Oregon State University has a broad range of resources to enhance your physical well-being — read below to discover ways to be active, support your sexual health, eat healthy and find assistance as a survivor.

Need to make an appointment with Student Health Services? Call 541-737-9355 or review information on hours and after-hours care. You can also explore prevention and wellness services on the SHS website, where you can learn how to adopt better sleep practices, join a recovery community or find services like substance use counseling and education

Be active, be healthy

Oregon State University has fun and engaging activities for everyone at all physical and ability levels. Find your favorites below: 

  • Recreational Sports Facilities and Programs: Start here for community, fitness and wellness. Follow @osurecsports on Instagram.
  • Adventure: Build community and acquire skills through the Adventure Leadership Institute (ALI™). The ALI offers classes, multiple climbing centers and outdoor equipment rental.
  • Fitness: Choose from over 35 yoga, dance, cycle and strength classes offered each week. 
  • Training: Customize a fitness program with a personal trainer or join a group with DAM-Fit for sessions that incorporate strength, agility and cardio. 
  • Intramural Sports: Select from over 50 leagues, tournaments, events and esports offered each year, including adaptive sports.
  • Sport Clubs: Find community with 40 student-run clubs that meet to develop skills and may choose to compete locally or nationally.
  • Physical Activity Courses: Decide between classes focused on a broad range of interests, including bowling, weight training and hip-hop catered to all levels and abilities. 

Your sexual health

Student Health Services connects students with a number of resources to support their sexual health:

  • Sexual Health Information: Find answers to your questions about sexual health, including information on consent, contraception and STIs. You can also look up locations for free condoms, internal condoms and dental dams on the Corvallis campus.
  • DAM Delivery: Fill out this DAM Delivery google form to have a FREE safer sex kit or menstruation kit delivered to your home or campus mailbox. Students may customize their kits by choosing from a variety of external condoms, internal condoms, dental dams, lubricant and menstruation supplies. 
  • CCare: Oregon Contraceptive Care (CCare) provides free contraceptive management services to students who qualify, including birth control and reproductive health care regardless of gender. The program is available to U.S. citizens who meet income requirements and are not enrolled in the Oregon Health Plan. 
  • CAPE Support: Sexual health means relationships that are free of coercion, discrimination and violence. If you are a survivor of sexual violence and need help, contact the Center for Advocacy, Prevention & Education for confidential support.

Food for thought

Remember, your body needs sustenance to stay healthy. We understand life can be stressful; here is your friendly reminder to eat three nutritious meals a day, drink water and focus on your overall well-being. 

  • Food Assistance: The Basic Needs Center is here to support your basic needs and physical well-being. Apply for food assistance or connect with the center for help applying for SNAP benefits.
  • Food @ OSU: Check out nutritious food across campus by visiting Food @ OSU. Current restaurant locations and hours of operation are listed, plus find information on robot delivery and mobile order pickup through Starship food delivery.
  • Nutrition Counseling: Talk to a registered dietitian — SHS offers unlimited one-on-one nutrition counseling at no charge. 

CAPE offers confidential support

The Center for Advocacy, Prevention & Education provides support, safety planning and advocacy for survivors of interpersonal violence, including sexual assault, dating or domestic violence, stalking, harassment or bullying. Know that you are not alone. We are available for confidential appointments and consultations. You can reach us by phone 24/7 at 541-737-2030 or by email to make an appointment.