Activities for a healthy, balanced life
Get involved, stay active and enjoy
Intramural Sports is one of the most popular extracurricular activities offered on campus. Being involved in the program is a great way to be active, meet new people, reconnect with friends, try new sports, continue playing the sports that you have grown to love, and of course, have fun!
Check out the OSU Craft Center with a variety from ceramics to woodworking to digital arts, papermaking and more. It’s free and a great way to manage stress.
Volunteer and feed your desire to give back to your community with the precious resources of your time and energy!
Fraternity & Sorority Life contains live-in requirements, academic eligibility, general questions and concerns, interactive guide to the 47 Greek fraternity and sorority chapters on campus.
Support services for families, veterans
Family Resource Center is a full day on-campus child care center, free short-term drop-off child care centers at The Valley Library and Dixon Recreation Center and parent support/resources
Military & Veteran Services works on transfer of benefits, tuition assistance, deployment, military credit evaluation, vocational rehabilitation and OSU Veterans community.
University Housing & Dining Service assists in information on residence halls, cooperative houses, family housing, housing policies, dining plan options and dining locations. Use the online portal to manage all housing and dining accounts.
Support for students of color and LGBTQ students
Trio Student Support Services (TRiO SSS) is a support program for undergraduate students that are first-generation, low-income, or have documented disabilities. The program provides academic counseling, tutoring and peer mentorship, social enrichment opportunities and more.
The Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) is dedicated to increasing the number of traditionally underrepresented students successfully completing science, technology, engineering and mathematics baccalaureate degrees.
SOL: LGBTQ+ Multicultural Support is an inclusive, welcoming community with events, educational programming and student advocacy and support for queer/trans people of color.
OSU is home to seven cultural centers that welcome all students seeking an ethnic, cultural, or identity-based place to call home.
Asian & Pacific Cultural Center
Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center
Centro Cultural César Chávez
Ettihad Cultural Center
Native American Longhouse Eena Haws
Hattie Redmond Women and Gender Center