What is the difference between the Dean of Student Life and an Academic Dean?

The Office of Student Life can provide assistance with student matters outside of the academic setting such as illness, injury, personal or family emergency, or OSU community well-being. Persons often land in the Office of Student Life when they are not clear about where to turn for help. The staff can assist with identifying options. An Academic Dean is more likely to be involved with academic policies standards and other issues involving the academic setting.

My problem seems very complex and confusing. It also involves a lot of different offices and I just don't know where to start. What should I do?

The Office of Student Life is well equipped to help sort out complex issues and know what office to contact for further help or guidance. Feel free to contact us at (541) 737-8748.

To whom should I report the death of a currently enrolled OSU student?

If a death of a student occurs, the Office of Student Life can assist with notifications to University departments. The office number is (541) 737-8748.

Where can I find contact information for Student Life staff?

Refer to the Contact Information page.

Where can I go for help when the Office of Student Life is closed?

The Office of Student Life is open Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM. If assistance is needed during the evening or on weekends, you may contact any of the following departments:

  • Campus Police - Emergency: (541) 737-7000
  • Department of Public Safety/Oregon State Police - Non-emergency: (541) 737-3010
  • Medical Emergency: 9-1-1
  • Off-Campus Emergency: 9-1-1

What is the address of the Office of Student Life?

The Office of Student Life is located in Suite 150 of Snell Hall which is at the corner of Waldo Place and Jefferson Way.

Mailing Address:
Oregon State University
Office of Student Life
2150 SW Jefferson, Snell Hall suite 150
Corvallis, Oregon 97331-8659

How can I suggest a need or an improvement for a program or service?

You may send an email to the Office of Student Life