Ohana Schedule

The Ohana student leadership team has designed a diverse group of activities to fill each day and build an "Ohana" that will provide you with a supportive community and an opportunity to be a part of past Ohana groups (over 100 current students). Each evening there will be options to join fun group activities. This schedule is subject to change.

Saturday, August 20

11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Registration and Check-in, Willamette Campus

Register, check-in and pickup any "last-minute" items needed. We will meet for Dinner - "Ohana-Style" (Your Families are encouraged to stay and attend) and depart for the 4-H Center. Activities include spending time getting to know your leaders and other Ohana participants.

Sunday, August 21

All Day
Portland Visit, Portland, Oregon

We take as short drive down I-5 to downtown Portland and explore the diversity of downtown in the "Big City." Sites will include the Portland Saturday Market with it's diversity of vendors and food and Powell's Bookstore--the largest book store in the world.

Monday, August 22

All Day
Willamette Tour, Willamette Campus and Downtown Salem

Ohana leaders will share about their experiences and you will have an opportunity to explore important resources and support services needed to navigate WU.

Tuesday, August 23

Morning to afternoon
Explore Downtown Salem, Downtown Salem

We will take time to explore downtown Salem and enjoy a day of fun activities.

Cultural Issues Conversation, Willamette Campus

In the evening take part in "Cultural Issues" - a "real" conversation of what one might expect as a multicultural student and shared experiences on how to flourish during your time at WU.

Wednesday, August 24

All Day
Faculty Panel and Free Time
Meet our incredible faculty and discuss ways to be academically successful.

Thursday, August 25

10:00 a.m.
Opening Days Activities, Willamette Campus

We will have you back to campus for Opening Days activities at 10:00 a.m.