Wellness Dimension: Physical Programs

Students Riding Bikes at OSU

Physical: A state of physical well-being is not just the absence of disease.  It includes lifestyle behavior choices to ensure health, avoid preventable diseases and conditions, and to live in a balanced state of body, mind, and spirit.

  • Active Living
  • Adequate Rest
  • Hydration
  • Injury free
  • Nutrition
  • Preventative & Clinical Care
  • Tobacco Free

Wellness Programs at OSU

The Alcohol and Substance Abuse Center (ASAC) is committed to providing quality, confidential services for OSU students affected by problems related to substance abuse. We promote and provide innovative, campus-based services that improve the well-being and quality of life for students.

These Health Screenings are for benefits-eligible employees and their spouses that are enrolled in one of the OSU BlueCross BlueShield health care plans.

Since 1971, CSPI has been a strong advocate for nutrition and health, food safety, alcohol policy, and sound science. Its award-winning newsletter, Nutrition Action Healthletter, with some 900,000 subscribers in the United States and Canada, is the largest-circulation health newsletter in North A

Need skills to work with people? Learn how to facilitate games, initiatives, low elements, and high elements. Learn the process, equipment, and theories used at a challenge course. This is a great opportunity to meet new people, make friends, and maybe even get a job on our challenge course!

The Choose Orange Program encourages students, faculty and staff to follow the USDA Dietary Guidelines. Items that qualify for this program have been identified by the Choose Orange logo.

The Communication Science & Disorders program can target many different prevention and education areas and various populations.

The Cowboy Walking Trails were designed to focus on health and increase activity among our OSU family. The trails are conveniently located on our Stillwater Campus and marked with bronze medallions to help keep you on the right track.

Extension Fact Sheets - Oklahoma's source for research-based information on a wide variety of subjects including health, wellness and nutrition, agriculture, economic development, family and consumer sciences, and youth development. There are thousands of fact sheets available for browsing.

The Farmers Market is a seasonal program held at the Student Union Plaza encourages students, employees and the community to eat fresh and shop local. 

Through education and service, our academic program, student major's club, and Health & Human Performance Lab act as a clearing house for health information, strive to build leadership capacity in health promotion, and model healthy lifestyle choices for the Tulsa community.  Through outreach

A Health Risk Assessment (HRA) is a great tool to help identify potential risks for certain health conditions. OSU wants you to lead a happy and productive life. Good health is a major part of making that happen.

Tailgating the Heart-Healthy Way!

Oklahoma ABLE Tech is the statewide Assistive Technology Act Program located at OSU in Stillwater.  ABLE Tech's mission is to improved access to and acquisition of assistive technology (AT) for individuals with disabilities of all ages.  ABLE Tech provides AT through comprehensive statewide progr

Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service county educators and area, district and state specialists develop science-based educational programs to help Oklahomans solve local issues and concerns, promote leadership and manage resources wisely. 

Whether you are a gardener or just enjoy the diverse beauty that Oklahoma has to offer, you will enjoy watching the Oklahoma Gardening television program. 

Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences is home to the OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine, which was recognized by U.S. News & World Report as America's Most Popular Medical School.

Planning your own adventure? Let Outdoor Adventure's rental shop help equip you. We have everything you need to plan a weekend getaway at great rates. Give us a call or come visit us at the Colvin Recreation Center to get your trip started in the right direction.

OSU Prevention Programs covers Payne, Pawnee, Noble, Kay, and Osage counties doing prevention of alcohol, tobacco, and prescription drugs with local communities.

OSU-Tulsa's vision includes broadening the University's research capabilities and activities in the Tulsa metropolitan area. As the newest member of the OSU system, the Tulsa campus brings a new dimension to the university's research mission.

Since 1989, OSU Prevention Programs have been an integral part in the evolution of community-based prevention, which has progressed from concept to recognized science.

