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Student Leadership & Involvement (SLI) provides opportunities for Oregon State University students to engage in shaping a better self and a better world.  We create meaningful and diverse opportunities for leadership development and involvement experiences that cultivate positive social change.



Campus Involvement Opportunities

Adventure Club  A student-coordinated program in association with the Adventure Leadership Institute developed to bring students the opportunity to experience adventure in the outdoors and connect with other students! As a member of the Adventure Club, you are granted access to all the trips and events held through the club from rock climbing to snowshoeing, whitewater rafting to backpacking, the Adventure Club has it all.

Adventure Leadership Institute includes a variety of facilities, classes, programs, and services that support educational and leadership experiences outside the classroom. Special 'for-credit' classes are offered to provide the skills needed to lead trips or facilitate groups. Professional certificates can be obtained in these areas.

Associated Students of Oregon State University (ASOSU)  We exist 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.  Our mission is to promote self-governance and leadership within the student body of Oregon State University, thereby enhancing the educational, social and cultural experience of the students.

Center for Fraternity & Sorority Life  A diverse and exciting experience for you. With 44 organizations and 2,800 students there is great academic support, service and philanthropy projects, intramurals and great people to meet.

Cultural & Resource Centers  OSU’s Cultural Center program coordinates safe environments in which students can learn about issues of social justice, leadership, identity, culture, heritage, history, and self expression in an atmosphere of positive engagement and mutual respect. Cultural Center staff strive to foster an inclusive community that recognizes the worth of all individuals regardless of racial/ethnic background, gender, sexual orientation, religion, socioeconomic class, age, and/or physical abilities.  For more information, contact Diversity & Cultural Engagement,

Disability Access Services (DAS) facilitates access to University programs and services for students, faculty, staff and visitors with disabilities through accommodations, education, consultation, and advocacy.

Human Services Resource Center (HSRC)  We provide direct service, outreach, education, and referral services to OSU students that help alleviate the effects of hunger, poverty, and other human needs so that students can pursue a quality education. We also create a dynamic learning environment in which students, faculty, and the community can learn how to meet the current pressing societal challenges facing college students.

Intercultural Student Services  The mission of the Office of Intercultural Student Affairs is to build the intercultural and Cross-Cultural capacity of students through high-impact pedagogical practices and support services, so as to best inform and empower them in a globally diverse and engaged world.

International Students of Oregon State University  The International students of Oregon State University (ISOSU) leads in creating a community that enhances and influences the student experience. ISOSU facilitates cross-cultural interaction and understanding by inviting many voices from around the world to be heard. ISOSU is committed to supporting and developing a wide range of international opportunities for the OSU community focusing on the education of issues and appreciation of cultures on this university campus.  ISOSU is responsible for the International Resource Center (IRC), located in the Memorial Union.

INTO OSU Cultural Ambassador Conversant Program  Engage with your international student peers!  Help them learn about life at OSU and your culture while you learn about theirs. This is a great way to internationalize your education at OSU and gain cultural diversity experience here on campus. Cultural Ambassador groups aim to explore our campus and participate in meaningful conversations.

KidSpirit links knowledge from Oregon State University to benefit community youth in an environment that creates service and learning opportunities.  The KidSpirit staff study and demonstrate effective teaching strategies and professionalism. Staff learn life skills which increase their confidence and self-esteem while enabling them to enter the workplace as leaders.  Health, physical activity, science, and creative arts curriculum created and implemented by the KidSpirit staff improve the skills, lifestyle and social development of children of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds.  Activities focus on instruction to build skills, increase self-esteem, and foster personal talents while creating friendships in a safe and positive environment.

Music/Performance Ensembles  Music students share their talents through the OSU Chamber Choir, Wind Ensemble, OSU Marching Band, the Corvallis-OSU Symphony Orchestra, chamber groups, pep bands, concert bands, wind ensembles, jazz groups, percussion ensembles, solo recitals, opera workshops and other vocal and choral groups. Extracurricular music ensembles are available, too, performing classical, folk and vernacular music, as well as jazz, rock, and blues, on campus and beyond.

Peer Health Advocates (PHA) is a peer-to-peer volunteer organization committed to enhancing the health of the OSU community through outreach events.  PHA volunteers conduct campus activities designed to raise awareness about college health issues and promote healthy behavior choices among our peers. Past events and projects have included awareness of safer sex behaviors, HIV/AIDS, impact of stress, alcohol and substance abuse, and other health related issues

Recreational Sports can help keep you moving through all the ups and down of campus life. We host a variety of programs, resources, and services to support health and wellness within the OSU Community. Stop by Dixon Recreation Center and see how we can support you.  Programs include Adventure, Aquatics, Challenge Course, Fitness, Intramural Sports, Safety and Sport Clubs

Residence Hall Association (RHA)  Our goal is to create a sense of community for the students living in the fourteen residence halls that we serve at Oregon State University. We provide students with ample opportunities to interact with the people around them through diverse programs and events. We are a conduit to fun, friends, and learning.

Student Incidental Fees Committee (SIFC)  This committee of elected students oversees the budgeting process for the entirety of student/incidental fees.  This includes the budgets for Student Health Services, Counseling and Psychological Services, ASOSU, Educational Activities, Intercultural Student Services, Athletics, Student Sustainability Initiative, Music Ensembles, the Memorial Union, Recreational Sports, Our Little Village, and Facility Improvements.