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Ohio State values diversity in people and ideas.
We’re an inclusive, supportive community where you can comfortably join in or confidently stand out.


Explore your college, school or department website to find academic areas of study as well as student support programs focused on diverse identities.

Disability services

Disability Services, in the Office of Student Life, coordinates support services and programs to empower students and enable equal access to an education and university life.

Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator’s Office coordinates ADA compliance for the university and serves as a clearinghouse for disability-related resources.

First Year Experience

First Year Experience (FYE) helps first-year undergraduates from all backgrounds develop the skills and connections required to meet challenges in and out of the classroom. FYE also offers special programs for non-resident and first-generation students.

Summer programs for incoming first-years


University Housing, in the Office of Student Life, offers learning communities, living environments and residential initiatives that bring undergraduate students together under a common major, career and/or personal interest. Ohio State offers over 20 of these residential options, including:

Office of International Affairs

The Office of International Affairs (OIA) helps international students achieve their academic, personal and professional goals during their time at Ohio State.

Office of Military and Veterans Services

The Office of Military and Veterans Services is the university’s single point of contact for all military and veterans services and concerns.

Scholarships and funding

Multicultural Center


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