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A Voice For Our Fellow Bobcats

The Ohio University Student Senate is a group of student leaders who are dedicated to giving students the best experience possible during their time at OHIO.


2017-2018 Election Information

Monday, March 20 th - Executive Debate at 7 pm in the Bobcat Student Lounge

Tuesday, March 21 st - Academic College Senator Debate at 7 pm in Seigfred 401

Monday, March 27 th - Residential College Senator Debate at 7 pm in Porter 103

Tuesday, March 28 th - Executive Town Hall Forum at 7 pm in Walter 235

Beyond attending in person, there are multiple ways to engage with the debates this year— submit a question in advance using this link or watch the livestream on @OUSenate’s Periscope!

Elections will begin at 8 am on Monday, April 3 rd  2017 and end at 7 pm on Tuesday, April 4 th. The online ballot will be accessible to all current Ohio University students. An email will be sent with voting information prior to elections, follow along with #OHIOUelections on social media for coverage.


Dinner with 12 Strangers

As part of our PRIDE Week celebration, join us at Dinner With 12 Strangers hosted by Ohio University alumni! 

Dinners are open to all Ohio University students, and free to attend! Limited spots available. More information about each host is available at the included link.

PRIDE Dinner With 12 Strangers, hosted by Ohio University Pride Society Steering Committee member and SHADES alum Tynita White.

Register for Monday, March 27th, 6:00 pm at The Ohio University Inn 

PRIDE Week Dinner with 12 Strangers, hosted by Ohio University WGSS and Diversity Studies alum Makenzi Bentley.

Register for Monday, March 27th, 7:00 pm at Salaam Restaurant


Take the Bobcat Pledge!

"I believe everyone has the right to live in a community where they are included, accepted, valued and respected. I pledge not to use demeaning language or degrade others. I choose to exercise my voice in ways that encourage dialogue and critical thought. I will stand up and intervene against discrimination."

Come to the Student Senate office (Baker 305) to take the Bobcat Pledge and receive a pin!


Download the Buzz App

The Buzz: Ohio University  is a customized news app designed specifically for OHIO with content powered by The Post, WOUB, The New Political, USA TODAY College, and USA TODAY.  The app has many features and topics of conversation, such as…

  • OHIO news, sports, and campus life stories from The Post, WOUB, and The New Political.
  • Latest news, life, and sports headlines from USA TODAY.
  • Campus life, study abroad, and national college news writen by students, for students from USA TODAY College.
  • Share stories on Twitter, Facebook, e-mail and through text message.
  • Receive breaking news push notifications for relevant new.
  • Navigate easily between articles in a section

Download The Buzz: Ohio University now from  iTunes  or  Google Play  stores to get the most up-to-date news.


Attend a Meeting

General Body Meetings are every Wednesday at 7:15pm in Walter 235. These meetings are open to the public and all students are encouraged to attend.



If you can't find what you are looking for here, please send an email to senate@ohio.edu or stop in Baker 305 at any time to speak with a member of Senate.

Also, feel free to tweet at us @OHIOUSenate whenever is convenient!

For more, visit our OrgSync! It has resolutions passed, Senate meeting minutes, upcoming events and more available.