The Oklahoma Office of Rural Health (OORH) was established in 1991, as part of a federal mandate, to coordinate, plan and promote quality healthcare for underserved rural Oklahomans.  The OORH works with rural communities to help ensure their healthcare infrastructure is economically viable and t

Safe Walk provides enhanced safety on its Stillwater campus. The program uses trained student Public Service Officers or PSOs to accompany anyone from one campus location to another between the hours of 7 p.m. and 3 a.m.

The staff of Student Conduct Education and Administration contact and meet with students to assess situations of possible non-academic misconduct as described in the Student Code of Conduct.

Student Disability Services (SDS) is committed to providing a community that ensures full participation for students. SDS provides assistance to students that will facilitate their independence and academic progress.

SUNUP, is your place for Oklahoma agriculture. Whether it's explaining the latest research, providing updates for current crops or covering the issues that matter most, SUNUP is your source. 

Oklahoma State University is advancing sustainability through its instruction, research, outreach, administrative decision-making, innovative design and operation of facilities, and daily behavior.

The Certified Healthy Department program is designed to promote wellness and health across campus in a variety of ways.

The Cowboy Walking Trails were designed to focus on health and increase activity among our OSU family. Outdoor trails are conveniently located throughout campus and marked with bronze medallions. Indoor walking trails are found inside the Student Union. 

The Family and Consumer Sciences Extension unit of Cooperative Extension is made up of human scientists (i.e., county educators and extension specialists) from Oklahoma State University who focus on issues that affect our daily lives.

The OSU-Tulsa Wellness Center's mission is to enhance the quality of life of students, faculty and staff through improved physical and mental development that leads to a healthy and rewarding life.

University Counseling Services is composed of the ADA Compliance Office, Alcohol and Substance Abuse Center, Reboot Center, Student Counseling Center, Student Conduct Education and Administration and Student Disability Services.

The Alcohol and Substance Abuse Center (ASAC) is committed to providing quality, confidential services for OSU students affected by problems related to substance abuse. We promote and provide innovative, campus-based services that improve the well-being and quality of life for students.

The Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program is a tailored, low-impact, group exercise, and education program designed specifically for people with arthritis and related diseases.

The B.A.L.A.N.C.E. Program is a 14-week program designed for persons with measurable risk factors for Metabolic Syndrome.  The goal of the program is to help participants develop and maintain a healthy lifestyle and achieve their optimal level of health and fitness. 

Learn techniques, practice drills, and approaches to the game of tennis, by learning tennis fundamentals and basic skills. This class will help you become a more confident tennis player.

BlueCross BlueShield Blue Care Connection programs can help you improve well-being and the quality, cost and transparency of health care by promoting prevention and early detection. Use these resources to help you manage weight, control stress, stop smoking and stay healthy. 

Let BlueCross BlueShield of Oklahoma (BCBSOK) help you take charge of your health. We offer wellness programs, discounts and resources designed with your well-being in mind. 

These Health Screenings are for benefits-eligible employees and their spouses that are enrolled in one of the OSU BlueCross BlueShield health care plans.

Need skills to work with people? Learn how to facilitate games, initiatives, low elements, and high elements. Learn the process, equipment, and theories used at a challenge course. This is a great opportunity to meet new people, make friends, and maybe even get a job on our challenge course!

The Choose Orange Program encourages students, faculty and staff to follow the USDA Dietary Guidelines. Items that qualify for this program have been identified by the Choose Orange logo.

Circulating Personal Trainers will be available in the Colvin Recreation Center during designated days and times to assist you with workout or equipment questions.

The Communication Science & Disorders program can target many different prevention and education areas and various populations.

Cowboy Challenge is a 10-week team based program through the Department of Wellness, combining three teams of eight, on a journey to a healthier you.  Program components include pre- and post-program health and fitness assessments, physical activity with a personal trainer and nutrition guidance.

