Oregon Tech is dedicated to offering students the academic, career, health, and wellness services they need, when they need them. Whether guidance on course selection or mental health counseling, we’re ready to assist students in overcoming the challenges associated with college life—and life itself. With the help of staff professionals and in some cases, students’ own peers, the Oregon Tech community collectively fosters an environment that allows all students to succeed.
Student Involvement & Belonging offers resources and staff to get students connected with local community-based support services in order to meet their basic needs with regards to financial instability, food-insecurity, housing needs locally, learning about navigating and applying to local, state, and federal need programs towards personal enrichment and student success. Campus-based programs for ALL students to benefit from include: Bird Feeder student food pantry, Owl Feathers Exchange clothing closet, and Book Depot textbook recycling program.
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Basic Needs Navigation
Academic Advising is available for all incoming Oregon Tech students. Our advisors meet with students individually to address a wide range of topics, including:
- Finding and using campus resources
- Understanding curriculum maps, transfer credits, and prerequisites
- Time management and effective study/learning strategies
- Social and emotional adaptation to college life
Disability Services facilitates access to Oregon Tech programs and services for individuals with disabilities through accommodations, education, consultation, and advocacy. We strive to promote a diverse, inclusive, supportive, and accessible learning and working environment for individuals with disabilities. We recognize disability as diversity and ensure individuals with disabilities have full access, inclusion, and belonging in the Oregon Tech community.
Testing Services provides a secure, equitable and professional testing environment for accommodated testing to support Oregon Tech students registered with Disability Services and those who need to schedule a make-up exam.
Peer Tutoring is a FREE academic support service available to all Oregon Tech students. We offer in-person tutoring sessions to support your courses and supplement your learning experience at all campuses. Turn your appointment into a study group, request weekly appointments for a dedicated study time and share files and documents with a peer tutor before your appointment.
In addition, we offer TutorMe where you can connect with a live tutor 24/7. TutorMe also allows students to upload any paper and receive feedback within 12 hours available through TECHWeb.
Career Services gives students and alumni help with identifying job opportunities, learning interview dos and don’ts, and much more.
- On-campus Jobs: Students can search & apply for on-campus jobs (Federal Work Study options and options available to all students).
- Career Fairs: Connects student & alumni with employers actively seeking new team members
- Resume Resources: Students & alumni receive free career resources and support
- Professional Development: Hands on education happens everywhere. Students are encouraged to continue their professional development through a wide variety of on-campus job opportunities.
- Employee Management: Our professional staff are excited to connect employers of all kinds with Oregon Tech students, alumni, faculty, and staff in full-time and part-time work as well as internships or training opportunities
Health & Wellness
The Integrated Student Health Center provides illness and injury care, mental health counseling, crisis management, health education. All students enrolled in 6 credits or more pay a student health fee which makes them eligible to receive these benefits free of charge.
Proactive Support System
This team of Student Affairs personnel and partners meet weekly during the regular academic year to actively provide additional support for students who may be experiencing challenges of all kinds. Faculty, staff, or students can provide information to the group related to a student or students they are concerned for. These concerns can range from academic, social, and/or emotional well being. For more information or to report a concern, click here: Safe Campus
Our Owls’ Worth financial literacy program offers free events and tutorials with advice on budgeting, loans, terminology, and more to help students make wise financial decisions both as a student and after graduation.
Military-affiliated Student Support
Established in 1947 as a public university with the mission to help WWII veterans successfully transition back to civilian life through technical education, we’re proud of our military support history and deeply value our service members and their families. Today, Oregon Tech continues its legacy of military support and strives to provide not only a top-notch education for our active-duty service members, veterans and dependents, but works tirelessly to make their transition to and through the university experience as supportive and efficient as possible. From processing VA educational benefits to connecting military-affiliated students with broader campus and community resources, we’re here to help. Your success is our mission!
The Tech Opportunities Program, or TOP, powers the potential of first-generation students, low-income students, and students with disabilities. Our dedicated staff provides services and support in the following areas:
- Personal mentoring and support navigating college
- One-on-one and group tutoring
- Academic, career, and financial aid planning
- Peer mentoring and networking with other students
- College success classes, faculty-led sessions, and workshops
- Assistance with applying for financial aid, scholarships, and grants
- Community building and cultural events