The Career Center helps students establish fulfilling careers, contribute to the community, and adapt to the increasing complexity of life and work in today’s society. The Career Center is the primary campus resource for students and alumni seeking career direction and full- and part-time employment. It provides information for career decisions and job searches, helps students identify their work-related strengths and interests, and connects employers to the UO community.
Office of the Dean of Students
The Office of the Dean of Students is dedicated to enriching and maintaining a positive and inclusive campus community. The Dean of Students team serves as a point of contact within the University for students, staff, faculty, and students’ family members in times of crisis. Here, students can find support for a variety of concerns, including academic difficulty, illness, a death in the family, and other personal emergencies. The Office of the Dean of Students is also home to several programs to support the UO student experience.
Erb Memorial Union
The Erb Memorial Union (EMU) provides a combination of programs, services, and facilities that enrich the educational, cultural, and recreational opportunities in the UO community. The EMU helps students find ways to get involved on campus and helps make extracurricular activities an integral part of their education. The building houses meeting rooms, dining, lounges, craft center, ticket office, and a staff of consultants to help groups and individuals plan events at the UO. The EMU is also home to the student government and more than150 diverse student groups.
Holden Center for Leadership and Community Engagement
The Holden Center for Leadership and Community Engagement is the hub of leadership education and development at the UO. It supports experiences that expand beyond campus and the traditional academic setting, connecting students to both local and global communities. Through the Holden Center for Leadership and Community Engagement, students can volunteer with Duck Corps, go on an Alternative Break trip, or take advantage of a broad range of workshops, institutes, and conferences that are designed to help students be successful. The Holden Center for Leadership and Community Engagement also offers courses for academic credit and workshops that explore the fundamentals of leadership, mentorship, community involvement, and change.
Department of Physical Education and Recreation
Physical Education and Recreation (PE & Rec) enhances the quality of life for all students through a state-of-the-art recreation center, physical activity programs, and non-instructional recreation activities that focus on health and fitness, outdoor pursuits, aquatics, sports, structured intramurals and open recreation. Additionally, PE & Rec offers elective credit Physical Education courses including aerobics, fitness, outdoor pursuits, aquatics, individual activities, racquet sports, team sports, running, weight training, mind-body, and martial arts.