Cowboy Cooking School is a series of cooking demonstration classes offered each semester. Each session will show you how to create healthy and flavorful dishes using a variety of culinary skills.

The Farmers Market is a seasonal program held at the Student Union Plaza encourages students, employees and the community to eat fresh and shop local. 

With Fitness Works now at the OSU Colvin Center, earnings points is easier than ever!

OSU Group Fitness offers a variety of fitness programs and classes with multiple formats at every skill level. With over 150 classes offered, you will surely be able to find YOUR FIT in a martial arts, dance, spin, water aerobics, kickboxing, abs or a class of your choice!

Through education and service, our academic program, student major's club, and Health & Human Performance Lab act as a clearing house for health information, strive to build leadership capacity in health promotion, and model healthy lifestyle choices for the Tulsa community.  Through outreach

A Health Risk Assessment (HRA) is a great tool to help identify potential risks for certain health conditions. OSU wants you to lead a happy and productive life. Good health is a major part of making that happen.

University Dining Services (UDS) defines "healthy" as well-balanced eating with a focus on fresh, nutritious ingredients. We promote nutrition education and awareness through healthy dining education campaigns, cooking demonstrations, and nutritional labeling of food options on campus. 

The Department of Wellness partners with the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CDIS) to provide FREE hearing screenings to OSU employees. Screenings are offered once a semester and appointments must be made prior to the event date.

Intramural Sports is the largest student program on campus with over 50 sport/activities offered each year.  Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to participate at anytime during the year.  Last year totaled nearly 75,000 participations! 

The Department of Wellness offers nutrition counseling for OSU students, faculty, and staff. Nutrition counseling examines individual eating habits and their relationship to health and disease.

Oklahoma ABLE Tech is the statewide Assistive Technology Act Program located at OSU in Stillwater.  ABLE Tech's mission is to improved access to and acquisition of assistive technology (AT) for individuals with disabilities of all ages.  ABLE Tech provides AT through comprehensive statewide progr

OrangeRide is a bicycle rental program being offered to promote affordable and convenient transportation to the campus and Stillwater community. The shop is located on the west end of the Multi-Modal Terminal.

The OSU Outdoor Adventure Challenge Course offers all ages a series of physical and mental challenges. This combination of games, obstacles, and problem solving activities add up to high adventure and excitement, all within a caring and supportive atmosphere.

Outdoor Adventure is proud to present its climbing facility to students, faculty, and the local community. The wall is designed with nine different sections allowing many climbers to ascend at one time. The wall is 24' high with two cracks and three roof sections.

Planning your own adventure? Let Outdoor Adventure's rental shop help equip you. We have everything you need to plan a weekend getaway at great rates. Give us a call or come visit us at the Colvin Recreation Center to get your trip started in the right direction.

Sport Clubs are recognized OSU student organizations designed to promote a non-varsity sport or recreational activity. A sport club program provides three basic opportunities to its clientele: instruction, recreation & leisure, and competition. 

OSU-Tulsa's vision includes broadening the University's research capabilities and activities in the Tulsa metropolitan area. As the newest member of the OSU system, the Tulsa campus brings a new dimension to the university's research mission.

Founded in 1946, Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology is a recognized leader in applied technology education and is known for world-class teaching facilities, partnerships with industry, and a nearly 100% career placement rate. 

It is easy to get lost in college; there are new people, new places and new priorities. Staying found is the opposite of getting lost. As a gathering point for all students from all across campus, Outdoor Adventure is a place to stay found.

Outdoor Adventure Challenge Course Low Elements

It is easy to get lost in college; there are new people, new places and new priorities. Staying found is the opposite of getting lost. As a gathering point for all students from all across campus, Outdoor Adventure is a place to stay found.

Stress can come from any event or thought that makes you feel frustrated, angry, or nervous. Anxiety is a feeling of fear, unease, and worry.

