Oregon State University

New Student Picnic Reservations

Don't miss out on OSU's Annual New Student Picnic Celebration, full of food, music and games.

More information about the 2014 Picnic will be available in September.

View of MU at Student Picnic


How do I get a ticket to the picnic?

In past years, tickets could be purchased online through a student's online services account or in person at Main Squeeze/Raintree, EBGBs, Southside Station, and Bing's Cafe using your UHDS Dining Plan, Orange Rewards, credit card or cash.

When does the picnic start and end?

The picnic traditionally starts directly after Convocation at 5 PM and runs until 7 PM. Students are free to come and go as they please during the event, but food is usually served until 6:30.

Can parents, family, and guests come to the picnic? How do they purchase tickets?

Yes guests are welcome to attend with new students. Students can purchase additional tickets for guests at the dining service centers mentioned above.

What will be served?

The 2013 Picnic menu included: BBQ Chicken Sandwiches, Vegetarian Black Bean Sandwiches, served with Lettuce, Tomato & Whole Wheat Buns, Broccoli Salad, Watermelon Wedges, Mini Brownies, and drinks. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options are available.

After the Picnic

Dixon Rec Night traditionally starts at 9 PM with lots of games, activities, late night snack options, and opportunities to explore all Dixon and Rec. Sports has to offer.











Contact Info

New Student Programs & Family Outreach
B009 Kerr Administration Building, Corvallis, OR 97331-2133
Phone: 541-737-7627 | Fax: 541-737-6157

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