ASOSU & Affiliated Groups
The Associated Students of Oregon State University is the officially recognized student government at Oregon State University.
The ASOSU exists as an organization to promote academic excellence, encourage the intellectual, social, cultural, and physical development of the student body, and enable the student body to assert its varied interests as citizens and members of the academic community through democratic representation.
Problems continuously arise regarding student representation, educational costs and other forms of political and social injustice that require attention from students. It is in these areas that ASOSU strives to advocate on behalf of the best interests of all students at OSU.
Student Legal Services
Access the Law
Student Legal Services is one of the services offered by the Associated Students of Oregon State University. Legal Services are provided to OSU students through Access the Law and provides legal advice and representation to OSU students when they have a dispute that does not pertain to the University.Student Legal Services assists with a range of legal matters.
To make an appointment, call us at (541) 737-4165
Or stop by Snell Hall (Memorial Union East) Room 135
Human Services Resource Center
The ASOSU Human Services Resource Center is a place for OSU students to come for support. It's a warm welcoming atmoshphere dedicated to providing students with the resources and services that they seek. The HSRC currently offers OSU students services such as MealBux, the OSU Emergency Food Pantry, Graduate Conference Subsidies, Emergency Housing Services, Health Insurance Subsidies, and Rental Assistance.
If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to stop by our office, located in 230 Snell Hall, call us at 541.737.3747 or emails us at email@example.com. The office is open from 9am-5pm.
Student Conduct and Community Standards
- The primary purpose of the Student Conduct Code is to establish community standards and procedures necessary to maintain and protect an environment conducive to learning, in keeping with the educational objectives of Oregon State University. The assumption upon which this code is based is that all persons must treat one another with dignity and respect in order for scholarship to thrive.
- Students are expected to follow the academic and professional standards of the academic units.
- Choosing to join the Oregon State University community obligates each member to a code of responsible behavior. Individuals and student organizations are expected to observe the policies, rules, regulations and requirements of Oregon State University as well as laws of municipalities and counties, the State of Oregon, the United States of America and, when in another country, that country.
- Located in B058 Kerr Administration Corvallis, OR 97331 Phone: 541-737-3656 Fax: 541-737-3659 Email: Click Here
OSU Women's Center
The Oregon State University Women's Center, established in 1973, offers learning experiences that help women transform themselves and society. Its educational programs reflect the diverse views of women from all walks of life. The center provides advocacy, support, programs, resources and opportunities to translate concerns into action.
The Women's Center is located at the Benton Annex and is open from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Friday. The Women's Center can be reached via phone at 541-737-3186.
The Pride Center
The Pride Center provides programs and support services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, and asexual members of the OSU community and their allies (LGBTQQIA). The Pride Center affirms the identities and empowers the lives of people who are LGBTQQIA by providing education, outreach, program support, consultation, community development, visibility and advocacy. The Pride Center is a safe space for all members of our community to explore aspects of sexual orientation and gender identity in an open and non-judgmental atmosphere.
The Oregon State Bar
The Oregon State Bar (OSB) was established in 1935 by the Oregon Legislative Assembly to license and discipline lawyers, regulate the practice of law, and provide a variety of services to bar members and the public. The bar is a public corporation and an instrumentality of the Oregon Judicial Department. It is funded entirely by membership and program fees, and does not receive any financial support in the form of taxpayer dollars from the states general fund. Membership is mandatory for lawyers who wish to practice law in Oregon.
American Bar Association
The American Bar Association is the largest voluntary professional association in the world. With more than 400,000 members, the ABA provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, information about the law, programs to assist lawyers and judges in their work, and initiatives to improve the legal system for the public.
The Oregon Attorney Assistance Program
The Oregon Attorney Assistance Program (OAAP) is a confidential service funded by the Professional Liability Fund (PLF) for all Oregon lawyers and judges. We provide assistance with alcoholism, drug addiction, stress management, time management, career transition, compulsive disorders (including gambling addiction), relationships, depression, anxiety, and other issues that affect the ability of a lawyer or judge to function effectively.
Oregon Law Help
Free Legal Information for Low-Income Oregonians on the following programs: Protection from Abuse, Housing, Seniors, Consumer, Work, Family, Government Benefits, Disability, Farmworkers, and Look up the Law services.
The American Civil Liberties Union
The ACLU is our nation's guardian of liberty, working daily in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties that the Constitution and laws of the United States guarantee everyone in this country.
These rights include:
- Your First Amendment rights - freedom of speech, association and assembly, freedom of the press, and freedom of religion.
- Your right to equal protection under the law - protection against unlawful discrimination.
- Your right to due process - fair treatment by the government whenever the loss of your liberty or property is at stake.
- Your right to privacy - freedom from unwarranted government intrusion into your personal and private affairs.
The ACLU also works to extend rights to segments of our population that have traditionally been denied their rights, including people of color; women; lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and transgender people; prisoners; and people with disabilities.