Below you will find the most recently recorded webinars, updates and sign ups for future ones throughout the year! Our webinar series ties in timely information, not only from the perspective of New Student Programs & Family Outreach, but from our cross-campus partners and colleagues, and provides parent and family members the opportunity to engage and interact with OSU administration, faculty, and staff. To access the video recordings for each webinar, please click on the specific topic graphic below. 

2017 - 2018 Webinars:

FERPA: Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act 

Allyson Dean from the Office of the Registrar presents information on the federal law that serves to protect students' records, Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and addresses concerns that parents and families have about the law.

Recognizing and Preventing Seasonal Depression 

This webinar features Dr. David Kerr from the College of Liberal Arts, School of Psychological Sciences discussing the differences between the “winter blues”, seasonal affective disorder (SAD), and clinical depression. Dr. Kerr also speaks to the causes of SAD, prevention and treatment methods, and the on campus and local resources available to students.

Second Year Housing: Challenges, Resources and Options

This webinar features information about second year and beyond housing opportunities for both on and off campus. Information for this presentation was presented by our Corvallis Community Relations and University Housing and Dining Services (UHDS) teams. The webinar includes information on available online resources, questions for your student to keep in mind as they are house searching, and much more! 

"Go Beavs! Go Greek!" Fraternity & Sorority Life 101 

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This webinar includes information from the Center for Fraternity & Sorority Life (CFSL) regarding recruitment, the types of fraternities/sororities and upcoming events during the fall term.  

Get Ahead of the Game: First-Year and Beyond Career Development Resources at Oregon State! (Recorded video coming soon!)

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The following webinar features Assistant Director of Career Development, Britt Hoskins discussing professional development opportunities and how you can help your students navigate their careers with the many resources the Career Development Center has to offer. Britt discusses strategies for students whether they are a first-year, sophomore, or graduating student. It's never too early for students to begin engaging with career development!