SOU offers many personalized learning pathways to get learners to graduation!
Southern Oregon University’s Bridge Program is a first-year experience that helps promising students successfully transition to college by supporting their social, emotional, and academic strengths. The program is open to Oregon high school graduates and warmly welcomes underrepresented students. Students nominated and accepted into the Bridge Program will begin their transition to SOU during the pre-Fall Bridge orientation that takes place in late September.
The Success at Southern / TRiO program is dedicated to providing a learning environment that honors the diversity and experiences of all students. Through intentional advising, mentoring and advocacy TRiO staff supports learners as they pursue and complete their academic, personal, and career goals. By providing a variety of services to meet students’ needs, SaS and TRiO programs assist eligible students to clarify their goals, succeed academically in their chosen program of study, and graduate with their degrees in a timely manner.
Honors students are academically talented, highly motivated, and ambitious. The Honors College at Southern Oregon University is designed for students who want to push themselves. Honors students experience an intensive and rigorous education that will challenge them to identify their true passions and will prepare them for a rewarding career or graduate school. The Honors College at Southern Oregon University is a mission-driven opportunity to become a leader and to make a difference.