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Ohio Dominican University

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Ohio Dominican University was chartered in 1911 as the College of St. Mary of the Springs. It was founded as an all-women’s school, becoming coeducational in 1964. The college changed its name to Ohio Dominican College on July 1, 1968. Ohio Dominican became a university on July 1, 2002. 

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Student services

  • At Ohio Dominican, the staff and faculty are dedicated to helping our students succeed in their education, careers and life. 
  • The International Office serves as the main resource for international students and for Ohio Dominican students interested in studying abroad. 

Library services

The ODU Library, located in Spangler Learning Center, is the University's information and research hub, whether you are on campus or off. 

ICT services

Information Services is responsible for all campus technical support via the Helpdesk, Multimedia Center, network infrastructure, student information system, and web site development. The Multimedia Center offers several kinds of equipment which may be loaned to faculty, staff or students for college projects.

  • Slide projectors
  • Audio cassette recorders
  • VHS camcorders
  • 35mm cameras
  • Digital Still cameras

Medical services

Ohio Dominican University Health Services is located within The Wellness Center on the second floor of The Bishop James A. Griffin Student Center. Health Services is open to all students requiring primary care, assessment, evaluation and treatment options. There is no cost for services, supplies, cold care kits or over-the-counter medications.

Student Life

Campus life

ODU's Office of Campus Ministry promotes the spiritual enrichment and personal development of Ohio Dominican students, faculty and staff.

In addition to the full range of Catholic faith experiences, the office integrates both ecumenical and interreligious programming into the life of the university. 

Getting involved in Campus Ministry allows you to participate in a variety of experiences, such as retreats, Bible study and prayer groups, volunteer service and immersion trips, and provides you with the opportunity to build lifelong friendships with others who value faith-filled living.

Sports facilities

Ohio Dominican’s fitness center offers cardio equipment, free-weights, and men’s and women’s locker rooms. The area also has flat screen TVs and an audio system. There are more than 60 units of equipment including six treadmills, six stationary bikes, four ellipticals, dumbbells, and a stretch station.

Student clubs

Residence Hall Association, Student Senate, Men of Valor, Women of Worth.


Ohio Dominican University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is approved by the Ohio Department of Higher Education. 

Columbus, Ohio, United States

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