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Consumer Information

The links below are provided to assist prospective and current students and employees, and to meet disclosure and reporting requirements of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA), the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (HEOA), and related federal regulations. Paper copies of Otterbein documents referenced in such web links will be made available upon request, including Otterbein financial aid and other policies, disclosures and notifications. For additional information, or to request a paper copy of a given policy, disclosure or notification, please contact the Executive Assistant to the President at (614) 823-1232.

Institutional Information

Admission & Financial Aid

Academic Programs and Outcomes

Campus Life, Health & Safety

  • Student Life, Activities and Organizations
  • Campus Life Handbook (PDF)
  • Student Wellness Planning (Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention)
  • Campus Police

  • Clery Act, Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report
    Otterbein University is committed to assisting all members of the campus community, students, prospective students, employees and prospective employees in providing for their own safety and security.  The Annual Security and Fire Safety compliance document is available on the Otterbein website at www.otterbein.edu/AnnualFireSafetyReport.  You can pick up a hard copy of the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report at the Otterbein Police Department located at 194 West Main Street Westerville, Ohio, 43081.  You can also phone (614-823-1222) for a copy of the report to be mailed to you.

    The website and report contains information regarding campus safety and security and include topics such as: crime prevention, fire safety, university police enforcement authority, crime reporting policies, disciplinary procedures and other matters of importance related to security and safety on campus.  It also contains information about crime statistics for the previous three calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Otterbein; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. 

    This information is required by law and provided by the Otterbein Police Department.  

  • Vaccination Policy
  • Health Center


  • Equity in Athletics Disclosures
    Information regarding the University's commitment to provide equitable opportunities available for men and women students may be requested from the Department of Athletics. Otterbein is a member of Division III of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) and, as such, follows their policies and principles. A student-athlete may receive financial aid through Otterbein's established and continuing program to aid students. The University does not consider athletic ability as a criterion in the formulation of the financial aid package.

/ Fast Facts

Location / Westerville, OH
President / Dr. Kathy Krendl
Mascot / Cardy the Cardinal
Colors / Tan and Cardinal
Founded / 1847
Students / approx. 3,000
Students to faculty / 12:1
Majors / 74
Minors / 44
Graduate Programs / MBA, MAT, MAE, MSN, DNP, MSAH, MAEM

/ Office of Marketing and Communications

The Office of Marketing and Communications is located at 141 W. Park St.

Office Hours
M-F: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
M-F: 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (summer)

p/ 614.823.1600
f/ 614.823.1360

Media Inquiries
Jenny Hill
Director of Marketing and Communications
p/ 614.823.1284
e/ jhill@otterbein.edu

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