Welcome to College Confidential!

The leading college-bound community on the web

Sign Up For Free

Join for FREE, and start talking with other members, weighing in on community discussions, and more.

Also, by registering and logging in you'll see fewer ads and pesky welcome messages (like this one!)

As a CC member, you can:

  • Reply to threads, and start your own.
  • Post reviews of your campus visits.
  • Find hundreds of pages of informative articles.
  • Search from over 3 million scholarships.
Introducing a New Expert Content Section: Careers!

Chances and Housing?

artiscalling4meartiscalling4me Registered User Posts: 8 New Member
edited March 2009 in University of Oregon
I just applied to UO as a transfer. I attended a liberal arts college and had a not so great GPA. Now I am at a community college in CA and I have raised my final GPA to a 3.2 combined. I am applying for the pre-journalism program at Oregon. I wanted to know what my chances are for admission?

Also, I am nervous about housing. I live in CA and I saw that housing is filled up for this year--at least the residence halls. According to the website, it seems apartments are reserved for over 21 and I will be 19 when I get there. Does anyone know if a lot of people drop out of housing or are there any other options?
Post edited by artiscalling4me on

Replies to: Chances and Housing?

  • 'rentof2'rentof2 Registered User Posts: 4,327 Senior Member
    I'm not sure about the housing situation. I know after you apply (and many students did this as early as last fall) you are encouraged to reserve housing by paying a housing deposit. This is before students have even heard back as to whether they're accepted, and before they have made a final decision about where to attend. Obviously a lot of those housing reservations will not be followed by eventual matriculation.

    The thing to do is to get on the waiting list as soon as you can. There's a link on this page about finding off-campus housing too:
    News and Events - University Housing
This discussion has been closed.