• Why ODU?

    Ohio Dominican University is a comprehensive liberal arts university, founded in 1911 by the Dominican Sisters of St. Mary of the Springs in the Catholic intellectual tradition. The University offers undergraduate, graduate and adult education programs to more than 3000 students. 

    The vision of Ohio Dominican University is to be recognized for the following:

    • student-centered and innovative approaches to teaching and learning;
    • a commitment to excellence in academic and co-curricular programs;
    • a commitment to service and community responsibility;
    • outstanding campus facilities and resources;
    • a global outreach in response to educational needs; and
    • a reputation for distinction in values-based higher education.

    Philosophy of Ohio Dominican University

    Ohio Dominican University respects the dignity and individual needs of our students and their families, our graduates and our employees. Our interactions with others set the standards that continue to make ODU an inviting workplace and a quality institution of higher education.

    Student needs are paramount. All employees at ODU have a primary and sincere concern for the education and welfare of each student. Employees also have an interest in the professional progress of every staff member. Teamwork and efficiency are emphasized; success of our students, our graduates, and the University are the goals.

    ODU has a caring attitude toward its people. The University believes that quality education and service are provided by those with healthy attitudes toward their work. All staff members are given the opportunity to excel within the University and are expected to take pride in and be committed to the University and its mission.

    Ohio Dominican University employees are proud of the contribution they make to our community. We continually strive for excellence in everything we do and believe in perpetual self-evaluation as the basis for constantly improving quality and pride in ODU. We conduct all University affairs with integrity. ODU believes that we need to be positioned for change in response to the evolving needs of society while simultaneously maintaining our organizational philosophy.

    For more information about Ohio Dominican University, visit our History and Mission Statement pages.

  • Contact Info

    Human Resources

    Erskine Hall, Room 136
    Ohio Dominican University
    1216 Sunbury Road
    Columbus, Ohio 43219

    Phone: 614-251-4560

    Office Hours: 

    Monday – Friday:
    8 a.m. - 5 p.m.