Additional Resources

Transportation and Parking on Campus
Students will be able to park on campus as long as they have a valid parking permit. To obtain a quarterly or annual parking permit, you must visit OSU Transportation and Parking Services. If you have a GRA or Fellowship position, you will need to take a letter from the department with you to purchase a "B" or "WB" permit. More information and pricing is available on the CampusParc website: http://osu.campusparc.com/

Transportation Around Columbus and the OSU Campus
Students will have a small fee included as part of their fees each semester. That fee is used as a part of an agreement with the Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) and allows students to ride the bus anywhere in the city of Columbus by showing your BuckID. OSU also has a local bus service (CABS) that runs throughout the campus that students are able to use to get to various destinations around the campus.

Counseling and Consultation Services:  ccs.osu.edu | 614-292-5766 | sl-ccs@osu.edu
CCS provides individual and group mental health services, psychoeducational prevention and outreach programming to currently enrolled undergraduate, graduate and professional students.

Suicide Prevention 1-800-273-8255 | suicidepreventionlifeline.org

OSU Library Resources for Graduate Students: https://youtu.be/SC_rMwhMW7k 
Belinda Hurley, Libraries Liaison for Engineering:  hurley.50@osu.edu 
Library resources for engineers:  https://guides.osu.edu/engineering 
General Library Information: https://osu.app.box.com/s/ohg6jqaard67db6bo55uyxy83ay2zcpb

The Research Commons: library.osu.edu/researchcommons
The Research Commons is a place where researchers can connect with eachother and with services that support and enable their work. It is a campus hub for collaborative and interdisciplinary research areas across all fields with a special focus on Data Management, Digital Humanities and Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

Student Events on Campus: studentlife.osu.edu
Site for all non-academic student events on campus.

The Ohio Union Activities Board: ouab.osu.edu/grad-prof
They strive to provide diverse programs and events that are educational, entertaining and thought-provoking for grad students at OSU. (Get on their mailing list!)

OSU Student Organizations: activities.osu.edu/involvement/student_organizations
With almost 1,400 student organizations, Ohio State provides a wide range of opportunities for students to get involved. Student organizations have a significant impact in providing effective learning environments for students, preparing them to live and work in a global community. In addition to building lasting friendships, student organizations provide many benefits including serving as a medium for academic discourse, personal growth, leadership development, intercultural understanding and community engagement. Moreover, research suggests that involved students tend to perform better academically and are more likely to graduate when compared with their non-involved peers. 

Click "View the student organization directory" then "Advanced Search" and select "Ethnic/Cultural".

Council of Graduate Students: cgs.osu.edu
The Council of Graduate Students represents grad student needs to the university administration. We like to have CBE representatives on the Council every year, so if you're interested, let Angela Bennett know.

Student Health Insurance: shi.osu.edu

Academic Misconduct Video (Don't do it!):  https://osu.box.com/s/pzsou39vellebaki3cah91vnyce6nal2 (Prof. Betty Lise Anderson: Anderson@ece.osu.edu) 
More: oaa.osu.edu/academic-integrity-and-misconduct

The Graduate School: gradsch.osu.edu
The Grad School's site is a good resource for general policies and procedures, but your first resource is Angela Bennett, the CBE department's Graduate Program Coordinator.

The Graduate School Handbook: gradsch.osu.edu/handbook

The Graduate School Handbook provides the over-arching rules for degree completion, registration requirements, academic deadlines, petition procedures, and much more. The student is, ultimately, responsible to meet the rules provided in the Handbook.

Student Code of Conduct: studentconduct.osu.edu

The mission of the Student Conduct Office is to protect student rights; help foster a safe and secure educational environment: uphold the standards of the University community; establish accountability for student choices; maintain an equitable and inclusive process that promotes mutual respect; foster ethical standards and critical thinking and decision-making; and assist in the development of students into productive citizens. 

The Department of Recreational Sports: recsports.osu.edu

The Department of Recreational Sports and its facilities are available to enrolled students (students pay a Rec Sports fee each term and may make use of the facilities). Programs and services range from group fitness, aquatics, adventure trips, climbing, drop-in fitness and recreation, intramural sports, sports clubs, massage therapy, personal training, disc golf, roller hockey and many other activities. Recreational Sports is enhanced by its award winning indoor and outdoor facilities, including five indoor locations and more than 90 acres of outdoor space. 

Engineering Career Services: ecs.osu.edu

Engineering Career Services provides students and employers with guidance and opportunities to connect; empowering students to attain lifelong career management and employment goals. 

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