The Ohio Union
is a student activity center
at The Ohio State University
. The Ohio Union serves as one of two student activity centers at Ohio State; Drake Union
is the other student activity center. The Ohio Union provides facilities for student activities, organizations and events, and serves as a meeting place for campus and community interaction. Many student services and programs are housed in the union, along with dining and recreational facilities. It also serves as the home base for the "Explore Columbus" program, which provides students with discounted or free tickets. Opening day was March 29, 2010.
New Union Building
The previous Ohio Union building, which opened in 1951 The new building strives to be a model facility for other universities, like the original building was when it was completed. The new union serves one of the largest student bodies in the nation. The new building is LEED certified, according to the U.S. Green Building Council
. There are four dining locations that accept meal swipes, a ballroom, theater, BuckID office, and numerous meeting rooms.
<gallery>Image:OhioUnion1950.JPG|The second Ohio Union building, now demolishedFile:OhioUnionCeiling.JPG|Arched... Read More