Division of Student Affairs

Departments and Offices

 

The Division of Student Affairs has numerous departments dedicated to your success as a student. Get involved on campus, find support for a challenging class, discover your community, explore a passion, connect with new friends or obtain help during a hard time. Our programs and services are here to assist you.

  • Academic Achievement: These units work to increase and equalize student success, support retention, help students graduate and foster the holistic development of students.
  • Academics for Student Athletes: This office provides academic and personal support to all student athletes at Oregon State University.
  • Academic Success Center: The Academic Success Center creates opportunities for students to learn how to learn throughout their academic careers. Services include academic coaching, workshops and supplemental instruction. 
  • Associated Students of Oregon State University: ASOSU is the student government body at Oregon State. It supports the varied interests of OSU students through democratic representation. 
  • Career Development Center: The Career Development Center provides comprehensive professional development to all OSU students through presentations, workshops and appointments. The center also hosts the quarterly Career Expo and maintains Handshake, a networked platform that connects students with employers and thousands of job and internship opportunities.
  • Center for Fraternity & Sorority Life: The Center for Fraternity & Sorority Life advocates for the interests of the Greek community at OSU by providing advice to governing chapters. The center serves as the direct university contact for organization headquarters staff.
  • College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP): This program provides financial and academic support to first-year students with the goal of preparing them for success in college. CAMP works with faculty, student services and community-based agencies to improve educational opportunities. 
  • Counseling & Psychological Services: Counseling & Psychological Services provides individual, couples and group counseling for OSU students, as well as outreach and education on topics like mindfulness, stress management and suicide prevention.
  • Craft Center: The Craft Center supports an enriched experiential learning experience where students can foster their own creativity. The center offers ceramic, glass, jewelry, woodworking and photography classes, in addition to fluctuating craft events and activities. 
  • Cross-Campus Strategic Initiatives: This office engages in project management, collaboration and assessment of advising related activities. 
  • Disability Access Services: Disability Access Services facilitates access to university programs and services for individuals with disabilities through accommodations, education, consultation and advocacy.
  • 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. EOP services include a summer bridge program, tutoring services in the cultural resource centers and assistance through the admissions process and locating financial resources. 
  • Diversity & Cultural Engagement: Diversity & Cultural Engagement is committed to the development of underserved students by creating and advocating for inclusive and educationally purposeful initiatives that enhance learning, academic success, cross-cultural fluency and self-efficacy.
  • Family Resource Center: Located in Champinefu Lodge, the Family Resource Center provides a welcoming place for families to spend time on campus with their children. The center advocates for and supports students with families by focusing on quality early education and children’s care centers, lactation support and financial assistance. 
  • Human Services Resource Center: The Human Services Resource Center provides low-income students with the resources they need to be academically successful. HSRC services include food insecurity, housing and textbook expense support. 
  • Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation: LSAMP is dedicated to increasing the number of traditionally underrepresented students successfully completing science, technology, engineering and mathematics baccalaureate degree programs. 
  • Memorial Union: The Memorial Union is the community center of OSU and serves students, alumni, staff and guests. The MU complements students’ academic experience through cultural, educational, social and recreational programs.
  • Military & Veteran Resources: The Military & Veteran Resources provides support to military service members, veterans and their families studying at OSU. The office helps navigate the requirements of higher education to ensure awareness of available benefits and services and foster a successful learning experience. 
  • New Student Programs & Family Outreach: New Student Programs & Family Outreach serves as a campus leader in facilitating the transition process for new students and their family members, promoting and enhancing successful transitions through collaborative programs and outreach.
  • Office of International Services: This office supports international students from admissions through graduation with advising services and guidance on settling in at Oregon State. Staff are available to help you with questions and locate other services on campus, as needed. 
  • Orange Media Network: Orange Media Network provides students with innovative and accessible hands-on media and leadership experiences that engage the community and challenge views. Publications include Beaver's Digest, DAMchic, KBVR-FM, KBVR-TV, Prism and the Daily Barometer
  • Recreational Sports: The Department of Recreational Sports provides an extensive and diverse list of sport, fitness and adventure opportunities to serve the varied recreation preferences and interests of the campus community.
  • Student Conduct & Community Standards: The Office of Student Conduct & Community Standards handles student-conduct and related matters at Oregon State University.
  • Student Leadership & Involvement: This unit supports students and student groups by providing opportunities for leadership and community involvement. This department houses the Center for Civic EngagementLate Night programs, the OSU Program Council and the Global Community Kitchen
  • Student Life: The Office of Student Life fosters environments that enable students to effectively engage in their academic work, develop cultural competencies and global awareness, and become informed citizens. 
  • Student Care: Student Care is designed help students manage unexpected life events, personal crises, mental health struggles, academic difficulties and challenges that can interfere with college success. 
  • Student Health Services: Student Health Services contributes to the success of students and the university community by providing medical and health promotion services while creating a safe environment for all individuals. 
  • TRiO Student Support Services: TRiO-SSS helps first-generation college students and other students who would benefit from additional support make the transition to college, offering academic guidance, professional development, peer mentorship, technology access, student success seminars and additional services. To learn about eligibility requirements or to apply, visit the TRiO-SSS website. 
  • University Exploratory Studies Program: UESP is the academic home for students who are exploring their options before deciding on a major offering a comprehensive range of services to help students make informed decisions about their academic coursework and potential majors. 
  • University Housing & Dining Services: University Housing & Dining Services offers on-campus residents a connection from the moment they arrive to campus. UHDS facilities include 15 residence halls, three dining centers, an on-campus grocery store and one family housing complex, providing students with connections to residential staff, academic support services, healthy dining options and leadership opportunities right where they live.
  • Writing Center: The Writing Center offers three programs in support of Oregon State University student writing: The Undergrad Research & Writing Studio, The Graduate Writing Center and The Online Writing Lab.