If you need an extra boost to help you meet your fitness goals,whether it be weight-loss, muscle building, or improvement in function, our trainers will develop an exercise program specifically for you and teach you how to perform the exercises correctly and effectively.

Personal Yoga Training is one of the best ways to  learn yoga and develop a personalized practice. The training can eliminate the the intimidation factor associated with attending a group class and help you achieve your 'yoga' goal.

Using a Pilates Reformer has many benefits, including gaining muscle flexibility, developing a strong core, and refreshed the mind.  The exercises will provide the participant with a great full-body workout with a variety of different movements while allowing participants to become acclimated on

Since 1989, OSU Prevention Programs have been an integral part in the evolution of community-based prevention, which has progressed from concept to recognized science.

Group Swim Lessons will be offered throughout the summer in separate sessions meeting throughout the week. Private Swim Lessons are available for all ages and are open to the public. Colvin Center Swim Instructors are certified Lifeguards, Water Safety Instructors or both.

The Oklahoma Office of Rural Health (OORH) was established in 1991, as part of a federal mandate, to coordinate, plan and promote quality healthcare for underserved rural Oklahomans.  The OORH works with rural communities to help ensure their healthcare infrastructure is economically viable and t

Safe Walk provides enhanced safety on its Stillwater campus. The program uses trained student Public Service Officers or PSOs to accompany anyone from one campus location to another between the hours of 7 p.m. and 3 a.m.

Free nutrition classes for Students, OSU Faculty/Staff benefits eligible employees and Department of Wellness Community Members.

The staff of Student Conduct Education and Administration contact and meet with students to assess situations of possible non-academic misconduct as described in the Student Code of Conduct.

Student Disability Services (SDS) is committed to providing a community that ensures full participation for students. SDS provides assistance to students that will facilitate their independence and academic progress.

This program is designed as a tool to help educate and motivate you in getting fit and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. For many of you, this might be a beginning step. As for others, living a healthy lifestyle might be a normal routine and you are simply looking for more motivation or new ways.

The Botanic Garden at OSU provides a place to relax, volunteer, and learn. From youth activities to yoga, gardening to walking the trails, TBG plays an essential role in wellness. 

The Colvin Recreation Center re-opened in 2004 after a $20 million renovation.

The outdoor pool at the Colvin Recreation Center features three 25 yard lap lanes, a current river, and a large game area. The indoor pool has six 25-yard lap lanes and a 14-foot dive well.

The Family and Consumer Sciences Extension unit of Cooperative Extension is made up of human scientists (i.e., county educators and extension specialists) from Oklahoma State University who focus on issues that affect our daily lives.

The HR Department supports all dimensions of health primarily focusing on employee health and reduction of healthcare cost. HR provides training and services related to health insurance and other benefits programs, retirement planning, and workers' compensation programs. 

The Junior Master Gardener program provides youth with education in horticulture, ecology, entomology, service learning, careers, wildlife, nutrition and more! The Oklahoma state coordinator for JMG is Dr. Shelley Mitchell with the OSU Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture.

The OSU-Tulsa Wellness Center's mission is to enhance the quality of life of students, faculty and staff through improved physical and mental development that leads to a healthy and rewarding life.

The Seretean Memorial Wellness Walk is an annual event designed to benefit OSU's United Way effort. The Walk is named in honor of M.B. "Bud" Seretean, an OSU alumni and benefactor who believed in the value of health and wellness.

The Department of Wellness at Oklahoma State University offers programs and services for complete health and wellness of the mind and body for faculty, staff, students and Wellness members.

The Department of Wellness offers many different training programs for members. Some of our offerings include:

University Counseling Services is composed of the ADA Compliance Office, Alcohol and Substance Abuse Center, Reboot Center, Student Counseling Center, Student Conduct Education and Administration and Student Disability Services.

University Health Services provides the students of Oklahoma State University with outpatient medical care, preventative medicine and educational opportunities that are of superior quality, accessible and affordable.

