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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Global Community Kitchen 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.
Student Experiences & Engagement 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.
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.