For fall 2020, all students are REQUIRED to commit to a 14-day self-quarantine immediately before the semester begins on Saturday, August 29. See Covid-19 Preparedness Memo for more details.
Early Arrival Date: Saturday, August 15
For students who cannot arrange to self-quarantine for 14 days immediately prior to traveling to the OE, plan to arrive at the OE as early as is feasible 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 cabin, and tents provided if we reach cabin capacity.
Arrival Date: Saturday, August 29
For students who have self-quarantined for 14 days immediately prior to traveling to the OE, plan to arrive as early as is feasible on Saturday, August 29. We will pick you up at the Medford airport or bus depot, or the Klamath Falls Amtrak station. An informal get-together is planned at 7:00 p.m. Saturday for all those who have arrived by that time. Formal sessions, including an area walk-around, begin Sunday morning.
Segment 1: Begins Monday, August 31
What Is Nature?
BACKPACK TRIP: September 21-25
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.