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The University of Toledo of provides a variety of activities and resources for students who are looking to enhance their student experience on campus.
Activities and Involvement
Office of Student Involvement
Student Union, Room 3504
The Office of Student Involvement is committed to student involvement on The University of Toledo's campus and in the community. Located in the Student Union, the office provides quality programs, services, and leadership opportunities that enrichstudents' experiences outside of the classroom. The office is responsible for the following areas of student involvement: Commuter Students and Off-Campus Services, Greek Life, Student Organizations, Student Activities and Programming, and Leadership Programming. In addition, the Office of Student Involvement is responsible for the advisement of several major events on campus that are rich in history and tradition at UT: Homecoming, Dance Marathon, Songfest, Student Activities Fair, Blood Drives, Leadership Speaker Series, Leadership UT, First Week/First Reads, and many more.
Student Union, Room 3512
UT's Student Government is dedicated to embracing and empowering the student body through the principles of democracy. They actively pursue these ideals through serving as the primary advocate for students; fostering a positive, student-centered atmosphere committed to all forms of diversity; engaging the students, faculty, staff, administration and community to strengthen bonds within the UT family; and instilling a significant sense of pride throughout the campus and community by celebrating the excellence and legacy of The University of Toledo.
Student Union 3518
The Office of Greek Life is a proud member of the Office of Student Involvement. We provide support to UT's twenty-nine social fraternities and sororities. The office offers leadership, academic, and educational opportunities for Greek students. We also have a Greek Lounge where students can access the internet, study, or hang out between classes. We are inclusive and welcome all students to learn more about Greek Life.
Office of Recreation Center
Student Recreation Center
The mission of the Office of Recreation is to provide engaging, student-centered recreational and health promotion programs and services to enhance the well being of The University of Toledo community.
While at UT, students have the opportunity to utilize the Student Recreation Center, an award winning fitness and aquatic center. The "REC" offers a wide variety of cardio and resistance machines, free weight room, climbing wall, 3 swimming and diving pools, 5 basketball/volleyball courts, indoor soccer, indoor track, racquetball, and a game room. The Office of Recreation also serves students through group exercise classes, personal training, fitness testing, intramurals, sport clubs, CPR classes, lifeguard classes, and swim lessons. Students can sponsor others for day passes or memberships and with over 200 student jobs available, the REC is also a great place to get your career started!
Sullivan Athletic Complex, 4th Floor
Athletics at The University of Toledo is a NCAA Division I institution and offers 16 sports for men and women. UT competes as a member of the Mid-American Conference. All students may attend UT varsity sporting events for free by presenting their Rocket Card.
Living on Campus
The mission of the Office of Residence Life (ORL) is to foster academic and social success for our residents by providing a safe community, excellent housing facilities, education, a culture of respect, and the formation of lifelong relationships. Our on-campus residence halls and Greek Village offer great living and learning experiences, comfortable and attractive facilities, and convenient services. Residential living is complemented by living learning communities, which focus on the needs and interests of first-year students. These and other out-of-class opportunities help to connect students with the university and are a significant and valuable part of the college experience.
Living Learning Communities
Our on-campus residence halls offer great living and learning experiences, convenient services, and comfortable and attractive facilities. Residential living is complemented by a first-year experience program, which focuses on the needs and interests of first-year students. This and other out-of-class opportunities such as an arts floor, academic living learning floors, and a health professions living learning community help to connect the student with the University and can be a significant and valuable part of the college experience.
Residence Hall Phone Numbers
Academic House 419.530.3946
Carter East/West 419.530.2496
The Crossings 419.530.1750
Dowd, Nash & White Halls 419.530.4970
Horton International House 419.530.1600
MacKinnon Hall 419.530.2229
Ottawa East/West 419.530.8775
Parks Tower 419.530.4381
Commuter and Off-Campus Living
Office of Commuter Student Services
Student Union, Room2521
The Office of Commuter Students Services is committed to serving students that live off-campus. This area provides support through programming and a variety of resources for UT commuter/off-campus students.Students may pick up the latest listing of the rental housing off-campus guide (apartments, houses, duplexes, rooms in private homes) plus numerous brochures to help with the rental process. The office publishes a periodic newsletter and presents several programs each semester spotlighting issues of interest to off-campus students.Students may use telephones for free local calls, plus store their lunch in our refrigerator and heat it up in the microwave, or use our bagel toaster.The office also has a lounge area where students can come in between classes to relax or do homework. Office hours are as follows: Monday, Friday: 8:15 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 8:15 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Office of the Dean of Students
Student Union, Room 2509
The staff of the Office of Dean of Students are dedicated to ensuring students have the best possible experience at The University of Toledo. The office strives to enhance the quality of student life at UT through the direction and development of intentionally designed co-curricular opportunities and institutional policy development on students' behalf. Major offices and programs that report to the Dean of Students include Student Judicial Affairs, Office of Student Involvement (which includes Commuter Student Services, Greek Life, Student Activities and Leadership, and student organizations), Office of Multicultural Student Services (African-American Student Enrichment Initiatives, Latino Initiatives, and LGBT Initiatives), and Student Unions.
The Student Union is the heart of community life at UT for all students, faculty, staff, and visitors. It represents a well-considered plan for campus unity by providing opportunities for individuals to interact, exchange ideas, and get involved in the University community. The Student Union celebrates the autonomy of the individual and the diversity of the community.
