Prospective StudentsCome OUT at OU!
Ohio University and Athens are great places for LGBTA students to live and go to school. Read more about us!
Another helpful source is our Guide to Life at Ohio University.
Learn more about being an LGBT student at OU from the best source – LGBT OU students.
There are many ways to get involved and become active within the LGBTA community at Ohio University.
- Learn about LGBTA student organizations.
- We offer a variety of programs and events throughout each year.
- Check the Calendar of Events to see upcoming events.
- We also offer several brochures! Paper copies are available in the LGBT Center.
Life in Residence Halls
The Department of Residential Housing staff works to make the residence halls a welcoming place for all LGBT students. Getting the best support may require you to come out to the staff. Currently the university is implementing a pilot program of offering Gender Neutral Housing. For more information about living in the Residence Halls, including types of halls and policies, check out the Department of Residential Housing.Policies to Know
Ohio University has worked to create a positive and open learning climate for all, including LGBT students, faculty and staff. Read OU's Discrimination and Harassment, Equal Employment and Educational Opportunity, and Affirmative Action policies.Other OU Services Top 5 Reasons to Attend OU:
1. We have amazing groups and organizations within the LGBT community where you can get involved!
2. OU offers several Queer Courses to add to your class schedule – from Lesbian and Gay Politics & Literature to Gender, Sexuality, and Culture. For a complete listing, review the OU Course Offerings page.
3. Ohio University is surrounded and supported by an amazing community! Get in the know by reading the "Guide to Life at OU."
4. We're all about PRIDE! Check out several OU Faces of Pride, including students, faculty and administrators.
5. OU's campus was selected one of the 100 best campuses for LGBT students by "The Advocate's College Guide for LGBT Students."
Ohio University does not currently offer LGBTA specific scholarships; however, national scholarships are available. Please review available scholarship opportunities offered to LGBTA students by clicking here.
Got questions? Get answers!
Call the LGBT Center at 740.593-0239. We're open Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm. If we don't answer, leave a message and we'll get back to you! E-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org