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Get Involved at OHIO

Center for Student Engagement & Leadership

Student Organizations
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Get Connected!


Want to learn more about OHIO's 550+ student organizations or find student-run events?

Visit Bobcat Connect

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Student Organizations at OHIO

Student organizations are an integral part of the OHIO community and offer students rich, interdisciplinary opportunities to learn outside of the classroom. Individually, student organizations provide a platform for students to develop leadership and organizational skills. Collectively, student organizations enrich campus life by enhancing the cultural, social, and intellectual life of the University.

So don't be shy - get involved and make the most of your time at Ohio University!

There's an Org For That!

With 550+ organizations, it's easy to find your community here at OHIO.

Whether you're into fitness, video games, animals, or media, there's an org for that!

Find a Student Organization

Can't find an organization that fits your unique interest? Make your own!

Learn How to Start an Organization

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Supporting Student Organizations

The Center for Student Engagement & Leadership (CSEL) provides guidance, support and resources for organizations across campus.

It's important to recognize and support student organizations because we believe in your passions and interests outside of the classroom. That's why we provide a platform for you to pursue your various interests, talents, and strengths that are separate from your formal academic experiences.

Resources Provided by CSEL

  • Assistance from the CSEL for all student organization matters
  • Exposure to a robust variety of trainings
  • Student organization financial account
  • Eligibility for Senate Appropriations Commission (SAC) funding
  • Discounts through Catering Services, Printing Services, Event Services, university space and more
  • Access to free table space at the annual Student Organization Involvement Fair

Other Student Engagement Opportunities

From club sports to concerts, there's something for everyone at OHIO.

Upcoming Events

Saturday, May 25 The Met: Live in HD: Puccini’s MADAMA BUTTERFLY 12:55 PM — 4:10 PM Ridges Auditorium
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