OU Resources

Ohio University/Institutional Know-How 

Knowing how to locate resources

Finding answers to your questions at Ohio University (or other institutions)

Norms and expectations for communication

Ohio University Campus Resources 
Campus Resources
- the services available through this link are available to all students, and may be useful to support your personal and academic success.

Careers and Graduate Schools
- career development and preparation are an essential aspect to your college experience
- whether you are searching for a career path, finding and internship, or applying for graduate school--there are many resources to assist you in meeting your personal goals

Student Handbook

OU Academic Calendar

Ohio University Career & Leadership Development Center

Visit the website and follow on Facebook, Twitter, and Pintrest 
533 Baker University Center

Coaching & Mock Interviews 
  - Individual career coaching appts (30 mins) 
          - In person, telephone, or Skype 
  - Career coaching drop-ins (10 mins) 
         - Mon-Fri (11am-5pm) 
  - Mock interviews

Workshops and Events 
  - Foundations: first-year leadership experience 
  - 21st century leadership certificate series 
  - Career & internship fairs 

  - Bobcat CareerLink
           - Job & internship postings 
  - Online resources 
           - Useful sites

Ohio University Resources

- primary Ohio University email address

- virtual learning community that manages enrolled classes, grades, assignments, etc.
- check with your professor about guidelines he/she uses in their courses

Personal Information 
My OHIO Portal
    - sign into your account using your Oak ID and password

My OHIO Student Center
    - sign into your account using your Oak ID and password
Under the 'Academic' Banner
    - the drop-down tab is very useful, for academic planning, class schedule, enroll (drop, add classes), grades, etc.
Under the 'Financial' Banner
    - the drop-down tab is also useful for your student bill, charges due, payments, etc.

Current Students 
Under 'My OHIO'
   - information about different resources available through Ohio University
   - DARS, course offerings, timesheet , financial aid, graduation, and many more resources

Library Resources 
    - the Ohio Library and Information Network

Ohio Libraries
'Resources' tab  
    - ArticlesPlus
    - ALICE Catalog
    - databases
    - course reserves (essential when borrowing books from the library for different courses)
    - subject and course  guide
'Services' tab 
    - My Library Account
    - Interlibrary Loan ILLiad
    - RefWorks (helps manage your citations)
    - Reserve a Study Group Room at Alden
         - Learning Commons on the second floor in Alden Library
    - Student Writing Center (SWC)
          - provides essential, FREE, schedule and walk-in face-to-face appointments, as well as online appointments
         - Recommended Links through the SWC
              - assistance is available at any stage of the writing processes, from understanding the assignment to look at the revised draft
              - get help with developing the thesis or main idea, organizing or developing the ideas, the bibliography, grammatical issues or any other writing concerns
   - Graduate Writing and Research Center
          - learning space for graduate and undergraduate students who are working on major writing projects like theses, dissertations, journal articles, and job search materials
         - located in room 309 in Alden Library

OU Get Smarts Previous Blog Posts

  • 2013-2014 Job Search Manual
    • Check out this post that contains the PDF of the OU Job Search Manual. It contains great tips and tools that you can use while on your job hunt! It's a valuable resource for those interested in finding a job, and soon! 
  • Computer Security and Privacy Settings
    • Learn about the different resources that OU has to prevent viruses, and how you can be proactive in keeping your computer and profiles secure.  

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