COVID-19 updates and resources


We know that there’s a lot of new information coming at you every day, and it can be hard to keep track of it all. The links on this page can help you navigate through the changes that are happening and provide you support you need as we move forward. If there are other resources that you think would be helpful to you or others, please email and let us know. Thank you, and stay healthy and safe!


Updates and resources for students:

Effective immediately, please log onto to verify your health symptoms before attending class, lab or clinical activities in-person.


Updates and resources for faculty and staff:


COVID-19 campus information:


Wellness resources:


Office of Student Life Counseling and Consultation Service (CCS) Resources:

Counseling and Consultation Service provides crisis consultation for students after hours by calling 614-292-5766 and choosing option 2 which includes weekends and holidays.


Other resources:


Emergency Care:


Crisis Helplines:

For immediate Help and Assistance — Ohio:

For immediate assistance — Nationally:




Recent News

February 25, 2021

New building will serve as a gateway facility for the health sciences campus

In recognition of the impact of the nursing profession on their family and the community, Gary and Jane Heminger have pledged a naming gift to the new building currently under construction for The Ohio State University College of Nursing.

February 24, 2021

Memphis, TN – Early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease has been shown to reduce cost and improve patient outcomes, but current diagnostic approaches can be invasive and costly. A recent study, published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, has found a novel way to identify a high potential for developing Alzheimer’s disease before symptoms occur. Ray Romano, PhD, RN, completed the research as part of his PhD in the Nursing Science Program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Graduate Health Sciences.

February 23, 2021

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A national transdisciplinary team of scientists led by Dr. Bernadette Melnyk, Ohio State’s Vice President for Health Promotion, University Chief Wellness Officer and Dean of the College of Nursing has earned a 2020 Paper of the Year award from the American Journal of Health Promotion.

February 22, 2021

College ranks #13 overall, #7 among public institutions

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State University College of Nursing now places among the top 15 colleges of nursing in the country for research funding support from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). According to the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research, the Ohio State College of Nursing earned more than $5.7 million in primary NIH research funding, ranking the college #13 overall and #7 among public institutions. The college rose from #16 overall in 2019.