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Student Life Assistance for Parents and Family
What is Student Life assistance?
Student life assistance is a service in the Office of the Dean of Student Life delivered by a group of OSU professionals known as the Student Life Assistance Team. The service helps students, parents, and families navigate the issues they may encounter at Oregon State University. Many students face difficult times during college; unexpected life events, personal crises, mental health struggles, and academic difficulties are examples of challenges that can interfere with college success.
Student Assistance is designed to help students, parents, and families:
- Learn and understand Oregon State University policies and procedures
- Problem solve within the university and community
- Access referrals for personal matters/emergencies
- Navigate processes for resolving concerns and grievances
For whom can parents and families obtain student-related assistance?
Currently enrolled and recently enrolled OSU students – Corvallis campus, ECampus, and Bend campus; undergraduate and graduate.
When can a parents or families obtain assistance?
Parents and families may request assistance at any time by calling the Office of the Dean of Student Life at 541-737-8748 and selecting option 2. Calls will be returned within 24 hours during weekdays. For matters related to safety or medical emergency select option 0 to reach OSU’s Public Safety dispatcher or direct dial 911.
How does a parent or family member obtain assistance?
Phone: 541-737-8748, select option 2
Walk in: A200 Kerr or B009 Kerr