Counseling & Wellness Services

Leslie Beary and Ellen Farrell pose on a bridge

Services for students are available through tele-mental health appointments via Zoom and in-person. Mental health concerns or stressful events can lead to diminished academic performance or a reduction in the ability to function well. If you or a student you know is struggling with life on or off-campus, help is available by calling (740) 725-6349 or emailing Leslie Beary ( or Ellen Farrell ( If you are in crisis call 9-1-1. To speak to someone outside of normal office hours, students can reach the Ohio State After-Hours Line at (614) 292-5766. Help is also available through the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline by calling 988 or contacting Crisis Text Line by texting 4Hope to 741-741.


Counseling & Wellness Services
Mental Health Counselor
Counseling & Wellness Services


The SMART Lab is the result of a partnership between the Student Wellness Office of OSU Student Life and the Counselor Education Program within the College of Education and Human Ecology. The mission of the SMART Lab is to teach stress management and resiliency skills to help students feel and function better.

Visit the Exhale Room

Students can hop over to relax and have a few moments in their day to breathe in our Exhale Room! The Exhale Room is open 9 to 5 M-F and students are welcome to take a few minutes to enjoy aromatherapy, guided meditation, bean bag chairs and more! No reservation is needed, come check it out! Maynard 200C.

Veteran's Support

University Resources

Visit the Ohio State Marion Veteran's webpage

The Office for Military and Veteran's Services on the Columbus Campus

Veteran's Administration Resources

To enroll for VA Services:


Chat online with a VA Counselor:

1-800-273-8255 (TALK)

Online Resources

Marion Campus Food Pantry

Organized and operated by the Buckeye Food Alliance student organization.

Hours of Operation:

Fogle Family Farm Pantry – Alber Student Center

Mondays: 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Tuesdays: 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon; 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
Wednesdays: 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Thursdays: 9:00 – 10:30 a.m.; 1:30 – 5:00 p.m.
Fridays: 1:45 – 3:00 p.m.

Connections Center Pantry – 143 Bryson Hall

Mondays: 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Tuesdays: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Wednesdays: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Thursdays: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Fridays: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

How to support the pantry with a Kroger Community Rewards Card

Please direct questions about the pantry to