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Oklahoma State University

Center for Student Success


Center for Student Success

We are located in 101 Human Sciences Building (122 N. Monroe Street) on the Stillwater campus of Oklahoma State University. Our Advisors, Career Services Coordinator, Prospective Students Services Coordinator, Student Development and Retention Coordinator, Study Abroad Specialist, and Coordinator of Distance Education are available Monday through Friday for scheduled appointments from 8:00 - 11:30 a.m. and from 1:00 - 4:30 p.m.

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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 to college (including our Freshman Reading Program)