Health, Safety and Well-being Resources

President Carter is committed to helping every Buckeye thrive, and the university takes a holistic approach to supporting the health, safety and well-being of the Ohio State community.
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Safety notice email address changes

Beginning Feb. 14, Google, Yahoo and other external email services are implementing changes to prevent spam. Learn how to ensure safety-related emails from Ohio State are sent straight to your inbox.

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Ohio State News Alert

Stay informed

Ohio State News Alerts provide timely information on matters related to students, faculty and staff at the university. All Buckeyes receive updates at their university email address, and parents, families and community members are encouraged to sign up to receive alerts via text message.

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Getting around campus

Be prepared for winter weather

Be prepared and give yourself enough time to get to class or work safely. Teams across the university and beyond work together to offer services during the winter months to keep you safe.
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Off-campus Community Crime Map

Learn about recent crime reports to the Columbus Division of Police in the area surrounding the Columbus campus.

9-1-1 center supports campus safety

More than 5,000 cameras and a team of highly trained staff support the university’s state-of-the-art 9-1-1 communications center. Learn how this layer of public safety works behind the scenes to keep Buckeyes safe.