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Bobcats by the Minute

Bobcats by the minute! Below are ways you can be involved with OHIO, broken into time increments.

1 Minute

  • Wear Bobcat Gear.  (Click Here)
  • Wear an OHIO lapel pin.  (Click Here)
  • Post on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, a memory/photo of your time at Ohio University.

5 Minutes

  • Sign up for the VAAN Program. (Click Here)
  • Refer a high school student to Ohio University. (Click Here)
  • Read a Compass article and share it with another alumnus.  (Click Here)
  • Purchase tickets to a sporting event and provide a game ticket to an under privileged child (through the Athletics program. (Click Here)
  • Update your contact information with Ohio University. (Click Here)

30 Minutes

  • Read your OHIO Today magazine, OHIO Alumni newsletter or other university publication. (Click Here)
  • View the OUAA website to see the list of upcoming events that may be of interest for you and register to attend. (Click Here)
  • Reconnect or catch up with a former roommate, classmate, professor through a phone call, letter, email or on social media.
  • Update your Bobcat Gear by visiting the Bobcat Store. (Click Here)
  • Nominate an alumnus for the OUAA Board of Directors. (Click Here)
  • Nominate an alumnus for an OUAA Alumni Award. (Click Here)

1 Hour

  • Attend the chapter or society event you registered for. (Click Here)
  • Attend a chapter or society meeting to find out how to be involved with your local Bobcats or from your college/student activity group.
  • Meet up with the roommate, classmate or professor you reconnected with, for coffee or lunch.
  • Attend a high school college, through your enrollment with the VAAN program. (Click Here)
  • Take a guided or self-guided campus tour. Contact Katrina Heilmeier at heilmeiek@ohio.edu

4 Hours

  • Volunteer to help set up or clean up a chapter or society event, as well as attend.
  • Sign up to be a panelist on a Bobcat to Bobcat Panel, organized by Student Alumni Board. Contact Katrina Heilmeier heilmeiek@ohio.edu.
  • Sign up to host a Dinner with 12 Stranger and network with current students. Contact Katrina Heilmeier at heilmeiek@ohio.edu.

All day

  • Plan a trip to Ohio University, with your family or friends! A casual trip or a reunion! (Click Here)
  • Join your fellow alumni at Homecoming, On the Green Weekend and other university/OUAA events. (Click Here)


  • Join one of our alumni tours and travel with fellow Bobcats! (Click Here)