Outside the Box is designed for students who will be entering 8th or 9th grade fall, 2017 and who are mature enough to monitor their own behavior on a university campus.

New applicants must meet ONE of the following requirements:

  1. Be identified as intellectually/academically talented and gifted according to State of Oregon identification criteria.
  2. Have mental ability total battery test score at or above the 90th percentile.
  3. Have total Reading or total Math achievement test score at or above the 90th percentile.
  4. Previously attended an OSU Precollege TAG Program (Winter Wonderings, Expeditions, or Adventures in Learning).