Services and tools to help you work through personal challenges.
Counseling and psychological services
Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) is committed to improving students’ lives through counseling, resources for managing stress and improving self-esteem, and mindfulness practices.
CAPS provides individual, couple and group counseling for OSU students, as well as outreach and education to OSU and the surrounding communities. Learn more about how CAPS can help you.
Student Health Services (SHS) offers multiple flu clinics for students, and has plenty of other valuable resources from Meningococcal B vaccinations to nutrition counseling to injury care.
With nurses, doctors, and a variety of services available, SHS helps students get well and stay well so they can focus on classes, campus, and friends.
Do you feel like you’re being pulled in numerous directions and are not sure how to deal with everything?
Cultural resource centers
Cultural resource centers are dedicated to fostering an inclusive community at OSU that is committed to social justice and liberation for all people. They also coordinate safe environments in which students can share their multiple identities and learn about issues of culture, heritage, history, identity, and self-expression in an atmosphere of positive engagement and mutual respect.
Family resource center
The Family Resource Center offers many resources to students and their family including:
- a listing of area need based community resources
- Child Care, including Beaver Beginnings Child Care Center, Azalea Child Care Center, and Our Little Village and the Child Development Center
A source of frustration for some students is that other people often struggle to correctly pronounce their name. NameCoach is a tool, which can be accessed in any available Canvas course, that allows you to make an audio recording of your name.
You can also enter pronouns in NameCoach, and re-record, add, or delete information at any time.
For simple step-by-step instructions to record your name, go to NameCoach.