Personal Support Services


Central Ohio Technical College has many services available to help students be successful inside and outside the classroom.


Emergency Grants

COTC has two emergency grant programs that provide financial assistance to students with an unexpected temporary emergency.

The TrueCore Federal Credit Union Emergency Grant, established by TrueCore Federal Credit Union, and the McConnell Emergency Grant Application, established by Jane and William McConnell, are limited funds for currently enrolled students.

The maximum grant amount is $500 and is awarded to an eligible student who is enrolled at least 6 credit hours at the time of application. Students will be required to explain why they cannot provide their own funds and submit third-party documentation supporting the need for the grant. An emergency grant cannot be used for tuition or textbooks. An emergency grant does not have to be repaid.


Campus Corner: Student Food Pantry

The Campus Corner: Student Food Pantry is here for you—order online and pick up by appointment.*

The Campus Corner: Student Food Pantry opened in autumn 2017 as a direct response to the need among our community of students for more resources to fight food insecurity—the lack of nutritious food. With tuition, fees, textbook costs and living expenses, it has become increasingly difficult for students to juggle the costs of living with the costs of obtaining a degree, and thus many students are finding themselves choosing between essentials such as food and the costs of college. The food pantry was established to provide non-perishable food to those in need at Ohio State Newark and Central Ohio Technical College.
Only a student ID is required to utilize the Campus Corner.

Campus food pantry


Food Services

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The Table of Contents (TOC) is our market-style dining operation.


  • A selection of home-cooked comfort foods
  • Sub-sandwiches, whole pizza or pizza by the slice
  • Cooked to order chicken sandwiches and burgers
  • Fresh deli sandwiches, fruit bowls, desserts, and homemade soups 
  • Additionally, *Cyber Café, in the J.

Military and Veteran Services and Resources

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Military students and veterans are supported by a team dedicated to helping you make the most of the financial and academic resources available to you. Many veterans are living better lives today after reaching out for support. Learn more. You’re not alone.


Sexual Violence Prevention and Response

​Sexual Violence Education & Support

We are the area within the Office of Student Life that addresses situations of sexual assault, stalking, intimate partner abuse, and sexual harassment. We cover the prevention and the education aspect, as well as the advocacy and support aspect of sexual violence.

​​Support and Advocacy
Sexual Violence Prevention and Response
Contact Student Life at 740.364.9578



​​​Relationships between men and between women are just as likely to be abusive as relationships between women and men, and they can be just as dangerous and harmful.


Job and Family Services

The Job and Family Services organizations below offer a wide range of assistance for Ohioans. This includes employment and training assistance, unemployment benefits, cash assistance, food assistance, child care, child and adult protective services, adoption, and child support.


Crisis Services

Call during business hours: Student Life/Counseling Services 740.364.9578

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