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Our Vision: The Patricia Kain Knaub Center for Student Success will serve as a leader within the OSU system and to Human Sciences academic units nationally to elevate academic advising, the first-year experience, leadership development, and career development through highly engaging, purposeful, and integrated programming that educates students to become intentional learners.

Our Mission – The Patricia Kain Knaub Center for Student Success serves the educational roles of:

  • Articulating the undergraduate academic programs of the College of Human Sciences and accompanying career opportunities to prospective students and their families.
  • Delivering a highly engaging first-year experience for freshmen and transfer undergraduates that effectively facilitates transition to the College of Human Sciences at OSU.
  • Delivering effective, student-centered, developmental advising services to Human Sciences freshmen, sophomore, and transfer students while providing professional development services to Human Sciences faculty advisors who advise junior and senior undergraduate students.
  • Providing leadership development opportunities to Human Sciences undergraduates through student leadership organizations, special events, professional development opportunities, prospective student recruitment, mentoring of first-year students, and related endeavors.
  • Engaging students in the career development process from the first-year experience through graduation in order to link the student’s educational experiences with career goals and career destinations.


  • Services to Prospective Students and Their Families.
  • Developmental Academic Advising
  • Career Developmental Education and Services
  • Student Leadership Development
  • The First-Year Experience to Aid Transitions of Students.

Contact Information:

Patricia Kain Knaub Center for Student Success
College of Human Sciences
Oklahoma State University
101 Human Sciences
Stillwater, OK 74078-6114
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Phone:  405-744-5053
Fax:  405-744-7113

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