Relationship building with diverse communities throughout Oregon, and beyond

Community diversity relations advances Oregon State's values, mission, goals and objectives by building and sustaining strong, collaborative relationships with diverse communities, organizations, alumni and other community partners throughout Oregon.

This work ensures the university’s relationships, collaborations, partnerships and initiatives serving diverse communities advance the university’s broader goals and objectives, and are responsive to the varied needs and cultures of Oregon's diverse communities. 

Access OSU

Access OSU is a collaborative venture between the Office of Institutional Diversity, Enrollment Management, Division of Student Affairs and Division of Extension and Engagement to coordinate, align and improve delivery of OSU youth and family engagement, pre-college, and co-curricular academic success programs serving Black, Indigenous, Pacific Islander and Latine/x communities in the Portland Metro area, and to strengthen partnerships with Portland Metro area community-based organizations, local governments and school districts.

Day-to-day leadership for Access OSU is provided by the Director of Community Diversity Relations, a member of the Office of Institutional Diversity, and the Access OSU Leadership Team.