Note: Most of the resources listed below are specific to Ohio State’s Columbus campus. However, some regional campus resources are included, and others will be added in the upcoming months.

A to Z Resources List

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Academic Affairs, Office of (OAA) 
203 Bricker Hall
190 North Oval Mall
Columbus, OH  43210-1358
Phone: (614) 292-5881
TTY: (614) 292-7327
borne.1@osu.edu

Academic Learning Lab (ALL)see Dennis Learning Center

Academic Colleges and Schools, List ofsee Colleges and Schools

Academic Misconduct, Committee on (COAM)
33 W. 11th Ave.
Room 107
Columbus, OH  43201-2013
Phone: (614) 292-7262

ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) Coordinator, Office of
2054 Drake Center
1849 Cannon Dr.
Columbus, OH  43210-1208
Phone (voice): (614) 292-6207
TTY: (614) 688-8605
ada-osu.edu
The ADA Coordinator’s Office was created to guide Ohio State’s efforts to move beyond compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, toward seamless access. As Ohio State’s focal point for disability-related initiatives, the ADA Coordinator’s Office collaborates with university offices, governmental agencies, and advocacy groups to inform decision-making and ensure Ohio State’s compliance with state and federal mandates.

B

Bookstores, University
Phone: (614) 247-2000
The Ohio State University Bookstores have two Columbus campus locations.

  • The Central Classroom Building location sells a selection of office supplies, as well as some electronic items, in addition to selected computing software and hardware. The Central Classroom Building bookstore also stocks Ohio State apparel and a limited range of books, magazines, and other items.
  • The multi-story bookstore located at 1598 N. High Street, on the southeastern edge of campus, is the primary bookstore location for textbook sales. The High Street bookstore offers an expansive array of merchandise, including Ohio State apparel and gifts, books, magazines, and school supplies.

BuckID
219 Lincoln Tower
1800 Cannon Dr.
Columbus, OH  43210
Phone: (614) 292-0400
BuckIDs are the Ohio State identification cards used by the university’s faculty, staff, and students. BuckID cards are required for the check out of library materials and classroom equipment. BuckIDs also facilitate access for many Ohio State faculty, staff, and students to restricted campus building spaces, including offices, residence halls, and recreational facilitites. In addition, BuckID owners can deposit money in their personal BuckID accounts, for use when payment is required by campus photocopiers and computing lab printers.
While these BuckID features are familiar to most Ohio State faculty and staff, many are unaware of a number of discounts which are only available at various local businesses and restaurants, when BuckID is used as the form of payment. The BuckID website provides information on current discounts as well as options for individuals to manage their BuckID accounts, including monitoring use as well as making electronic deposits.

C

Campus Area Bus Service (CABS)
CABS is part of Ohio State’s Department of Transportation and Parking. No ID or bus pass is required for riding on CABS buses that are traveling regularly scheduled routes.

Campus Maps

  • Agricultural Technical Institute (ATI)-Wooster, Ohio
    Features include downloadable maps of the ATI Campus and ATI Farm Laboratory and amap of Ohio that illustrates the ATI campus location.
  • Columbus Campus
    Features include a searchable building index–including the Columbus Campus parking garages–as well as a graphic mapGoogle map, and links to additional resources.
  • Lima Campus
    Features include an interactive map of the Lima campus and directions to the Lima Campus from different points around the State of Ohio.
  • Mansfield Campus
    Offers a map of the Mansfield Campus along with links to driving directions, accommodations, and local restaurants.
  • Marion Campus
    Photos and descriptions of the main Marion Campus buildings are offered via a virtual tour, as well as a link for a printer-friendly version of the map and a link to information about Marion Campus closings, delays, and directions.
  • Marion Campus, Delaware Center
    A link to a map is provided for the Delaware Center of the Marion Campus, as well as a link for a printer-friendly version of the map.
  • Newark Campus
    Directions to the Newark Campus from different points around the State of Ohio are provided, along with a link for a printer-friendly version of the Newark Campus map.
  • Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC)-Wooster, Ohio
    This site provides a detailed image of the OARDC campus, including a small inset map that illustrates the campus’s location within surrounding Wooster.
  • Stone Laboratory
    Maps illustrate the Stone Laboratory’s location off the coast of Lake Erie in Ohio. Clickable, numbered “Step” tabs describe the process for visitors travelling to the Stone Laboratory’s location on Gibraltar Island. A link is also provided for downloading a printable copy of the map.

