Buckeye Inclusion

Mission Statement

The athletics department will support The Ohio State University mission by providing quality programs that facilitate inclusive and shared experiences of all those participating, engaging and assisting in athletics programs. The departmental staff is committed to recognizing our remarkable diversity and utilizing our core values to ensure everyone attending or participating in an athletic event feels safe and welcome.

Core Values

Integrity  |  Education  |  People  |  Excellence  |  Respect  |  Innovation  |  Community  |  Tradition


📄 A message from Gene Smith

Racism has been declared a public health crisis; hate has no place in civil society.

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Message to my Beloved Team Members

by Karen Dennis

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💯 Athletic Equality Index

~ Ohio State Athletics scores a ‘100’ rating in the Athletic Equality Index developed by Athlete Ally

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Why Buckeye Inclusion is Important to Us

(swipe below to hear from the Buckeye Inclusion Committee members)