Student Life Summer Hours of Operation

May 22, 2023

Student Life Summer Hours 

Several of The Ohio State University Office of Student Life departments are open for summer hours. It’s recommended to check the department websites for current hours of operation before visiting.  

Buckeye Careers

Buckeye Careers continues to offer Career Coaching appointments Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. during the summer. Students can make an appointment through their Handshake account.  

Buckeye Food Alliance

Buckeye Food Alliance is Ohio State’s on-campus food pantry operated through the Student Life Student Wellness Center. The location in Lincoln Tower, Suite 150, is operating throughout the summer. 

  • Monday: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. 
  • Tuesday: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. 
  • Wednesday: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. 
  • Thursday: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. 
  • Friday – Sunday: Closed 


Anyone needing to visit the BuckID office to obtain a new or replacement BuckID or badge will need to schedule an appointment. Appointments are available Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. during the summer. 

Center for Belonging and Social Change 

The Student Life Center for Belonging and Social Change is open to visits and programming throughout the year. Visit their office in the Ohio Union. 

  • Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. 
  • Saturday – Sunday: Closed 

Counseling and Consultation Service 

Counseling and Consultation Service (CCS) will continue to provide services throughout the summer. If you have a concern that is urgent or an emergency, please seek immediate assistance. After-hours support is available by calling 614-292-5766 and press #2 to be connected to a counselor in the evening, overnight or during the weekend. 

  • Monday – Thursday: 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.  [after 5 p.m. by appointment only] 
  • Friday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

Dining Services

Several Dining facilities are operating over the summer, including Espress-OH, Berry Café, Postle Café, Caffeine Element, Vet Med Coffey Road Café, Connecting Grounds, Juice 2, Traditions at Scott, 12th Avenue Bread Company, Oxley’s by the Numbers and the Ohio Union Market. 

Disability Services 

Disability Services is open for the summer. As an Ohio State student with a disability, you can register with Disability Services to be approved for accommodations. Accommodations are designed to eliminate disability-related barriers in the environment and curriculum so that you have an equal opportunity for success. 


  • Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

Drop-In Hours: 

  • Monday - Friday: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. | 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. 

Off-Campus and Commuter Student Engagement 

Stop by Off-Campus and Commuter Student Engagement (OCCSE) office in the Ohio Union to get connected to campus and city resources, including off-campus housing opportunities. Students can also pick up free personal and home safety devices

  • Monday – Friday:  9 a.m. – 2p.m. 

Ohio Union 

Summer Hours: 

  • Monday – Friday:  8 a.m. – 8 p.m. 
  • Saturday – Sunday:  10 a.m. – 8 p.m. 

Find more information about Federal Holiday Closures.  

Please note that the CampusParc’s Ohio Union North Parking Garage is closed for renovations through August 12, 2023. The Ohio Union South Parking Garage is open.  

Recreational Sports 

Several Rec Sports facilities are open this summer. Students enrolled in summer classes will have access to the open facilities and those who are not enrolled, but are in Columbus for the summer, can purchase a summer membership.  

Student Advocacy Center 

The Student Advocacy Center offers general advising related to academic areas: personal circumstances, instructor complaints, grade grievances, withdrawals, dismissal/reinstatement and a variety of other issues. Students can call 614-292-1111 or email to set up an appointment (phone, virtual or in-person meetings are offered). 

  • Monday – Friday:  8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

Student Health Services 

Students can schedule an appointment with Wilce Student Health Center (SHS) right here on campus. Find more information about the services SHS offers on their website

  • Monday – Friday:  8 a.m. – 5 p.m. 
  • Saturday – Sunday: Closed 

Student Wellness Center

The Student Wellness Center provides services through individual coaching, group workshops, outreach programming and wellness education. Find more information about their 10 Dimensions of Wellness model on their website.

Walk-In Hours for RPAC B130 and Baker Hall Locations: 

  • Monday - Friday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Wellness Coaching, available by appointment

  • Tuesday and Thursday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.