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​​Academic & Campus Resources

Descriptions is the central site for access to academic and related information. Students can access their current schedule, grades, statement of account, assigned advisor, etc. and also link to resource information and view the class catalog for upcoming terms.


Ohio State Police strives to ensure that students, faculty, and staff are free from safety distractions so that they may learn, teach, and conduct research. For emergencies, call 9-1-1. The general, non-emergency number for OSU Police is 614-292-2121.

The Escort Service was developed to provide safe transportation during the evening and early morning hours for students in the campus area. Trained, uniformed Safety Service officers will walk or drive students to and from their destinations within the service area when the person being escorted feels unsafe walking alone.


Career Counseling and Support Services ( provides opportunities for students across the University to explore majors and careers through workshops, individual appointments and walk-ins as well as through their Career Resource Library. Additionally, Career Counseling and Support Services can assist students interested in pursuing graduate and professional degrees, and those who need assistance with career correspondence and interviewing skills for jobs and internships. ​​​


The Writing Center can help a student get started or keep going with a writing project. While they are not a proofreading service, the Writing Center assists the university community with a variety of writing projects, from research papers to lab reports, resumes and applications.


The Office of Counseling and Consultation Services provides counseling and mental health services to assist students in dealing with personal concerns, interpersonal issues and concerns about relationships, academic effectiveness, and career counseling. Services include individual counseling, therapy groups, support groups, skill-building workshops, crisis intervention, and psychiatric consultation. Walk-in appointments are available for emergencies. Other appointments should be scheduled.

The majority of their services are offered out of the Younkin Success Center (YSC) on Neil Avenue. Their psychiatric services are conducted out of the office on the 2nd floor of the Wilce Student Health Center. Both of these areas offer free services to all enrolled Ohio State students. CCS can be reached at (614) 292-5766.


The Office of Disability Services works with students who have temporary and permanent disabilities to provide academic support services and programs that enable equal access.   Students must register with the office to be eligible for services.


The Office of Diversity and Inclusion provides many services to the campus community, including: ACCESS, Bridge, Mentoring, Tutoring and Academic Advancement Services. The Multi-Cultural Center focuses on support and programs through intercultural initiatives that develop intercultural competence.


Ohio State’s Testing Center and academic units offer examinations for credit in select courses. Credit by Examination allows a student to earn credit towards graduation hours without registering for the full course. Details about courses offered, cost of exams and how to prepare can be found at:


Students can get assistance with their math and statistics classes by attending tutoring sessions offered through the MSLC. The MSLC offers open tutoring hours for some advanced and most 100 level math classes as well as for Statistics 133, 135, 145, 427 and 428.


The Student Advocacy Center assists students by answering their questions, referring them to campus resources and offering guidance on university policies and procedures to help students navigate our large campus.


The Wilce Student Health Center offers a variety of services for Ohio State students, including: Allergy Injections, Dental, Health Information Services, Immunizations, Laboratory, Nutrition Therapy, Optometry, Pharmacy, Primary Care, Sports Medicine, Radiology, and Women's and Men’s Services.

All students enrolled at OSU are eligible to use the health service, regardless of health insurance coverage. The Wilce Center provides most services on an appointment basis. Students with injuries or illness requiring immediate attention may be evaluated and scheduled to see a physician on a same-day basis. The Student Health Center is partially funded with student fee dollars. These fee dollars help to keep the medical services at the Student Health Center among the most affordable in the Columbus area.


The mission of the Student Wellness Center is simple: to promote the wellness of OSU students and their communities. The Center serves the OSU community with a variety of ongoing programming, events, appointments, and information sessions. Topics covered by the SWC include: drug abuse education and prevention, financial counseling, healthy eating and active living, healthy relationships and sexual wellness, sexual violence education and support, stress and sleep counseling, and abuse education and prevention.


Many departments at Ohio State offer free tutoring for select coursework, or can refer students to paid tutors in their area as well. A complete list of campus tutoring resources can be found at:


The Office for Military and Veterans Services provides assistance to veterans and their families. Information is available for current and future students and students can use the office and website to make connections at the university and receive assistance in a variety of areas.


In addition to providing the letter graded, 5 credit hour course EDPL 259: Individual Learning and Motivation Strategies for Success in College, the Dennis Learning Center also provides additional courses as well as workshops, one-on-one assistance and tutoring in Chemistry, Math, and Physics. The EDPL 259 course is a great option for students who want to boost their GPA, improve on their study skills, or gain new academic success skills to carry them forward in their coursework.


The Student Service Center (SSC) assists students with financial aid matters, tuition and fee payments, registration challenges, managing your Student Center, and other issues.


OIA offers services for international students as well as for those students who wish to Study Abroad.  Their site contains detailed information on Study Abroad program requirements, costs and application deadlines.


A non-profit law office, Student Legal Services provides advice, representation, education and resources to eligible students (fee paid at the beginning of Autumn semester).