Buckeye Family Association

The Ohio State University at Marion Buckeye Family Association provides a regional network and support system for our students and their families. We offer a number of experiences that can be very rewarding. As family members, you will share in your OSU student¹s achievements, frustrations, and challenges.

The Ohio State University at Marion Buckeye Family Association exists to provide support to your family as your student strives to achieve academic excellence. The Buckeye Family Association provides opportunities for parents and guardians to become partners with the university in the educational experiences of their students. Some of the benefits of participating in the Buckeye Family Association are:

  • Provide information about university activities and services to parents/families.
  • Assist families in solving problems they or their students may encounter with the university.
  • Promote family participation in campus activities and use of campus.
  • Provide opportunities for families to socialize with one another.
  • Check out the complete list of Buckeye Family Association benefits>>>

Complete and return your application as soon as possible so that we can add you to our e-mail list-serve and mailing list.

For more information:
Michael Short
Director of Student Affairs
Morrill Hall Room 166
(740) 389-OSUM, ext. 6273

Buckeye Family Association Benefits

  • Access to knowledgeable staff
  • Buckeye Family directory
  • Subscription to Buckeye E-mail Briefs, Currents and other univerity publications
  • The Student Connection, a quarterly publication for families with information on events, activities, updates, and quick tips
  • Participation in our Student Advantage Series
  • Free/reduced costs for use of campus facilities for meetings or other social events
  • Discounted tickets to Five Nights on Cmapus cultural arts series
  • Access to the Wayne and Geraldine Kuhn Fine Arts Gallery exhibits and artist receptions
  • Discounted tickets to Scarlet Wave games
  • Discounts at local merchants with the Buckeye Family ID
  • Continuing education programs at the Alber Enterprise Center
  • Career and employment information through Career Services
  • Access to the Prairie Nature Center and our annual seed sale
  • Access to personal fitness programs and the weight room