What does environmental wellness mean to you?
Environmental wellness encompasses both the natural environment and your social environment. It is about how you interact with your community, nature and even yourself. Learning to appreciate how human activities affect the earth and taking positive steps to live in harmony with your surroundings.
Strategies for improving your environmental wellness
- Become an advocate of consistent usage of recyclable materials.
- Cultivate community and well-being
- Patronize local markets-eat freshly harvested food while reducing transportation related pollution
- Prudent usage of resources such as water, electricity and fossil fuels
- Whenever possible walk, ride your bicycle or take public transport to your destination
- Take time out to learn how to take care of and interact positively with your surroundings and the earth in general
Resources for developing your environmental wellness
Sustainability at OSU
Advancing sustainability through its instruction, research, outreach, administrative decision-making, innovative design and operation of facilities, and daily behavior.
Environmental Science Sustainability Resources
Learn about recycling efforts in the community and on campus as well as connect with sustainability-minded community organizations.
OSU Botanic Gardens
Engage the senses, unleash your imagination and wander a trail of discovery at The Botanic Garden, home of Oklahoma Gardening. Enjoy the walking trails and the beautiful display gardens featured on Oklahoma Gardening and explore ways to build a more sustainable living environment.
Lake Carl Blackwell
Lake Carl Blackwell has nine distinct campground areas available for public use. Please select from the different areas below to get a feeling for each area.
Friends of Lake McMurtry
Nestled 10 miles outside of Stillwater OK, Lake McMurtry is the perfect family friendly getaway. Come try out a kayak rental and spend your day soaking up one of Oklahoma's most Spectacular sunsets!
With its 83 acres of lush surroundings and hundreds of animals, the Tulsa Zoo offers a picturesque setting and a unique experience for you. From lush, natural outdoor settings to wonderful indoor spaces, the Tulsa Zoo offers dozens of unique locations with their most popular animals in full view.
Myriad Botanical Gardens and Crystal Bridge Conservatory
The Myriad Botanical Gardens is one of Oklahoma City’s most beloved public spaces, offering its visitors a 15 acre natural escape in the very heart of the metro known as downtown Oklahoma City. A children’s garden, an off-leash dog park, the Park House restaurant, “splash fountains,” as well as paths for walking and jogging provide guests young and old with a place in which to find solitude with nature or seek community and the company of others
Oklahoma City Zoo
Oklahoma's premier destination connecting people and our world's vanishing wildlife and wild places.
Oklahoma Parks and Recreation
Explore Oklahoma's Must-Visit Attractions And Roads Less Traveled.
Health and Wellness
Department of Wellness
OSU's Department of Wellness has a wide variety of activities, including Outdoor Adventures.
University Health Services
University Health Services is an outpatient ambulatory care facility designed to provide cost effective, physician directed, health care. Our clinic specializes in college health and is certified by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc. (AAAHC).
Safety and Security at OSU
Department of Public Safety at Stillwater
Security of lives and properties of employees, students and the general public.
Campus security is provided 24 hours a day, seven days a week by OSU-Oklahoma City Campus Security. Campus Security constantly patrols parking lots, building, and grounds. As a precaution, car doors, office doors, classroom doors, and other areas should be locked and secured when not occupied or scheduled for activities. If anyone suspicious is observed in or around the campus area, contact the Office of Safety and Security immediately.
Environmental Health and Safety
What OSU is doing to protect health and safety of employees and students from work places related hazards.
Information Security Office
The Information Technology Department provides innovative, reliable, integrated technology solutions; quality services; and information resources; all of which contribute to a positive campus experience conducive to the success of our faculty, staff, students, and stakeholders.
Student Support Services
Student Disability Services
Student Disability Services at OSU Center for Health Sciences provides support services to students with disabilities and is committed to providing equal access to programs, services and activities.
Outdoor Adventure provides opportunities for fun, adventure, education and excitement. Through our trip and workshop programs, we emphasize adventure, environmental awareness, personal development, risk management training, and wilderness travel.