Oklahoma State University prides itself in being America's Healthiest Campus®, empowering our employees, students and communities in which we live, learn, work, and play to be well. This includes all 5 of our campuses, A&M's and our 77 county extension service offices, with the goal of improving the health of all Oklahomans.
As America’s Healthiest Campus®, Oklahoma State University thrives within a culture of wellness.
OSU is empowering our employees, students and communities in which we live, learn, work, and play to be well. This includes all 5 of our campuses, A&M’s and our 77 county extension service offices, with the goal of improving the health of all Oklahomans.
This requires a true culture of wellness, synergizing all levels of change - personal, interpersonal, organizational, and environmental through wellness programs, services, resources and research.
Our mission is to LIVE America’s Healthiest Campus®, the most engaged, productive, successful, confident, and resilient we can be.
Enrich the lives of our students, employees and communities. Harmonize the physical, emotional, spiritual, social and professional dimensions of wellness. Synergize the personal interpersonal, organizational and environmental levels of change for a sustainable culture of wellness.
The Wellness Strategy Model
Oklahoma State University has integrated a comprehensive wellness strategy model to share the how, the what and the who of living America’s Healthiest Campus®. Below are examples of the simple and complex wellness strategy model. Click to enlarge.
To learn more about initiatives such as the innovators program or our certified healthy departments,
Make Your Impact
Oklahoma State University offers programs and services for complete health and wellness of the mind and body for faculty, staff, students and Wellness members. If you’re passionate about making OSU America’s Healthiest Campus® a priority, consider giving to the fund below.
- OSU Live “America’s Healthiest Campus” Fund 20-88930
If you have a passion for OSU Wellness learn about some of the ways you could impact living well at Oklahoma State University through these initiatives:
America’s Healthiest Camus Innovators
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. Through an innovator network, Innovators provide the tools, resources and peer support necessary to facilitate healthy lifestyle choices with their colleagues.
Where’s Pete Discovery Trail
Discover the beauty and history of OSU, America’s Healthiest Campus®! Find 15 Pistol Pete’s hidden along a 2.15 mile trail. Search for answers to questions along the way, then bring your completed sheet to the concierge desk across from the University Bookstore in the nation’s largest Student Union to claim your prize!
Cowboy Walking Trails
The Cowboy Walking Trails are conveniently located throughout the Stillwater campus and marked with bronze medallions. The White Trail is .66 miles long, the Orange Trail is .89 miles, and the outer loop around both trails adds up to a total of 1.3 miles. Our Cowboy Walking Trails will lead you through OSU’s campus while passing by some of Oklahoma State’s most notable landmarks.
Active Art Area - Name Coming Soon
Thanks to a gift from The Merrick Foundation, the campus now has a recreation area encouraging activity and relaxation, as well as, an alternative study spot for students. The area northwest of the Classroom Building features a group hammock, posts for hanging individual hammocks or slacklines, a two-person swing, and stands to display student artwork.
To learn more about giving opportunities related to Wellness, contact Jill Johnson.