AHC Innovators enhance living America’s Healthiest Campus® by communicating, engaging, and collaborating within their departments. Encouraging healthy lifestyles while at work - where we spend most of our time - benefits OSU’s employees, students, and communities.

The Department of Wellness offers a free luncheon on the third Wednesday of each month. Each program features a wellness topic to create awareness and provide education on healthy living.

Wellness Workshops are provided free of charge by the Department of Wellness and are perfect for staff meetings and in-service training sessions.  A variety of topics are available, including:

There is no better way to unwind at the end of a long day than through yoga practice and guided relaxation – and what finer place to practice than the tranquil setting of The Botanic Garden. Shed the worries of the day and welcome nature’s energy into body, mind and spirit.

In a Yoga Therapy session, yoga techniques (postures, breathing exercises, relaxation/mediation practices) are customized for specific health challenges.

Learn techniques, practice drills, and approaches to the game of tennis, by learning tennis fundamentals and basic skills. This class will help you become a more confident tennis player.

The Communication Science & Disorders program can target many different prevention and education areas and various populations.

Cowboy Challenge is a 10-week team based program through the Department of Wellness, combining three teams of eight, on a journey to a healthier you.  Program components include pre- and post-program health and fitness assessments, physical activity with a personal trainer and nutrition guidance.

OSU Group Fitness offers a variety of fitness programs and classes with multiple formats at every skill level. With over 150 classes offered, you will surely be able to find YOUR FIT in a martial arts, dance, spin, water aerobics, kickboxing, abs or a class of your choice!

Through education and service, our academic program, student major's club, and Health & Human Performance Lab act as a clearing house for health information, strive to build leadership capacity in health promotion, and model healthy lifestyle choices for the Tulsa community.  Through outreach

The mission of OSU’s rapidly growing Health Education & Promotion (HEP) program is to develop students who can provide preventative health services in community, corporate, or clinical settings.  Students can choose between options in Community Health or Exercise & Health.  Upon completio

A Health Risk Assessment (HRA) is a great tool to help identify potential risks for certain health conditions. OSU wants you to lead a happy and productive life. Good health is a major part of making that happen.

University Dining Services (UDS) defines "healthy" as well-balanced eating with a focus on fresh, nutritious ingredients. We promote nutrition education and awareness through healthy dining education campaigns, cooking demonstrations, and nutritional labeling of food options on campus. 

Intramural Sports is the largest student program on campus with over 50 sport/activities offered each year.  Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to participate at anytime during the year.  Last year totaled nearly 75,000 participations! 

This 10-week program is designed to help individuals maintain their weight during the holiday season--losing weight is acceptable too!!  Weekly emails with tips & strategies for adopting or maintaining healthy  behaviors, healthy recipes, stress management tools, physical activity suggestions

Oklahoma ABLE Tech is the statewide Assistive Technology Act Program located at OSU in Stillwater.  ABLE Tech's mission is to improved access to and acquisition of assistive technology (AT) for individuals with disabilities of all ages.  ABLE Tech provides AT through comprehensive statewide progr

Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service county educators and area, district and state specialists develop science-based educational programs to help Oklahomans solve local issues and concerns, promote leadership and manage resources wisely. 

Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences is home to the OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine, which was recognized by U.S. News & World Report as America's Most Popular Medical School.

Founded in 2014, the mission of the Oklahoma State University MPH program is to improve the health and wellbeing of rural communities and underserved populations through interdisciplinary education, research, service, and outreach.

OSU Prevention Programs covers Payne, Pawnee, Noble, Kay, and Osage counties doing prevention of alcohol, tobacco, and prescription drugs with local communities.

Sport Clubs are recognized OSU student organizations designed to promote a non-varsity sport or recreational activity. A sport club program provides three basic opportunities to its clientele: instruction, recreation & leisure, and competition. 

