University of Oregon

August 11 - 17, 2019

Get ready...Your YEBW experience is approaching!

Here are some things you'll want to know.
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Three meals a day are provided for students except for Sunday (arrival day); only dinner will be served. Meals are served buffet-style so that students may make their own food selections while taking into consideration any dietary modifications they may need.


Informal, casual attire is appropriate for the majority of YEBW.

  • Shoes and shirts are required in the dining halls, meetings and general assemblies.

  • Business professional attire is required during the Friday Presentations. Example: dress/skirt/slacks/blouse/button-up/blazer/tie. 

  • The Etiquette Dinner on Wednesday is business casual; dresses/blouse/lacks/nice jeans/sport jackets are appropriate.

  • Clothing or jewelry that references alcohol, drugs, gangs or violence are prohibited. Dress that constitutes a safety hazard or disrupts the optimum learning environment is discouraged at the discretion of YEBW Staff.

What to Bring 

  • Laptop or tablet

  • Phone + electronic charger cords

  • T-shirts

  • Jacket or sweater

  • Shorts and jeans

  • Gym clothes and sneakers (for recreational activities)

  • Pajamas

  • Professional Dress clothing (for Wednesday's Etiquette Dinner and Friday's Presentations)

  • Personal Items (i.e. soap, toothpaste, sunscreen, feminine products, etc.)

  • Sunglasses

  • Snacks for between meals (optional)

  • Spending money (the cafe will be available for purchase)

  • Bedding is provided (sheets, comforter, pillow and towel)

  • Aspirin,Tylenol, allergy, and prescription medication (YEBW will NEVER administer over-the-counter medication - you must bring your own.)

Review the Code of Conduct

Note: YEBW will not be responsible for lost, stolen or damaged personal items. Dorms are secure and lockable. 

Sunday, August 11, 2019 

9:00am - 11:30am: Move In

  • Global Scholars Hall, Moss St, Eugene, OR 97403

  • Parking near residence hall available (may need to pay for metered spots) 

10:30am - 11:30am: College credit registration session

  • Global Scholars Auditorium, Moss St, Eugene, OR 97403

  • Required for student + parent/guardian if planning to earn college credit for your week at YEBW

12:00pm - 1:00pm: Kickoff Ceremony

  • Straub Hall, Eugene, OR 97403


At check-in, you will meet the YEBW team, receive orientation details and collect your dorm room key. Please allow at least 30 minutes for check-in and dorm move-in. When complete, you are welcome to explore campus. It is your responsibility to eat lunch prior to the beginning of the program. 

If you bring your car to YEBW, you must give your keys to the YEBW Office during check-in, as car use is not permitted during the week. You will get your keys at check-out. 

**Room assignments are final. No room changes can be made at check-in.


YEBW Kickoff will begin promptly at 12 pm We highly encourage parents or guardians to attend, though not required. Students are not permitted to leave the program (or campus) until the conclusion of the Closing Ceremonies, unless accompanied by a parent, guardian, or special arrangement. 

Check-Out / Closing Activities 
Saturday, August 17, 2019
Families encouraged to attend all of the below!

12:00pm - 12:50pm: Tradeshow

  • Global Scholars Hall, Moss St, Eugene, OR 97403

  • Parking near residence hall available (may need to pay for metered spots)

  • Students show off what their team has been working on throughout the week

1:00pm - 2:00pm: Closing Ceremony

  • Straub Hall, Eugene, OR 97403

2:00pm - 3:00pm: Move out

  • Global Scholars Hall, Moss St, Eugene, OR 97403

  • Prior to departure, all students must return room keys to YEBW

  • Key replacements are $90 and are the responsibility of the student, parent or guardian if lost

  • Parents/guardians will be responsible for any and all damage to residence hall rooms or other school property caused by their child

Please reach out with any questions! See you soon.

*No refunds after May 1st, 2019*