Academic Resources

Academic Success Center

The Academic Success Center (ASC) is located in 102 Waldo Hall and welcomes all students at Oregon State University. ASC is a student-centered, friendly place where students can come for assistance and to get questions answered. Services include the following:

  • Academic Coaching—well trained peer coaches can help students achieve academic success
  • Academic Learning Services (ALS) —ALS offers courses supporting student success (Academic Success, Career Decision Making) as well as orientation and skills development
  • Peer Education Training—The ASC offers training for tutors, Supplemental Instruction leaders, and academic coaches
  • Summer Bridge Experiences—The ASC is home to the BEST Summer Bridge Program for student athletes and to the September Scholars Bridge Program which assists students with transitioning to the University
  • Supplemental Instruction—offers group study table support for challenging courses
  • University Exploratory Studies Program—advising for students who have decided to explore a variety of majors
  • Writing Center— one-on-one assistance with grammar, structure, brainstorming and more for any level of writing
  • Information and Referral—Just stop by with your questions or needs and ASC will connect you to the right office

The mission of ASC is to support the University's learning environment and to promote student success through graduation and beyond.

To learn more about the ASC please refer to their website, or contact them at (541) 737-2272 for more information.


Career Services

The mission of Career Services is “to empower, support, and nurture OSU students and alumni in their exploration and pursuit of lifelong career success and meaningful employment in a diverse world”.

Career Services attends to career development and the process of finding meaningful work, as well as all phases of the job search process.  Come to Career Services if you need to...

  • Learn about your interests, strengths, personality and values
  • Learn about careers that might be a good fit for you
  • Choose a major!
  • Find experiences and internships to help you learn more about careers, and gain professional skills
  • Prepare yourself for the job or graduate school search
  • Find career opportunities when you graduate, and on into your alumni years

To learn more about Career Services please refer to their website or contact them at (541) 737-4085 for more information.


Disability Access Services  

If you have a documented disability then you can register with OSU’s Disability Access Service (DAS). DAS can provide accommodations including notetakers, quiet spaces for test taking, e-texts of required reading and more.

Please select a service from the list below to find out more:

To learn more about DAS please refer to their website or contact them at (541) 737-4098.