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Welcome to Eastern Oregon

We are happy you have chosen to complete your rural rotation in Pendleton! You'll find a great variety of outdoor opportunities. Here you'll find access to a plethora of outdoor opportunities, including hiking, backpacking, camping, and much more. Several of the Northwest's finest ski areas are also within easy driving distance. There are rodeos on most weekends in the summer, lots of good hiking trails, fishing and camping spots, and lakes for water skiing. McKay Reservoir and the Columbia River are very close to Pendleton and offer most of these activities. We hope you'll have some time to enjoy the area while you are here.

The Round-Up Athletic Club in Pendleton has a student membership rate of $33 a month. You will need your student ID card in order to get student rates. If you are interested, call the club at 541.276.0880. They are located at 1415 Southgate, (1 or 2 lights past McDonalds on the right).

Important details you might like to know are:


St. Anthony Hospital
2801 St. Anthony Way
Pendleton, OR 97801
Map and driving directions

Housing contact

For Housing request, scheduling or questions:

Meredith Lair, NEOAHEC Executive Director, 541-975-4509

Housing issues:

Justin Michael at 541.966.0565 or

For maintenance needs, call 541.276.5121.

Key pickup

Your house key will be available at the main hospital's switchboard upon your arrival.

If you have any questions, or if we can help in any way, please contact Meredith Lair at or 541-975-4509. Our office is located in La Grande and just a phone call away!