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Extraordinary Leaders

Each OUR leader has gone through extensive interviews and training to prepare themselves to make this the best OUR experience.


More mentorship, more connections

OUR groups are smaller and may comprise of students who live in other residential halls with different majors.



During the Week, OUR incorporates many activities that emcompasses the SLO experience. Some of these activities include going kayaking, paint-balling, hiking, the Grad, and much more!


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About Us

Orientation for United Raza (OUR) is an alternative to Week of Welcome (WOW). OUR places an emphasis on creating a community for incoming first-year and transfer students by integrating students from different majors and resident halls into each OUR group. With a high leader to OURie ratio, OUR allocates more opportunities to develop a mentor/mentee relationship with the OUR leaders. More Info


"OUR was a great experience! It was fun, everybody was so nice, and the leaders made sure everyone was welcome and having a good time. Considering how much cheaper it is to WOW, OUR had just as much, if not more activities! I had an awesome time participating in OUR." -Carol Wu View Testimonials


OUR familia is not possible without amazing volunteers as yourself! If you will be in SLO anytime during the Week and would like to help out, either by driving or cooking meals, please apply to be a volunteer today. Apply to Volunteer


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