Personal Success Resources

Your Ohio State experience isn’t limited to the classroom. You bring your entire self to college, and there are many dimensions in your life that could use some support while you are here. Thankfully, we have many resources for you!

General Wellbeing Resources

Ohio State wellness app — a free app to help you set goals, establish health habits, choose resources, and take action.

Wellness Coaching through the Student Wellness Center is a free 1:1 coaching service to help you determine how to live your best life and to create goals that are meaningful for you. This coaching focuses on holistic wellness, strengths, and goal-setting. Coaches are undergrad or graduate students.

ESCE 5271: Wellness Achieving a Healthy Lifestyle is a for-credit elective course you can take to help you improve your overall being.

NURSING 5115: MINDSTRONG is a for-credit course that aims to improve self-esteem, resiliency, communication, eating and sleep habits, coping skills, and physical activity.


Mental and Emotional Wellbeing

Counseling and Consultation Service provides individual and group mental health services, outreach, and programming. Students must set up a phone screening to determine which service is right for them: individual support, group counseling, psychiatric services, etc.

Other services offered by CCS that do not require a phone screening include:

SMART Lab Modules introduce you to mindfulness and breathing to reduce stress.


Physical Wellbeing

The Wilce Student Health Center is an out-patient facility that provides high-quality health care to the student population.

Ohio State Rec Sports provides opportunities for physical activity, including fitness classes and equipment, intramural and club sports, outdoor recreation, and more. Your access to Rec Sports may be included in your semester fees.

Nutrition coaching is free to all students and can help you identify imbalances in your food intake and ways to optimize your nutrition.

The Student Wellness Center provides a variety of resources related to sexual health, including HIV/STI testing and the condom club.

The Buckeye Food Alliance exists to ensure no Buckeye goes hungry. Students may access this pantry for free, no questions asked, to receive food and toiletries. Click here for locations


Financial Wellbeing

Scarlet and Gray financial coaching is a peer financial coaching program. Financial coaches can assist you with everything from making a budget to managing loans.

iGrad is Ohio State’s financial literacy platform. This interactive website covers a variety of in-depth topics, including: loans, borrowing, retirement, investing, identity theft, banking, credit cards, and more.


Additional Resources

Student Life Disability Services supports and empowers students with disabilities in order to coordinate care and enable equal access to education and other areas of university life.

  • Students must register to use Disability Services.
  • A qualifying disability can include, but is not limited to: mental health conditions, ADD/ADHD, chronic health conditions, learning disabilities, blind/low vision, D/deaf or hard of hearing, Autism Spectrum Disorder, physical disabilities, and temporary injuries.

The Student Advocacy Center helps students navigate and resolve issues they encounter at the university in order to overcome obstacles to personal and academic growth. They assist students with a variety of concerns, including: academic; discipline/judicial; financial; housing; enrollment; personal crisis; and physical/mental health.

The Office of Institutional Equity includes Sexual Misconduct Response and Prevention (often referred to as Title IX). They exist to support students who are victims of sexual assault, sexual harassment, domestic/dating violence, stalking, sex-based discrimination, and pregnancy discrimination. You can report an incident and/or receive confidential support.

The Bias Assessment and Response Team (BART) exists to support students who have been victims of bias, in violation of the university’s Equal Employment and Educational Opportunity Policy or the Code of Student Conduct. These bias incidents may include, but are not limited to, acts or behaviors against the student motivated by the offender’s bias against age, ancestry, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, military status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.