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There are over 1,400 student organizations at Ohio State and over half of all students join a student organization. Students who choose to get involved achieve many positive outcomes - leadership skills, better grades, friendships and mentors, and make a big campus seem small. Use the tools below to search for, find, and get involved with student organizations.

You can also connect with many of our student organizations at our Student Involvement Fairs in August and January. Check out the Student Involvement Fairs webpage for the latest information.

For individualized assistance find the student organization that's right for you, schedule a Get Involved Consultation. These 30-minute meetings will provide a personalized list of recommendations based on your interests and aspirations.

Please consult this list of student organizations with revoked registration as of Spring 2024. Some organizations continue to operate after their registration has been revoked despite the action taken by the university. We encourage you to review an organization’s status before becoming involved with it, especially because sometimes an organization’s status is revoked due to serious concerns like hazing and other behavior that risks your health and safety.

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4 Paws For Ability at Ohio State logo

4 Paws For Ability at Ohio State

Campus: Columbus
Status: Active - New/Re-Established II
Purpose Statement: We work as a college branch of 4 Paws for Ability to train obedience and socialize service dogs in training on campus. Our parent organization works to enrich the lives of children with disabilities by the training and placement of quality, task-trained service dogs to provide increased independence for the children and assistance to their families. We also enrich the lives of veterans from recent conflicts who have lost the use of their limbs or their hearing while in active combat by placing a new companion with them to help fulfill the things they have lost. We also educate the public to accept the use of service dogs in public places.
Primary Leader: Emily Hamilton
Secondary Leader: Alexandra Smith
Treasurer Leader: Madie Justice
Advisor: Anna Yocom
Organization Email:
Facebook Group Page:
Primary Type: Community Service/Service Learning
Secondary Types: Awareness/Activism
Special Interest
Primary Make Up: Undergraduate
Constitution: 2024_04_22_08_05_53_5444.18.24.pdf 
Meeting Time and Place: Thursdays 7pm-8pm
1739 N High St
Columbus, OH 43210
Office Location: 1739 N High St
Columbus, OH 43210
Membership Type: Open Membership
Membership Contact: Open membership for Volunteer Trainers, Secondary Volunteer Trainers, and General Body Members
Time of Year for New Membership: Applications to be a Volunteer Trainer are processed by 4 Paws for Ability in Xenia, Ohio and can be found at
How does a Prospective Member Apply: Become a General Member by club paying dues or become a Volunteer Trainer by paying club dues and completing an application from 4 Paws for Ability
Charge Dues: Yes