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Your 'Guide' to Student Success

Guide is a mobile tool that helps students from orientation to graduation.

The app guides you to make smart, intentional choices through easy access to the information you need — all in the palm of your hand.


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Search for “Guide, college simplified” then log-in using your Duck ID and password.


Access Guide From Your Desktop

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Discover a Clear Path Forward

Actionable to-do lists are specific to you, so you know when important things are coming up, and what to do about them. From attending orientation to preparing for finals, now there’s a clear timeline to help you plan. Within each task, Guide connects to relevant resources on campus.

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Find Tips on how to be Successful in College

Guide provides all the steps to help you start college on the right foot. Handy tips and tutorials on everything from getting involved in student organizations to paying for college will ensure that you have the information you need to make the most of your time here.


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Get reminders and alerts about important deadlines

Receive push notifications to your mobile device when there’s an important deadline in Guide. From registering for classes to knowing what you need to do to remove a ‘hold’ on your account, alerts help you take action.

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Sync classes and dates to your calendar

Schedule an advising appointment right from the app with Guide’s appointment scheduler (coming soon), or view your personalized class schedule each term. Dates, times and appointments can sync directly to your phone’s calendar.


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Explore majors and careers that fit your interests

Guide’s Major Exploration tool helps you find your “best fit” by connecting your interests and goals to the right undergraduate major for you.


Who Uses Guide?

The University of Oregon launched the Guide app on May 1, 2018. The first phase of the app’s roll-out is designed specifically for incoming first-year students, who will download the app during their summer IntroDUCKtion sessions. Action items over the summer include things like submitting final high school transcripts, and registering for campus housing.

All first-year students will be encouraged to use the Guide app during the 2018-19 academic year. The app will send students notifications about the steps they need to take to stay on track for timely graduation, and connect students to campus resources that can help them succeed both in and out of the classroom.

Content supporting students beyond the first year will be added to the app progressively, with the aim of guiding students through their entire undergraduate career – from matriculation to graduation.



Download the FAQ Flyer for Faculty & Staff


Hiroe Sorter
Student Success Program Manager 


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