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Keeping Bobcats Informed, Feb. 9, 2022

Black History Month

This month, OHIO celebrates Black heritage, encouraging reflection, and renewing our resilience in the face of current challenges.

Your new Dean of Students

Change is in the air and with it we welcome Kathy Fahl as your interim Dean of Students. Kathy joined Ohio University in 2018 as an Assistant Dean who oversaw the creation of Bobcats Helping Bobcats — a program supporting students experiencing emergencies that may impact their ability to be successful in college.

Leading the way in research and innovation

OHIO has joined the highest level of research institutions in the country by earning the R1 Classification (very high research activity) in the latest Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

An OHIO giveaway for Valentine's

What made you love OHIO? Share your experience with us and be entered to win a two-night stay and dinner at OU Inn.

Select your room for next year

Student housing contracts are now available! To select a room, you will need to complete a Second Year Student Contract and submit a $200 housing prepayment by Feb. 23 at 4 p.m.

Learn more about the room selection process at these upcoming events:

Find your roommate

Take part in the roommate finding event, Meet Your Match, on Feb. 16 at 5–7 p.m.

Tour of res halls

Returning students, attend an open house of res halls on Feb. 27 at 5–7 p.m.

Winter Months Gettin’ You Down?

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) can happen at times of the year when there is less sunlight. OHIO provides numerous mental health resources to help you develop coping skillsfind a counselor and build helpful connections.  

Public Health Updates

Report boosters

Individuals who have recieved a COVID-19 booster can avoid a five-day quarantine if exposed to the virus.

Upload your record

BinaxNOW tests

Students, faculty and staff who use Abbot BinaxNOW COVID-19 self-tests can use the free NAVICA app to quickly and easily report the results to OHIO. 

Find out how

Dining options

OHIO residential students who will be staying in isolation or quarantine housing have several dining options.

Learn more

When not to test

Individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 90 days should not participate in asymptomatic testing through VaultHealth or OHIO's CVS testing center.

Learn more

Quick Links

Become a Learning Community Leader

Submit your application by Feb. 14

Succeed at OHIO

Find a tutor through TutorTrac

Graduating Spring 2022?

Send in senior yearbook photos

OHIO Fellows Program

Apply to be a fellow by March 1 

Diversity First Showcase

Meet employers prioritizing diverse candidates

February 9, 2022
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