The Division of Student Affairs offers a variety of meetings to contribute to employment development and growth. Listed below are the primary meetings offered centrally to division staff.

Topic Specific Trainings

Topical trainings offered by content experts prepare division employees to be effective responders, supporters and allies. Areas of focus will be response and referral strategies for students in crisis; public safety response, including compliance with federal laws related to campus health and safety; expanded awareness of implicit biases that impact student well-being; and self-care for professionals.

All-Division Meetings

All-division meetings are held once per term and are intended for all student affairs employees at OSU. Content of meetings varies but programming is designed to appeal to the division as a whole. In the spring, the meeting is the Annual Service Awards, which is an opportunity to recognize our colleagues for their contributions to enhancing our students’ experience at OSU.

Student Affairs New Employee Welcome and Orientation

Orientations are are held twice per year (fall and spring). Employees new to student affairs within the last year are encouraged to attend, even if not new to OSU. The meetings are hosted by the vice provost for student affairs and the dean of student life. Participants learn about the priorities and vision for the Division of Student Affairs at OSU, while engaging with other new colleagues.