Creating the Extraordinary Student Experience : Office of Student Life


Event Planning

At A Glance

  • Provides both drop-off casual and full-service catering 
  • Pre-approved to serve alcohol on campus
  • Provides event staffing and onsite management
  • Accommodates over 1,000 guests
  • Provides off-premise catering including indoor and outdoor facilities
  • Accepts eRequest
  • Close proximity to all university clients and venues
  • Offers 10% discount off food and non-alcoholic beverages for faculty/staff/students for university events and non-university parties


University Catering can host events in nearly any facility on Ohio State's campus and beyond. Service and support include:

  • Delivered casual catering
  • Full service catering including plated served functions and black-tie events, buffets, receptions, tailgates, graduations and more
  • Customized menu and décor development unique to your occasion
  • Event planning and onsite management
  • Professionally trained event staff
  • Alcohol bar service and management
  • Table decor (linens, floral, china and glassware)
  • Coordinated event rentals