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Ohio University Zanesville
DeanDr. Jeremy Webster
Students2000 (approx.)[1]
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Ohio University Zanesville (OU Zanesville) is a regional campus of Ohio University located in Zanesville, Ohio. It was founded in 1946.[2] Ohio University Zanesville serves commuter students who seek associate, or bachelor's degrees, community education, or business and industry training. The campus practices open admissions.[3]

With 85 faculty and staff, Ohio University Zanesville also provides academic advising, tutoring, and specialized testing services. Campus facilities include wireless internet access, a cafeteria, a coffee café, bookstore, a 30,000 volume library with electronic databases and resources, the Collegial Woods network of walking trails and the Muskingum Recreation Center. Ohio University Zanesville offers flexibly scheduled classes in Zanesville and Cambridge.

The school mascot is a Tracer, a hunting dog.


The 179-acre campus of Ohio University and Zane State College is made up of seven buildings including Elson Hall, Herrold Hall, the Cora E. Rogge Pavilion, and Littick Hall (Ohio University); College Hall, Health Science Hall, Campus Center and Advanced Science & Technology Center (Zane State College); and the Muskingum Recreation Center.

Elson Hall[edit]

Elson Hall, the first building on the Ohio University Zanesville campus, was built in 1967. It is the primary location for classrooms and offices for the Zanesville Campus, which is a regional campus of Ohio University.


The Zanesville Campus Library serves both Ohio University Zanesville and Zane State College. It has been a co-located library since the 1970s.[4] The library has 30,000 books and numerous periodical subscriptions. It also features the Zanesville Heritage Collection.[5]


Ohio University Zanesville offers thirteen Bachelor's degree programs as well as five Associate degree programs.[6] Ohio University Zanesville also offers future and current students classes being viewed over the Ohio University Learning Network program (OULN). The program enables regional campus students to get degrees that are offered in Athens at Ohio University.

Student activities[edit]

Active student groups include Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity, Communication club Student Senate, Students Nurses Association of Zanesville (SNAZ), the Green Bobcats (Environmental/Sustainability Club), Electronic Media Club, Future Educators of Ohio University Zanesville (FEOUZ), Psi Beta Psychology Honor Society, Sports & Recreation Club, Rotaract, intramural sports and cultural activities to round the student’s university experience. Ohio University Zanesville is part of the Ohio Regional Campus Conference and sports programs include baseball, women's volleyball, men’s and women’s basketball, golf, and women’s softball.[7]


  1. ^ "Ohio University Zanesville: Future Students". Ohio University. Retrieved 5 February 2018.
  2. ^ https://www.ohio.edu/zanesville/
  3. ^ "Ohio University Zanesville: Freshmen". Ohio University. Retrieved 5 February 2018.
  4. ^ Lorenzen, M. (1994). The Zanesville Campus Library of Ohio University Zanesville and the Muskingum Area Technical College: A use study of a co-located campus library. ERIC ED # 377 872.
  5. ^ Purkayastha, M. (Ed.)(2009). American Library Directory, 2009-2010, V. 1 (62nd ed.). Medford, NJ: Information Today, Inc. ISBN 978-1-57387-346-8., p. 1969
  6. ^ "Degree Programs". www.ohio.edu. Retrieved 2016-06-04.
  7. ^ "Ohio University Zanesville : Clubs And Groups". www.ohio.edu. Retrieved 2016-06-04.

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Coordinates: 39°57′45″N 82°2′0″W / 39.96250°N 82.03333°W / 39.96250; -82.03333