Student Health Services offers unlimited one-on-one nutrition counseling to students at no charge, provided by our Registered Dietitians. These services focus on nutrition and physical activity assessment, and self-guided goal setting. The dietitian will not ask you to make changes you do not seek yourself, but rather help organize your goals into small, measurable, attainable objectives.

The Registered Dietitian can give you guidance with:

  • General nutrition questions
  • Healthy eating on campus
  • Improving current eating habits
  • Healthy eating on a budget
  • Grocery shopping and food planning
  • Weight management
  • Medical concerns (diabetes, heart health, etc.)
  • Food allergies and intolerances
  • Vegetarian/vegan nutrition
  • Cooking skills
  • Emotional eating
  • Disordered eating
  • Sports and fitness nutrition

How to Make an Appointment

This service is available to students only. To make an appointment, call 541-737-7556. Appointments are located at SHS @ Dixon.

Appointments are confidential and last approximately 40 minutes. There is NO CHARGE for consultations, and appointments are unlimited, in order to best assist you with your goals.

NOTE: A $20 fee will be assessed to your account if you fail to show up to scheduled appointment.

Preparing for Your First Appointment

Complete the Nutrition and Health Information Questionnaire (Word Doc). Follow instructions on the form and return it at least one day prior to your appointment.

Begin to think about your normal diet, and consider strengths and weaknesses along with specific goals you would like to discuss with the dietitian.

Other Services

The dietitians are also available to provide nutrition education on a variety of nutrition-related topics to on-campus groups. Presentations can be requested via our online form.

Contact Us

For appointments: 541-737-9355
Confidential fax: 541-737-9665

What is a Registered Dietitian?

A Registered Dietitian (RD) is a food and nutrition expert who has:

  • Completed a Bachelor’s degree at an accredited college or university (some Registered Dietitians also have post-graduate degrees)
  • Completed an accredited supervised practice program
  • Passed a national examination administered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration
  • Completed continuing professional educational requirements to maintain registration

Because of the education required to become a Registered Dietitian, RDs are health professionals who are best equipped to help you meet your food and nutrition goals.

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  • National Nutrition Month: every March
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