The Office of Student Life supports parents and family members by serving as a consulting agent when you are concerned for your student’s success, and provides information about and referral to campus resources. To contact us remotely, please go to to speak to someone within our office via Zoom chat or audio. We are available via Zoom Monday-Friday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM or via email at If you are a first time Zoom user and need additional support, please follow this link for FAQ’s and select “How do I join a meeting?”. You do not need to be affiliated with OSU to access Zoom.

A Message from the Dean

Greetings and welcome to the Office of Student Life.  Our goal is to help C.A.R.E. for your students while they are here at Oregon State University by joining with them in building community, facilitating access, navigating resources, and supporting empowerment with students. Read more.

Family & FERPA

The Office of Student Life strives to work collaboratively with you to provide the support your student needs to be successful at OSU, but your student has important rights to what the university shares with their support network. From educational records to directory information, learn more about the Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act.

Student Care

Many students face difficult times during college; unexpected life events, personal crises, mental health struggles, and academic transition issues. We encourage anyone within the student’s support network to contact our office for consultation:

Student Care Inquiry Form
Zoom Call