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On this page you’ll learn more about:

Employee Resources

University Human Resources (UHR)

Office of Equal Opportunity & Access (EOA)

  • The Office of Equal Opportunity and Access (EOA) is responsible for overseeing compliance with civil rights and affirmative action laws, regulations, and policies. We provide leadership, guidance, and training in these key areas to ensure equitable and inclusive environments for all Oregon State University community members. EOA serves as the University’s Title IX and Americans with Disabilities Act/Section 504 coordinating office.
  • Office of Equal Opportunity and Access Staff Directory and Contact Information

University Ombuds Office

  • The University Ombuds Office provides informal, independent, impartial, and confidential* conflict management services to all members of the campus community. The Ombuds assist with individual concerns through service and education, and serve as change agents to address group conflict and systemic concerns. It is the goal of the Ombuds to foster a culture of healthy, safe and open dialogue, and facilitate cooperative problem resolution.
  • We invite you to visit the University Ombuds Office website for detailed information about What Happens If you Contact the University Ombuds Office?, access to Self Help resources, and to read our Office Charter
  • For questions or to schedule an appointment, please email ombuds@oregonstate.edu.
    • *confidentiality cannot be promised in matters relating to threats to public safety, child abuse, if there is imminent risk of serious harm, or if compelled by court of law.

Office of Insurance & Risk Management Services

  • The Office of Insurance & Risk Management Services provides services related to risk mitigation, avoidance and transfer through online risk assessment tools, consulting, waivers, and insurance – as well as accident tracking.  We also manage insurance claims processing for the University on over 35 different lines of insurance – including workers’ compensation, property, auto, and cyber insurance.
  • Insurance & Risk Management Services Staff Directory and Contact Information

Office of Institutional Diversity

University Services

Family Resource Center

  • The Family Resource Center advocates for and provides quality programming and services to all OSU families with dependent care needs to support the academic, professional and personal growth and success of the whole person. Learn about the resources, from various childcare opportunities to campus lactation rooms to elder care, by visiting the Family Resource Center website or emailing familyresources@oregonstate.edu.

Department of Public Safety

  • OSU Public Safety Officers respond to fire and medical emergencies on campus, as well as calls for service for office lockouts, bike lock cuts, and non-emergency transport to Student Health Services. Officers help ensure a safe campus by providing patrol and security checks of buildings and OSU property, as well as responding to all animal issues. Officers contact people in buildings after-hours, as well as suspicious individuals present on campus.
    • To report an emergency, dial: 911
    • 24/7 business line: 541-737-3010
    • For campus information: 541-737-8000
    • Be in-the-know: sign up for OSU Alert (Campus Alert System)
  • Learn more on the Department of Public Safety website

Transportation Services

  • Transportation Services provides support and services for Corvallis campus commuters, residents and visitors. Our department operates the Motor Pool, manages campus parking, runs the Beaver Bus campus shuttle and encourages biking, walking, transit, and carpooling.
  • Learn more on the Employee Transportation Guide, or email: transportation@oregonstate.edu.

Campus Dining

  • Main Campus
  • OSU-Cascades Campus
    • Beaver Dam cafe and the Study Grounds coffee shop are the two dining facilities on campus. They are both located in Obsidian Hall.
    • Visit the OSU-Cascades Dining webpage for additional information.
  • Other OSU Locations
    • Explore the community around your work site for local and even Oregon-based eateries and choose your own culinary adventure!

Facilities Services

Engagement Opportunities


Recreational Sports

  • Invest in your health and wellbeing and find community with a Recreational Sports Membership! The Department of Recreational Sports provides an extensive and diverse list of sport, fitness, and adventure opportunities to serve the varied recreation preferences and activity interests of the campus community.
  • OSU Corvallis-based Recreational Sports facilities and activities have resumed with public health modifications that include face covering requirements and remote programming.

Faculty Staff Fitness

  • OSU’s Faculty Staff Fitness program serves the OSU community of faculty, staff, retirees, GTAs/GRAs, alumni, and their spouses/partners.
  • We offer a wide variety of programs onsite at the Corvallis campus before/after work and mid-day. Many of the same offerings online in a pre-recorded format that can be accessed anytime from anywhere with a connection to the internet.
  • Classes that are offered include Cardiovascular/Aerobics, Aquatics, Mind/Body, Strength Training, Specialty (therapeutic modalities and more), and Seasonal (Golf, Adult Learn to Swim, etc.).
  • Faculty Staff Fitness instructors are educated to tailor to your needs and give you the very best in programming for all levels of fitness at a reasonable cost to you.
  • Interested in learning more? Visit the Faculty Staff Fitness webpage. Find information about in person classes and information about online classes.

Mind Spa

  • The Mind Spa is a unique sanctuary for everyone in the OSU community where you can soothe your mind, body, and spirit. Explore an experience like no other on campus. Relax privately in this quiet single-user space, unkink that stubborn muscle in the full body massage chair, center yourself in the meditation corner, use guided relaxation software to find calmness, or sit by the therapy light on a rainy day. The Mind Spa is open to all OSU students, faculty, and staff at no charge.
  • Click here to learn more about what's offered in the Mind Spa.

Craft Center

  • The OSU Craft Center is your Campus Creative Resource. A well-equipped, membership-based community arts center with studios and classes in: Ceramics, Fiber Arts, Glasswork, Jewelry/Metals, Paper Arts/Printmaking, Photography, and Woodworking.
  • The Craft Center supports and promotes a creative outlet of expression and an enriched experiential learning experience where students and other members of the University community can foster their own creativity. Art making is a medium for stress management, health and wellness. Join the Craft Center creative community!
  • Learn more by visiting the Craft Center website, Instagram, Facebook, or sending an email to CraftCenter@oregonstate.edu.

Learn, Research, and Advance Yourself

University Human Resources - Learning & Organizational Development

OSU Libraries and Press

  • Using Innovation, Heart and Ideas, OSU Libraries are dedicated to serving the students, faculty and staff at Oregon State University. OSU Libraries enhance and support the university’s instructional and research programs with traditional and innovative services and collections.
  • More information about OSU Libraries, locations, and services is available on their webpage.

OSU Today

  • OSU Today is a daily e-mail news briefing provided by OSU News and Communication Services.
  • Visit the OSU Today section on the Life at OSU website to sign up to receive the OSU Today emails. Information contained in the email is also on the OSU Today webpage and where you can find archived issues.

Go Beavs!

Support OSU student athletes by cheering them on in person at one of the many Athletics facilities or on TV and the radio from your favorite chair. Visit the Athletics website for women’s and men’s sports, schedules, and how and where to cheer “Go Beavs!”