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Ohio University Athletics strives to be a national level program through all sports participating in post-season competition, earning recognition as the premier athletic program in the Mid-American Conference, while renowned for academic excellence through outstanding graduation rates and scholastic honors. Athletics will provide exceptional value and benefit to the mission of Ohio University and community, demonstrate unrivaled pride and foster relationships with all constituents. The athletic department is committed to the utmost integrity through NCAA rules compliance, fiscal responsibility and student-athlete personal development.

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 OU History
 Celebration of Ohio
 Commencement 2009
 Mission Statement  Coming Soon
 Nickname  Bobcats
 Colors  Green and White
 Fight Song  Stand Up & Cheer
 Official Mascot  Rufus
 Conference  Mid-American Conference
 Director of Athletics  Jim Schaus
 Visiting OU  Visitor's Guide
 Employees  Staff Directory
 Official Site  OhioBobcats.com

 Campus Map |  Virtual Tour |  Athens Map |  Campus Gallery

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Bobcat. Ohio University strives for excellence in both athletics and academics. OU expects great things from all its athletic teams and its student-athletes.

Ohio Athletics

The mission of Ohio University Athletics is to successfully develop the student-athlete as a person, student and athlete. Student-athletes are encouraged by the coaches and administrative staff to maintain a balance between athletics, academics and the social aspects of college.

• OU Athletics Travel Guide | Maps & Directions
• Tour Our Facilities | OU Academics & Student Services
• OU Athletics Media Coverage | OU Sports Network
• Search APR, GSR, Graduation Rates
All-Access Audio  Listen to Stand-up and Cheer
All-Access Audio  Listen to Alma Mater, Ohio

Ohio University

Ohio University enrolls nearly 17,000 undergraduate students, has more than 950 full-time faculty, and has more than 250 undergraduate majors. Established in 1804, Ohio University is the oldest public university in the state of Ohio and the first in the Northwest Territory.

• Official Ohio University Website
• Information for Prospective Students
• Discover Your Promise
• Parents | Colleges & Majors
• Multicultural Resources
• Life at Ohio | Just the Facts

Visiting OU

The best way to experience Ohio University is a visit to the campus in Athens.

• Visit Campus | Athletics Travel Guide
• Tour Guides
• Driving Directions | In & Around Athens

Compliance & NCAA Guidelines

Ohio University is a voluntary member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Mid-American Conference (MAC). We are committed to abiding by all rules and regulations of those bodies. The NCAA governs the actions of our coaches and student-athletes, and has explicit guidelines that regulate the actions of our program. For further information on the OU Athletics Compliance Office, please visit their main page.

Academic Eligibility
Division I Academic Eligibility
Guide for the College-Bound Student-Athlete
International Student-Athletes
NCAA Eligibility Center
NCAA Recruiting
National Letter of Intent
Extra Benefits and Inducements
Agent Information
Amateurism Information
Transfer Guide