Resources for Students

Graduate School

Staff directory

Graduate School Handbook

Career Development programs

Career Development Resources (pdf)

Funding for Graduate Students (pdf)

Summary, GA and Fellow Appointments Dates and Requirements 2014-2015 (pdf)

Council of Graduate Students

The Council of Graduate Students (CGS) is Ohio State's student government organization for graduate students. Its main purpose is to work towards continual improvement of the graduate student experience at Ohio State. CGS works regularly with the Graduate School and other policy-making bodies.

Office of Information Technology

Office of Information Technology delivers information and learning techologies for students, faculty, and staff in learning, teaching, research, and administrative settings. For technical assistance or questions, contact the IT Service Desk at or 614-688-HELP. For walk-in service and classroom support, stop by 024 Central Classroom Building. For laptop internet access issues, stop by the BuckeyeBar, 60A Thompson Library.

OSU Email Account Management

IT Student Guide

IT Quick Links

Transportation and Parking

Transportation and Traffic Management provides a variety of parking and transit options, including the free Campus Area Bus Service (CABS), to the university community.

Parking (purchase parking permit online)

Campus Area Bus Service (CABS)

Alternate Transit  

Student Life

Office of Student Life offers programs and services designed specifically to enhance the graduate student experience.

Departments, Office of Student Life 

Resources & Policies, Student Life 

Legal Services

Student Legal Services provides a legal services plan to eligible Ohio State students. SLS services include court representation, personal advising sessions, uncontested domestic matters, and others.

Academics and Career Development

The Versatile Ph.D.

Career Connection offers resources to assist graduate students in their career decision making processes.

Center for the Study and Teaching of Writing

Dennis Learning Center specialists help graduate, professional, and undergraduate students examine academic strengths and weaknesses and develop strateiges that lead to success.

ESL Composition Program is a post-admission English as a Second Language program.  The goal of the program is to bring students' writing skills to a level at which they can perform successfully as writers in university courses.

Office of Research

SPIN Funding Opportunity Database

Office of Responsible Research Practices

Spoken English Program

Statistical Consulting Service provides professional statistical consulting support to OSU researchers.

University Center for the Advancement of Teaching

UCAT At-Risk Simulation Training  Free interactive online training for graduate teaching associates designed to help them recognize and assist students in psychological distress.

University Libraries

eLearning Inventory  One-stop website for all eLearning services at Ohio State.

Campus Life

Buck I.D.

Buckeye Bargains Thrift Shop (located in 54 Converse Hall; open Wednesdays 9 a.m-3:30 p.m)

Child Care Program

Department of Public Safety

Department of Recreational Sports

Off-Campus Student Services

Office for Disability Services

Office of International Affairs (OIA)

Office of the Chief Information Officer (technology services)

Student Athlete Support Services

Student Housing Legal Clinic

University Residences and Dining Services

Events and Recreation

Columbus Metro Parks

D-Tix (discount tickets at the Ohio Union)

Experience Columbus

Ohio State Recreational Sports

Ohio Union Activities Board for graduate and professional students

OSU Events Calendar

School of Music (calendar of events)

Wexner Center for the Arts

Financial and Registration

Buckeye Link (Student Information System)

Office of Human Resources (payroll and benefits)

Office of Student Financial Aid

Office of the University Bursar

Student Academic Services

University Registrar 

Health and Wellness

Campus Suicide Prevention Program


Counseling and Consultation Services (CCS)

Student Health Insurance Program

Student Health Services

Ohio State is Tobacco Free

Student Organizations and Support

Council of Black Leaders

Council of Graduate Students (CGS)

GLBT Organizations

Latino/a Graduate and Professional Student Association

Multicultural Center

Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Ohio Union Activities Board Graduate/Professional Committee

Ohio Union Student Organizations

University Interfaith Association

The Women's Place

Information About Columbus 

Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA)

Voter Registration

Need help?

Contact staff members in the Graduate School using the staff directory, or call (614) 292-6031.

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