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.
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.
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.
The award-winning Diversity Learning Assistant (DLA) program in UHDS promotes inclusive and welcoming communities in the residence halls, cooperative houses and dining facilities through workshops and programs. DLAs are peer educators who work with student staff and student leaders.
Beavers Give a Dam is an interactive bystander program to prevent sexual violence. This skill building workshop offered by the Prevention & Wellness team in Student Health Services is customizable for different communities and aims to increase participants' motivation and confidence to intervene.