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Department of Entomology

Chrysalis members on an insect collecting field trip
Chrysalis members on an insect collecting field trip

DEI Resources

Ohio State Entomology is committed to the enhancement of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, creating an environment free from harassment, discrimination, and sexual misconduct

The Ohio State University is committed to building and maintaining a community to reflect diversity and to improve opportunities for all. All Buckeyes have the right to be free from harassment, discrimination, and sexual misconduct. The university is committed to stopping sexual misconduct, preventing its recurrence, eliminating any hostile environment, and remedying its discriminatory effects. All university employees have reporting responsibilities to the Office of Institutional Equity to ensure the university can take appropriate action.

To report harassment, discrimination, sexual misconduct, retaliation, or seek resources and supportive measures, contact the Office of Institutional Equity: Online reporting form at | Call 614-247-5838 or TTY 614-688-8605 | Email

The Principles of Community adopted by the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences reinforce these values. 

Academic Diversity Statement

The Ohio State University affirms the importance and value of diversity of people and ideas. We believe in creating equitable research opportunities for all students and to providing programs and curricula that allow our students to understand critical societal challenges from diverse perspectives and aspire to use research to promote sustainable solutions for all. We are committed to maintaining an inclusive community that recognizes and values the inherent worth and dignity of every person; fosters sensitivity, understanding, and mutual respect among all members; and encourages each individual to strive to reach their own potential.

DEI RESOURCES for the ohio state community

CFAES Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (CFAES office)
Office of Diversity and Inclusion (OSU office)
Office of Institutional Equity
Center for Belonging and Social Change
The Women's Place
Military and Veterans Services

Assistance and emotional support resources

Students in need of assistance or emotional support can reach out to the Office of Student Life’s Counseling and Consultation Service, or a CFAES embedded counselor. 

Students can also access the support and resources provided by the Student Wellness Center, the Student Advocacy Center, the Center for Belonging and Social Change and the Office of International Affairs.

Faculty and staff in need of assistance can contact Ohio State’s Employee Assistance Program.


National Suicide Hotline: 988
Crisis Text Line: Text a trained crisis counselor 24/7 Always confidential. Always free. Text “START” to 741-741

Counseling and Consultation Service (CCS) from Ohio State's Office of Student Life provides after-hours crisis services, individual and group mental health services to currently enrolled students, scholars, and their partners who are covered by the Student Health Insurance Plan. 

Immediate Assistance from OSU Counseling and Consultation Services
After hours CCS crisis consultation: 614-292-5766 (option 2 includes weekends and holidays)
Community Provider Database from CCS for specialized care

CFAES Therapists
Schaad (she/they) on the Wooster campus at 112 Fisher;
David Wirt on the Columbus campus.