, 2018

2018 Commencement Program & Attendance

Commencement Details & Reminders 
 
1. GSS Commencement page (details of event).
2. Do you have less than 16 credits remaining after Spring 2018 term and have submitted your RSVP? Please review the program text, located here, to confirm that your name is on the program, spelled correctly, and under the correct concentration. Review needed by June 3rd. Please contact Gretchen Hill-Marino at ghill3@uoregon.edu with corrections.
3. The GSS FAQ page (questions about the event, color of tassel, etc.).
4. UO Parking and Shuttle information (FREE parking at Autzen Stadium with shuttle to Rec Center, and ADA (i.e., wheelchair, assisted walking, etc.) parking in the Columbia Garage, etc.).
5. Map to EMU from Autzen Stadium.
6. The Student Instructions sheet (expected time of arrival, length of ceremony, ceremony expectations, refreshments).
7. Map of EMU site, with set up, and location of registration table is forthcoming.For information about the UO Commencement Ceremony, Monday, June 18, from 9:00 am – 11:00 am at the Matthew Knight Arena, click here.


Upcoming Events
SENIOR SENDOFF

To celebrate our new inDUCKtees into our illustrious family of alumni, the SAA hosts the annual Senior Send-Off. Located at the EMU Amphitheater, graduating seniors are all welcomed to a festive afternoon of socializing with some delicious root beer floats and numerous giveaways on behalf of SAA/UOAA and many local sponsors. Seniors have the opportunity to hear from former alumni about what life after college holds, and connect with potential employers. Current SAA members as well as non-SAA members will also be able to learn about the benefits of becoming a UOAA member. Seniors are encouraged to come and celebrate before embarking on their journey into the real world.

Senior Send-Off will be Thursday, June 7, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at the EMU Amphitheater so don’t miss out!

Click here to pre-register and get express entry into the event.

Don’t forget to mark your calendars for Alumni InDUCKtion on June 18 from 7:30–9:00 p.m at the Ford Alumni Center!


ALUMNI INDUCKTION
On Sunday, June 17, the night before the University Commencement Ceremony, join the UO Alumni Association for a champagne and dessert reception from 7:30–9:00 p.m. at the Ford Alumni Center Ballroom to honor new graduates. This event is free for graduating students and their families. Visit the UO Alumni Association website for more details.
 
PREPARE FOR LIFE BEYOND UO
Visit the Alumni website to learn more about career-related events happening around campus during spring term. Visit the Career Center for any additional help with résumés, interviewing skills, and more.
May 24, 2018

Youth Justice Series Event – Thursday, May 24

Youth Violence Series Event

Development, Redemption, and Teenage Killers
Guest Lecturer – Dr. GarbarinoTHURSDAY, MAY 24 from 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Jaqua Auditorium

Dr. Garbarino’s book, Miller’s Children: Why Giving Teenage Killers a Second Chance Matters for All of Us, will be available for purchase and book signing after the lecture.


When Our Youth Harm: How Communities Heal
Panel lecture and discussion with a community of voices:
Psychology – Dr. James Garbarino
Restorative Justice – Matthew Hartman
Law/Public Policy – Sen. Floyd Prozanski
Victim and Advocacy – Denise Peña

THURSDAY, MAY 24 from 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Jaqua Auditorium

The event is free and open to the public. Reservations are encouraged but not required. You can reserve seats by going to: bit.ly/youthharm

Information provided by:

Althea Seloover, Investigator

541-232-7276
Criminal Defense Support Services, LLC
541 Willamette St., Suite 314
  Eugene, OR 97401
May 4, 2018

Commencement 2018 – Details, RSVP, etc.

Are You a Graduating GSS Senior?

You are invited to attend the General Social Sciences commencement ceremony.*  It will be held on MONDAY, June 18, 2018, at 4:00 pm on the EMU Green (East Lawn).  Your family and friends are invited. There are no tickets to attend. However, we require a response via an online RSVP to participate in the ceremony.  Light food and refreshments will be served following the ceremony at the EMU.  For additional information leading up to the ceremony or for the day of the event, see the FAQ page or the Student Instructions sheet located on the GSS Commencement page.

Students are required to arrive 1 hour before the ceremony is scheduled to begin (arrive at 3:00 pm). For additional information, please refer to the Student Instructions sheet located here.

*If you have 16 credits or less remaining to complete your degree after spring term, you are eligible to walk in the GSS Spring commencement.

If you are planning to attend the GSS commencement, please RSVP online or on the GSS Commencement page by Friday, May 18th, 2018.  You may still register after May 18th, but your name may not appear in our program.

For information about the UO Commencement Ceremony, Monday, June 18, from 9:00 am – 11:00 am at the Matthew Knight Arena, click here.

Interested in becoming a student speaker at the UO ceremony?  Send a 3-5 minute written speech or link to a recorded speech to commencement@uoregon.edu by Monday, May 7. Topic should include: What has your University of Oregon student experience meant to you? Required: At least two staff or faculty references who are familiar with you and your campus experience and can speak to your ability to serve in this role.

The Undergraduate deadline to apply in Duckweb for a Spring degree has passed. Please contact the Registrar’s Office at registrar.uoregon.edu from your uoregon email to request a “late degree application petition” form.

***If you are 16 credits or less away from completing your degree after spring term, you are eligible to walk in the GSS Spring commencement.***


Upcoming Events
ALUMNI INDUCKTION
On Sunday, June 17, the night before the University Commencement Ceremony, join the UO Alumni Association for a champagne and dessert reception from 7:30–9:00 p.m. at the Ford Alumni Center Ballroom to honor new graduates. This event is free for graduating students and their families. Visit the UO Alumni Association website for more details.
 
PREPARE FOR LIFE BEYOND UO
Visit the Alumni website to learn more about career-related events happening around campus during spring term. Visit the Career Center for any additional help with résumés, interviewing skills, and more.
 

Contact Gretchen Hill-Marino at gssadvisor@uoregon.edu with any additional questions.
Congratulations on your upcoming graduation!
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