Even if you live off-campus, there are many resources available to you as students.
Student Legal Services is a non-profit law office employing legal professionals to provide advice, representation, education, and resources to eligible Ohio State students regarding a wide range of legal issues, including predatory towing, criminal misdemeanors, traffic offenses, property manager-tenant, consumer and credit matters, dissolutions, simple wills and power of attorney, notary and much more. If you need legal assistance, call Student Legal Services at 614-247-5853 or visit studentlegal.osu.edu.
Student Conduct has partnered with the Moritz College of Law to offer free mediation services to all Ohio State students as an avenue to resolve conflicts and disagreements. To learn more about mediation or to request mediation, call 614-292-0748, visit studentconduct.osu.edu, or stop by the Student Conduct office.
Counseling and Consultation Service (CCS) assists currently enrolled undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. CCS also works with spouses/partners of students who are covered by the Comprehensive Student Health Insurance. Counseling and Consultation Service can assist you with stress management, anxiety, depression, relationship problems, transitions in life, identity exploration, substance use, eating concerns, feeling overwhelmed and academic adjustment. Call Counseling and Consultation Services at 614-292-5766, or visit ccs.osu.edu.
The Student Wellness Center promotes the nine dimensions of wellness: emotional, occupational, social, intellectual, spiritual, physical, financial, aesthetic and environmental, by providing information on various health issues, providing programs and services to individuals and groups, and contributing to the development of a more healthy and caring campus community. Some of the programs and services they provide include: financial counseling, nutritional counseling, HIV testing, condoms, and sexual violence and drug education. Contact Student Wellness at 614-292-4527, or visit swc.osu.edu.
The Student Advocacy Center is committed to assisting students in cutting through campus bureaucracy. Its purpose is to empower students to overcome obstacles to their growth both inside and outside the classroom, and to help them maximize their educational experience while pursuing their degrees at The Ohio State University. Call Student Advocacy at 614-292-1111, or visit advocacy.osu.edu.
The Department of Recreational Sports offers members of The Ohio State University community an extraordinary experience to live active and meaningful lives while on-campus. Programs and services range from class instruction, aquatics, adventure trips, climbing, drop-in fitness and recreation, intramural sports, sport clubs, massage therapy, personal training, disc golf, skateboarding, roller hockey and many other activities. Recreational Sports also offers American Red Cross Safety Training Courses in CPR, First Aid, Lifeguard Training, Water Safety, SCUBA and more. Visit recsports.osu.edu to learn more!
On-Campus Parking Permits
CampusParc offers parking permits to students, staff, and faculty. Permit eligibility is determined by the University and is based on credit hours and address (residence hall or off-campus). Permits may be upgraded during the year if either of those change. Prices and types of permit information are located on CampusParc's website. Students may purchase on-campus parking permits at either 1560 North High St. or online at osu.campusparc.com.
Buckeye Block Watch
The Buckeye Block Watch (BBW) is a safety awareness initiative available to all Ohio State students living off-campus to increase awareness of safety practices and available resources.
As a part of Buckeye Block Watch movement, you pledge to:
- Be alert!
- Know your nieghbors and watch out for each other.
- Report suspicious activities and crimes regardless of when they happened.
- Learn how you can make yourself and your community safer.
Opportunities for Involvement:
- Display a BBW window sign
- Attend BBW-sponsored events
- Wear your BBW t-shirt
Buckeye Block Watch window signs are available in the Ohio Union, suite 3106. By placing a sign on your window you are:
- Reminding neighbors and passers-by to practice safe behaviors in the community.
- Identifying yourself as a trusted neighbor who will look out for fellow community members.