InnovationX, the Center of Excellence for Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the College of Business, delivers programming for students to explore sustainable business practices and take part in entrepreneurship activities. Resources and programs are available to students of all majors.
The Office of Student Life enhances the mission of OSU-Cascades by providing services, resources, activities and involvement opportunities to support the co-curricular experience of our students. We strive to connect students to the campus community, create opportunities to expand leadership skills and inspire students to be life-long learners.
Each year, honors courses that serve a variety of students and interests will be offered at OSU-Cascades. Honors courses are designed to offer honors-appropriate elements of a course, adhering to the philosophy that honors means different work rather than more work. In addition to enriching academics, the Honors College offers a collaborative community experience with residence hall options, study space and experiences outside of the classroom including annual trips, events and activities.
Getting involved in a student organization is one of the best ways to show future employees that you have experience leading and being a part of a team. It's a great way to meet new people who share similar interests, and to get involved in the OSU-Cascades campus community.
The Associated Students of Cascades Campus (ASCC) is an advocate enabling students to be involved in governing and decision making of the University Administration and empowering students to actively shape a diverse academic community that best serves their needs and interests.
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.
The Oregon State University Advantage Accelerator/RAIN Corvallis assists innovators and entrepreneurs in high-growth companies from the mid-Willamette Valley and extended Oregon State University community. Student interns gain invaluable experience while working directly with these companies during all phases of the commercialization process to explore markets, develop products and obtain customers.
Looking for a software development, DevOps or testing internship right here at Oregon State? The Center for Applied Systems and Software (CASS) provides students the opportunity and guidance to work with real-world clients and to see projects from start to finish. CASS is made of three units — the Open Source Lab, Software Development Group and Test and IoT Lab.
Student Alumni Ambassadors is a student organization directly associated with the Oregon State University Alumni Association. We are a group of enthusiastic students dedicated to enhancing the connection among students past, present and future. SAA members coordinate a variety of events and initiatives that integrate students and alumni across Beaver Nation, including Homecoming Week, Senior Send-Off and other programs. Pursue your interests in event planning, public relations, program development, leadership experience or professional networking with us.
Service learning integrates meaningful service with reflection to enrich the learning experience. A form of experiential learning, it provides a hands-on opportunity for students to make a difference while applying what they've learned in their classes. Check out some of the service-learning opportunities at Oregon State.