Campus Police Departmentsee Public Safety, Department of

Center for the Study and Teaching of Writing (CSTW)
485 Mendenhall Laboratory
125 S. Oval Mall
Columbus, OH  43210-1308
Phone: (614) 688-5865
cstw@osu.edu
* Writing Across the Curriculum
* Writing Center, The

Classroom Equipment
Central Classroom Building, Room 25 (lower level)
2009 Millikin Rd.
Columbus, OH  43210-1243
Phone: (614) 292-3131
classroom.osu.edu/equipment.php (for equipment information)
avorder@osu.edu (to reserve equipment or request delivery and setup in a classroom)
Ohio State’s Office of Information Technology (OIT) loans the following equipment to faculty and instructors: TVs and VCRs on carts, DVD players, audio tape and CD players, portable speakers, slide projectors, digital cameras, camcorders, tripods, laptop computers, and projectors for computers. Equipment can be checked out with pre-arrangement or on a walk-in basis. Equipment can be picked up, or delivered and set up.

Classroom Reservations: see Ohio State Registrar’s Office of Scheduling

Classroom Services
Central Classroom Building
Room 25 (lower level)
2009 Millikin Rd.
Columbus, OH  43210-1243
Phone: (614) 292-3131
avorder@osu.edu for equipment needs
classroomhelp@osu.edu for classroom assistance

Committee on Academic Misconductsee Academic Misconduct, Committee on (COAM)

Computing Assistance (for academic computing needs): see IT Service Desk

Computer Centers for Ohio State students
A number of Student Computer Centers are available across campus for students to access technologies for coursework requiring current computer hardware and software, and Internet access. Centers are equipped with Windows and/or Macintosh computers and a variety of peripheral equipment. Software includes word processing, desktop publishing, spreadsheet, e-mail, web browsers, and more.
* Most Student Computer Centers can be reserved by Ohio State faculty for classroom use. See the Student Computer Centers website for more information.

Consolidated Services Center
Student Academic Services Bldg, 1st Floor
281 West Lane Ave.
Columbus, OH 43210-1132
scsc@osu.edu
Phone: (614) 292-0300

Counseling and Consultation Service, Office of (CCS)
Fourth Floor, Younkin Success Center
1640 Neil Ave.
Columbus, OH  43201-2333
Phone: (614) 292-5766

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Dennis Learning Center, The Walter E.
250 Younkin Success Center
1640 Neil Ave.
Columbus, OH  43201-2333
Phone (Main Office): (614) 688-4011
Phone (Learning Specialists): (614) 688-3967
wedic_staff@osu.edu (Individualized Services)
tuckman.5@osu.edu (Head Instructor, EPL 259 course)
The Walter E. Dennis Learning Center (WEDLC) provides academic support to Ohio State students in need of learning assistance. Services are offered in a number of areas including study skills, time management, test-taking strategies, learning from text, note-taking, and self-regulation strategies. Individualized services are available by appointment. The Dennis Learning Center is the primary location in which Ohio State’s EPL 1259 course (Individual Learning and Motivation: Strategies for Success in College) is taught. At times that classes are not in session, computers in the Learning Center are open to all Ohio State students.

Digital Union, The
Third Floor, Science and Engineering Library
175 W. 18th Ave.
Columbus, OH  43210-1150
Phone: (614) 292-2793
digitalunion@osu.edu

Disability Services, Office for (ODS) (see also Ohio State Office of the ADA Coordinator)
150 Pomerene Hall
1760 Neil Ave.
Columbus, OH  43210-1221
Phone: (614) 292-3307
TDD: (614) 292-0901
ods@osu.edu
The Office of Disability Services collaborates with and empowers students who have disabilities by coordinating support services and programs that enable equal access to an education and university life.

E

Equipment, Classroomsee Classroom Equipment

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G

Graduate School
247 and 250 University Hall
230 N. Oval Mall
Columbus, OH  43210-1366
Phone: (614) 292-6031

H

The Frank W. Hale, Jr. Black Cultural Center
153 W. 12th Ave.
Columbus, OH  43210-1389
Phone: (614) 292-0074
The Hale Center is named in honor of Dr. Frank W. Hale, Jr., who fought to increase opportunities for minority students at The Ohio State University. Considered one of the finest Black Cultural Centers in the United States, the Hale Center is located on the south part of Ohio State’s Columbus campus. A hub of campus activity, the Hale Center hosts a number of campus events in addition to providing meeting space for student organizations. Within the facility’s almost 20,000 square feet of space are housed two state-of-the-art computer labs, several classrooms, rooms for reading and research, a tutorial laboratory, and two art galleries named for outstanding artists, which feature some of the Hale Center’s exceptional art collection. Depending upon facility availability, reservations for occasional alternative class meeting spaces may be accommodated at the Hale Center.

