Events

Join OCSS at student lead events by our Commuter Mentors and Neighborhood Student Advisors!

Bagel Wednesdays!

Free bagels provided by OCSS Staff! 8:00am-10:00am or until bagels run out! Every first Wednesday of the month-October 5th, November 2nd and December 7th. Check out our Facebook and Twitter accounts to find out the location of the bagels!

Cookie Dough Giveaway!

Living off-campus? Come pick up cookie dough and a contact card during convo hour Thursday, September 22nd in OCSS! Bake some cookies, write down your contact information and go meet your neighbors. Exchange contact info and give a delicious plate of cookies to your neighbors to start the year off right!

Party Pack Giveaway!

Neighborhood students come pick up a Party Pack made by our NSAs on October 20th during convo hour! We will provide information on Social Hosts and include the Party Pack Handbook. Also, enjoy coasters, koozies, chips, water and more necessities to having a safe and respectful gathering!

Mid-term Social!

Come hang out in OCSS on October 25th during convo hour! We will have sweet and salty snacks and board games! Join other off-campus students in celebration of making it to mid-terms and enjoy convo hour relaxing, snacking and playing games!

Renter 101

Living off-campus next year? Mark you calendars! Wednesday, December 7th from 6:00pm-7:00pm in MHC 204 Renter 101 will take place. Learn more about living in the surrounding neighborhoods of St. Thomas. Hear from current off-campus students about the joys and stresses of renting. Also, enter to win fabluous prizes at the event! See you there!

Plan Ahead: Thinking about living off-campus? Know someone who is?

The Student Tenant Education Program (STEP) consists of two, one-hour workshops. April 6th and April 13th from 12:00pm-1:00pm come learn about living off-campus responsibly. Content areas include:

  • The landlord-tenant relationship
  • Tenant Rights and Responsibilities
  • The Neighborhood, and neighbors
  • Off-campus Safety
  • Roommate Relationships