Connect With Others

Connect with others and nurture healthy relationships to enhance your well-being.

“My time at OSU has taught me that some of the greatest accomplishments in academics and social development were not done alone, and that in order to continually succeed as an individual and as a community we must work interdependently.”

Luis Rivera
MAJORS: Dietetics | Kinesiology

Build Community

Create meaningful experiences for you and others by being an active member of your community.

“Whether joining a club, participating in an intramural team or working on campus, these experiences enrich your time at OSU and make them so much more memorable.”

Virginia Tat
MAJORS: Accountancy | Marketing

Follow Your Passion

Discover your passion and seek meaning through your experiences at OSU — in the classroom and beyond.

“My experience in the clinic significantly shaped my worldview and turned my passion into a personal obligation. I will no longer be satisfied if I do not contribute to global health.”

Sarah Jacobi
MAJOR: Kinesiology
MINOR: French

    Find resources that support interpersonal relationships — like conflict resolution services and couples counseling. Or explore ways to connect to community through cultural events on campus or service opportunities in Corvallis and beyond.

    Students who love the outdoors and adventure are encouraged to take advantage of this community — build leadership skills while participating in adventure trips, skills workshops and more. 

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    Corvallis
    Center for Civic Engagement

    Alternative Break trips are centered on creating transformative, experiential learning experiences for students through regional, reciprocal campus-community partnerships. Through these trips, students develop the capacity to lead social change and immerse themselves in a community to learn its historical, sociological, cultural and/or political background.  

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    Multi Campus

    Celebrating the cultures of Asian and Pacific Island nations, the Asian & Pacific Cultural Center provides a meditation room, engagement opportunities, and space for students to mingle and experience community.

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    Corvallis

    The ASOSU student advocate provides mentoring, professional development and strategic advice to the ASOSU executive, legislative and judicial branches. The advocate coordinates the ASOSU Internship Program, which includes coursework designed to advance student government leadership by familiarizing students with community organizing, movement-building, political identity development and tactics for addressing issues facing students. 

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    Corvallis

    We believe a better campus, a better community, a better experience happens when we come together. You are a student. You have a voice. Make it known — apply to be on a committee or to volunteer, register for an ASOSU internship or attend one of our events. We also have resources to help students navigate their educational experience. 

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    Corvallis

    Beavers Give a Dam is an interactive bystander program to prevent sexual violence. This skill building workshop offered by the Alcohol, Drug and Violence Prevention Center is customizable for different communities and aims to increase participants' motivation and confidence to intervene.

    Corvallis

    Happiness and the pursuit there of are a constant source of conversation and intrigue. This short course available in Canvas uses theories within positive psychology, flourishing and mindfulness literature. There are four modules, focusing on mental health and well-being; purposeful or career well-being; mindset and personal strengths; and mindfulness meditation. 

    Multi Campus, Ecampus

    The Center for Civic Engagement facilitates community-based learning experiences to build community, enhance students' leadership skills and inspire positive change.

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    Corvallis

    The Center for Fraternity & Sorority Life aims to empower the OSU Greek community to strive for individual and organizational excellence. Services include advocating for the interests of the Greek community; supporting community development around multiculutral competence; advising governing councils and chapters; and leading development programs.

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    Corvallis

    Celebrating Chicano/Latino/Hispanic cultures, Centro Cultural César Chávez has an event space, areas for students to study, and a comfortable learning atmosphere.

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    Corvallis

    The Center for Civic Engagement maintains a regularly updated database of civic engagement opportunities that is searchable by areas of interest and other criteria. Interested in animal welfare, youth development, economic justice or other types of social change? Find ways to engage with our community now!

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    Corvallis

    Student Leadership & Involvement oversees approximately 400 clubs and organizations each year. Find one that fits with your passion! There are lots of options to explore — from cultural organizations to clubs focusing on environmental, health or other social issues. Clubs enhance knowledge, help you develop transferable skills and complement classroom learning. Learn leadership, organizational development, team building and communication skills.

    Corvallis
    Student Leadership & Involvement

    The Community & Cultural Foods Program partners with students to enhance campus programming and provide food for cultural sharing, learning and community building. Annually thousands of meals are served, hundreds of students and community members volunteer and hundreds of individuals gain new insight on food use and production.

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    University Housing and Dining Services

    The award-winning Community Relations Facilitator program in UHDS promotes inclusive and welcoming communities in the residence halls, cooperative houses and dining facilities through workshops and programs. Facilitators are peer educators who work with student staff and student leaders.

     

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    Corvallis

    In couples counseling you can explore issues with a your roommate, friend or partner. The aim is to help those in a relationship to deal with their problems and learn better ways to relate to one another. Counseling can address repetitive arguments, feelings of distance or emptiness in the relationship, pervasive feelings of anger and other issues.

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    Corvallis

    Group therapy provides a safe and confidential place to share and explore. This form of therapy empowers group members to give and receive feedback and support as they experiment with new ways of being. Some groups are population and/or issue specific, while other groups consist of skill building and experiential learning.

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    Corvallis

    The Craft Center supports and promotes a creative outlet of expression for students and other members of the university community by providing a dynamic environment, resources and arts programs in which people can foster their own creativity.

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    Corvallis

    Broaden your horizons by engaging in INTO OSU's cultural exchange program. This term-long program gives domestic students and international students the chance to connect and learn about each other's cultures. Applications due by the end of week one of each term.

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    Corvallis

    Cultural nights are an opportunity for students to learn about cultures across the globe. Events often include food, music and entertainment. 

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    Corvallis

    Diversity & Cultural Engagement (DCE) brings students together for out-of-classroom experiences that build bridges to community and support your ability to change the world. Through our programming and cultural resource centers, DCE enriches your personal growth and development while fostering belonging. 

