Benefits of recognition

President's Club recognizes individuals who support academics, health sciences, and the arts at The Ohio State University with cumulative annual giving of at least $3,000 each calendar year. Some exclusions apply.

Staying Involved

In honor of their generous support at The Ohio State University, President's Club donors can enjoy these exclusive opportunities:

  • The opportunity to apply to purchase home season football tickets and reserved game day parking
  • Invitations to events
  • A monthly e-mail newsletter exclusively for President’s Club donors
  • Opportunities for engagement with university leadership.
  • Use of the university's nationally recognized library system
  • The opportunity to purchase on-campus parking
  • Membership opportunities at the OSU Golf Club, the Faculty Club, and the university's recreational sport facilities (Fees apply.)

Additional Information

The Faculty Club

President's Club donors have the opportunity to join The Ohio State University Faculty Club. With a wide variety of more than 80 events each year, the Faculty Club provides the perfect campus location to gather, dine, and socialize. In addition to having the use of the club's facilities, a membership would offer reciprocal privileges at more than 100 university clubs worldwide.  |  614-292-2262 

Football Tickets

In order to qualify for the opportunity to apply to purchase home season football tickets, donors must have made their qualifying gift of $3,000 or more by December 31 of the year prior to the football season and accepted the opportunity to purchase tickets. New donors must return the required Benefit Acceptance Form sent in their Welcome Packet by the stated deadline. Football ticket invoices are generated and delivered by the Department of Athletics Ticket Office in early March to those who have met all requirements.

Please be aware that the IRS has determined that acceptance of the opportunity to apply to purchase football tickets will affect the tax-deductible portion of a donor's contribution. According to IRS guidelines, the annual fair market value for the opportunity to purchase two Ohio State home season football tickets through President's Club is $300.

For annual President's Club donors who accept this benefit, the $300 fair market value will be disclosed on their gift receipt reducing the net charitable portion of their contribution. Lifetime donors are exempt from this policy.

Football Game Day Parking

President's Club donors who accept the football ticket benefit and the opportunity to apply to purchase game day parking will be eligible to purchase game day parking in a reserved location.

As with the purchase of football tickets for annual donors, there is a net charitable reduction to the donor's contribution based on the value of the parking location. Parking for donors at the $3,000 gift level will result in a $60 non-deductible value and at $5,000 or higher, the value is $75.

The Athletics Ticket Office is responsible for assigning parking locations based on availability. The designated areas based on annual giving levels could be:

$3,000-$4,999: Fawcett Center, Northwest Garage, the Schottenstein Center, Sisson and South Lincoln
$5,000 or higher: Tuttle Garage (most likely location), North Riverbank, South Field House, South Riverbank, East Stadium, West Stadium.

Golf Club

President's Club donors are considered affiliates of The Ohio State University Golf Club and may call or book online four days in advance to reserve a tee time. President's Club donors must provide confirmation of their status when checking in. There is a limit of 6 visits. Fees apply.  |  614-514-GOLF (4653) 


President's Club donors may borrow items from University Libraries. By providing confirmation of their President's Club status, donors will obtain a library courtesy card. Additional information related to online options is available at:  |  614-292-6154 

Recreational Sports Facilities

five indoor facilities and all recreational sports programs. Everyone can find something to fulfill their recreation, wellness, and leisure needs at Ohio State. Fees apply.  |  614-292-7671