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Social, Wellness, Student Life
There is more to graduate school than the pursuit of an advanced degree.
Network and socialize with fellow graduate students, including those from outside your field. Engage in a pursuit that you find challenging or gives back to the community. Take care of yourself physically and emotionally.
Graduate Student Resource Guide
Council of Graduate Students
CGS is the official branch of student government representing every Ohio State graduate student.
There are over 1,200 student organizations at Ohio State. Many are specifically for graduate students, and you can start your own.
Office of Diversity and Inclusion
ODI supports the recruitment, retention, and success of students, faculty, and staff who enhance the diversity of Ohio State. Graduate student-specific programming featured.
Scarlet and Gray Financial
The financial lives of graduate students are complicated. Peer coaching, workshops, and online resources.
Get help now. Someone is here for you.
Counseling and Consultation Service
Counseling professionals who understand the concerns graduate students have balancing academics, work, and personal lives; finances, graduate school culture, and career decisions.
Student Wellness Center
Support and resources for students taking steps toward a healthier and more successful life.
Fitness and Recreational Sports
Ohio State has some of the best recreational and fitness facilities and services available in the nation.
Arts and Culture
Find out about the great art galleries, museums, and year-round performing arts performances on campus and downtown.
Ohio Union Activities Board
Programming and activities developed by the Graduate and Professional Student Committee and supported by student fees.
Safe Ride provids safe transportation across campus. Any university student, faculty, or staff member may request a Safe Ride.
Title IX protects graduate students from discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs and activities.
Code of Student Conduct
The code of student conduct protects the core mission of the university. fosters student development, and promotes a safe, secure learning environment.
The university provides comprehensive health insurance to graduate students as a mean of encouraging health and wellness.
The Ohio State University Child Care Program provides early education for the children of university students, faculty and staff.
Student employees are eligible to participate and pay into a state retirement plan—OPERS or STRS—or may choose to opt out of participating in retirement. Students also have access to supplemental retirement plans.