Resources on Campus
The following services are available to all students and may be useful to support your personal and academic success.
Academic Advancement Center
Alden Library 101
The AAC offers academic support through a variety of programs such as tutoring, group study sessions, and learning strategies courses.
Supplemental Instruction (SI) offers FREE, out of class, study sessions for traditionally difficult courses. Sessions are led by students who have successfully completed the course.SI sessions' schedule may be seen at http://www.ohio.edu/aac/supins/index.cfm
Students with disabilities are provided with free peer tutoring through the Academic Advancement Center. Tutor availability is not guaranteed. Tutors may be requested online at http://www.ohio.edu/tutoring/. Specific instructions for requesting a tutor are available as a Word Document, PDF, or Power Point slides.
Allen Student Help Center
Baker University Center 419
The Allen Student Help Center provides students with academic advising, academic success skills, study skills assistance and more. The staff may also be able to help you identify the campus resources which best fit your needs. Services are available by either scheduling an appointment or on a walk-in basis.
Counseling and Psychological Services
Hudson Health Center, Third Floor
Counseling and Psychological Services in Cady Hall is available to provide confidential counseling and psychological therapy. Counseling needs may include personal problems, career objectives, or education concerns. Each student can use up to 20 sessions per academic year, all of which are free under the Well Being Plan.
Psychology and Social Work Clinic
Porter Hall Room 002
The Clinic offers an array of services including intelligence and neuropsychological assessment; psychological testing; attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder assessments; and, learning disability assessments. Graduate student clinicians under the direct supervision of licensed psychologist faculty members provide these services. Please contact the Clinic to discuss their fees.
100 Factory Street
Parking Services is responsible for the validation of Accessible Parking Placards issued by the state in order to permit parking in accessible spaces around campus. Parking Services can also provide the most accurate information regarding the location of accessible parking spaces. You may review the policy for accessible parking for students on the Parking Services webpage at:
Shostack Adaptive Equipment Room
Alden Library, Learning Commons 2nd Floor
The Shostack Adaptive Equipment Room is designed to offer additional support to students, faculty, and staff who may need additional assistance in accessing the library. Equipment is available to assist patrons with mobility or physical impairments as well as those in need of study or learning aids.
Student Writing Center
2nd Floor Alden Library
The Student Writing Center offers individual in person or online assistance to assist you with paper writing in any subject area. Assistance can be provided to develop ideas, organize the paper, or try to meet specific assignment expectations. The service is free to Ohio University students and is available by scheduling an appointment or on a walk-in basis.
100 Factory Street
Transportation Services coordinates and provide regular CATS bus service around campus and some nearby residential areas. CATS buses are fully accessible. Transportation Services also runs the CATCAB shuttle system designed to serve people with temporary injuries or permanant disabilities that may have difficulty accessing the CATS Bus.For more information about CATCAB, visit them on the web at
We Connect Now -An online community for college students with disabilities. www.weconnectnow.wordpress.com/
Community and State Resources
A support program for persons with alcohol addiction.
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)
100 Hospital Drive
Athens, Ohio 45701
NAMI Athens is the local chapter of NAMI Ohio, an organization that offers support, advocacy and education for persons with psychological conditions and their families.
Ohio Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation/Bureau of Services for Visually Impaired (BVR/BSVI)
86 Columbus Road, Suite 103
Athens, Ohio 45701
BVR and BSVI are state programs administering federal funds to assist persons with disabilities gain full employment. The BVR/BSVI provides financial support for education, services, and equipment to assist with education, job training, and more.