Mission of Childcare & Family Resources:

Childcare and Family Resources advocates for and provides services to students with children and all families with dependent care needs across campus to promote the academic, professional and personal success of the whole person.  We work to identify and remove barriers for students with children to ensure equal access to campus opportunities and resources.

Our Vision:

Childcare and Family Resources will provide high quality programs and services to members of the campus community with dependent care needs and will advocate for and further develop programming for students, faculty and staff that enhances OSU’s work/life integration initiatives.

Our Values:

  • Provide programs and services in support of the whole person

  • Provide programs and services that are informed by commonly accepted best practices and current research

  • Engage in data driven, informed decision making

  • Respond to emergent faculty/staff/student needs in timely and decisive manner

  • Equal access to a quality 4-year degree or graduate degree for all students

  • Access to quality and affordable dependent care

  • Equitable university support and funding for Childcare and Family Resources

  • Reach across campus to diverse units/departments in partnership to deliver quality programs and services

  • Outreach and education to the campus community with dependent care needs

  • Evolution and expansion of services and supports

  • A campus environment and community that honors the diversity of families and their needs

  • The unique contribution that families bring to the campus community

For more information, contact Childcare & Family Resources at (541) 737-4906 or [email protected]