Attorneys within the Office of the General Counsel represent Oregon State University. In that capacity, we advise and counsel the President, Board of Trustees, faculty, staff – all in their official capacities – on various legal issues impacting the University.
No, the Office of the General Counsel does not, and cannot, provide legal advice to faculty or staff regarding personal matters. The Office of the General Counsel provides legal services related to university business only.
The attorneys within the Office of the General Counsel provide guidance only to employees on university matters. Occasionally, general counsel may advise students in leadership positions (for instance, where the student serves in an official capacity with the University). For other situations, Associated Students of Oregon State University (ASOSU) offers students legal services through Access the Law. For more information please visit: ASOSU Student Legal Services.
We are located in the Kerr Administration Building, 630. Our phone number is 541-737-2474.
If you receive a subpoena for records of the University, please contact the Office of the General Counsel.
Please visit the Public Records Request website for information.
Please refer the requester to the Public Records Request website.
For resources and information please contact the Office of International Services.
For resources and information please contact Equal Opportunity & Access.
For resources and information related to accommodations please contact Disability Access Services (DAS).
Resources and information related using the University name, trademarks, or logos please contact University Relations and Marketing.
When contacted for information related to a federal background check on a current or former student please contact the Office of the General Counsel before releasing any information.
For resources and information please contact:
Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management (PCMM) the unit within The Controller’s Office that develops and approves OSU contracts for business transactions.
For information regarding university-wide policies, please visit the University Policies and Standards webpage.