Office of Student Life


The following departments call the Younkin Success Center home, meeting students’ needs and providing them valuable tools and resources to succeed.  

Buckeye Careers 

Buckeye Careers, within the Office of Student Life, provides a vast amount of resources and support for students seeking professional career development for undergrad, graduate, professional and post-doc levels. Resources include:

  • Individual and drop-in appointments 
  • Workshops  
  • Handshake 
  • University-Wide Career and Internship Fair and Career Week 
  • Graduate and Professional School Fair  
  • SEE (Student Employment Experience) program 



Phone number: 614-688-3898 


Walter E. Dennis Learning Center (DLC)  

The Walter E. Dennis Learning Center (DLC) provides services for students who are seeking to enhance their learning and motivation strategies. The DLC offers courses, appointments and workshops on the following topics:

  • Academic motivation 
  • Time management 
  • Self-regulation strategies 
  • Test-preparation strategies 
  • Test-taking strategies 
  • Note-taking strategies 
  • Reading strategies 



Phone number: 614-688-4011 


Counseling and Consultation Service (CCS) 

Student Life Counseling and Consultation Service (CCS) provides comprehensive mental health services to students to promote personal well-being and academic success. CCS has a culturally diverse professional staff of licensed psychologists, social workers, counselors and psychiatrists. Their services include:

  • Individual, couples and group counseling 
  • Psychiatry 
  • Nutritional counseling 
  • Outreach and workshops 
  • Crisis support and debriefing 
  • Consultation for faculty, staff and loved ones 
  • Community referral 



Phone number: 614-292-5766 


Student Athlete Support Services (SASSO)

Serving over 1,000 student-athletes on 36 NCAA teams, SASSO provides Ohio State student-athletes with assistance in academic, athletic, personal and professional development such as:

  • Advising
  • Tutoring and study tables 
  • Student-athlete development programs 

Counselors and other staff help foster growth in decision making, planning and the fulfillment of academic, career and life goals for all student-athletes. 


Phone number: 614-292-7088

SASSO also has an addition office at The Fawcett Center – 2400 Olentangy River Road, Suite 145.