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Thanksgiving Dinner

An annual event, Thanksgiving Dinner brings together the campus community of students, faculty and staff unable to return home for the long holiday weekend. An Ohio State Signature Event, Thanksgiving Dinner is supported by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, the Office of International Affairs, the Office of Student Life's Dining Services and The Ohio State University Alumni Association. The Ohio State Thanksgiving Dinner is featured in a U.S. News & World Report article: 5 College Thanksgiving Traditions and photos of the event are in this Thanksgiving Traditions Slideshow.

View last year's slideshow for the 2015 Thanksgiving Dinner highlights.

One of the largest Thanksgiving Day dinners on a college campus will be hosted by Ohio State on Thursday, November 24 at the Ohio Union. The annual event will be held for an estimated 2,000 guests – students, faculty and staff, along with their families – who are unable to travel to their own homes for the holiday. Tickets for seatings at noon and 2:15 p.m. are available while supplies last until Wednesday, November 23 at the Office of International Affairs in Oxley Hall, Room 100, the Frank W. Hale Black Cultural Center, and the Ohio Union Info Center.

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