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Email Communications System "Online Student Health" Debuts at SHCC


Online student health debuts at shcc


WOU Student Health and Counseling Center is proud to announce the arrival of WOU On-line Student Health (OSH).  This is a secure site where students can send and receive messages from the Student Health and Counseling Center (SHCC), as well as edit contact information, view required immunizations and have access to educational materials. The messages students send and receive from the SHCC will be used as part of their permanent health and counseling record.  This service is free and registration is easy.  


How to register:

- Choose a user name

- Student ID Number – Start with the “V”

- First Name (this has to be your legal name that we have on file for you at SHCC)

- Last Name (this has to be your legal name that we have on file for you at SHCC)

- E-Mail address (it has to be the same E-mail address we have on file for you at the

  SHCC in most cases it is your WOU E-mail address)

  • A generic E-mail will be sent to you with a temporary password, or you will get an E-mail stating that you are not eligible this usually means your information you entered does not match what we have on file for you.  Call the SHCC at 503-838-8313 for assistance. 
  • Log in with your temporary password.
  • You will be asked to change your password.  Your password must contain 8 characters, include letters and numbers, mixed case (upper and lower) and has to be different then your user name. 
  • Now you are ready. 

Other helpful information:

  • Please do not send URGENT messages.  If you have Urgent needs please call us at 503-838-8313.
  • This is new to WOU SHCC so we have not worked out all the bugs yet, so please be patient with us.  If you have sent us a secure message but we have not responded to you in 2 business days, please call the SHCC at 503-838-8313. 
  • When we send you a message you will get a generic E-mail stating you have a secure message waiting.  To receive your message you need to Login to
  • We will be slowly adding education material.
  • If you are sending us a message there is a list of counseling and medical provider names.  Please don’t send it to a specific counselor/provider unless you know who is working with you on this issue.  Send your counseling messages to “counseling center” and health messages to “Health Center”. 

New Counseling Groups Starting Fall, 2013


Starting the first week of Fall term 2013, new counseling groups will be available for all WOU students. To learn more, students can visit our counseling page HERE.



WOU Green Dot ready to launch third year with new changes, new faces!

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Summer term has seen a great deal of changes for the WOU Green Dot program.

In July, Green Dot program coordinator Carli Rohner (Wellness Educator, SHCC) and five new training staff members (Katie Cowan, Charisse Jolliff, John Wilkins, Shawn Sellers and Dr. Mary Ellen Dellostritto) attended a joint training with the staff and faculty of Willamette University in Salem, Oregon. The incorporation of these new, enthusiastic training members (joining Carli and fellow trainer, Amy Hammermeister of HE/PE) will provide additional opportunities for extending the GD program at Western Oregon University.


Our staff is also excited to welcome Dr. Jennifer Messina, Director of Training and Development for Green Dot, etc. (read more about Green Dot etc. at their website) for our first ever Green Dot New Student Week session!

A graduate of Dartmouth College she attained her masters and doctorate degrees in Clinical Psychology from the University of Virginia. Dr. Messina completed her internship at Duke University Medical Center and a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Virginia. She has 15 years of clinical experience with an emphasis on trauma and recovery from violence. She was also a professor at James Madison University and Washington & Lee University. With an emphasis in primary prevention, she has coordinated prevention efforts at the local and regional level. Dr. Messina provides training and consultation to universities, non-profit organizations, and military installations across the globe as a member of the Green Dot etc. training team.


Check out the Green Dot website for more info:








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