What is Student Assistance?

Student Assistance is a service in the Office of Student Life delivered by OSU professionals. The service helps students navigate the issues they may encounter at Oregon State University. Many students face difficult times during college; unexpected life events, personal crises, mental health struggles, and academic difficulties are examples of challenges that can interfere with college success.

Student Assistance is designed to help students:

  • Learn and understand Oregon State University policies and procedures
  • Problem solve within the university and community
  • Access referrals for personal matters/emergencies
  • Navigate processes for resolving concerns and grievances 
Who can obtain student assistance?

Currently enrolled and recently enrolled OSU students – Corvallis campus, ECampus, and Bend campus; undergraduate and graduate – may request assistance.

When can a student obtain assistance?

Students may request assistance at any time by calling the Office of Student Life at 541-737-8748 and selecting option 1. Calls will be returned within 24 hours during weekdays. For matters related to safety or medical emergency select option 0 to reach OSU’s Public Safety dispatcher or direct dial 911.

How does a student obtain assistance?