Belonging and Connection

OSU students in O-H-I-O formation

Finding friends and making connections are an integral part of your collegiate experience. Research has shown that students who feel a strong sense of belonging i.e. feel welcomed, accepted, and valued for who they are, tend to perform better academically, report higher levels of well-being, and have higher levels of motivation. 

There are several ways you can make new friends and connections at OSU: