For 144 years, The Ohio State University's campus in Columbus has been the stage for academic achievement and a laboratory for innovation. It's where friendships are forged. It's where rivalries and revelry are born.
We want all students to have a successful, fulfilling experience at Ohio State. University-wide programs like these are designed to support students at all stages of their college careers.
Living on campus offers many advantages and has been proven to enhance students' success at Ohio State. We do our best to find the one right for you.
Campus housing is home to first-year and upperclass students. 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.
As such, Student Life University Housing supports the academic and social success of all its residents. Within our diverse community of residence halls, University Housing affirms that one's dignity and uniqueness should be recognized and respected regardless of distinctions in identity.
University Libraries provides patrons with access to information at 15 locations across the Columbus campus.
The William Oxley Thompson Library provides materials and services related to the humanities and social sciences. The collection includes reference materials, government documents and some special collections.
The Ohio State University provides wireless data network services for OSU students, faculty, staff, and guests. The wireless network is designed and maintained by the Office of the Chief Information Officer.
International Students (F-1/J-1 Student VISA) who are new to The Ohio State University are required to complete all applicable components of the Vaccination Requirement.
The Health Screen appointment is completed by Student Life Student Health Services (SLSHS) and includes:
Whether you attend the Columbus campus; a regional campus in Lima, Mansfield, Marion or Newark; or the Agricultural Technical Institute in Wooster, all your courses lead to an Ohio State degree.
Achieve personal fitness goals through your favorite activities. Discover new passions. Balance your life. At our state-of-the-art facilities, you have the equipment and support you need to be successful in any of our more than 45 activities courses – and earn academic credit!
Your passion for the outdoors will know no bounds with the opportunities available from Ohio State. Whether you’re exploring a part of the outdoors for the first time or are a seasoned adventurer, our courses will expand your horizons and deepen your love for the outdoors.
The first step to a lifetime of health and wellness is knowledge. Learn first aid and CPR, how to prevent cancer and increase your awareness of the AIDS virus.
With over 1,200 student organizations, Ohio State provides a wide range of opportunities for students to get involved. Student organizations have a significant impact in providing effective learning environments for students, preparing them to live and work in a global community.
The Ohio State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).