Breastfeeding Support

Breastfeeding/Lactation Rooms: Oregon State University currently has 15  lactation rooms, most with electronic keypads, on campus.

Expressing Milk in the Workplace: Oregon Revised Statute 653.077 provides that employers will provide reasonable unpaid rest periods and make a reasonable effort to provide locations to accommodate employees who need to express milk for their children. In accordance with State of Oregon rules and law, it is the policy of the Oregon State University to provide a private location and rest periods to employees for expression of milk.

Child Care Benefits and Youth Programs

Family Resource Center: Oregon State University recognizes the importance of quality child care information and services for university-associated families. On this site, you will find on-campus resources like child care subsidies for students, staff and faculty, child care centers, research, lactation rooms, and a map showing where they all are.

Kidspirit: Youth programs including no school day mini day camps. Whether your child is a budding artist, athlete, chef or scientist, they will learn through play as KidSpirit offers a range of activities to inspire your kids from bowling, basketball, and gymnastics to cooking, arts & crafts, on-campus field trips, and much more.

Discounts

Orange Rewards: Coffee drinker? Lunch on-campus every day? Join the Orange Rewards program and your OSU ID card will give you a 10% discount at all 27 campus restaurants, coffee shops, and markets. You will also receive access to members-only opportunities that provide you exclusive discounts and other special offers.

OSU Discounts from cell phone providers in our area.

Athletic Tickets

Elder Care

Long-Term Care Insurance:  Can help eligible employees pay some of the costs associated with long-term nursing home or home health care services that are not covered by traditional medical insurance or Medicare.

Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA): Requires that an eligible employee must be granted up to twelve weeks of leave during any twelve-month period to care for his/herself, a parent, a spouse/partner, or a child with a serious health condition. 

Leave of Absence: Faculty and staff may be eligible for unpaid leaves of absence for personal reasons. View the Types of Leaves page and the Faculty Handbook for more information.

Eldercare Workshops: For information about workshops and other supports and services visit the Family Resource Center page.

Employee Assistance Program

Employee Assistance Program: If you’re struggling with a work or family issue, free confidential help is just a call away. Cascade is pleased to provide EAP services to PEBB agencies and employees. Cascade Centers provides professional counselors who can guide you over the phone or in office visits.

Flexible Work Arrangements

Participation in a Voluntary FTE Reduction Program

Telecommuting

Health Insurance & Flex Spending Accounts

Parental Policies

Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA): Requires that an eligible employee may be granted up to twelve weeks of leave during any twelve-month period to care for his/herself, a parent, a spouse/partner, or a child with a serious health condition.

Paid Parental Leave: Provides up to 60 hours of paid leave for the care and bonding with a newborn or newly adopted child.

Tenure Clock Extensions: A one year extension will be granted for leave taken under the Family Medical Leave Act that extends for three months or more. Approval may be granted by the Senior Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs for those who take leave for less than three months. Contact the FMLA desk for more information.

Tuition Programs

Staff Fee Privileges: OSU employees appointed at half-time or more and their dependents may be eligible for tuition at special rates.

Oregon College Savings Plan