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    Corvallis

    Do One Thing (DOT) is a social movement to create a better world through collective action. It may seem that one DOT stands alone, but working together we can create significant social gain.

    Corvallis

    There are many resources available to Ecampus students to help their success at Oregon State. Talk to an Ecampus success counselor, check out the success blog, join a student organization or take advantage of online tutoring. Explore the full range of resources at the link below.

    Ecampus

    Emerging Leaders is an interactive course that provides an introduction to leadership theory and practice. Explore personal communication styles, values, talents, strengths and leadership identity. Build a foundation for group development, collaboration and communication. Become a more effective leader and community member!

    Corvallis

    Representing ethnicities accross central and southwestern Asia and northern Africa, the Ettihad Cultural Center works to provide a place for students to learn more about these cultures while also providing a relaxing area to mingle and study.

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    Corvallis

    This community is for students who want to explore all of their options and potential interests at OSU. The LLC offers guidance and experiential learning opportunities to find engagement inside and outside of the classroom.

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    Corvallis

    The Flourishing @ OSU lecture series was created to cultivate a culture of flourishing in the OSU community. OSU and community partners provide open lectures that explore this concept through the unique lens of their work. Past Flourishing @ OSU lecture videos are available online.

    Corvallis

    Expand your horizons and cross international borders while living on campus. Global Village in the International Living-Learning Center is a partnership with the College of Liberal Arts and INTO OSU that offers international-domestic student roommate opportunities and much more.

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    Corvallis

    An initiative of the Student Sustainability Initiative, Growing Food Security gives students the opportunity to learn about and engage in community efforts focused on food justice. The initiative encompasses garden workparties, cooking workshops and permaculture gardens.

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    Corvallis

    Students who are interested in pursuing a career in healthcare, or are interested in the intersections between science and health, can find learning experiences and like-minded students in this community.

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    Corvallis

    The International Student Community Team focuses on peer-to-peer connections for international students, who come to OSU from nearly 100 countries. The team facilitates participation in community, recreational and educational activities.

    Corvallis

    The Involvement Lounge serves as a hub within the Student Experience Center for students to connect with resources, campus opportunities and student organizations. Staff in the Involvement Lounge provide one-on-one peer support, whether you are looking for something specific or trying to figure out where to start to get involved on campus.

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    Corvallis

    The Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center celebrates African and African-American culture in our community and beyond while also providing study areas, academic support, and cultural engagement opportunities.

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    Corvallis

    This space is inclusive for people of all religious and cultural backgrounds. The meditation room provides a quiet, intentional space for individuals to connect with their spirituality while on campus. No shoes, electronics or food/drink is allowed into the space — cubbies outside are provided to store footwear.

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    Diversity & Cultural Engagement

    Men's Development & Engagement organizes the annual Healthy Masculinities Conference. The initiative provides opportunities to discuss gender, explore topics of masculinity in our community and engage in a process of positive gender identity development with hope of creating a safer environment for all.

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    Corvallis

    Students seeking balance and meaning can find a community of like-minded individuals in the Mindfulness Living-Learning Community, located in McNary Hall. Students in the community develop a personal practice of mindfulness and grow in relationships with others through experiences that cultivate compassion, empathy and empowerment.

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    Corvallis

    Multiracial Student Connections is an outreach support group to connect with fellow students who identify as biracial, multiracial, multi ethnic or who grew up in a transracial family. This group provides a safe space to share experiences, explore identities and build community.

    Corvallis

    The Native American Longhouse Eena Haws, featuring a meditation room and symbolic totem pole, is a hospitable environment and a source of support honoring the cultures of the first people of this land.

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    Corvallis

    Orange Media Network oversees a multitude of student media channels, including KBVR FM, KBVR TV, the Barometer, Prism Magazine and Beaver's Digest. Students have the opportunity to gain technical skills — such as writing, editing, photography, graphic design and video production — while also cultivating transferable skills like time management and leadership.  

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    Corvallis
    Student Leadership & Involvement

    The OSU Program Council is a student-led, student-driven organization, which plans and produces meaningful events. We are committed to serving the Oregon State community by upholding traditions and creating inclusive programming that enhances the college experience.

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    Corvallis

    The Pride Center seeks to create and provide a safe, non-judgemental and supportive community for students of all sexual orientations and gender identifications to participate.

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    Corvallis

    SOL is a student-fee funded organization that focuses on Queer/Trans People of Color (QTPOC) while putting on events and programming for individuals to embrace their full selves without compromising a piece of themselves in the process. SOL is who you fully are. Looking at all of your identities and acknowledging they all matter at the same time. While we recognize the intersection of all identities we focus particularly on the intersection of race/ethnicity, sexuality and gender. Students find support through educational programming, student advocacy and ally building. 

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    Corvallis

    Take advantage of living on campus by joining a special interest community! Varying interests are represented and offer students the opportunity to connect with others who have similar interests.

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    Explore spiritual development and intersections with values, identity and purpose.

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    The vision of sustainability isn't just about being "green." Our sustainability programs address social, economic and environmental factors. By taking into consideration more than the environmental aspects of producing a sustainable world, we work toward a socially just and responsible economy that respects the natural environment.

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    Corvallis

    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. 

    Corvallis

    Want to influence student health and well-being on campus? Become a peer leader through Student Health Services’ new Wellness Agents Program! Wellness Agents is grounded in the belief that high quality peer programs foster healthy behaviors, student engagement and success, and overall inclusivity through education, environmental change and advocacy.

    Corvallis

    The Women's Center works to empower women and educate the campus community about women's issues, resources, and opportunities both locally and globally.

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    Corvallis