University of Toledo Counseling Center
Rocket Hall, Room 1810
The University Counseling Center provides a variety of services to any currently enrolled University of Toledo student. Individual, couples, family, and group counseling; consultation and outreach programs; and other services are available through the University Counseling Center in Rocket Hall. A student's initial appointment is with an intake counselor, who will ask questions and listen in an effort to understand the specific concerns that have brought the student to the University Counseling Center.
Why do students seek counseling?
- Personal growth and increased self awareness
- Family and interpersonal issues
- Depression, anxiety, or disordered eating
- Sexual abuse/assault
- Academic concerns
- Concerns about a friend who needs help
- Acute problems and crises
What FREE services are available?
- Initial screening for counseling services (on a first-come, first-serve basis)
- Individual, couples, and group counseling
- Outreach programs for student organizations (i.e., stress and time management, relationship building, interpersonal skill development, etc.)
- Assessment inventories
- Psychiatric consultation and referral
Day Care Center, Apple Tree Nursery UT Childcare Center
Apple Tree is a high quality, nationally accredited child-care center located on the Main Campus of the University of Toledo. Our non-profit child-care center has provided care to the University community since 1974, and has been nationally accredited since 1994.
Student Judicial Affairs
The Office of Student Conduct, in cooperation with the Dean of Students, is responsible for monitoring student behavior with regard to established standards of student conduct at The University of Toledo. Emphasis is placed on treating behavioral problems in an educationally purposeful manner while protecting the safety and well-being of all members of the University community. Actions by individuals or groups which interfere with the orderly functions of the University and which endanger the health or safety of members of the University community will not be tolerated. The student conduct system ensures that the rights of the individual are considered concurrently with the well-being of all community members and the responsibilities of the institution. Once it is alleged that a student may have violated the Code of Conduct, the Office of Dean of Students investigates the complaint and then determines if a violation occurred. Every student who is found responsible for a conduct violation has the right to appeal the decision either through the Student Judicial Board or the University Discipline Appeals Board. A complete copy of the Student Code of Conduct is located at utoledo.edu/studentaffairs/pdfs/handbook.pdf.
Academic Access, Office of
Rocket Hall, Room 1820
419.530.4981 VP/TTY: 419.530.2612
The Office of Academic Access provides a variety of individualized academic accommodations and support services to students with documented disabilities. Accessibility assists students with a variety of disabilities from AD/HD to Traumatic Brain Injuries. Services include but are not limited to: adaptive technology such as electronic texts, alternative print materials, test-taking, note-taking, sign language interpreting, assisted listening devices, priority registration, and advocacy assistance. It is recommended that students needing services submit documentation at least two weeks before the student's first semester of enrollment.
Center for Experiential Learning and Career Development (CELCD)
Student Union, Room 1532
The Center for Experiential Learning and Career Development (CELCD) works to connect students to meaningful learning experiences and assist students with determining a major and career exploration. CELCD offers resources and strategies for choosing a college major, developing career plans, preparing for a job search and interviewing, finding on– and off-campus part-time jobs, and identifying internship opportunities and career positions. It provides students networking opportunities with employers at six annual job fairs as well as on-campus recruiting. Career Services has one of the most comprehensive career libraries on campus in addition to extensive resources available on its website.
Office of Excellence and Multicultural Student Success
Student Union, Rm 2500
The mission of the Office of Multicultural Student Success (OMSS)is to serve a campus of diverse students - which includes but is not limited to African-American, Asian-American, Latino-American, Native American,and LGBT students – in an environment that is conducive to learning. OMSS programs and services are intended for the benefit of all members of the university community in an effort to foster understanding, acceptance, and cross-cultural communication. OMSS serves as a campus and community resource for multicultural and diversity training, education, and development, and includes the offices of African-American Student Enrichment Initiatives, Latino Initiatives, and LGBT Initiatives.
African American Student Enrichment Initiatives
Student Union, Room 1531
African American Student Enrichment Initiatives promotes awareness and appreciation for the African-American college experience through services, programs, and events designed to enhance academic excellence and strengthen cultural competence for the campus and surrounding communities. These initiatives provide students increased access to college academic advisors, student leaders, mentorship programs, new student orientation, leadership development, and academic supports services. Questions can be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Student Union, Room 2500-A
Latino Initiatives fosters and cultivates a relationship between the UT academic community and Latino students. To facilitate the transition to college, students are provided information and services designed to equip them with tools needed to succeed at UT. Students of Hispanic/Latino decent are invited to participate in PRIMOS, a program pairing first-year students with Peer Mentors who help guide them through their first year of college.
Student Union, Room 2501-B
LGBT Initiatives develops, delivers, and coordinates programs and services to provide outreach, support, advocacy, and community building for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, and other undergraduate and graduate students who self-identify as non-heterosexual, and their allies. In alignment with the university's core values, the office fosters campus-wide collaborative efforts to serve LGBT students and assess and respond to student and community needs. Questions can be e-mailed to email@example.com .
International Student Services
Student Union, Room 1533
The Office of International Student Services provides services to International students by assisting with arrival pick-up, new student orientation, and location of housing, status documentation, immigration advising, personal, legal, and academic issues.