Graduate Studies Resources

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Student Drop-In Hour

Information from the Graduate School

Professionalization Resources

  • Practice of the Profession  PoP provides a series of professionalization workshops for graduate students, guided by faculty members, graduate alumni, and administrative professionals from across the university. All graduate students are welcome. Click on the Series Schedule for 2020-2021 for more information and to register. 
  • The Versatile Ph.D.
    The Graduate School has purchased a subscription to The Ver­satile Ph.D., a web-based resource that helps graduate students explore how to pursue non-academic career options. You must access this resource through Ohio State’s authenti­cation page, which will lead you to an internal Graduate School webpage. To start this pro­cess, go to http://go.osu.edu/VersatilePhD where you will be prompted to authenticate that you are a member of the Ohio State graduate community.
  • National Center for Faculty Diversity
    Ohio State has partnered with NCFFD to provide access to its resources supporting writing and research productivity for academics at every stage of their careers.

Funding Resources

Health and Wellness Resources

  • Ohio State Grad Student Resources Guide: Wellness Resources
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  • Counseling and Consultation Services
    • CCS offers 10 free private sessions per academic year to all graduate students, and hosts group sessions for graduate students
    • ProtoCall provides after-hours crisis phone counseling service; call 614-292-5766 (choose option 2)
    • Crisis Text Line provides support and information to those experiencing any kind of crisis; text "START" to 741-741
  • Student Wellness Center
    • Free services include nutrition coaching, fitness coaching, wellness coaching, STI and HIV testing, and support for those in recovery
  • Let's Talk Program
    • Drop-in, informal mental health consultations on a first-come, first-served basis; free and confidential
  • Student Health Services
    • Comprehensive health services; appointments can be booked online through My BuckMD
  • Recreation and Physical Activities Center (RPAC)
    • Your membership to the RPAC is included in your student fees; offers intramural and club sports, outdoor activities, group fitness and wellness classes, and personal training at a discounted rate

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