facilitates and supports the success of students from Asian American, Asian (International) and Pacific-Islander students with a focus on retention. The office has the largest client load on campus of any office, with the off-campus population residing primarily in Portland, the Hawaiian Islands, and various West Coast cities. Of all the offices, the Asian & Pacific Islander American Student Services holds the most volatility in demographic diversity, with students from India, Sri Lanka, Hmong Tribal communities, Burmese refugees, and the Middle East identifying as "Asian".
serves as the focal point/liaison to the Latina/o communities primarily in the state of Oregon. The office has a primary function as the main outreach vehicle to the Latino community. The client load of the office has grown and will continue to do so as demographic shifts predict out in admissions. Currently, the Casa Latina/o de OSU enjoys campus partners that assist in outreach and retention of Latina/o at Oregon State University (CAMP, Center for Latino Student Engagement).
serves as the retention hub of LGBTQ students on campus. The primary focus is to connect students to campus in a safe, caring and proactive way that facilitates student success. The administrator of the program works closely with on-campus community members and allies, as well as off-campus, conducting workshops and trainings that enhance and underscore the LGBTQ student needs. Currently client load is ambiguous as there is no official demographic information reflecting the LGBTQ student population.
Project Social Justice (PSJ) is a nine-month mentoring program for individuals interested in becoming effective social change agents. The vision of the program is to develop diverse leaders dedicated to creating a welcoming and inclusive society. Participants will be expected to attend activities, meet independently, engage in authentic conversations, and provide reflections throughout the experience. Mentees will create a culminating personal growth and social justice project.
serves as the bridge between the community of Corvallis and the University on issues pertaining to women and gender equity. Programs include those which enhance self-confidence and confront issues of gender discrimination. Current client load consists of an increase in international women.
Serves as the primary administrative focus of the student-led Cultural Centers (Asian Pacific Cultural Center, Black Cultural Center, Centro Cultural Cesar Chavez, Native American Longhouse).
works to provide a fun, safe and welcoming facility for the retention of students. We provide academic, cultural, recreational, and social programs/activities related, but not limited to the Asian/Pacific Island cultures and heritages. It is our mission to educate students and members of the community about our various cultures and to provide leadership development through these events, activities, and other resources at the Asian & Pacific Cultural Center.
provides the opportunity to build a bridge of understanding between the regions' Tribes and visitors of all cultures. It provides a hospitable environment and a source of support honoring the cultures of the first people of this land, including Alaskan Natives & Hawaiian Natives.
provides a location and facility for programming various, academic, cultural, recreational and social events related to the Chicano/Latino/Hispanic culture and heritage.
serves to complement the academic program of studies and enrich the quality of campus life for African and African-American students at Oregon State University.
provides programs and support services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, and asexual members of the OSU community and their allies (LGBTQQIAA).