Office of Student Life

Community Engagement

In fulfillment of the university's mission, "education for citizenship," Ohio State students have numerous opportunities to connect with communities, engage in service, and develop skills for active citizenship. Leadership & Community Engagement offers a variety of programs designed to help students engage at a local, national, and global level.

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Use the navigation tabs on the left to access programs specifically focused on service and outreach for individuals and organizations.


In the News...


Alumni Spotlight: Conan Cao – May 31, 2023 

Buck-I-SERV Offering First In-Person Trips Since Start of Pandemic – October 18, 2021 

Buckeye Connections Cohort Looks to Fight Isolation with Virtual Meetups – February 15, 2021 

WATCH: Ohio State University Students Spend Spring Break Volunteering at HSNP – March 22, 2020 

Buck-I-SERV Members Give Back to Washington DC During Spring Break – March 21, 2019 

A Day in the Life: Buck-I-SERV – November 25, 2019 

Ohio State students spend spring break serving others – March 13, 2018 

Your Daily Brew: A Story in Every Cup – October 31, 2017 

Scarlet Scoop: Buck-I-SERV, FitBit, Social Media Football Recruiting – March 25, 2016 

Buck-I-SERV Assists Those in Need at Home and Abroad – February 16, 2016 

Opinion: All Ohio State Students Should Go on Buck-I-SERV Trips – April 6, 2015 


OSU Votes

Most Engaged Campus - 2022

Student Voting Honor Roll - 2023, Sam Evans

OSU Votes holds First-Ever Community Carnival - March 9, 2023

Ohio State Students Participated in Record Numbers in 2020 Election - November 10, 2021

Voter Participation - 2020, 2018 Gold Seal; 2016 Bronze Seal

America's Best Colleges for Student Voting 2020 - August 30, 2020

Campus Midterm Voter Turnout Increases by More Than 10 Percent - January, 7, 2019

Ohio State Takes on the Big Ten this Time by Registerign Voters - September 27, 2018