Oregon State wants to promote physical well-being in any capacity. Whether that's physical activity or practicing safe-sex practices, OSU has you covered.  

Be Active, Be Healthy

No matter your fitness ability, Oregon State University has something for everyone. Focus on what feels right to you and find a physical activity that is fun and engaging. Check out these suggestions below:

  • Join others and participate in outings and classes through Adventure Leadership Institute. Here there is something for everyone. Try your hand at learning new skills while being active. Rafting, mountaineering, or camping are just a few options they offer. Visit the Outings and Classes page for other ideas.
  • OSU offers equipment rentals for students at a discounted price. Check out the Adventure Leadership Institute's Equipment Rental Page for a full itemized list and prices.
  • Follow @osurecsports on Instagram.
  • Be active to support your mental health. Recreational Sports facilities and activities have resumed for Corvallis-based students with public health modifications. Also check out the suggestions for staying active while maintaining physical distance below, including remote programming options.
  • Rec sports offers at least one adaptive sports program through intramural sports, for example sitting volleyball. Check out the intramural sports page to view the calendar.

Safe Sex Practices

Physical well-being also promotes access to safe sex practices. Through Student Health Services you can choose from a variety of safer sex supplies and have a FREE safer sex kit delivered to your home or campus mailbox:

  • Fill out this DAM Delivery google form to have a FREE safer sex kit delivered to you.
  • Students may select any combinations of external condoms, internal condoms, dental dams and lubricant
  • Check out Sexual Health at Student Health Services to learn where else you can get free condoms, internal condoms and dental dams at Oregon State University.
  • Students may only order one kit per week and DAM Delivery is only available during the fall, winter and spring academic quarters.
  • *Requests will be delivered in a discreet envelope and Kits are assembled and shipped by an OSU staff member wearing a mask and gloves.

Food for Thought

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

The Human Services Resource Center is here to help with your physical well-being. Apply for food assistance or schedule a remote appointment with HSRC’s basic needs navigator for help applying for SNAP benefits or even learning about the Oregon Health Plan.

Check out nutritious food across campus by visiting Food @ OSU All current locations and hours of operation are listed here. Robot delivery and mobile order pickup are available through Starship food delivery when you sign up and download the app.

Student Health Services

To make an appointment with Student Health Services at this time, please call 541-737-9355. Currently, Student Health Services are not accepting walk up appointments.

  • When you arrive, please have your student ID and insurance information (if any) ready.
  • Telehealth appointments are available 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. , Monday through Friday.

Health and Safety

We all must do our part to keep our community safe. Please make sure to wear a face covering, maintain 6 feet of distance from others and monitor for COVID-19 symptoms (check out the Health Check in the OSU Mobile app).

  • If you have symptoms of COVID-19 such as a fever or cough, isolate: stay home and keep distance from others in your household 
  • Report: If you receive a positive COVID-19 test result, you are requested to provide confidential notification to Oregon State University.