Consumer information

Federal regulations require that institutions provide specific consumer information about the school and about financial aid to enrolled and prospective students. The following list includes websites or web addresses for the information required to be disclosed.​

Availability of ins​​titutional and financial aid informati​on

​​​Category Address​​
​​Contact information for assistance in obtaining institutional or financial aid informationContact Us

​Student Financial Aid Applications at a glance​
​Eligibility for Title IV aid Eligibility criteria for federal student aid programs​​
​State grants and scholarships assistance
​Disbursements of aid ​ (select student type tab, Manage Aid, How aid is applied)​
​Student's Rights and Responsibilities Student rights,​ responsibilities and disclosures​​​
Education abroad and federal financial aid Education Abroad
​Student employment (Federal Work-Study)​ Federal Work-Study program
​Satisfactory Academic Progress Satisfactory Academic Progress-policy
​Ohio State drug and alcohol policyOhio State drug and alcohol policy
​State authorization

General information​

​Category​ ​Address​​
​Constitution and Citizenship Day Constitution Day​
​Academic programs and faculty Colleges and schools
​Instructional facilities​Check individual sites:
​Accreditation and licensing
​Facilities and services available to students with disabilities Office of Student Life Disability Services​
​Costs of​ (select student type tab, About Aid, Cost of Attendance)
​Transfer of credit
​Articulation agreementsArticulation Agreement and Credit Transfer Task Force
​Student body diversity
​Student life resources and policiesImportant student policies, programs and resources
​Requirements for withdrawalCourse withdrawal
University withdrawal
​Refund policy and return of Title IV federal aid Drop and withdrawal
​Privacy of student records - Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA)FERPA

OSU's policy -- privacy and release of student education records
​Copyright, piracy and responsible use of computing network resources

Peer-2-peer networking

Responsible use policy

​Peer-to-peer file sharingSecure file sharing
​Voter registration My Vote

OSU Votes​
​Textbook and pricing information


Information & opt out process
​Gainful employment programs

​Concern reporting

Category ​​Address
​Report a concern Ohio State anonymous reporting
​Title IX - Sex- and Gender-based MisconductPolicy, response and prevention
University complaintsOhio State complaint, grievance and appeal procedures
​External complaint process

​Student outcomes

Category ​​Address
​Retention and graduation rates Retention and graduation rates
​Placement in employment ​Buckeye Careers
​Types of graduate and professional education in which graduates of the school's 4-year degree programs enroll

Consumer tools​

​​Category ​Address
​Net Price Calculator Net Price Calculator
​The College Navigator College Navigator
​Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
​The College Scorecard ​College Scorecard
​Paying for College webpageConsumer Financial Protection Bureau
​The College Financing Plan
​A standardized financial aid offer letter designed to simplify the information prospective students receive about costs and financial aid so they can easily compare institutions and make informed decisions about where to attend school. Ohio State students may view their individual financial plan via My Buckeye Link under the Financial Aid Summary tab.

Health and safety​

​Category Address
​Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program Alcohol, tobacco and other drugs
​Vaccination policiesVaccination Requirement
​Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act)
​Information and resources
​Security Report (including emergency response and evacuation procedures), timely warnings, crime log and missing person notification policy Campus ​safety
​Fire safety report and fire log Campus safety

​Intercollegiate Athletic Program​

Category ​Address
​​Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA) Ohio State certifications

Disclosure requirements relating to education loans​

Category​ Address
​Federal Student loan information published by Department of Education Federal Student Aid​​
​National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) NSLDS
​Federal Loan Entrance and exit counseling ​Federal Student Aid
​Private education loan disclosures including self-certification form​​ FastChoice