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Welcome to the Ohio University Lancaster Campus. Ohio University Lancaster offers the academic foundation of a university education, the convenience of a small campus setting, the affordability of state-assisted tuition, and relevant education for today's competitive job market. We also provide convenience throughout Fairfield County by offering students the option to attend classes on the Lancaster Campus or Pickerington Center. Situated on 113 acres on the northern edge of Lancaster, the campus serves students from throughout central Ohio. A variety of associate's and bachelor's degree programs can be completed on the Lancaster Campus. Ohio University also offers more than 250 majors, which you can begin in Lancaster or Pickerington and finish in Athens, at another regional campus or online.



Christine Wolfe, Associate Professor of Computer Science Technology, will serve as the Interim Division Coordinator for the Professional Studies Division. Congratulations for serving in the leadership of the Ohio University Lancaster campus.

Patrick Drumm

Dr. Patrick Drumm, Associate Professor of Psychology, will serve as the Interim Division Coordinator of the Arts & Sciences Division. Congratulations for serving in the leadership of the Ohio University Lancaster campus.


Dr. Robert M. Klein will serve as the Ohio University Lancaster Interim Associate Dean starting July 17.  Bob has served as the Undergraduate Chair in the Department of Mathematics since 2006. He has also provided leadership as the Undergraduate Advising Coordinator since 2009.  He has experience with internships, NCATE accreditation, orienting teaching assistants, and a consistent record of receiving grants in his discipline and research area.  He currently serves on the Teaching, Learning and Assessment Committee.  He received the Ohio University Presidential Teacher award for the term 2015-2018.

Dr. Linda Trautman, Assistant Professor of Political Science, was recognized as the campus Phi Theta Kappa Professor of Year at the June 2011 Honors Convocation in Lancaster. Dr. Trautman teaches a variety of courses in American politics. She researches and is professionally active in the areas of political socialization, redistricting and electoral and legislative politics.

Dr. Linda Trautman, associate professor of political science, presented at the 2017 Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) as part of a roundtable featuring scholarship on voting laws and the 2016 presidential election.  The title of the roundtable was “Did it Matter in the End:  Assessing the Impact of Restrictive Voting Laws in the 2016 Presidential Election.” Trautman also presented a paper on new co-authored research on Identity Politics in the 2016 Presidential Election as the lead author on the research.

In addition, Dr. Trautman presented at the 2017 Western Political Science Association Conference held in Vancouver; presenting research on Racial Advocacy and Bill Sponsorship in State Legislative Politics and engaged in a working discussion about the 2016 Presidential Election.




Congratulations to Communication Studies Professor - Dr. Candice Thomas-Maddox - selected as the recipient of the Dean’s Special Recognition Award for her tireless work for the betterment of this campus and in the service of the students and the Ohio University Lancaster community.

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July 18, 2017

Ohio University Lancaster’s historic John Bright Number 2 Covered Bridge was the setting for a segment on the television series Barnwood Builders set to air for the first time on DIY Network this Sunday, July 23rd at 9pm EST.

July 17, 2017

The Ohio Regional Campus Athletic Conference (ORCC) has selected twelve area students from Ohio University Lancaster to the All-Conference Team.

July 10, 2017

Ohio University Lancaster Theatre will perform Grease as its summer production with a cast comprised of students as well as members of the community.

July 07, 2017

Abbie Wright, a sophomore studying integrated mathematics, spent the last two years at Ohio University Lancaster involved in sports, on-campus jobs and a student organization related to her major.

June 27, 2017

During the month of July, Ohio University Lancaster | Pickerington is waiving its application fee to allow more students access to an Ohio University education for fall semester which begins August 28.