Volume 10 - March 2021
Thank you for continuing to do your part to keep yourself, your family, and your friends healthy and safe!
There are many great resources on campus to support your mental health and well-being. The Ohio State Wellness app not only provides resources, but also connects you to support, helps you to set goals, and encourages healthy habits. Whether you are looking to find resources for yourself or someone you care about, the Wellness app is a great place to start. Download for IOS. Download for Android.
What Will You Do This Summer?
Register for Ohio State Summer Term
The Summer Term schedule of classes is now available. Summer classes are offered May through August and range from 4 to 12 weeks, offering you the flexibility to decide what best fits in your schedule! GE courses are available in all GE categories and are offered at all levels (1000 to 4000). In addition, many courses are offered that will fulfill major requirements in some departments/programs. Summer Term instructional fees for undergraduates enrolled on the Columbus campus are discounted 25 percent and many courses are available to take in-person or online, which can help you keep momentum toward a four-year graduation or get you back on track before autumn semester. Summer enrollment appointments are now available to view in Buckeye Link.
Are You Graduating This Semester?
The deadline to apply for Spring 2021 graduation is Friday, March 19. If you are planning to graduate spring semester, but have not yet completed your graduation application, please make an appointment with your academic advisor. Information about how to make an appointment here. If applicable, meet with your minor advisor ahead of time to complete a minor program form. Minor contact information here.
Hear Your Teachers Share Their Passion
Voices of Excellence from the College of Arts and Sciences 
Listen to our professors as they share their innovative work and then check out their classes. More podcasts here.
  • Why Do Viewers Find TV Mobsters So Attractive - Dana Renga (French & Italian)
  • What Popular Soft Drink Gets Its Caffeine From Waste Tea Leaves & Coal - Bart Elmore (History)
  • Finding A Celestial Needle In A "Haystack" of Similar Needles - Scott Gaudi (Astronomy)
Buckeyes Abroadcasts
Tune into the latest episode of Buckeyes Abroadcasts, an education abroad podcast. Hear about a new suite of virtual programs from the Institute for American Universities (IAU). Podcast guest Jessica Calhoun, assistant dean of admission, tells us how Ohio State students can participate in virtual internships, consulting projects, social impact practicums and online courses. Learn more.
Scarlet & Gay - LGBTQ Alumni Society Scholarships
The Ohio State LGBTQ Alumni Society is dedicated to making studying at Ohio State a financial reality for more LGBTQ students and their allies. They offer nine scholarships to undergraduate students. Read more.
Application Deadline - March 16.
Mathematics and Statistics Learning Center
Need help with a math or statistics course? The Mathematics and Statistics Learning Center (MSLC) offers drop-in tutoring and online weekly recurring appointments for specified courses. Check out their tutoring options and resources. Read more.
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Get Help with a Paper, Report or Other Project
Writing Center Services Continue Remotely
The Center for the Study and Teaching of Writing (CSTW) continues to serve all writers throughout the university. They offer two online options for consultations: Live Chat and Drop Off appointments. Appointments are available from 9 AM - 6 PM every day of the week. More information and schedule an appointment here.
Buckeye Food Alliance
Any current Ohio State undergraduate or graduate student, with a valid BuckID, can visit the pantry. They do not require any proof of financial need. The pantry is in Lincoln Tower, Suite 150. If you are able, you may also contribute to the pantry. No Buckeye goes hungry! Read more and hours.
Free Safety Devices for Students
The Office of Student Life's Off-Campus and Commuter Student Services offers students free window and door alarms and light timers to increase their home security. Deterrence tools can play a big role in helping to prevent crimes. Access to the devices is easy. Students fill out a simple form and arrange a time to pick up the devices at the Ohio Union. Read more.
Free Masks Available for Pick Up
The university is providing high-quality disposable masks at a variety of locations around the campus. For details on where and when to pick up masks, visit Safe and Healthy Buckeyes. Read more.
