New Employees: Introduction to UO

What We Do

We exist to provide Oregonians and their peers from around the world access to an excellent education.  We challenge our students to question critically, think logically, communicate clearly, act creatively, and live ethically.  We serve the people of Oregon, our nation, and the world through research, teaching, and outreach that benefits humanity, drives innovation, strengthens the economy, and transforms lives.No matter the position you hold, we all strive for a common purpose--to educate and foster the next generation of tranformational leaders and informed participants in the global community.

UO Values and Mission

Who We Are

The university is a place where people from different cultures and experiences learn together; understanding and respecting these differences are critical for the University to be a place of open-minded inquiry where, in challenging the boundaries of knowledge, we include and value all members of our community.

Diversity at the UO

Welcome to the UO community

We are delighted to have you join our university family.  Learn more about who we are and what we do in this new employee welcome video.


New on campus? There's an app for that.

The UOregon mobile app is the official downloadable app of the University of Oregon.  The app provides maps and guided tours of the Eugene campus that offer unique points of view and historical perspective.  It also connects you with news and events.  You can access a staff directory and connect with social media. 

Download the app today to begin your journey with us: