There are MANY OSU resources available to students that can help with the cultural, academic, and personal transition to OSU. This page will connect you to many of these resources whether you are a student who is looking for ways to improve your academic success or maybe you want to find a way for you and your family to connect to campus!

Review the all encompassing OSU Experience Student Resouce List or review some resources by the categories below.

Academic

Academic Success Center (ASC) The Academic Success Center provides academic support services for all students at Oregon State University and is located in Waldo Hall. Services include: study tables, supplemental instruction, academic coaching, helping students overcome challenges and working with high achievers to help them reach the next level, and more!

Academic Resource, Inclusive OSU List!

Advocacy The Office of Advocacy provides advice and guidance to students who have a dispute within the university. In addition, the office serves as policy advisor and researcher to the ASOSU President and Vice-President. Furthermore, we seek to function as a problem solver for all 28,000+ students who are enrolled at OSU..

Chemistry (Mole Hole) General chemistry tutoring offered in the Valley Library Collaborative Learning Center, located on the main floor.

Collaborative Learning Center (CLC)Offering peer-tutors and GTAs to help with math, sciences and writing. Located on the main floor of the Valley Library.


Disability Access Services (DAS) Disability Access Services (DAS) provides accommodations, education, consultation and advocacy for qualified students with disabilities at Oregon State University. DAS works with students at OSU, OSU-Cascades, across Oregon and around the world through the OSU E-campus program.

Educational Opportunities Program (EOP) The Educational Opportunities Program (EOP) provides a welcoming environment that supports the full development of the personal and academic potential of students who have traditionally been denied equal access to higher education. The program was created at Oregon State University in 1969 and provides support to students of color, students with disabilities, students who are single parents, low-income students, students who have been rurally isolated, veterans, older-than-average (25+), or 1st generation in college (neither parent graduated).

Learning Corner Find information and tools and worksheets on the memory process, exam preparation, time management, reading techniques, and note-taking as well as how to stay motivated while studying for courses. 

Library The OSU Libraries enhance and support the university’s instructional and research programs with traditional and innovative services and collections.

Majors/Programs Find your major/program to see what support is offered.

Math Tutoring (Math Learning Center) The Math Learning Center provides free drop-in tutoring, printed resources, calculators, help using MATLAB and other math software, study areas, and a computer classroom. Private tutoring for a fee is also available. Located in Kidder Hall 108.

Physics Tutoring (Worm Hole) General physics tutoring offered in Weniger Hall 145 (M-F) and the Valley Library Collaborative Learning Center (Su-Th).

TRiO Student Support Services  is located on the 3rd floor of Waldo Hall. TRiO helps students develop excellent academic skills, persist to graduation, and foster the habits of life long learning, within a culture of inclusivity and equality. To accomplish this mission, TRiO-SSS & STEM SSS provide ongoing support throughout a student's college career and promote development through advocacy and services beyond what is offered to traditional OSU students.

Honors College The University Honors College (HC) encourages curiosity and rewards creativity, offering a small college environment with the resources and opportunities of Oregon’s leading public research university. Small, interactive classes, typically limited to 12 or 20 students, are taught by the university’s top professors. Your experience will also go beyond the classroom, with opportunities to engage in hands-on learning, research and a senior thesis project in the topic of your choice. The UHC is one of only a handful of degree-granting honors colleges in the United States, you’ll graduate with the Honors Baccalaureate, Oregon State’s most prestigious undergraduate degree.

University Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) Offers a variety of services, including personal counseling and academic success workshops such as “Reducing Test Anxiety” and “How to Study in Less Time and Do Better.”


Writing Studio The Writing Center’s mission is to provide writing support that enable students at all levels to function effectively, efficiently, and confidently in an academic environment. Writing assistants can help with all aspects of the writing process from brainstorming and organization to questions of grammar and usage.

Career Support

Career Development Center

  • Learn about careers that might be a good fit for you.
  • Choose a major!
  • Find experiences and internships to help you learn more about careers, and gain professional skills.
  • Prepare yourself for the job or graduate school search.
  • Find career opportunities when you graduate, and on into your alumni years.

Majors/Programs Find your major/program to see what career support is offered.

Child and Family

Childcare Centers Beaver Beginnings is located at 11th & Adams and is a full-day NAEYC Accredited child care center for children of students, staff and faculty. There are 144 full-time spaces for infants through preschool, plus a full day private Kindergarten. They offer half-time, flex-time and full-time rates. The Center is operated by Children’s Creative Learning Centers. Waitlists can be long, so contact Beaver Beginnings as soon as possible to be placed on their wait list.

Childcare and Family Resources Childcare and Family Resources advocates for and provides services to students with children and all families with dependent care needs across campus to promote the academic, professional and personal success of the whole person.  We work to identify and remove barriers for students with children to ensure equal access to campus opportunities and resources.

Family Housing Offers affordable housing in a supportive environment for OSU students with families. Our 107-unit apartment complex at Orchard Court is situated on the northwest corner of campus, within easy walking and bicycling distance of other campus facilities. Most schools, shopping areas, places of worship, and other community services are within minutes by car or bus. Living at Orchard Court provides a unique opportunity to live in a diverse multicultural community with other families from throughout the world. Currently 65% of our student families are from countries other than the United States, and more than 70% of our student residents are graduate students. Orchard Court has a friendly, inviting atmosphere, making it a good place for you and your family to call home.

Human Services Resource Center (HSRC) Provides direct service, outreach, education, and referral services to Oregon State University students focused on alleviating the effects of hunger, poverty, and other basic human needs so that students can pursue a quality education. They also work to create a dynamic learning environment in which students, faculty, staff, and the community can learn how to best address current societal challenges facing college students.

Services include:

  • Textbook Lending Program helps connect eligible students to free textbooks (as well as other affordable ways to obtain textbooks).
  • Financial assistance (for eligible students) to pay for meals on campus through the Food Assistance Program.
  • Food Pantry offers food to students in need.
  • Other food security programs including assistance with SNAP applications and the @eatfreeOSU twitter account that promotes free food events on campus. 
  • Help provide emergency housing resources and referrals.
  • Can connect to service-learning and volunteer opportunities.
  • Offer workshops, seminars, and opportunities for internships and employment.
  • Provide intermediary services between students and agencies that offer assistance. 

KidSpirit links knowledge from Oregon State University to benefit community youth in an environment that creates service and learning opportunities.  The KidSpirit staff study and demonstrate effective teaching strategies and professionalism. Staff learn life skills which increase their confidence and self-esteem while enabling them to enter the workplace as leaders.  Health, physical activity, science, and creative arts curriculum created and implemented by the KidSpirit staff improve the skills, lifestyle and social development of children of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds.  Activities focus on instruction to build skills, increase self-esteem, and foster personal talents while creating friendships in a safe and positive environment.

Co-Curricular/Outside of the Classroom Engagement/Leadership

Campus Involvement Opportunities

Advantage Accelerator/RAIN Corvallis The Oregon State University Advantage Accelerator/RAIN Corvallis assists innovators and entrepreneurs in high-growth companies from the mid-Willamette Valley and extended Oregon State University community. Student interns gain invaluable experience while working directly with these companies during all phases of the commercialization process to explore markets, develop products and obtain customers.

Adventure Club  A student-coordinated program in association with the Adventure Leadership Institute developed to bring students the opportunity to experience adventure in the outdoors and connect with other students! As a member of the Adventure Club, you are granted access to all the trips and events held through the club from rock climbing to snowshoeing, whitewater rafting to backpacking, the Adventure Club has it all.

Adventure Leadership Institute includes a variety of facilities, classes, programs, and services that support educational and leadership experiences outside the classroom. Special 'for-credit' classes are offered to provide the skills needed to lead trips or facilitate groups. Professional certificates can be obtained in these areas.

Associated Students of Oregon State University (ASOSU)  We exist as an organization to promote academic excellence, encourage the intellectual, social, cultural, and physical development of the student body, and enable the student body to assert its varied interests as citizens and members of the academic community through democratic representation.  Our mission is to promote self-governance and leadership within the student body of Oregon State University, thereby enhancing the educational, social and cultural experience of the students.

