Legal Advice

ASOSU Legal Services provides legal advice and representation to Oregon State students when they have a dispute that does not pertain to the university. Supported by student fees, ASOSU Legal Services most commonly provides representation for landlord/ tenant disputes such as:

  • Not coming to an agreement after speaking to the landlord
  • Discrimination or harassment by the landlord
  • Unauthorized entry or eviction
  • Failure to return security deposit
  • Housing code violations
  • Lack of essential maintenance or failure to address major repairs

Corvallis Livability Code

In May of 2012, the City of Corvallis repealed CMC 9.02 Rental Housing Code and enacted the new CMC 9.02 Corvallis Livability Code to promote public health, safety, preservation of community enhancement/livability and prevention of blight. 


ASOSU SafeRide provides a ride home or to campus for all Oregon State students. Service is available within the Corvallis and Philomath city limits from 7 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. seven days a week except for major U.S. holidays, Oregon State holiday breaks, and campus closures. Call 541-737-5000 to request a ride or download the SafeRide OSU app from Google Play for Android or the App Store for iPhone.

Corvallis Rental Housing Program

The Rental Housing Program was initiated by the City Council in 1999 to help property owners, property managers, tenants, neighbors and other interested parties navigate rental housing in Corvallis.

Corvallis Housing and Neighborhood Services Division

It is the mission of the Housing and Neighborhood Services Division to facilitate community and neighborhood livability and to assist with the creation and maintenance of affordable, habitable housing opportunities for lower-income and/or housing disadvantaged Corvallis residents.

UHDS Second Year and Above Housing

University Housing and Dining Services (UHDS) provides information that students will need to know about living on-campus after their first year. Students can also speak to UHDS support staff during regular business hours to have their questions and concerns resolved.

University Ombuds Office

The University Ombuds Office promotes a civil and inclusive campus community by providing informal, impartial, and confidential* conflict management services to all members of the university community.