Connect and Engage

Oregon State may feel like a big place, but there’s lots of ways for you to connect and engage. Explore this site and find activities that are interesting to you.
Student Experiences & Engagement offers many different options — from participating in community service, to engaging with cultural resource centers, to developing new skills. Get hands-on media experience at the Orange Media Network or learn a new craft at the Craft Center.
Are you an OSU-Cascades student? Check out opportunities through Cascades Adventures, participate in a sports club or get involved in Student Life.

Explore multimedia content

DCE has a broad range of multimedia content that showcases the student experience at Oregon State University. Watch the Virtual March: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2021 video — produced by students and staff affiliated with the Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center. This project looks at the past and future of racial justice.


Listen to the award winning podcast Making Waves and gain new perspectives. Led by the Asian & Pacific Cultural Center at Oregon State University, conversations explore social identity, pop culture and student experiences. 

Check out Clubs & Organizations

Oregon State University has about 400 clubs and organizations! Looking to boost your app development skills? Join the App Development Club and learn how to develop and publish apps. Interested in learning to farm organically? Join the Organic Growers Club a volunteer student-run organic farm that provides students with experience in growing and marketing plants. Want to get active? Join the Dodgeball Club and have fun competing at tournaments around the Pacific Northwest.

Don't see anything you like? You can fill out an application and create a new organization.

Attend an Oregon State event

Visit this page often to see what student life events are coming up. Looking for other ways to connect? Check out the Student Experiences & Engagement website. And don't forget that Recreational Sports has a number of engagement opportunities, from group fitness classes to personal training to Adventure Leadership Institute trainings.

Other OSU events


Stay current with OSU news

Keep up to date on the Oregon State University community through the Daily Barometer and other Orange Media Network publications and platforms.

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