Office of Student Life

Student Activities

Student Organization Programming

Student Organization leaders, members and advisors can take advantage of a variety of required and optional programs throughout the year. These programs are designed to develop individual leadership skills, build effective teams, engage in the community and navigate university processes and policies. Use the links below for additional information and/or to register for any of these programs. Contact the student organizations team at csls@osu.edu with questions.

Required Trainings

Student organization presidents, treasurers and advisors are required to complete trainings as part of the annual registration renewal process. Visit our training web page to view and register for in-person training sessions. Online trainings may be accessed in the Student Organization Management System, using your name.# to login.

Buckeye Soup

Buckeye Soup is a crowd-funding, project-pitch event just for Ohio State student organizations. Each semester, five student organizations are selected to pitch a project idea, based on a predetermined theme, at the Buckeye Soup event. Attendees enjoy soup and snacks during the presentation, and then literally vote with their soup-spoon for their favorite project. This year's event occured on Friday, October 26 as part of Leadership Week 2018. For more information about future events, visit the Buckeye Soup web page.

KBK Center Open House

All student organizations are invited to our annual Open House in the Keith B. Key Center for Student Leadership and Service. This year's event occured on Tuesday, October 23 from 5-7 p.m. as part of Leadership Week 2018. Join us at next year's KBK Center Open House for more networking, resources, and snacks.

Student Organization Roundtables

New in autumn 2018, all student organizations are invited to share ideas, challenges, successes and resources at our regular Student Org Roundtables. Specific dates, times and topics will be updated as plans are confirmed. These informal conversations are open to any student organization leaders, members or advisors based on interest in the topic. Contact csls@osu.edu with questions or for more information about upcoming sessions.

Advisor Appreciation Breakfast

Each semester, advisors are invited to a special breakfast event as a way to say "thank you" for all their work with student organizations. Thank you to those advisors who joined us in September for our autumn semester event! Save the date for our spring semester event on Monday, February 11 at 8-10 a.m. in the Ohio Union Great Hall Meeting Room 3.

Reading Day in the KBK

All students are welcome to stop by the KBK Center for Student Leadership and Service on Reading Day - December 6, 2018 and April 23, 2019 - for Coffee and Coloring Books. Take time at the end of the semester to relax with fellow student org members and friends. No pre-registration required. Check the Reading Day calendar for specific times.