Student Support

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OHSU offers a range of services to support you during your educational career. 

The Student Health and Wellness Center is dedicated to supporting your health and wellness, and offers confidential primary care, behavioral health, integrative medicine and wellness services. Student wellness is also supported in a number of other ways, including mindfulness meditation sessions, light box therapy and other health education offerings.

See also: Student Health and Wellness Center  |  Wellness and Prevention  |  Student Health Insurance Plan and compliance requirements

The Office for Student Access facilitates and supports equal access to programs and services for students who experience a disability. This may include academic adjustments, auxiliary aids and/or program modifications to enable students with disabilities to have an equal opportunity to participate in an academic program or activity. For more information or to make an appointment, call 503-494-0082 or email

Students can get support with test-taking skills, time management, active studying techniques, active studying techniques, managing stress and more by contacting Student Academic Support Services (SASS). Request a one-on-one appointment or arrange a workshop by contacting the team.

M.D. students: Information on the OASIS Academic Advisors is available under Office of UME Sakai site.

The Library supports your learning, care, and discovery through expert staff to assist you, technology-enabled spaces, online and physical information resources, and a wide range of services. We partner with your instructors on educational activities and course reserves that make required readings more available. See the Library on the public site.

Program manager Janna McKay can help students get a handle on their finances early on, helping with budgeting, goal-setting and plans for paying off debt following their OHSU career. Individual counseling or tailored group sessions may be set up by contacting Janna at 503-494-7872 or at

See also: Debt management program  

The Confidential Advocacy Program supports students' rights to an education free from discrimination and harassment, including sex-based discrimination such as sexual harassment and assault, providing free and confidential holistic support and empowering survivors to access resources and reporting options related to any aspect of life that is impacted by sexual harassment, sexual assault, domestic or dating violence and stalking. To schedule an appointment or connect with an advocate, email   or call 833-495-CAPS

To schedule an appointment or connect with an advocate, call the 24-7 support line for your campus:

  • Portland: 833-495-CAPS (2277)
  • Monmouth: 833-963-CAPS
  • Ashland: 833-913-CAPS
  • Klamath Falls: 833-981-CAPS
  • La Grande: 833-992-CAPS 

Confidential reporting of concerns can be directed to the Ombuds, Nic Lendino, who can provide confidential, informal, independent and impartial problem-solving assistance. The Office of the Ombuds can be reached by phone at 503-494-5397, or

See the Ombudsman on the public site

The Title IX coordinator works to prevent and address sexual misconduct at OHSU. In addition to ensuring OHSU's compliance with Title IX and overseeing investigations of reports of Title IX misconduct, the coordinator is available to discuss options, provide support, explain OHSU policies and procedures and provide education on relevant issues. Inquiries about Title IX compliance or sex/gender discrimination and harassment may be directed to the OHSU Title IX Coordinator: Angela Fleischer. Contact Angela Fleischer at 503-494-5148 or

See Title IX on the public site

The Office of Civil Rights Investigations and Compliance exists to promote diversity and prevent discrimination and offers a place to discuss and report issues, concerns and conflicts regarding discriminatory or harassing behavior. The Office of Civil Rights Investigations and Compliance also helps identify how such concerns and conflicts may best be addressed and resolved. The office supports OHSU’s compliance with federal and state laws regarding discrimination and harassment, affirmative action and equal employment opportunity.  If you feel you are being discriminated against or harassed, contact the Office of Civil Rights Investigations and Compliance office at ocic@ohsu.eduYou may also report a concern through the Integrity Helpline at any time by calling 877-733-8313 (toll free) or by Submitting a confidential, anonymous report online. The Integrity Helpline is accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.”

See OCIC on the public site

The Office of International Affairs (Mackenzie Hall Room 1182) provides immigration advice and services to international students, employees and visitors.

The Office of International Affairs (OIA) supports OHSU's international community, programs, and activities. The OIA consists of two departments: the Department of Immigration Services and the Department of Export Controls.

Together these departments provide a full range of immigration advice and processing, learning opportunities, resource coordination, and transition support for international employees, postdocs, residents, students and visitors.

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Fax number: 503-418-0825

Office Location: Marquam Hill Campus, The Auditorium, Suite 311

Please contact us at to schedule an appointment.

Mailing Address: Mail Code L453, 3181 S.W. Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239-3098