OSU-Tulsa's vision includes broadening the University's research capabilities and activities in the Tulsa metropolitan area. As the newest member of the OSU system, the Tulsa campus brings a new dimension to the university's research mission.

It is easy to get lost in college; there are new people, new places and new priorities. Staying found is the opposite of getting lost. As a gathering point for all students from all across campus, Outdoor Adventure is a place to stay found.

Outdoor Adventure Challenge Course Low Elements

It is easy to get lost in college; there are new people, new places and new priorities. Staying found is the opposite of getting lost. As a gathering point for all students from all across campus, Outdoor Adventure is a place to stay found.

Stress can come from any event or thought that makes you feel frustrated, angry, or nervous. Anxiety is a feeling of fear, unease, and worry.

Personal Yoga Training is one of the best ways to  learn yoga and develop a personalized practice. The training can eliminate the the intimidation factor associated with attending a group class and help you achieve your 'yoga' goal.

Using a Pilates Reformer has many benefits, including gaining muscle flexibility, developing a strong core, and refreshed the mind.  The exercises will provide the participant with a great full-body workout with a variety of different movements while allowing participants to become acclimated on

Group Swim Lessons will be offered throughout the summer in separate sessions meeting throughout the week. Private Swim Lessons are available for all ages and are open to the public. Colvin Center Swim Instructors are certified Lifeguards, Water Safety Instructors or both.

For many, Oklahoma’s agricultural and food industries evoke thoughts of wheat and cattle.

Share the W.E.A.L.T.H. is a peer health education program established in response to the health issues concerning OSU students. The principle goals of Share the W.E.A.L.T.H. are to:

Free nutrition classes for Students, OSU Faculty/Staff benefits eligible employees and Department of Wellness Community Members.

SUNUP, is your place for Oklahoma agriculture. Whether it's explaining the latest research, providing updates for current crops or covering the issues that matter most, SUNUP is your source. 

Oklahoma State University is advancing sustainability through its instruction, research, outreach, administrative decision-making, innovative design and operation of facilities, and daily behavior.

The Botanic Garden at OSU provides a place to relax, volunteer, and learn. From youth activities to yoga, gardening to walking the trails, TBG plays an essential role in wellness. 

The Colvin Recreation Center re-opened in 2004 after a $20 million renovation.

The Family and Consumer Sciences Extension unit of Cooperative Extension is made up of human scientists (i.e., county educators and extension specialists) from Oklahoma State University who focus on issues that affect our daily lives.

The HR Department supports all dimensions of health primarily focusing on employee health and reduction of healthcare cost. HR provides training and services related to health insurance and other benefits programs, retirement planning, and workers' compensation programs. 

The Junior Master Gardener program provides youth with education in horticulture, ecology, entomology, service learning, careers, wildlife, nutrition and more! The Oklahoma state coordinator for JMG is Dr. Shelley Mitchell with the OSU Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture.

The OSU-Tulsa Wellness Center's mission is to enhance the quality of life of students, faculty and staff through improved physical and mental development that leads to a healthy and rewarding life.

The Department of Wellness at Oklahoma State University offers programs and services for complete health and wellness of the mind and body for faculty, staff, students and Wellness members.

The Department of Wellness offers many different training programs for members. Some of our offerings include:

AHC Innovators enhance living America’s Healthiest Campus® by communicating, engaging, and collaborating within their departments. Encouraging healthy lifestyles while at work - where we spend most of our time - benefits OSU’s employees, students, and communities.

Wellness State is a peer health education program specifically developed to address the health issues of the freshman student at OSU.  The educational programs are designed to integrate health education and technology in the classroom.The content of the modules is consistent with:

The Department of Wellness offers a free luncheon on the the third Wednesday of each month.  Each program features a wellness topic to create awareness and provide education on healthy living.  A heart healthy lunch is provided by our nutrition staff and the program is free of charge.  Pre-regist

The Department of Wellness offers a free luncheon on the third Wednesday of each month. Each program features a wellness topic to create awareness and provide education on healthy living.

