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1.3 - Office of Student Affairs

OUHSC Student Affairs is dedicated to the support and enhancement of the academic mission of the university. The office provides programming and services to both current and prospective students. Programming is structured to complement the student’s academic experience, celebrate the rich diversity of the campus, provide opportunities to develop leadership skills and participate in community service, and offer an entertaining and safe social atmosphere. Services are offered to ensure physical, emotional, and mental health of all students and provide guidance toward a career as a health care professional.

OUHSC Student Affairs assists the campus community in development of student life by overseeing the planning and implementation of effective programming to enhance the Health Sciences Center campus community such as the Writing Center, legal counseling, campus housing, and oversight of the student health insurance program.

OUHSC Student Affairs offers Counseling Services at the Health Sciences Center. Counseling Services provides individual counseling, couple and group counseling, psychological assessment and individual and couples psychotherapy free of charge to OUHSC students. To make an appointment, call (405) 271-7336, Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Counseling Services is located in the Student Union, Room 300.

OUHSC Student Affairs offers Multicultural Student Services to minorities, non-minorities, and outside agencies to create a diverse culture of understanding, cooperation and acceptance of all cultures in their training and inclusion in OUHSC programs. The Multicultural Services Coordinator works closely with student organizations on campus in maintaining structure and harmony with each other and the administration, fulfilling that diverse atmosphere needed for future health professionals.

OUHSC Student Affairs offers Prospective Student Services to identify and recruit students interested in health science careers as well as coordinating advisement for all OUHSC programs. They assist OUHSC colleges in publicizing their programs by attending career days at all Oklahoma colleges and universities, distributing program information guides, conducting campus tours, and working with all programs and schools from grade school to post secondary schools who wish to introduce students to the pre-health majors offered at the Health Sciences Center.

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