The Educational Opportunities Program leads several programs & efforts that aim to offer holistic support to students who have traditionally been denied equal access to higher education. Students may participate in these communities with or without applying to EOP. Browse the various programs listed, and reach out to an academic counselor if you are unsure of which will best support you.

Dr. Lawrence Griggs Office of Black & Indigenous Student Success

Creates rich and intentional collaboration across campus to increase access and academic success of African American & Indigenous students

LSAMP - Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation 

Dedicated to increasing the number of traditionally underrepresented students successfully completing STEM baccalaureate degrees

Dreamers & Undocumented Students

Provides resources for DREAMers and Undocumented students at the Dreaming Beyond Borders Resource Center

Living-Learning Communities

munk-skukum Indigenous & Nia Black Scholar housing offer community building and cultural identity exploration

Beaver Connect

Connects first-year & transfer students in their first year at OSU to mentoring teams with faculty and peers


Includes volunteers from across campus dedicated to supporting and amplifying the voices of first-generation students at OSU

Get Social!

Follow EOP and our programs on various social media platforms to stay tuned into the most current happenings!

  • EOP:     
  • Griggs Office: 
  • LSAMP: 
  • Dreaming Beyond Borders Resource Center:     
  • First!:     

Additional Student Support Programs at OSU

Helpful Resources for Students

In addition to providing our own resources for our students, we connect students with other resources across campus that facilitate success:

Talk to an EOP academic counselor to learn which resources may best assist you.

Cultural Resource Centers

Diversity & Cultural Engagement oversees seven cultural resource centers on campus where students can gain additional support, build community and participate in various events.