There is no better way to unwind at the end of a long day than through yoga practice and guided relaxation – and what finer place to practice than the tranquil setting of The Botanic Garden. Shed the worries of the day and welcome nature’s energy into body, mind and spirit.

In a Yoga Therapy session, yoga techniques (postures, breathing exercises, relaxation/mediation practices) are customized for specific health challenges.

The Communication Science & Disorders program can target many different prevention and education areas and various populations.

One of the main focuses of our research in the Developmental and Psychophysiology Laboratory in the Department of Psychology is the study of the relationship between nutrition and cognitive development in infants and toddlers.

Through education and service, our academic program, student major's club, and Health & Human Performance Lab act as a clearing house for health information, strive to build leadership capacity in health promotion, and model healthy lifestyle choices for the Tulsa community.  Through outreach

The mission of OSU’s rapidly growing Health Education & Promotion (HEP) program is to develop students who can provide preventative health services in community, corporate, or clinical settings.  Students can choose between options in Community Health or Exercise & Health.  Upon completio

Oklahoma ABLE Tech is the statewide Assistive Technology Act Program located at OSU in Stillwater.  ABLE Tech's mission is to improved access to and acquisition of assistive technology (AT) for individuals with disabilities of all ages.  ABLE Tech provides AT through comprehensive statewide progr

OSU-Tulsa's vision includes broadening the University's research capabilities and activities in the Tulsa metropolitan area. As the newest member of the OSU system, the Tulsa campus brings a new dimension to the university's research mission.

The Colvin Recreation Center re-opened in 2004 after a $20 million renovation.

One of the main focuses of research in the Developmental and Psychophysiology Laboratory in the Department of Psychology is the study of the relationship between nutrition and cognitive development in infants and toddlers. Dr.

The Family and Consumer Sciences Extension unit of Cooperative Extension is made up of human scientists (i.e., county educators and extension specialists) from Oklahoma State University who focus on issues that affect our daily lives.

The OSU-Tulsa Wellness Center's mission is to enhance the quality of life of students, faculty and staff through improved physical and mental development that leads to a healthy and rewarding life.

The Communication Science & Disorders program can target many different prevention and education areas and various populations.

The Cowboy Walking Trails were designed to focus on health and increase activity among our OSU family. The trails are conveniently located on our Stillwater Campus and marked with bronze medallions to help keep you on the right track.

Extension Fact Sheets - Oklahoma's source for research-based information on a wide variety of subjects including health, wellness and nutrition, agriculture, economic development, family and consumer sciences, and youth development. There are thousands of fact sheets available for browsing.

Through education and service, our academic program, student major's club, and Health & Human Performance Lab act as a clearing house for health information, strive to build leadership capacity in health promotion, and model healthy lifestyle choices for the Tulsa community.  Through outreach

Tailgating the Heart-Healthy Way!

This 10-week program is designed to help individuals maintain their weight during the holiday season--losing weight is acceptable too!!  Weekly emails with tips & strategies for adopting or maintaining healthy  behaviors, healthy recipes, stress management tools, physical activity suggestions

Oklahoma ABLE Tech is the statewide Assistive Technology Act Program located at OSU in Stillwater.  ABLE Tech's mission is to improved access to and acquisition of assistive technology (AT) for individuals with disabilities of all ages.  ABLE Tech provides AT through comprehensive statewide progr

Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service county educators and area, district and state specialists develop science-based educational programs to help Oklahomans solve local issues and concerns, promote leadership and manage resources wisely. Programs focus on:

Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service county educators and area, district and state specialists develop science-based educational programs to help Oklahomans solve local issues and concerns, promote leadership and manage resources wisely. 

Whether you are a gardener or just enjoy the diverse beauty that Oklahoma has to offer, you will enjoy watching the Oklahoma Gardening television program. 

The OSU Outdoor Adventure Challenge Course offers all ages a series of physical and mental challenges. This combination of games, obstacles, and problem solving activities add up to high adventure and excitement, all within a caring and supportive atmosphere.

Planning your own adventure? Let Outdoor Adventure's rental shop help equip you. We have everything you need to plan a weekend getaway at great rates. Give us a call or come visit us at the Colvin Recreation Center to get your trip started in the right direction.

OSU Prevention Programs covers Payne, Pawnee, Noble, Kay, and Osage counties doing prevention of alcohol, tobacco, and prescription drugs with local communities.

Sport Clubs are recognized OSU student organizations designed to promote a non-varsity sport or recreational activity. A sport club program provides three basic opportunities to its clientele: instruction, recreation & leisure, and competition. 

Founded in 1946, Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology is a recognized leader in applied technology education and is known for world-class teaching facilities, partnerships with industry, and a nearly 100% career placement rate. 

Since 1989, OSU Prevention Programs have been an integral part in the evolution of community-based prevention, which has progressed from concept to recognized science.

Group Swim Lessons will be offered throughout the summer in separate sessions meeting throughout the week. Private Swim Lessons are available for all ages and are open to the public. Colvin Center Swim Instructors are certified Lifeguards, Water Safety Instructors or both.

The Oklahoma Office of Rural Health (OORH) was established in 1991, as part of a federal mandate, to coordinate, plan and promote quality healthcare for underserved rural Oklahomans.  The OORH works with rural communities to help ensure their healthcare infrastructure is economically viable and t

Free nutrition classes for Students, OSU Faculty/Staff benefits eligible employees and Department of Wellness Community Members.

SUNUP, is your place for Oklahoma agriculture. Whether it's explaining the latest research, providing updates for current crops or covering the issues that matter most, SUNUP is your source. 

The Botanic Garden at OSU provides a place to relax, volunteer, and learn. From youth activities to yoga, gardening to walking the trails, TBG plays an essential role in wellness. 

The Colvin Recreation Center re-opened in 2004 after a $20 million renovation.

The outdoor pool at the Colvin Recreation Center features three 25 yard lap lanes, a current river, and a large game area. The indoor pool has six 25-yard lap lanes and a 14-foot dive well.

The Family and Consumer Sciences Extension unit of Cooperative Extension is made up of human scientists (i.e., county educators and extension specialists) from Oklahoma State University who focus on issues that affect our daily lives.

The Junior Master Gardener program provides youth with education in horticulture, ecology, entomology, service learning, careers, wildlife, nutrition and more! The Oklahoma state coordinator for JMG is Dr. Shelley Mitchell with the OSU Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture.

The Department of Wellness offers many different training programs for members. Some of our offerings include:

Oklahoma ABLE Tech is the statewide Assistive Technology Act Program located at OSU in Stillwater.  ABLE Tech's mission is to improved access to and acquisition of assistive technology (AT) for individuals with disabilities of all ages.  ABLE Tech provides AT through comprehensive statewide progr

OSU Prevention Programs covers Payne, Pawnee, Noble, Kay, and Osage counties doing prevention of alcohol, tobacco, and prescription drugs with local communities.

OSU-Tulsa's vision includes broadening the University's research capabilities and activities in the Tulsa metropolitan area. As the newest member of the OSU system, the Tulsa campus brings a new dimension to the university's research mission.

Founded in 1946, Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology is a recognized leader in applied technology education and is known for world-class teaching facilities, partnerships with industry, and a nearly 100% career placement rate. 

The HR Department supports all dimensions of health primarily focusing on employee health and reduction of healthcare cost. HR provides training and services related to health insurance and other benefits programs, retirement planning, and workers' compensation programs. 

The OSU-Tulsa Wellness Center's mission is to enhance the quality of life of students, faculty and staff through improved physical and mental development that leads to a healthy and rewarding life.