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Countdown to Commencement!

Reminders and Information for the Class of 2017 Please check your Oglethorpe email frequently and act promptly on any notice relating to your degree conferral or Commencement participation. Due By April 30:  Degree Application & Completion Fee In order to graduate, you must: submit a degree application; pay the degree completion fee of $125.00; clear […]

Residence Hall Stay Late Information

The residence halls will close for non-graduating students on May 10, 2017 by 12 p.m.  The residence halls will close for all students participating in commencement activities on May 14, 2017 at 10 a.m. April 30, 2017 is the LAST DAY to request to stay late for spring 2017 and the latest possible day to […]

Stress Free Zone

OU Counseling Center presents “The Stress Free Zone” on Friday, April 28th from 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.  Join us on the back patio of the TLCC for a relaxing and fun afternoon.  There will be puppies to play with, bubbles to blow, and yard games galore.  You can also enjoy true relaxation with a […]

How to Ace an Exam in 5 Days

Can you believe it? The end of the semester is right around the corner! Finals may have caught you off guard in the past, but this year be sure to use the services of the Academic Success Center (ASC) and have a foolproof plan to ACE each and every one of your finals. Read through […]

Petey likes your post: “Are yOU Politically Engaged?”

Have you checked out Facebook’s latest addition, the “Town Hall” feature? Using this, you can easily contact your elected officials and receive reminders about upcoming local elections in your voting area. Try it out by going to the “explore” section of your Facebook browser on the left-hand side of the screen. When you click on […]

Atlanta Tickets on Sale NOW!!

The Student Engagement & Leadership office is now offering tickets to Atlanta attractions at a discounted rate. These are available to all members of the Oglethorpe Community! We have tickets to attractions like Six Flags, World of Coke, the Botanical Gardens, and more! We will be accepting CASH ONLY. Please come to the Student Commons […]

Housing Plans for Fall 2017 – Action Required!

Hello Stormy Petrels, It’s time to start planning for Fall 2017! Action is required of all full-time students! Please read carefully. IMPORTANT: All students have a three year housing requirement.  Therefore, ALL students must fill out a housing intent form (details below).  Living off campus without first satisfying your on-campus obligation or receiving an approved […]

Wellness Partnership with the YMCA

Did you know that as an employee or student of Oglethorpe University you can join the Y at a reduced rate? Oglethorpe University and the YMCA of Metro Atlanta are partnering to create a healthier community. To take advantage of these reduced rates, reference the OU Well-being page on PetrelNet ( to find more information and […]

Clinton Global Initiative University – Application Now Open

The 2017 application is now open for the 10th annual CGI U meeting, to be held at Northeastern University this fall from October 13-15. Hosted by President Bill Clinton and Chelsea Clinton, the 10th annual CGI U meeting will gather more than 1,000 innovative student leaders to make Commitments to Action that address some of the […]