Come OUT to OU!
Ohio University and Athens are great places for LGBTA students to live and go to school. Read more about us! 

From Current Students
Learn more about being an LGBT student at OU from the best source – LGBT OU students.        

LGBT Community
There are many ways to get involved and become active within the LGBTA community at Ohio University. 
- Learn about LGBTA student organizations.
- Get a sense of life at OU by reading the OUTwrite Journal.
- Check the Calendar of Events to see upcoming events.
- We offer a variety of programs and projects throughout each year.
- We also offer several informational brochures!  Paper copies are available in the LGBT Center.

Life in Residence Halls
Click here for information concerning living in the Residence Halls as an LGBT student at Ohio University.
For more information about living in the Residence Halls, including types of halls and policies, check out the Department of Residence Life.

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
Counseling & Psychological Services
Career Services
Undergraduate Admissions


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.”

Financial Aid/Scholarships
Ohio University does not currently offer LGBTA specific scholarships; however, national scholarships are available.  Please review available scholarship opportunities offered to LGBTA students

Got questions?  
Get answers!

Call the LGBT Center. We’re open Monday-Friday, 8-5pm.  If we don’t answer, leave a message and we’ll get back to you!  740.593-0239 or you can E-mail us at lgbt@ohio.edu or Instant Message (IM) Mickey the Director of the LGBT Center with AIM or Yahoo!

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Center
354 Baker University Center
T: (740) 593-0239
E: lgbt@ohio.edu

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