Life on Campus

Students in front of Wilson Commons

With modern residence halls, roughly 100 events per year, and more than 20 student clubs and organizations on campus, OSUIT has something for every student through Residential Life.


There are more than 800 rooms in four residential facilities, with options for single, married, and non-traditional students. All rooms are equipped with free high-speed Internet, local phone line, and cable television. The Wilson Commons student lounge area has places for students to play pool, watch television, surf the Internet, or just hang out with friends. The on-site store has all the features of a convenience store plus made-to-order pizzas, sandwiches, smoothies and more.

The mission of Student Life is to provide services and opportunities that foster growth and encourage participation of students through social, recreational, cultural, civic and wellness activities.

Covelle Hall is the campus wellness center and includes the amenities of a full-service health facility without having to leave campus. Amenities include an indoor basketball court, two racquetball courts, free weight and machine weight workout rooms, and sauna. It offers group fitness classes such as SPIN cycling, Pilates, and aerobic kickboxing; wellness testing such as BMI, blood pressure, and body fat; customized workout routines; and several intramural sports.

When it comes to enrolling in classes, academic records, transcripts and graduation, Office of the Registrar is where to start to get the correct forms and applications you need. Faculty and staff also rely on the Registrar’s office for course scheduling, grade submission and enrollment reports.

OSU Institute of Technology has been recognized for its commitment and assurance to assisting veterans who are looking for a high-quality, hands-on education that leads to a job in a high-demand field.

The Veteran Services Office offers a variety of programs and services that help veteran students transition to campus life including the Counseling Center in the Student Union, Disability Services for Students in the Lasso Center and a Veteran’s Lounge in the Student Union.

Specialized counselors work with veterans to apply for education benefits, including the Yellow Ribbon Program, from the Veteran’s Administration, and as well as utilize the OSUIT Military Crosswalk to align a veteran’s military credits and experience with a program and career track.