Campus Life Oregon State University offers a friendly, welcoming community where students can get involved in their favorite activities — and try new ones. Students can choose from more than 300 clubs and activities, including student government, sports, community service, social and environmental awareness, Greek life, theater and music. Oregon State also hosts a variety of events — many that are open to the community — such as lectures, concerts, festivals and other cultural programs.

Center for Civic Engagement There are many ways to live your commitment to community and civic engagement, from big impacts to small decisions. Learn about all of the ways the Center for Civic Engagement can help you be engaged through our civic engagement opportunities, events and programs.

Center for Fraternity & Sorority Life  A diverse and exciting experience for you. With 44 organizations and 2,800 students there is great academic support, service and philanthropy projects, intramurals and great people to meet.

Cultural & Resource Centers  OSU’s Cultural Center program coordinates safe environments in which students can learn about issues of social justice, leadership, identity, culture, heritage, history, and self expression in an atmosphere of positive engagement and mutual respect. Cultural Center staff strive to foster an inclusive community that recognizes the worth of all individuals regardless of racial/ethnic background, gender, sexual orientation, religion, socioeconomic class, age, and/or physical abilities.  For more information, contact Diversity & Cultural Engagement, dce.oregonstate.edu.

 

Disability Access Services (DAS) facilitates access to University programs and services for students, faculty, staff and visitors with disabilities through accommodations, education, consultation, and advocacy.

Diversity and Cultural Engagement a hub of culturally diverse student engagement and success. They support students’ abilities to fashion a better self and world. Whether you hail from right here in Oregon, one of the sovereign nations contained within the state, another state in the US, or from Pakistan, Indonesia, Ghana, or one of many other places across the globe, DCE strives to ensure that your Oregon State experience is an enriching one.

Human Services Resource Center (HSRC) Provides direct service, outreach, education, and referral services to Oregon State University students focused on alleviating the effects of hunger, poverty, and other basic human needs so that students can pursue a quality education. They also work to create a dynamic learning environment in which students, faculty, staff, and the community can learn how to best address current societal challenges facing college students.

Services include:

  • Textbook Lending Program helps connect eligible students to free textbooks (as well as other affordable ways to obtain textbooks).
  • Financial assistance (for eligible students) to pay for meals on campus through the Food Assistance Program.
  • Food Pantry offers food to students in need.
  • Other food security programs including assistance with SNAP applications and the @eatfreeOSU twitter account that promotes free food events on campus. 
  • Help provide emergency housing resources and referrals.
  • Can connect to service-learning and volunteer opportunities.
  • Offer workshops, seminars, and opportunities for internships and employment.
  • Provide intermediary services between students and agencies that offer assistance. 

International Students of Oregon State University  The International students of Oregon State University (ISOSU) leads in creating a community that enhances and influences the student experience. ISOSU facilitates cross-cultural interaction and understanding by inviting many voices from around the world to be heard. ISOSU is committed to supporting and developing a wide range of international opportunities for the OSU community focusing on the education of issues and appreciation of cultures on this university campus.  ISOSU is responsible for the International Resource Center (IRC), located in the Memorial Union.

INTO OSU Cultural Ambassador Conversant Program  Engage with your international student peers!  Help them learn about life at OSU and your culture while you learn about theirs. This is a great way to internationalize your education at OSU and gain cultural diversity experience here on campus. Cultural Ambassador groups aim to explore our campus and participate in meaningful conversations.

KidSpirit links knowledge from Oregon State University to benefit community youth in an environment that creates service and learning opportunities.  The KidSpirit staff study and demonstrate effective teaching strategies and professionalism. Staff learn life skills which increase their confidence and self-esteem while enabling them to enter the workplace as leaders.  Health, physical activity, science, and creative arts curriculum created and implemented by the KidSpirit staff improve the skills, lifestyle and social development of children of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds.  Activities focus on instruction to build skills, increase self-esteem, and foster personal talents while creating friendships in a safe and positive environment.

Majors/Programs Find your major/program to see what you can get involved in.

Music/Performance Ensembles  Music students share their talents through the OSU Chamber Choir, Wind Ensemble, OSU Marching Band, the Corvallis-OSU Symphony Orchestra, chamber groups, pep bands, concert bands, wind ensembles, jazz groups, percussion ensembles, solo recitals, opera workshops and other vocal and choral groups. Extracurricular music ensembles are available, too, performing classical, folk and vernacular music, as well as jazz, rock, and blues, on campus and beyond.

