The Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs (VPSA) is charged with the responsibility of providing student support services, assistance, and referrals to all WOU students. If you have a question or concern about an aspect on-campus or virtual, and don’t know where to start, our office can assist you. Here are some of the services provided to students.




Assist students in navigating the University and serve as ombudsperson.

All Student Email


Assist students in setting their all student email preferences. Link to All Student Email Preference Instructions.

Campus Posting 


Approve posters displayed on campus bulletin boards. Link to Campus Posting Guidelines Handout.

Emergency Student Aid

If you are facing some financial hardships or emergency needs, contact our office to learn more about emergency student aid grants and loans.

National Student Exchange

Administer the National Student Exchange Program (NSE).

Oregon Voter Registration

Provide information and resources for Oregon elections. Link to register to vote.



Advise students on University policies and procedures.

Reporting Forms


Assist campus with incident reporting including bias reporting, anonymous sexual assault/misconduct reporting, and student of concern reporting. Link to reporting forms.

Student Travel


Oversee student travel policy and procedure. Links to Student Travel Request Form and driver authorization forms (administered by Campus Public Safety).

Student Grievance & Complaint Support


Assist students with academic and non academic grievance processes.

Work Over 20 Hours


Review requests for students to work over 20 hours per week on-campus: Link to Request Form.



Administer WOLF Ride. Link to WOU’s Safe Ride Program.


Supervisor information and materials for implementing this high-impact activity.

Resources for the WOU Community

Need information about food, housing, medical & healthcare, couneling & mental health, rights, or finances, among others? Visit Resources for the WOU Community for local, state, and national resources.

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