Fighting for affordable & accessible higher education for all Oregonians since 1975.

The Oregon Student Association is a membership organization, meaning it principally serves and is governed by its member campuses. OSA currently has seven members: Eastern Oregon University, Lane Community College, Oregon State University, Portland State University, Southern Oregon University, University of Oregon, and Western Oregon University.

  • Membership Benefits

    • Seats on the governing boards of OSA which direct the organization
    • Access to the OSA issue survey which determines OSA’s legislative priorities
    • Regular staff visits to campus
    • Free trainings from our staff on advocacy, campaign planning, organizing, and organization building
    • Reduced registration costs for OSA conferences
    • Legislative Briefings & Trainings from our legislative director
    • Professional staff support on local issue campaigns & events
  • Membership Responsibilities

    • Attending all Board of Directors meetings and ensuring all board seats are filled
    • Paying membership dues – currently $1.17/student/term
    • Participating in the campaigns chosen by OSA’s issue choosing process
    • Helping to write in OSA’s budget in board meetings & defending it on your campus