We offer individual counseling, career assessments, career exploration, job/graduate school assistance, workshops and group counseling, and a career exploration course. Let us help you with your journey.
We guide Arts and Sciences undergraduate students through the strategic process of exploring the unique value of their Arts and Sciences education, discovering their marketable skills, obtaining internships and other opportunities for workplace learning, and connecting with prospective employers.
We provide comprehensive individual and group mental health services, psychoeducational prevention and outreach programming to currently enrolled undergraduate, graduate and professional students. We also work with spouses/partners of students who are covered by the Comprehensive Student Health Insurance.
The SMART Lab is the result of a partnership between the Student Wellness Office of OSU Student Life and the Counselor Education Program within the College of Education and Human Ecology. The mission of the SMART Lab is to teach and research the efficacy of stress management and resiliency skills with students at Ohio State. Services are free for enrolled OSU students.
Student Life Disability Services collaborates with and empowers students who have disabilities in order to coordinate support services and programs that enable equal access to an education and university life.
The Ohio State University Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) is one of the oldest and most prominent offices of its kind in the nation. Founded in 1970, ODI has supported the recruitment, retention and success of students, faculty and staff who enhance the diversity of The Ohio State University. ODI oversees the Hale Center, the Todd Anthony Bell National Resource Center on the African American Male, the American Disability Act program (ADA), the nine-city Young Scholars Program, as well as being home to a wide-range of retention, mentoring, scholarship, and access programs.
The Office of International Affairs helps facilitate the development and growth of the Global Gateways and oversees Education Abroad, International Students and Scholars, the Mershon Center for International Security Studies, and five Area Studies Centers. We sponsor and administer grants and scholarships for faculty, graduate and undergraduate student research, education abroad and independent study. We develop agreements with international academic institutions, host international delegations, and initiate and coordinate international education outreach activities and special events. Additionally, we support the International Affairs Scholars Program, which provides opportunities for students from all majors who are interested in global themes.
The Office of the University Bursar, bills and collects tuition, fees, campus housing, and other university-related charges. The office also invoices third-party agencies, audits OSU student accounts, processes student refunds, and oversees University and Perkins/Health Professions promissory notes and exit interviews. The office is responsible for university accounts receivable collection activities for both University departments and Perkins/Health Professions loans.
At Ohio State University, you’ll join over 1,800 current veterans, dependents, and Active Duty, National Guard, and Reserve members attending as undergraduate and graduate students; over 1,400 current faculty and staff veterans; and over 400 Tri-service Air Force, Army, and Navy ROTC program participants. Veteran and military students at Ohio State benefit from affordable tuition, convenient health care options, extensive academic opportunities, regional campuses, Student-Veteran organizations and activities, and a full range of veteran’s academic and social support programs and services led by our Office of Military and Veterans Services.
SASSO serves over 1000 student-athletes on 37 NCAA teams. SASSO provides OSU student-athletes with assistance in academic, athletic, personal and professional development, such as: advising, tutoring, and study tables. Counselors and other staff help foster growth in decision-making, planning and the fulfillment of academic, career and life goals for all student-athletes.
Most student financial aid matters can be managed online through My Buckeye Link and by following the instructions and resources provided on this site. For assistance, including general information or personalized help with anything related to financial aid, contact Buckeye Link (formerly Student Services Center). Note: Students in professional programs should contact the appropriate program office.
The Wilce Student Health Center, Student Life Student Health Services (SLSHS), at The Ohio State University is a Joint Commission accredited outpatient facility providing a variety of health care services to the student population. All students enrolled at the Ohio State University are eligible to use SLSHS, regardless of health insurance coverage.
The Student Life Student Wellness Center was developed out of the convergence of a variety of programs. The Ohio State University has been committed to addressing various health and wellness concerns, such as AIDS education and outreach efforts that began in 1982. Our mission is to empower students to strive for balance and wellness. “Wellness” is an active, ongoing process which involves becoming aware of and taking steps toward a healthier, happier, more successful life.
The Student Advocacy Center is committed to helping students navigate Ohio State’s structure and to resolving issues that they encounter at the university. Our purpose is to empower students to overcome obstacles to their growth both inside and outside the classroom. We encourage students to maximize their education experience and prepare them for involvement in the larger community and for life beyond college.
Living on campus offers many advantages and has been proven to enhance students’ success at Ohio State University. We do our best to find the one right for you. Campus housing is home to first-year and upperclassmen. All unmarried, full-time students within two years of high school graduation must live on campus, unless exempted, space is no longer available, or they are living with family. Advantages of on-campus housing include: convenient location to classes, resident advisors are assigned to every floor to help with the transition to college and having roommates, full-time professional staff live in each housing complex, the ability to develop lasting friendships and make lifelong memories, and opportunity for involvement in student life.
The Dennis Learning Center supports students so that they can enter, excel in, and successfully complete academic programs at The Ohio State University. We apply our expertise in education, psychology, instruction, and technology to provide outreach that includes elective courses, workshops, and individual academic coaching. We help students flourish by providing assistance in areas that include motivation, academic stress, procrastination, study skills, time management, test taking, learning from text, note taking, and self-regulation. We also are devoted to the advancement of research that promotes greater knowledge and understanding of college students’ academic success.