Orange Media Network The Daily Barometer (8,000 circulation weekly newspaper, free), Beaver Digest Magazine ( published three times annually, free), Prism Magazine (literary and arts magazine published three times annually, free), KBVR FM, 88.7 (FCC licensed, 350 watt non-commercial radio station), and KBVR TV (educational access channel 26, serving Corvallis-Philomath), DAMchic Magazine (fashion Magazine, free)

PROMISE Internships The PROMISE program is a paid internship that partners with government agencies and university programs to provide pathways to professional careers for historically underrepresented undergraduate students.. Historically underrepresented students may include, but are not limited to, first-generation students, low-income students, LGBTQ+ students, students of color, students with disabilities, veteran students and transfer students. 

Recreational Sports can help keep you moving through all the ups and down of campus life. We host a variety of programs, resources, and services to support health and wellness within the OSU Community. Stop by Dixon Recreation Center and see how we can support you.  Programs include Adventure, Aquatics, Challenge Course, Fitness, Intramural Sports, Safety and Sport Clubs

Research at OSU This office is dedicated to supporting students find research funding across all OSU colleges, departments and disciplines.

Residence Hall Association (RHA)  Our goal is to create a sense of community for the students living in the fourteen residence halls that we serve at Oregon State University. We provide students with ample opportunities to interact with the people around them through diverse programs and events. We are a conduit to fun, friends, and learning.

Spiritual Life  A group of on and off campus advisors who seek to serve students’ spiritual development through one-on-one relationships, workshops, retreats, prayer and meditation gatherings, a monthly labyrinth walk, annual tabling events, and Spiritual Wellness Week.       

Student Incidental Fees Committee (SIFC)  This committee of elected students oversees the budgeting process for the entirety of student/incidental fees.  This includes the budgets for Student Health Services, Counseling and Psychological Services, ASOSU, Educational Activities, Intercultural Student Services, Athletics, Student Sustainability Initiative, Music Ensembles, the Memorial Union, Recreational Sports, Our Little Village, and Facility Improvements.

Student Leadership and Involvement (SLI) Student Leadership & Involvement (SLI) provides opportunities for Oregon State University students to engage in shaping a better self and a better world.  We create meaningful and diverse opportunities for leadership development and involvement experiences that cultivate positive social change.

Student Jobs @ OSU Earn money while engaging with the OSU community!

Study Abroad

Transfer Student Ambassadors Transfer Student Ambassadors are hard-working undergraduate employees who welcome new transfer students and their families during the summer Transfer START program and Welcome Week. 

University Honors College The University Honors College (UHC) encourages curiosity and rewards creativity, offering a small college environment with the resources and opportunities of Oregon’s leading public research university. Small, interactive classes, typically limited to 12 or 20 students, are taught by the university’s top professors. Your experience will also go beyond the classroom, with opportunities to engage in hands-on learning, research and a senior thesis project in the topic of your choice. The UHC is one of only a handful of degree-granting honors colleges in the United States, you’ll graduate with the Honors Baccalaureate, Oregon State’s most prestigious undergraduate degree.

Wellness Agents is a peer-to-peer volunteer organization committed to enhancing the health of the OSU community through outreach events.  PHA volunteers conduct campus activities designed to raise awareness about college health issues and promote healthy behavior choices among our peers. Past events and projects have included awareness of safer sex behaviors, HIV/AIDS, impact of stress, alcohol and substance abuse, and other health related issues

Other Options

Cultural and Resource Centers

Cultural & Resource Centers  OSU’s Cultural Center program coordinates safe environments in which students can learn about issues of social justice, leadership, identity, culture, heritage, history, and self expression in an atmosphere of positive engagement and mutual respect. Cultural Center staff strive to foster an inclusive community that recognizes the worth of all individuals regardless of racial/ethnic background, gender, sexual orientation, religion, socioeconomic class, age, and/or physical abilities.  For more information, contact Diversity & Cultural Engagement, dce.oregonstate.edu.

