Services Provided


Student Health and Wellness offers a variety of direct services to help students navigate their needs.


Counseling is free for current OSU-Cascades students.

Many times students are able to meet life’s challenges and deal with them on their own. Other times students are faced with issues that requires help from others. Short-term individual and group counseling is free for current OSU-Cascades students and is provided by licensed professionals. OSU E-campus students are eligible if they pay the student fees for the term they are seeking services.

Concerns addressed in counseling include depression and anxiety, relationship difficulties, grief and loss, academic problems, LGBTQIA support, self-worth, discrimination, eating issues and stress management. For students who are considering whether they should seek counseling, free and anonymous online screening is available for anxiety disorders, depression, alcohol abuse and eating disorders.

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Student Health Nurse

OSU-Cascades’ Student Health Nurse is an RN who can help talk through your health questions and direct you to the right level of care for your needs. This might include home care advice, an appointment with your primary care provider, or a visit to a local urgent care or emergency department. 

Telephone Advice Nurse – available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Call 541-737-2724 between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM Monday through Friday to speak with a nurse.

After hours: Call 541-737-3955

This service is available only to OSU students. Please identify yourself as an OSU-Cascades student when you call. 

Health Services

OSU-Cascades health referral and navigation assistance offer students opportunities to get connected with health and wellness resources within our Central Oregon community. Health navigation includes helping students obtain health insurance and navigate the insurance system, assisting students who are experiencing food insecurity, and helping students access affordable health services.

Made possible by relationships with health and social service providers in the region, health navigation services are free for students and offer connections to resources, health navigation, and education, and public benefits enrollment.

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