Summer Happy Hour- Augst 9th

Join ACADAOS for one last summer gathering with a happy hour!

When: Thursday, August 9th, 5pm
Where: Rusty Bucket, 1635 West Lane Ave, Upper Arlington
Who: ACADAOS Members
What: Fun with friends over food and drink (appetizers covered by ACADAOS, drinks covered by you!)
Happy Hour specials are available until 6!

Please RSVP here by 12pm on Wednesday, August 8th.

Summer Social Events!

Actor’s Theatre in Schiller Park- Puss in Boots

2018 Season

When: Friday, July 20th- the performance starts at 8pm, so we will meet at 7:30pm to grab a spot and socialize.

Who: ACADAOS Members and their families!

Where: Schiller Park (German Village) Amphitheatre Stage (southwestern side of the park), 1069 Jaeger St Columbus, OH

How: Let Melissa Basford.18 know if you plan to come!

Note: You are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs- there is no formal seating for the performance

-Street parking is around the park and throughout German Village- just pay attention to signs so you don’t get a ticket!


Art in the Park

What: The Columbus Metroparks has some great events, many of which are free! ACADAOS will be attending Art in the Park, which is an opportunity to take a guided painting lesson focused on nature. For those that want to stick around, we could do a quick hike together afterwards.

When: Wednesday, July 25th, 7pm (we will meet at 6:45pm at the shelter specified in the sign up)

Who: This is open to ACADAOS members and their family members 12+

Where: Blacklick Woods Metropark, 6975 East Livingston Avenue, Reynoldsburg, OH 43068

How: Sign up on the Metroparks website: (event number 30150401). There is limited space, so please sign up online ASAP if you are interested. Once you have a confirmed spot, email Melissa Basford.18 to let us know you plan to come!


Also, there are some amazing things going on in Columbus in the summers (many of them free)! If you are planning on attending and would love some company, we would encourage members to consider posting to the ACADAOS Facebook page to let people know, or consider joining one of our meetup groups!

Join Us for the Annual Regional Campus Visit!

This year we will be visiting the Lima campus!

When: Friday, February 17th, departing at 8:30am and returning by 4:30pm

Where: Departing from Gerlach Hall


If you are interested in attending, please R.S.V.P. to Stephanie Elliott at

ACADAOS Soda Float Kickoff!

Come kickoff the start of another fantastic year with ACADAOS at the Soda Float Kickoff on Friday, September 9th from 3-5pm!

This is a great opportunity to connect with ACADAOS members after the orientation season and getting back into the swing of the fall semester. If you are new to the university and want to learn more about ACADAOS this is a wonderful opportunity to get more information and network with other members!

At the kickoff you will be able to join ACADAOS, renew your membership, pay your dues, learn about the professional development program, network with your colleagues, and of course eat ice cream floats. If you are planning to attend please RSVP by Tuesday, September 6th to Margo Coates.92. We look forward to seeing you there!!

ACADAOS Floats 16-17