 

Financial

ASOSU Student Legal Services ASOSU Student Legal Services provides free, confidential assistance to all OSU students at the Corvallis campus on a variety of legal matters. This office provides legal advice and representation to OSU students when they have a dispute that does not pertain to the university. 

Corvallis Community RelationsCorvallis Community Relations enhances neighborhood livability and inspires a shared responsibility for creating a healthy, inclusive OSU-Corvallis community. Corvallis ranks among the nation's top college towns and best places to live. Through collaboration, communication, education, and celebration, we help cultivate C.A.R.E. to help keep it that way.

Human Services Resource Center (HSRC) Provides direct service, outreach, education, and referral services to Oregon State University students focused on alleviating the effects of hunger, poverty, and other basic human needs so that students can pursue a quality education. They also work to create a dynamic learning environment in which students, faculty, staff, and the community can learn how to best address current societal challenges facing college students.

Services include:

  • Textbook Lending Program helps connect eligible students to free textbooks (as well as other affordable ways to obtain textbooks).
  • Financial assistance (for eligible students) to pay for meals on campus through the Food Assistance Program.
  • Food Pantry offers food to students in need.
  • Other food security programs including assistance with SNAP applications and the @eatfreeOSU twitter account that promotes free food events on campus. 
  • Help provide emergency housing resources and referrals.
  • Can connect to service-learning and volunteer opportunities.
  • Offer workshops, seminars, and opportunities for internships and employment.
  • Provide intermediary services between students and agencies that offer assistance. 

Financial Aid The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships welcomes the opportunity to assist you with making your dreams of a quality education come true. Click on the topics below to learn more about your opportunities at Oregon State University!

Majors/Programs Find your major/program to see what scholarships are offered.

Military and Veteran Resources Helps student veterans successfully navigate the Oregon State University structure while accomplishing their education goals and maximizing their VA educational benefits.

Prestigious Scholarships assist you through all stages of the application process of nationally and internationally competitive scholarships and fellowships.

Student Accounts and Finance The Student Accounts and Student Debt Management Offices are responsible for posting tuition and fees to student’s OSU accounts, sending the monthly electronic billing statements; and administering the Perkins loan program, sundry scholarships, and sponsorship contracts for students.  We can also provide advising on managing your college finances.

Student Jobs @ OSU Earn money while engaging with the OSU community!

University Scholars Program (USP) serves all recipients of OSU scholarships. USP provides leadership and service opportunities to enhance students’ campus experiences through networking. As part of the USP, scholars are provided direction to be competitive for elite scholarship programs such as the Fulbright, Marshall and Truman Scholarships upon graduation from Oregon State.

Housing

City of Corvallis Housing and Neighborhood Services Division

Corvallis Community Relations Corvallis Community Relations enhances neighborhood livability and inspires a shared responsibility for creating a healthy, inclusive OSU-Corvallis community. Corvallis ranks among the nation's top college towns and best places to live. Through collaboration, communication, education, and celebration, we help cultivate C.A.R.E. to help keep it that way.

OSU Family Housing We are pleased to offer affordable housing in a supportive environment for OSU students with families. Our 107-unit apartment complex at Orchard Court is situated on the northwest corner of campus, within easy walking and bicycling distance of other campus facilities. Most schools, shopping areas, places of worship, and other community services are within minutes by car or bus. Living at Orchard Court provides a unique opportunity to live in a diverse multicultural community with other families from throughout the world. Currently 65% of our student families are from countries other than the United States, and more than 70% of our student residents are graduate students. Orchard Court has a friendly, inviting atmosphere, making it a good place for you and your family to call home.

OSU Residence Halls The Residence Halls offer a variety of convenient living options and programs for OSU students. On campus housing offers traditional residential environments, as well as programs focused on specific interests such as international education, service-learning, engineering, entrepreneurship and arts and social justice.

Military/Veteran

Corvallis Community Relations Corvallis Community Relations enhances neighborhood livability and inspires a shared responsibility for creating a healthy, inclusive OSU-Corvallis community. Corvallis ranks among the nation's top college towns and best places to live. Through collaboration, communication, education, and celebration, we help cultivate C.A.R.E. to help keep it that way.

