Student Life

Office of Learning Services (OLS)

OLS offers tutoring services on campus for most 100 and 200 level courses, regardless of subject. These services are free of charge and are available to assist students with their academic pursuits. Students should contact the Tutoring Office for specific courses that have tutors available.

Math & Science Center

The Math and Science Center provides tutoring and assistance for all of the math and science coursework offered by the campus, including individual as well as group tutoring and assistance.

Writing Center

The OLS Writing Center is designed to assist with the complexities of the writing requirements of all courses. The professional staff has had over 30 years of experience writing, tutoring, and educating. The staff will assist with proofreading, grammar, and paper structure. The writing center provides walk-in services or appointment based assistance. Hours are Monday-Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

For more information on these services and more, please visit the Office of Learning Services.

Getting Involved

There are many opportunities to get involved on campus and meet people while you are attending SUNY Oswego.  It doesn't matter if you are a commuter or a residential student, there are many ways to be an active member in the campus community.

Students who live in a Residence Hall can become involved in Hall Council and a variety of programs provided by Residence Life and Housing.

Students who live on or off campus can get involved in one or more of SUNY Oswego's 120+ registered student organizations.

To learn more about specific registered student organizations visit the Student Organization Services (SOS) web page and check out the Directory of Registered Student Organizations.

For information regarding campus events through the year check out the SUNY Oswego Events Calendar- This gives a list of what is happening each day on campus from art exhibits to athletic events, student organization programs and many other involvement opportunities. 

Honors and Recognition

Phi Kappa Phi is the largest and a highly respected academic honor society that recognizes and promotes academic excellence in all fields of higher education.  Each year, the local chapter offers membership to seniors, 2nd semester juniors and graduate students with the highest cumulative grade point average (7.5% of juniors, 10% of seniors and graduate students).

Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges recognizes outstanding juniors and seniors on the basis of excellence in scholarship, leadership in academic and co-curricular activities, service to the College and or community, and promise of future achievement.

Academic Honor Societies for specific disciplines are also an option for SUNY Oswego students.

Tau Sigma - National Honor Society for Transfer Students

Tau Sigma is an academic honor society designed specifically to recognize and promote the academic excellence and involvement of transfer students.

In order to be eligible, a student must rank among the top 20% of all transfer students in the first term at SUNY Oswego and be a full time student.