So you signed up for a CCE program...what next?

Here are some recommendations about essentials you should think about bringing with you:

  • Water bottle
  • Any medication you may need
  • Hair tie if you have long hair
  • A smile & positive attitude!

    What should you wear?

    Make sure to check your project's specified requirements, and think about these suggestion for a safe and comfortable program:

    • Clothes that you feel comfortable in and which you feel positively represent yourself and the university
    • Sturdy, closed toed shoes
    • Sturdy pants (ex. jeans, work pants)
    • Layers according to the weather (ex. t-shirt, long sleeve shirt, sweater, jacket, hat as needed)
    • For outdoor projects: rain gear and clothing that can get muddy/wet

    What shouldn't you wear?

    We want our programs to be a great experience for everyone. Consider some of these suggestions to leave at home:

    • Sandals, flip-flops, any shoe with a heel, closed toed shoes that aren’t sturdy (ex: cloth-based shoes)
    • Accessories that could get caught on something
    • Clothes that you don’t want to get dirty
    • Clothes that may impact your ability to participate in manual labor
    • Clothing with language or images that have the potential to offend members of the OSU/greater Corvallis community. Examples:Curse words/expletives, slurs, sexual references
    • Images include drugs, weapons, nudity/sexual images or references
    • Images or text that target/exploit cultures and/or identity groups