Counseling and Psychological Services(CAPS) CAPS understands that becauese of military service you have unique life experiences and outlooks.

Disability Access Services he office of Disability Access Services (DAS) would like to make your transition or return to Oregon State University as smooth as possible.

Military and Veteran Resources Helps student veterans successfully navigate the Oregon State University structure while accomplishing their education goals and maximizing their VA educational benefits.

Student Health Services and Veterans Student Health Services welcomes military veterans! We thank you for your service, and are ready to support and assist you in your health and wellness needs as you transition to being a student at OSU. If you are entitled to VA benefits, SHS is committed to work with you to coordinate medical care.

Parking/Transportation

HUT Portland Airport Shuttle Ride to the Portland Airport on the HUT Shuttle that leaves directly from campus every two hours and ends at PDX. Free Wifi available.

Newport Loop Bus Schedule Find your way to the Marine Hatfield Science Center!


Parking & Transportation Services  Find information on:

  • Parking & permits are required in commuter parking spaces between 7:00 am and 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday, year-round.
  • Transit
  • Beaver Bus
  • Share the Ride
  • Motor Pool

Safe Ride Late night at the library and don't want to walk home alone in the dark? SafeRide is a free, nightly taxi service run by ASOSU and student drivers that transports students within the citiy limits of Corvallis and Philomath during the academic year.

Sexual Assault

Center for Rape and Domestic Violence (CARDV) Trained advocates are available 24 hours a day to take calls, provide support, and extend their services to survivors of rape, sexual assault, or domestic violence. Services include emergency shelter; legal, medical, and social service advocacy; support groups; and a 24-hour hotline which provides support, listening, and information. CARDV can also assist survivors in finding other resources they may need.

Counseling and Psuchological Services (CAPS) Counseling and Psychological Services provides mental health counseling to students, and consultation, outreach and education to all OSU community members.  We do this in order to (1) facilitate student’s academic success, mental health, and personal development and (2) promote a culture of positive mental health at OSU.

Oregon State Police

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE) Oregon State University Student Health Services (SHS) is committed to taking an active stance in survivor-focused health care. SHS now offers a fully integrated Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) program to support any female or male students who are survivors of sexual assault. By offering exams at the campus health center, sexual assault survivors can be in familiar surroundings with caring clinicians and do not have to be concerned about arranging transportation to the hospital. Survivors can continue seeing a Student Health clinician for any other health exams as well, which allows for a continuum of care for the survivor that includes sensitivity to their experience.

Sexual Assault Support Services (SASS) SASS can help you with support, safety, counseling, and provide information about reporting options. SASS is a team of trained and experienced counselors who provide support for students of all genders who have experienced any form of unwanted sexual contact or relationship violence. SASS services are FREE, confidential, and available to all enrolled OSU students. SASS is open during CAPS regular business hours (Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm, hours may change during breaks and summer). For immediate help after hours, or if you have an urgent safety concern, contact the Center Against Rape and Domestic Violence (CARDV) 24-hour hotline at 541-754-0110.

Student Health Services Oregon State University students can be reassured that their health is supported by many caring staff and faculty members. In the forefront for health is Student Health Services. SHS clinicians, health educators and other highly skilled health professionals provide campuswide comprehensive primary health care, disease prevention and treatment services, and extensive health promotion for all OSU students.

Victim Support & Reporting The Student Conduct and Community Standards office acknowledges how difficult it can be for anyone who experiences unwanted sexual contact or sexual harassment to make a disclosure. If you are an OSU student and are a survivor of unwanted sexual contact/sexual harassment or are involved in any other form of misconduct brought about by another OSU student or students, you are encouraged to disclose the incident. The Student Conduct and Community Standards office can offer a variety of options and outcomes and will connect you to resources that maintain confidentiality.

Wellness/Health

24-Hour Crisis Hotline and Services It’s easy to procrastinate getting help, but reaching out for support is the first step to feeling better. Most campuses offer confidential counseling services or can help connect you with resources in your community. Just talking about what’s going on can help you feel better, so take that first step by reaching out for help or opening up to a trusted friend or family member. There are ways to feel better, but you have to tell someone what you’re going through.

