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Student Service Organizations

The Campus Involvement Center is home to over 400 registered student organizations. Below is a list of organizations that designate themselves as a service organization. Many other student groups are active in community service, if you would like your group to be listed please email oucommunityservice@gmail.com and we will add you. For a complete list of all registered student organizations please visit http://www.ohio.edu/involvement/studentorganizations/



An undergraduate club where students will be involved in volunteer work in local nursing homes and hospice centers. These opportunities will pertain to the interactions with the elderly community.

Organization Email: mg118909@ohio.edu

 Alpha Phi Omega

National Co-Ed Community Service Fraternity with over 200 members and growing! We do service all around the campus and community, and take service trips over winter/spring/summer breaks.

Organization Email: aphio@ohio.edu

 Arnold Air Society

The Arnold Air Society is a professional, honorary service organization advocating the support of aerospace power.

Organization Email: aas@ohio.edu

Biddle Hall Council

The purpose of this organization shall be to provide community building activities, to provide leadership opportunities, and to provide opportunities for student development outside the classroom for the residents of Biddle Hall.

Organization Email: bg977111@ohio.edu

Circle K International

We are a service and leadership organization that preforms service throughout Athens, Ohio. We are a branch of Kiwanis International.

Organization Email: circlek@ohio.edu

 Colleges Against Cancer

We are an organization that promotes awareness of cancer on campus. We include committees of advocacy, cancer education, survivorship, and Relay For Life.

Organization Email: cacancer@ohio.edu

 Community Service Leadership Council:

CSLC organizes a volunteer opportunity every Saturday called our Project of the Week. CSLC provides the opportunity for other student organizations to access money through our SCORE grant to help with their own volunteer projects.

Organization Email: cslc.ohiou@gmail.com

 Connect - College of Business

Our mission statement is "bridging the gap between students alumni" through planning, executing and hosting events for the CoB and university while engaging with alumni.

Organization Email: connect@ohio.edu

 Four-Play! Quad Rugby

Host a community service fundraiser event for the Buckeye Blitz Quadriplegic Rugby Team. Raises awareness within the Athens community about wheelchair sports. Provides members with spinal cord injury population interaction as well as event planning.

Organization Email: quadrugby@ohio.edu

 Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity at Ohio University works to create future leaders who spread social awareness across the community by volunteering with Athens County Habitat for Humanity to help eliminate substandard housing. Habitat meets at 7pm on Mondays in Copeland 112.  Stop by and Visit the Habitat Office in Baker during thier office hours on Wednesdays 1:30-3:30pm 

Organization Email: habitat@ohio.edu

 Little Monsters

A charity organization that is based on the philanthropic work of Lady Gaga. We raise funds for charities endorsed by Lady Gaga and hold charity events with a GaGa twist!

Organization Email: lilmonsters@ohio.edu

 Ping Employee Relations Club (PERC)

Employee Relations of Charles J. Ping Recreation Center is committed to enhancing employee relationships in a welcoming environment, advancing staff cohesiveness and providing its workforce with positive opportunities within the community.

Organization Email: perc@ohio.edu

Ohio University Red Cross 

Committed to collecting blood donations across the Ohio University campus. Work in collaboration with other student organizations and the Athens Chapter House of the Red Cross to achieve our goals in service. First meeting is Wednesday August 28th 5pm in Baker 236.

Organization Email: redcross@ohio.edu

 Relay for Life Planning Committee

Responsible for the planning and execution of American Cancer Society Relay for Life.

Organization Email: relay@ohio.edu


Rotaract is an organization for men and women ages 18-35 sponsored by Rotary International. We focus on community service and building ties between Athens and Ohio University through projects that help those who need it most. Meetings are Wednesdays at 6pm in Baker. 

Organization Email: de103209@ohio.edu

 Service Living

We seek to encounter the People, Beauty, History, Culture, Values, and Needs of Athens County through committed service and friendship.

Organization Email: mk302709@ohio.edu

 Service Planning and Renewing Communities

Service Planning and Renewing Communities (SPARC) is a service organization led by students. Our primary objective is to work with overlooked areas or grassroots organizations in order to provide help to those in need.

Organization Email: gk315210@ohio.edu

 Sigma Alpha Lambda

Sigma Alpha Lambda is a service and honors oriented co-ed fraternity that emphasizes development of leadership traits in its members.

Organization Email: sigalplam@ohio.edu

 Student Council for Exceptional Children (SCEC)

Each quarter, SCEC members complete a total of 10 volunteer hours (8 volunteer and 2 fundraiser). SCEC members will be expected to pay one annual fee of $20. SCEC is extremely dedicated to volunteering in the Athens community in various ways.

Organization Email: scec@ohio.edu

 Student Social Work Association

The goal of SSWA is to serve, educate, and promote activism in the field of social welfare by providing opportunities for students to interact and to positively impact the communities by recognizing and addressing the communities’ needs

Organization Email: sswa@ohio.edu

 Thursday Supper Volunteer Corps.

Every Thursday and Saturday at United Campus Ministry, students and community members alike come together to share food and friendship. Thursday Supper is an all inclusive student organization.

Organization Email: thursday@ohio.edu









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