Health & Safety

At Ohio State ATI, counseling services are here to help students understand, identify, and strengthen their psychological and social supports linked to academic success and personal health and wellbeing.

Counseling Services

Counseling services help you understand and adjust to personal and social challenges that can affect your academic performance, personal life, and/or relationships. Students can participate in individual sessions, extended groups sessions, or access web-based resources. Our licensed psychologist, Dr. Belanger, is here to help you make a smooth transition to college life. For more information call 330- 287-1258 or visit us at Skou 128.

Relaxation and Stress Management workshops are offered at various times throughout the semester. For more information or to register call 330-287-1306 or visit us at Skou 128.

Caring Therapy Canines they will be here on Mondays from 11am-noon in the Skou Lounge.  Come by to say “hi” to our furry friends!

Web-based resources:

  • ULifeline - provides information and videos about emotional health and wellbeing for college students and their families.
  • Half of Us - sponsored by MTV students, families, and educators can explore strategies to promote emotional health and wellbeing. 

Disability Services

The Office of Disability can assist you with temporary accommodations if you are confined to a wheelchair, using crutches, or need other assistance. Contact Disability Services at (330) 287-1253 or via e-mail to henriss.1@osu.edu.

Wayne County Health Resources

There are a number of nearby health service providers available to Ohio State ATI students.

Wooster Area Health Service Providers:

Cleveland Clinic Express Care
Wooster Family Health Center
1740 Cleveland Road
Wooster, OH 44691
(330) 287-4500 
Available 7 days a week; no appointment necessary

Hometown Urgent Care 
Located next to Chipotle

4164 Burbank Road
Wooster, OH 44691
(330) 345-8032

Wayne County Health Department
203 S. Walnut Street
Wooster, OH 44691
(330) 264-9590

Wooster Community Hospital
Located north of the College of Wooster, near Pizza Hut

1761 Beall Ave.
Wooster, OH 44691

(330) 263-8100

Law Enforcement:

The University Police are the responsible agency for all investigations and reports involving incidents on the Wooster campus. This includes all housing, Ohio State ATI, OARDC and outlying Ohio State University operations. What can you do?

  • Keep your car locked and valuables out of sight.
  • Don't leave purse, wallet, etc. lying around.
  • Use common sense - Crime can occur anywhere, Ohio State ATI is NOT exempt!

All students should have received a campus safety brochure, which contains more details on the department, crime statistics, and programming. If you did not receive a copy or you would like further information, please contact the Wooster Campus Ohio State University Police at (330) 287-0111, or visit their web site.

Traffic & Parking:

  • A parking permit is NOT needed for the Wooster campus.
  • Park only in marked spaces within a parking lot.
  • Report all traffic accidents to the police.
  • Driver's license and Ohio State University driving permit is required for driving state vehicles.
  • All state traffic laws apply to campus roadways.
  • Zero tolerance for driving under the influence of alcohol/drugs.

Fire Prevention & Safety:

  • Evacuate buildings when alarm sounds.
  • Assemble at designated location.
  • Tampering with safety devices is prohibited by law.
  • Report work related injuries to ATI Business Office.

Questions? Contact Wooster Campus Safety Office, (330) 263-3914.

Special Note on Alcohol and Illegal Drugs:

  • NO person may consume an alcoholic beverage in a public place.
  • NO person under 21 may possess, purchase, consume, etc. any alcoholic beverage.
  • NO person may provide, purchase, etc. any alcoholic beverage to a person under 21. This includes hosting parties.
  • Under 21 and drink and drive? .02% blood alcohol (1 beer) makes you DUI.
  • Most crimes on campus involve alcohol - victims and suspects.
  • Random drug sweeps are conducted on campus, including housing areas.
  • Violations will result in appropriate University and criminal court action.

The Wooster Campus Ohio State University Police mission is to help provide a safe environment in which the academic and research missions of Ohio State ATI and OARDC may be pursued. This cannot be accomplished solely by the police. It is a cooperative effort of the campus community and the police working together for a safer campus.