Help Desk Technology Support Centersee IT Service Desk

Human Resources, Office of
1590 N. High St.
Suite 300
Columbus, OH  43201-2190
Phone: (614) 292-1050
service@hr.osu.edu
The majority of Human Resources departments on the Columbus campus are located in this building, at the corner of East 11th Avenue and North High Street. This includes the departments of the Associate Vice-President, Administration, Benefits, the Customer Service CenterOrganization and Human Resource ConsultingPayrollManagement Information Analysis and Reporting, and Veterans Affairs.
* Additional locations for different Human Resources units are described here.
* New faculty at Ohio State can read more here about resources for new employees.
* GTAs can learn more here about some of the benefits that may be available for them, as Ohio State student employees.

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IT Service Desk
Walk-In LocationCentral Classroom Building
Room 25 (lower level)
2009 Millikin Rd.
Columbus, OH  43210-1243
Phone: (614) 688-HELP (614-688-4357)
TDD: (614) 688-8743
8help@osu.edu
The IT Service Desk handles questions, problem reports, service requests, and inquiries from Ohio State faculty, staff, and students regarding computer hardware and software, Internet connectivity, and related topics.

International Affairs, Office of (OIE)
300 Oxley Hall
1712 Neil Ave.
Columbus, OH  43210-1219
Phone: (614) 292-6101
oia@osu.edu

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Libraries, Online
This website provides detailed descriptions of and links to a number of Ohio State’s online libraries.

Libraries, Universitysee University Libraries

Library, OIT Media
* The Office of Information Technologies Media Library has 6,000 titles on videocassette, film, laserdisc and DVD for faculty use. Titles are available on their web site.

M

Mathematics and Statistics Learning Center
148 Cockins Hall
1958 Neil Ave.
Columbus, OH  43210-1247
Phone: (614) 292-3952
Contact

Media Library: see OIT Media Library

Media Resources Library
210 Younkin Success Center
1640 Neil Ave.
Columbus, OH  43201-2333
Phone: (614) 292-4400
The Media Resources Library, located on the second floor of the Younkin Success Center, houses print and electronic resources available for students and faculty. Materials include information on careers, teaching, academic advising, self-help items, and learning and technology. Materials can be found using the University Libraries online catalogue. To search for materials housed at the Younkin’s Media Resources Library, use the advanced search feature and limit the location to “YSC - Younkin Success Ctr”. Catalogued materials in the stacks and ACADAOS collections can be checked out using a BuckID card andrenewed online through the University Libraries website.

Minority Affairs, Office of
102 Bricker Hall
190 N. Oval Mall
Columbus, OH  43210-1358
Phone: (614) 292-4355
* Office of Minority Affairs Tutoring Services: (614) 292-0964

Multicultural Center
128 Lincoln Tower
1800 Cannon Dr.
Columbus, OH  43210
Phone: (614) 688-8449
Contact
The Multicultural Center at Ohio State provides opportunities for students’ engagement and leadership, focusing on building community, valuing social justice, contributing to the academic experience, and facilitating individual transformation. Some programs offered by the Multicultural Center specifically target diverse populations, including African American studentsAmerican Indian studentsAsian American studentsGay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender studentsHispanic students; and women students at The Ohio State University. Additional programs include the Diversity Leadership Transcript ProgramMen’s Initiatives, the National Coalition Building Institute, and New Diversity Initiatives, among others.

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O

Office of Scheduling
See Scheduling, Office of

P

Police Department: see Public Safety, Department of

Printing Services, University: see UNIPRINT

Public Safety, Department of (see also Ohio State Student Life’s Safety Information Website)
Blankenship Hall
901 Woody Hayes Dr.
Columbus, OH  43210-4013
Phone to report an emergency: 9-1-1
Phone: (614) 292-2121 (for general non-emergency calls)
* Ohio State’s Department of Public Safety includes the areas of campus police, security and fire prevention, and student safety services.

