Types of Issues

Phone: 541.346.3722     |    osa@officeofstudentadvocacy.org     |     EMU, Room 337

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IMPORTANT NOTICE, March 30, 2020:
The Office of Student Advocacy is operating remotely over spring term due to the Covid-19 health emergency. If you are a currently enrolled, incidental fee paying student, and would like to schedule an appointment, please call (541) 346-3722. Please leave a message with your name and phone number and someone will return your call as soon as possible. Thank you!


The Office of Student Advocacy helps students with a wide range of difficulties related to their university experience.  Some examples are:


Academic Issues/Petitions: degree requirements, grade disputes, missed deadlines, retroactive action, rule exceptions, transfer credits, withdrawal/changes.

Conduct Code Charges: academic misconduct, alcohol/drugs, cheating, computer use violations, disorderly conduct, disruptive behavior, failure to comply, harassment, physical contact, plagiarism, property damage, sexual misconduct, theft, trespass, unauthorized use of university property.

Faculty, Staff, Administrator Concerns:  arbitrary treatment, abuse of discretion, conflict of interest, discrimination, harassment, rule/policy violations.

Fees and Business Affairs: account disputes, health center charges, parking petitions.

Grievances/Complaints: discrimination, financial aid, student academic grievances, retaliation.

Student Employment: supervisor concerns, termination, work conditions.

Student Records: access to information, amendments, confidentiality, directory restriction, FERPA.

University Housing: contract issues, deposit refunds, disputed charges, eviction, repairs, staff disputes.