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Videos: Bobcat Basics

Here are a collection of short videos to watch before Orientation. This will give you the inside scoop of everything you need to know about OHIO.

Bobcat Depot

Check out the Bobcat Depot for all of your technology and Ohio University spirit-wear needs. You can access loaner laptops and gain free access to Microsoft Office, antivirus software, Cloud storage, and Tech Support. Visit their website to learn more about all of the deals and services offered here.


The Bursar Office is responsible for billing and collections. Payments are made through My OHIO Student Center and payment plans can be selected through this office. Health insurance and other waivable fees can be found on the Bursar’s website.

Culinary Services

Ohio University’s culinary services have been ranked as one of the most efficiently operated college dining services in the nation for 16 years in a row! You can choose from several different meal plan options including traditional and flex meal plans with either 14 or 20 weekly meals. Culinary Services has a variety employment options for students as well.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships provides assistance with scholarships, loans, and financial aid. Information about financial aid requirements and disbursements are available on their website in addition to yearly tuition costs.

Housing and Residence Life

Your OHIO Arrival Guide provides a schedule for fall Residence Hall Move-in and is designed to make the moving process flow as smoothly as possible. The Arrival Guide is your resource for everything happening during Welcome Weekend. Watch this video to hear some tips for move-in, bedloft rentals, residence hall staff resources, and the room change process.

OhioHealth Campus Care

Campus Care provides health services to all Ohio University Students. Services include a Quick Care walk-in clinic, an appointment based family practice clinic, osteopathic manipulative treatment, x-ray services, a pharmacy, and physical therapy. Watch this video to learn more about what you should do before coming to campus, our insurance option, and billing information.

Ohio University Police Department

OUPD can be contacted for emergency and nonemergency situations and they run an emergency texting system to keep you informed about any situation taking place on campus. You can protect yourself from becoming a victim of crime by attending OUPD informational programs, protecting yourself from theft, and avoiding alcohol consumption.


The Ohio University Registrar’s Office provides a variety of services and information including class registration through My OHIO Student Center, a Course Offerings tool, the Academic Calendar, the Undergraduate Catalog, FERPA rights, enrollment verification, class permission slips, Veterans Educational Benefits, and personal email accounts. You can visit the Registrar’s Office on the first floor of Chubb Hall.