For fall 2020, all students are REQUIRED to commit to an on campus 14-day self-quarantine immediately before the semester begins on Suday, August 30. See May Covid-19 Preparedness Memo and the July update for more details.
Early Arrival Date: Saturday, August 15
All students enrolled at the OE for fall 2020 must plan to arrive at the OE on Saturday, August 15 to begin 14-day self-quarantine at the OE. We will pick you up at the Medford airport or bus depot, or the Klamath Falls Amtrak station. Housing arrangements will be one student per tent, with cabins available to students facing health risks.
Semester Begins: Sunday, August 30
The on campus quarantine will end the morning of August 30 and students will move into cabins. Orientation sessions, including an area walk-around, begin Sunday morning.
Segment 1: Begins Monday, August 31
What Is Nature?
BACKPACK TRIP: September 14-18
Segment 2: Begins Monday, September 28
What Is Community?
OREGON COAST TRIP: October 21-23
Segment 3: Begins Monday, October 26
What Is a Sustainable World?
SAN FRANCISCO TRIP: November 18-21
Segment 4: Begins Monday, November 23
What Does It Mean to Be Human?
Departure Date: Thursday, December 17
Formal events end late Wednesday evening. We will get you to the Medford airport in time for the earliest flights (beginning at 5 a.m.) on Thursday morning. We will also supply transportation to the Medford bus depot Thursday, and to the morning Amtrak train out of Klamath Falls.