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Physical Health

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    Charles J. Ping Recreation Center


    The Charles J. Ping Recreation Center is a 168,000 square foot recreation facility, spanning 3 floors. Ping is home to a free standing, 36-foot tall, double-sided climbing wall, five basketball/volleyball courts, two multipurpose gymnasiums, an elevated four-lane indoor running track, six racquetball courts, free weight areas and two group fitness rooms that host combative sports, aerobic, fitness and dance classes.

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    Campus Care


    OhioHealth Campus Care offers a wide range of certified healthcare services tailored to Ohio University students, including primary and urgent care. The center is currently providing both telemedicine and in-person visits from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Campus Care is asking students to call first, as they are working to treat student concerns over the phone. If interested, please call 740-592-7100, option six. 

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    Well-being Coaching


    Well-Being Coaching is a free virtual service offered by University Well-Being & Recreation that provides opportunities for you to be active, be connected, and be yourself by gaining awareness about the life that you want to live both now, and in the future.


Mental Health

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    Telehealth Counseling Services


    Ohio University is aware of the growing concern for mental health and well-being during this time of uncertainty and physical distancing. We want to do everything we can to support our Bobcats, and we want to ensure there is continued access to mental health resources.

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    Anxiety Toolbox


    The Anxiety Toolbox is 3-session online workshop focused on better understanding your anxiety and on building skills to cope with anxiety.

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    Healthy Breaks


    If you are struggling to take time out for yourself right now, try viewing wellness as a special treat that you get to enjoy throughout any given day. This mindset can help make it easier to adopt lifelong healthy habits. Start small by trying out a few 5-, 10-, and 15-minute healthy break ideas. 


Creating Community

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    Student Involvement Center


    The Student Involvement Center acts as a hub for all student activities. You are sure to find a community and get into the Bobcat spirit with family weekends, student organizations, programs, and events! 

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    Student organizations


    Student organizations are an integral part of the OHIO community and offer students rich, interdisciplinary opportunities to learn outside of the classroom. There are more than 500 student organizations at Ohio University. 

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    Learning communities


    Learning Communities help new students get connected and support them during their transition from home and high school to Ohio University and Athens. Together, you'll take a series of classes, typically a freshman seminar and two general education courses. You'll gain a deeper understanding of your courses, subject matter, and make friends both inside and outside the classroom.