Campus Services

The wellness and well-being of our students in one of our highest priorities. The W offers state-of-the-art fitness facilities and programming to help you find the balance. We are equipped to provide basic medical and psychological services to our students. And you'll find plenty to do at The W and in Columbus.

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Campus Recreation

We've got plenty of activities to help you meet all your fitness goals—in beautiful, well-equipped facilities.

Our Stark Recreation Center and adjoining Pohl Gym offer a 5,000-square-foot strength and conditioning room, three basketball/volleyball courts, an elevated three-lane indoor track, two racquetball courts, two aerobic studios, locker rooms, and an indoor, six-lane swimming pool.

Whether it's a group class or a program tailored just for you, there's something for every need. Choose from five program areas for exercise and overall health: aquatics, intramural sports, open recreation, special events, or overall wellness.

And here's the best news: the facilities and services we provide are FREE to The W students.

Campus Recreation

Healthy Mind, Healthy Body

The Campus Health Center provides walk-in care and health education for students. The Counseling Center provides a wide range of mental health services to students at no charge.

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Campus Safety

Our state-certified police officers are available around the clock and patrol the 140 acre campus.

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Something To Do

Located in historic downtown Columbus, once home to the likes of Tennessee Williams and Eudora Welty, The W offers a wealth of cultural events to fuel your creative spirit. From art exhibits and concerts to theatre productions and book signings, you can find a creative and inspiring community at The W.