We’ve waited 30 years for a university in Central Oregon—now we have the chance with the OSU-Cascades site on Bend’s Westside. The educational, economic and cultural promise of this school is too important to allow a small group of critics to delay our progress for another generation.

We urge you to stand up and take action now to show your support for OSU-Cascades on the Westside, in one or all of these ways…

1) Sign the Petition!
Add your name to the list of Supporters of OSU-Cascades on the Westside now.

2) Join the Now for Bend Coalition
Become a Member of the Now for Bend Coalition as an Organization, a Business or an Individual. Contact us at nowforbend@gmail.com to learn more.

3) Share your “Why Now”
Share Your Why Now on this website, and on our Facebook page. Share your reasons why – in 30 to 60 words – you want OSU-Cascades on the Westside now.

Other ways that you can support Now.

4) Tell our elected leaders why you support OSU-Cascades on the Westside now. Here’s How.

5) Write an Op Ed or a Letter to the Editor. Here’s How.

6) Donate to Now for Bend. Here’s How.

Your voice, Your actions are needed now more than ever to bring higher education NOW to our Central Oregon community.