Pre-College Day

May 26, 2021 from 9am - 3pm 

The University of Oregon’s Undergraduate Research Symposium is honored to invite high school students, teachers and classrooms, from local and beyond locations, to join a full day of activities facilitated by college student researchers.

This year Pre-College Day is on May 26, 2021. Event is hosted by the University of Oregon's Undergraduate Research Symposium, the Summer Academy to Inspire Learning (SAIL) program, Pre-College Collaborative Committee, the Office of Admission & Financial Aid. Questions? Contact Us   

Video file

Students, teachers, classrooms, parents, and guests. Join our college students as they spend a day with YOU sharing their college experiences through panels, lab tours, demo's, and Q & A. Discover:

  • What are college classes really like?
  • What to expect in different majors?
  • What kind of job opportunities you can expect from each major?
  • How to get involved in undergraduate research?



College students share varied academic areas and how they are involved in research. 


AM Student Panels

10:00 - 10:30: College students (Social Science) panels.

10:45 - 11:15: College students (STEM field) panels. 

Brown Bag Lunch

Optional chat with college students about college questions.

College 101

Admissions, scholarships, financial aid, and campus life provided by students and professional staff from UO and LCC. 

PM Demo's

Inside view of what happens in UO World Renowned Labs.

Two students with a poster presentation at the 2016 Undergraduate Symposium
Oral Presentations at the Undergraduate Symposium
UO undergraduate research in sciences and humanities


TIME events
9:00–9:50 a.m. Pre-College Day - WELCOME
10:00–10:30 a.m. Social Science Student Panel
10:45–11:15 a.m. STEM Student Panel
11:30 a.m–noon Lunch | Q & A
Noon–12:50 p.m. College 101 Assembly
1:00–1:30 p.m. 3 DEMO'S
1:45–2:15 p.m. 3 DEMO'S
2:30–3:00 p.m. Closing Ceremony
3:30–4:00 p.m. Virtual Campus Tours