Our Departments

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.



Department of Physical Education and Recreation

Physical Education and Recreation (PE and 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 and 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.



University Career Center

The University Career Center serves as the gateway to career services at the University of Oregon, working to ensure that UO graduates are not only prepared for their first job, but for a lifetime of career success. In conjunction with our advising and career services partners across campus, the University Career Center assists UO students in developing long-term career readiness, facilitating self-exploration and discovery, connecting with potential employers, and providing comprehensive career and job search resources to UO students and new alumni.