Emergency/Crisis Help

Occasionally students encounter emergency or crisis situations while at Ohio University. Some of these situations might include (but are not limited to): The death of a family member, a serious accident, physical or mental illness that requires hospitalization, sexual assault or other situations that would cause a student to leave campus for a temporary or extended period of time. In situations like these, feel free to call our office at 740-593-1800 and we can provide you with resources to help. 

If you are looking immediately for a response to a specific crisis, the following resources may be helpful: 

Report an Emergency Dial 911
Report a crime that occurred on campus Call Ohio University Police at (740) 593-1911
Report a crime that occurred off campus Call Athens Police at (740) 592-3313
Report discrimination or harassment, including sexual assault

University Equity and Civil Rights Compliance
Lindley Hall 006
(740) 593-9140

Reach a counselor or therapist Call Counseling & Psychological Services at (740) 593-1616
Report or talk about a student incident but I'm not sure who to call Contact Office of the Dean of Students at (740) 593-1800
Need help with academically-related conflict Contact University Ombudsperson, 501 Baker University Center (740) 593-2627
Need emergency transport to hospital Call 911 or Southeast Ohio Emergency Medical Service (740) 593-7029
Need emergency medical care

Call 911


Go to O'Bleness Hospital Emergency Room
55 Hospital Drive
Athens, OH 45701
(740) 593-5551

Need non-emergency medical care

Visit Campus Care at Hudson Hall or call at (740) 593-1660. For after hours:

Holzer Clinic Urgent Care
2131 East State Street
Athens, OH 45701
(740) 589-3100


UMA Express Care
265 West Union Street
Suite A, Athens, OH 45701
(740) 594-2456

Withdraw from the University

Contact your college office.


If you live in a residence hall, contact your Resident Director.