Special Services

High School Equivalency Program

Armando I. Bravo, Recruiter
541-346-0881
1685 E. 17th Ave.
hep@uoregon.edu
education.uoregon.edu/HEP

Federally funded and sponsored by the University of Oregon, the High School Equivalency Program is a multicultural, bilingual, alternative education program for migrant and seasonal farm workers. The program offers services to students with a wide range of academic and language skills and provides instruction in social, academic, and critical-thinking skills necessary to pass the general educational development (GED) test and to be placed in college, job training, or employment. The program office is open weekdays from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

McNair Scholars Program

Gail Unruh, Director
541-346-3226
68 Prince Lucien Campbell Hall
mcnair.uoregon.edu

The McNair Scholars Program, supported by a federal Trio Grant, assists qualifying undergraduates in using the resources of the university to prepare for the challenges of graduate study leading to PhD degrees. Eligible students (low-income, first-generation, or from groups underrepresented in graduate education) receive academic and financial advising, tutoring, and paid research internships with faculty mentors.

PathwayOregon

Grant Schoonover, Director
541-346-3226
68 Prince Lucien Campbell Hall
pathwayoregon.uoregon.edu

PathwayOregon is a UO program that covers tuition and fees and provides comprehensive support for lower-income Oregonians. Advisors assist students in making choices that help them achieve their academic, personal, and career goals. This program is offered to eligible students at the time of their admission to the University of Oregon. Eligibility is determined by the Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships.

Speech-Language-Hearing Center

Margit Mayr-McGaughey, Director
541-346-6772
HEDCO Education Building
education.uoregon.edu/clinic

The Speech-Language-Hearing Center is part of the Communication Disorders and Sciences program at the College of Education. Graduate student clinicians, under the supervision of licensed clinical faculty members, provide high-quality services to individuals with speech, language, cognitive, and hearing disorders. Services include diagnostic evaluations and individual and group therapy to people of all ages and cultural backgrounds. The center provides community outreach and serves as a local, state, and national resource for innovative clinical service and research.

Student Support Services

Tara Parrillo, Director
541-346-3226
68 Prince Lucien Campbell Hall
triosss.uoregon.edu


Student Support Services, a college retention program funded by a federal Trio Grant, offers an integrated program of resources—tutoring, academic and financial advising, noncredit workshops, credit courses, and personal counseling—to help qualifying undergraduates meet the rigors of higher education and graduate from the University of Oregon. Eligible students must be lower-income, first-generation, or have a documented disability.

Undergraduate Support Program

541-346-3226
68 Prince Lucien Campbell Hall
tlc.uoregon.edu/usp

The Undergraduate Support Program is a first-year program designed for students who have demonstrated the potential, motivation, and commitment to succeed at the University of Oregon, despite having faced obstacles in high school that affected their academic performance. During this yearlong program, students enroll in courses that fulfill university requirements while building knowledge and skills that allow for successful transitions to university-level courses. Students are notified of eligibility at the time of their admission to the University of Oregon.

Veterans Affairs

Susan M. Eveland, University Registrar
541-346-3119
220 Oregon Hall
registrar.uoregon.edu/veterans

The Office of Veterans Affairs, a unit within the Office of the Registrar, helps eligible student veterans, reservists, and military dependents obtain educational benefits in compliance with the procedures and regulations of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. The office provides basic information about educational benefits administered by both the United States and Oregon veterans affairs offices.

Eligible student veterans should contact the veterans coordinator by telephone, e-mail, or mail as soon as they are admitted to the university. The mailing address is Office of the Registrar, 5257 University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon 97403-5257. The veterans coordinator is available 8:00 a.m. to noon and 1:00 to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014

The following individuals shall be charged the in-state rate, or otherwise considered a resident, for tuition and fees purposes effective July 1, 2015:

  • A veteran using educational assistance under either chapter 30 (Montgomery G.I. Bill—Active Duty Program) or chapter 33 (Post-9/11 GI Bill), of title 38, United States Code, who lives in the state of Oregon while attending the University of Oregon (regardless of his or her formal state of residence) and enrolls at the University of Oregon within three years of discharge or release from a period of active duty service of 90 days or more.
  • Anyone using transferred Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits (38 U.S.C. § 3319) who lives in the state of Oregon while attending the University of Oregon (regardless of his or her formal state of residence) and enrolls at the University of Oregon within three years of the transferor’s discharge or release from a period of active duty service of 90 days or more.
  • Anyone using benefits under the Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship (38 U.S.C. § 3311(b)(9)) who lives in the state of Oregon while attending the University of Oregon (regardless of his or her formal state of residence) and enrolls at the University of Oregon within three years of the service member’s death in the line of duty following a period of active duty service of 90 days or more.
  • Anyone described above while he or she remains continuously enrolled (other than during regularly scheduled breaks between courses, semesters, or terms) at the University of Oregon. The person so described must have enrolled at the University of Oregon prior to the expiration of the three-year period following discharge, release, or death described above and must be using educational benefits under either chapter 30 or chapter 33, of title 38, United States Code.

Signed by the University of Oregon, May 7, 2015

Yamada Language Center

Jeffrey Magoto, Director
541-346-4011
541-346-3917 fax
121 Pacific Hall
ylc@uoregon.edu
babel.uoregon.edu

The Yamada Language Center is a language and technology center that serves the university community with teaching and learning tools for more than thirty foreign languages. The center is an active partner with the university’s language departments, and is home to two programs that focus on less commonly taught languages: the World Languages Academy and the Self-Study Language Program.

The center provides support services to training programs for teachers of second languages and English as a second language. As a research unit, the center brings together faculty members in second-language instruction, education, and related fields to work on individual and collaborative projects in second-language acquisition, teaching methodology, and the development of audio, video, and software instructional media. The center hosts workshops and seminars on topics related to second-language acquisition and instruction.

The center has an extensive collection of audio-video media and computer software, much of it located on the Virtual Language Lab, an online language-learning tool. The center’s lounge is open for group work and presentation practice, and also has reading material in a variety of languages.