Buckeye Connections Cohorts
Take part in a Buckeye Connections Cohort. This is a very informal social setting where 8-12 students will meet virtually for about one hour per week for four weeks. These fun, relaxed conversations will be facilitated by student leaders with the simple goal of helping students build their network of friends on campus. The next set of sessions will start Monday, March 8 and run through Friday, April 9. Read more and sign up here.
New Student Organization - Branches
Branches is a new student organization initiated by four neuroscience majors. They provide tutoring over Zoom to 4th grade students at a nearby urban elementary school. By helping students who are struggling with math and science, Branches hopes to increase students’ interest in STEM classes and support their future academic success. Students from all majors are welcome. For more information, contact
The Community of Appalachian Student Leaders (CASL)
CASL is a student organization that aims to connect and engage students from the Appalachian region with fellow Appalachian students at Ohio State. CASL builds community through peer support while also helping students to develop academic, professional, and leadership skills. CASL will also help award the Patricia Cunningham Scholarship for students from Appalachian counties. Read more.
Scholarship application deadline - March 31.
First Gen Connection
First Gen Connection is an open, supportive space for First-Gen students to come together to build friendship connections, serve as a hub for connecting to campus resources, and an opportunity to encourage one another in thriving at Ohio State.
First-Gen Connection meets at 6 pm on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month via Zoom. Registration is required. To register, visit
Incorporate a Mindfulness Practice Into Your New Year
Mindfulness practices can reduce anxiety, chronic pain, depression, insomnia, and stress. They can also improve attention and memory. Check out free mindfulness recordings, recorded by Ohio State Integrative Medicine experts. Read more.
Reach Out Training for Student Organizations
Reach Out: An Education & Advocacy Session for Suicide Prevention is a virtual learning experience intended to provide basic information about how to prevent suicide. During this 60-75-minute information session, Buckeyes will learn about suicide risk factors, warning signs, protective factors and how to break down the stigma of help-seeking. Your student organization can also receive group training. Read more.
Add OSU Police Non-Emergency Number to Your Phone
Your safety is our number one priority. You're encouraged to add the non-emergency Ohio State Police number to your phone as a contact and to follow the OSU police on Twitter at @OSUPolice and @OSU_EMFP. Always report suspicious behavior on campus to University Police at 614-292-2121 or off-campus to Columbus Police at 614-645-4545. Dial 9-1-1 in an emergency. Visit Ohio State’s Department of Public Safety for more safety resources. Read more.
Women's History Month
Women's History Month is the designated month worldwide that highlights contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. The month features a variety of panels, lectures, socials, women's sports and community activities and events. Read more.
CLLC Lunar New Year 2021 Virtual Exhibit
2021 marks the 15th anniversary of the Lunar New Year celebration in Hagerty Hall. Although they will not physically come together and celebrate the Year of the Ox on campus, they have created a virtual celebration, this year expanding the talent pool not only to Columbus, but also to Minnesota, Japan, and China. Watch performances including calligraphy, paper cutting, martial arts, music, and dancing to celebrate the Year of the Ox. Read more.
Apply to Be a Buckeye PAL
The Student Wellness Center is looking for student volunteers to provide accessible peer-to-peer support that promotes and enhances student development and well-being. The Buckeye Peer Access Line (PAL) is a non-emergency talk line that serves as a proactive approach for students navigating stress management, pressure to succeed, sense of belonging, relationship management and more. Read more.
Application Deadline - March 21.
The Black Athlete: Politics and Protest in the Era of Black Lives Matter: A Dialogue
Join the 1619 and Beyond Program for a lecture by Derrick White, professor of history at the University of Kentucky, and Louis Moore, associate professor of history at Grand Valley State University. Read more.
March 5 from 4:30 - 6 p.m.
NoBody There
NoBody There is an interactive theatrical installation that explores intimate encounters with strangers — how impossible they are right now and how beautiful they will be to recover on the other side of this pandemic. Read more.
March 18 - 26 at the Hopkins Hall Gallery.
Symphony Orchestra - Livestream Broadcast
Featuring Isaiah Wu, cello, and Jeremy Smith, trombone, perform Elgar, Ravel and Grondahl. Read more.
March 24 at 6:15 p.m.

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