Creating the Extraordinary Student Experience

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"Welcome to the Student Life Grad Pad Website! I am so excited that you have taken the time to visit this site. I cannot wait to get to know you both as a new professional to the field of Student Affairs and as the unique and awesome individual that you are. I am so glad to have you as part of our Student Life family and cannot wait to see the amazing things you are going to do this year!"

D'Andra Mull, Ph.D.
Assistant Vice President & Dean of Students, Office of Student Life

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U.S. News & World Report has named Ohio State as the top public university in Ohio in its annual “America’s Best Colleges” list and is ranked the 16th best public university in the nation. The Office of Student Life has been named one of the 15+ Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs by the Center for Higher Education Enterprise (CHEE) in partnership with the American College Personnel Association (ACPA).

Column of the Month

Happy Summer!

Dear Student Life GAA, Wow! It's summer already. Because of you, it has been an amazing year, and we are grateful for each of our Student Life GAA's and all of your hard work. You have accomplished a great deal, and we know that even bigger and better things...

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Meet a Graduate Assistant

Benjamin Rottersman

  • Department: Residence Life
  • Anticipated Graduation: SP 2020
  • Email:
  • Undergrad Major: N/A
  • Grad Major: Higher Education and Student Affairs (HESA)

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