SPEAK LIKE A POLAR BEAR
GenEd - General Education Program, the liberal arts core curriculum required of every student.
GNBs or Good News Bears will assist new students during the Summer Orientation program.
Green Monster - Emerald green outdoor track located around campus for walking, biking or roller blading. Track is 2.5 miles in length.
King Horn is the complex which includes cardio and weight rooms, various sports courts, an indoor track, and pool.
Klondike the polar bear is our beloved mascot!
Klondike’s a student lounge in McIntosh Center.
Mac is the all-you-care-to-eat dining facility located within McIntosh Center.
Orientation Leaders or OLs are a group of energetic, fun and dedicated leaders will assist during the Welcome Weekend program.
Polar Dollars students can use their ONU Student ID card as a debit card by depositing money onto their card in the Controller’s Office.
Northern Lights located in Heterick Library sells smoothies, coffee and bottled drinks.
RA - Resident Assistant is a student who supervises, assists and provides programming for residents in residence halls
RD - Resident Director is the upper-class student who coordinates the residence hall community and oversees the RAs
ResLife - The Office of Residence Life, located in McIntosh Center, is in charge of all on-campus housing.
SPC - Student planning committee
Student Senate - The governing student body of Ohio Northern University which is comprised of student leaders who strive to actively participate in the formulation and application of University policy
Student-Ls - The google group based system that sends campus announcements to your inbox.
The Tundra is the large grassy area between the residence halls and the academic buildings, with the English Chapel at one end and Fraternity circle on the other. This 8.56 acre area – which would hold 8 football fields side by side – serves as a popular location for events as well as downtime for students.
WOW Café (World of Wings American Grill) is the grab and go dining location in McIntosh Center