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R

Regional Campuses
Ohio State’s regional campuses include the following locations:

 

Registrar, Office of the University
Student Academic Services Bldg, 1st Floor
281 West Lane Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1132
Phone: (614) 292-0300
registrar@osu.edu
Among the many useful resources included on the University Registrar’s website are

Room Reservations: see Ohio State Registrar’s Office of Scheduling

S

SASSOsee Student Athlete Support Services Office

Safety Information (provided by Ohio State Student Life)

Scheduling, Office of
University Registrar
Student Academic Services Building, 5th Floor
281 West Lane Ave.
Columbus, OH 43210-1132
Phone: (614) 292-1873
registrar@osu.edu

Student Advocacy Center
1120 Lincoln Tower
1800 Cannon Dr.
Columbus, OH  43210
Phone: (614) 292-1111
advocacy@osu.edu

Student Athlete Support Services Office (SASSO)
350 Younkin Success Center
1640 Neil Ave.
Columbus, OH  43201-2333
Phone: (614) 292-7088
Contact

Student Computing Centerssee Computer Centers for Ohio State Students

Student Life, Ohio State
600 Lincoln Tower
1800 Cannon Dr.
Columbus, OH  43210-1230
Phone: (614) 292-9334
studentaffairs@osu.edu
The Office of Student Life (which recently changed its name from the Office of Student Affairs) is responsible for many of the outside-the-classroom aspects of student life at Ohio State. Among the areas falling within Student Life are student healthwellness, andcounselingactivities, organizations, and leadership development; student housing; food service, including campus dining as well as catering services; and BuckID.
Student Life also includes recreational sports, including intramurals and sport clubsoutdoor adventure programsaquaticspersonal training, and fitness classes in addition to opportunities for informal, open recreation. Many of these programs are offered in new, state-of-the-art facilities, such as RPAC (the Recreation and Physical Activity Center) and the Adventure Recreation Center.
Other Ohio State facilities operated by Student Life include the Schottenstein Center, theFawcett Center, the Blackwell Inn, the Ohio Union (currently under construction), and the Drake Event Center.

T

Technology Enhanced Learning and Research (TELR) Support Service
480 Baker Systems Engineering
1971 Neil Ave.
Columbus, OH  43210
Phone: (614) 688-5875
telr@osu.edu
TELR is the Ohio State community’s eLearning partner. Along with TELR’s Digital Union, TELR provides innovative technology and multimedia solutions for Ohio State’s faculty, staff, and students.

Technology User Groups
This website provides links to a variety of Ohio State-based computer user interest groups, many of which meet monthly or bi-monthly.

Test Administration and Scanning Services (an area in the Office of the University Registrar)
585 Student Academic Services Building
281 W Lane
Columbus, OH  43210-1233
Phone: (614) 292-2241
registrar@osu.edu

Transportation and Parking, Department of
160 Bevis Hall
1080 Carmack Rd.
Columbus, OH  43210-1002
Phone: (614) 292-9341
Phone (toll-free): (877) OSU-PARK (877-678-7275)
tpinfo@osu.edu
Information provided within the Transportation and Parking website includes

U

UniPrint (formerly known as Cop-EZ)
UniPrint locations and hours
uniprintcustomerserv@osu.edu
UniPrint serves as the primary Ohio State resource for campus printing and photocopying services, including course packets. Additional services offered include document managementprinter managementleasing and sales for photocopier, printer, and fax office equiment, and wireless printing services. UniPrint also coordinates the Microsoft Personal Use Program, offering discounted prices on software for eligible full- and part-time Ohio State students.

Libraries, University
William Oxley Thompson Memorial Library (currently closed for renovation; see below)
1858 Neil Avenue Mall
Columbus, OH  43210-1286
Phone: (614) 292-6154
The William Oxley Thompson Library normally serves as the main library at the Columbus campus, but is currently closed for multi-million dollar renovations, anticipated to conclude sometime in 2009. See here for more information about the dozens of libraries included within Ohio State’s University Libraries system, including regional campus library locations.

University Center for the Advancement of Teaching (UCAT)
260 Younkin Success Center
1640 Neil Ave.
Columbus, OH  43201-2333
Phone: (614) 292-3644
ucat@osu.edu
University Police Department (University Police)see Public Safety, Department of
Phone to report an emergency: 9-1-1
Phone: (614) 292-2121 (for general non-emergency calls)

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Wireless Internet Access, Ohio State
This site provides information about how to connect to a wireless network at Ohio State as well as a current map of campus “hot spots.”

The Women’s Place
5046 Smith Laboratory
174 W. 18th Ave.
Columbus, OH  43210-1106
Phone: (614) 292-3960
womensplace@osu.edu

Writing Across the Curriculumsee Center for the Study and Teaching of Writing

Writing Center, Thesee Center for the Study and Teaching of Writing (CSTW)

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