Acupucnture Acupuncture is a system of medical diagnosis and treatment which originated in ancient China often used to treat pain.

After-Hours Medical Advice Nurse Line Medical advice is available by phone 24 hours per day for OSU students eligible for care at Student Health Services. If you have medical concerns after clinic hours, you can obtain a toll-free number for a medical call center by calling 541-737-9355.

Alcohol, Drug & Violence Prevention Center The aim of this center, located within Student Health Services, is to create a safe and supportive learning and living environment that is free of high-risk alcohol use, other drug use and violence.

Chiropractic Chiropractic is a health care profession that focuses on disorders of the musculoskeletal system and the nervous system, and the effects of these disorders on general health. Chiropractic care is used most often to treat neuro-musculoskeletal complaints, including but not limited to back pain, neck pain, pain in the joints of the arms or legs, and headaches.

Collegiate Recovery Community Students who are working toward recovery from addiction can find care and comfort in this peer support group.

Counseling and Psuchological Services (CAPS) Counseling and Psychological Services provides mental health counseling to students, and consultation, outreach and education to all OSU community members.  We do this in order to (1) facilitate student’s academic success, mental health, and personal development and (2) promote a culture of positive mental health at OSU.

Cultural Resources

Daytime Medical Advice Nurse Line Medical advice is available by phone 24 hours per day for OSU students eligible for care at Student Health Services. During clinic hours, the advice line is staffed by a registered nurse. Call 541-737-2724.

Disability Access Services Disability Access Services (DAS) facilitates access to University programs and services for students, faculty, staff and visitors with disabilities through accommodations, education, consultation, and advocacy.

Dixon Recreation Center Dixon Recreation Center houses two cardio rooms, two weight rooms, two gyms, six racquetball courts, three squash courts, three multipurpose rooms, a 42ft tall climbing wall, 1/10 mile indoor track, 25-yard pool, a dive well, a hot tub, three sand volleyball courts, and the Adventure Leadership Institute. Take a look at our facility maps.

Financial Resources/Information

Human Services Resource Center (HSRC) Provides direct service, outreach, education, and referral services to Oregon State University students focused on alleviating the effects of hunger, poverty, and other basic human needs so that students can pursue a quality education. They also work to create a dynamic learning environment in which students, faculty, staff, and the community can learn how to best address current societal challenges facing college students.

Services include:

  • Textbook Lending Program helps connect eligible students to free textbooks (as well as other affordable ways to obtain textbooks).
  • Financial assistance (for eligible students) to pay for meals on campus through the Food Assistance Program.
  • Food Pantry offers food to students in need.
  • Other food security programs including assistance with SNAP applications and the @eatfreeOSU twitter account that promotes free food events on campus. 
  • Help provide emergency housing resources and referrals.
  • Can connect to service-learning and volunteer opportunities.
  • Offer workshops, seminars, and opportunities for internships and employment.
  • Provide intermediary services between students and agencies that offer assistance. 

Massage Therapy Massage therapy is an age-old health practice that has become part of many OSU students' health and fitness routine. At SHS, massage therapists are highly qualified, well-trained, experienced licensed professionals. Therapists may combine several different massage styles including Swedish, deep tissue and pressure points.

Physical Therapy The Physical Therapy Department at SHS offers a broad range of services to facilitate recovery from and prevention of injuries or illnesses that affect the musculoskeletal system and sensorimotor functions. The department is staffed by physical therapists who provide evaluation and individualized treatment and education programs for each patient to return to function.

Student Conflict Management The University Ombuds Office promotes a civil and inclusive campus community by providing informal, impartial, and confidential* conflict management services to all members of the university community. The Ombuds assists with individual concerns through service and education, and serves as a change agent to address group conflict and systemic concerns. It is the goal of the Ombuds to foster a culture of healthy, safe and open dialogue, and facilitate cooperative problem resolution.

Student Health Services Oregon State University students can be reassured that their health is supported by many caring staff and faculty members. In the forefront for health is Student Health Services. SHS clinicians, health educators and other highly skilled health professionals provide campuswide comprehensive primary health care, disease prevention and treatment services, and extensive health promotion for all OSU students.

Find an all-inclusive, all campus Resource list!