Graduate Student Resources

Wellness, Advocacy, Disability, and Other Student Resources at OSU

Student Life Departments  

The following offices can be of assistance if you need help with your own mental or physical wellness; if you are dealing with a distressed or disruptive student in your class; or you need help with issues related to diversity and inclusion at OSU.

All phone numbers are area code 614 unless otherwise noted.

Counseling and Consultation Service (students)


Disability Services


Multicultural Center


Student Advocacy Center


Student Conduct


Student Health Center


Student Life, Office of the Vice President


Student Wellness Center


University Housing



Additional Resources (all phone numbers are area code 614 unless otherwise noted)

BART (to report bias or discrimination)


BRAVO (for cases of violence against GLBTQI)


Campus Suicide Prevention Program


Military and Veterans Services

  247-VETS (8387)

Psychological Services Center


Psychological Services at OSU Harding Hospital


link to Harding hospital

Sexual Assault Response Network of Central Ohio


SVES (Sexual Violence Education and Support)

  292-4527 /sexual-violence-education-and-support


Students with Disabilities

The English Department is committed to creating an accessible environment for students, staff and faculty with disabilities. You are welcome to discuss disability-related access needs with the Chair, the Vice-Chair, the Director of Graduate Studies, and the Director of the MFA Program. If you prefer to discuss access needs with a person outside the department, please contact one or more of the following offices. The English Department’s goal is to go beyond compliance, working collaboratively with these offices and with disabled students, staff, and faculty to enhance access whenever possible.

Office of Student Life Disability Services. (098 Baker Hall; 113 W. 12th Ave.) “Student Life Disability Services collaborates with and empowers students who have disabilities in order to coordinate support services and programs that enable equal access to an education and university life.” Open to undergraduate and graduate students. Information shared with this office is confidential. (Voice) Phone: 614-292-3307; VRS: 614-429-1334; E-mail:

Americans with Disabiities Act (ADA) Coordinator’s Office. (Ground Level; Hale Hall; 154 W. 12th Ave.) This office “is a referral point for disability related information, services and resources; provides consultation on policy reviews and facilities planning; conducts workshops and training on disability related topics; serves as a clearing house for disability related complaints; and develops disability related initiatives.” Faculty and staff with disabilities may contact the ADA Coordinator’s Office to discuss accommodations. Information shared with this office is confidential. Contact Information: L. Scott Lissner, ADA Coordinator; (Voice) Phone: 614-292-6207; (TTY) 614-688-8605; E-mail:


Other Important Resources and Websites

OSU Academic Calendar

OSU Semester Registration and Fee Deadlines -- VERY IMPORTANT

OSU Graduation Deadlines -- Shows deadlines for application to graduate, master's and doctoral examination deadlines, etc. Also VERY IMPORTANT.

OSU Registration and Fee Information

OSU Sexual Harassment Policy 1.15

OSU Ohio Union Activities Board Graduate and Professional Programming -- This is what your Student Activity Fee pays for, so you might as well take advantage of the events and discounts!

OSU Student Wellness Center

Graduate School Associate and Fellow Appointments -- Also shows enrollment requirements for each term.

Graduate School Minors and Interdisciplinary Specializations

Graduate School's Resources for Students -- Important things they want you to know.

English Department Course List

English Department Reading and Social Groups

English Graduate Organization (EGO)

English MFA Writers' Guild

Columbus -- General Information about the city