UC Blue Ash College

UC Blue Ash Campus Updates

Campus Safety Guidelines

As of August 5, 2021:

  • All individuals are required to wear a facial covering and maintain social distancing when indoors, except when eating/drinking or alone in a private room or office. (unless you have received an exemption or accommodation).

  • Facial-covering use among fully-vaccinated individuals maximizes protection from the Delta variant and helps prevent possible spread. Note that individuals are fully vaccinated 14 days after their final dose of vaccine.
  • Unvaccinated individuals are required to wear facial covering when outdoors and unable to maintain social distancing. Individuals who are not wearing a facial covering when outdoors are attesting to compliance with this requirement.

Campus Offices

  • Admissions: Open with limited capacity. Due to the health and safety concerns for our guests and staff regarding COVID-19, we are requesting a maximum of three guests in our office at one time. You can reach our team by emailing us at admissions@ucblueash.edu, calling 513-745-5700, or texting 513-901-4744.
  • Advising: All advising meetings will be on the phone or through WebEx; please contact your advisor or call the advising center for more information at 513-745-5753.
  • One Stop: Call us at 513-556-1000, email us at onestop@uc.edu, find a specific UCBA One Stop Student Services Specialist or meet with One Stop virtually! We are excited to meet with you for a walk-in on WebEx or you can schedule an appointment with us through Starfish.
    • If you are connected to Canvas, you can schedule a video or phone appointment using Starfish. Please find One Stop Student Services in My Success Network in Starfish.
    • If you would like to meet with us sooner or don’t have access to Canvas, please come to the Webex Virtual One Stop between 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. where you will be connected with a University Service Associate (USA).
  • Student Life: Staff will be available via email and through WebEx by appointment; you can also contact BAStdLfe@uc.edu for general questions.

Campus Services

  • Accessibility Resources: Providing online support through email at ucbadso@ucmail.uc.edu between 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday through Friday. The on-campus office is open by appointment only Mondays and Tuesdays from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. Detailed support information found on Accessibility Resources webpage.
  • Bookstore: The bookstore will be open 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Visit the bookstore webpage for full details. We will be fulfilling online orders as well. Students can either find books using Catalyst or go directly to Blue Ash Bookstore Shop to order copies of their books.
  • Bleecker Street Café: The Bleecker St. Café will be closed through the summer and open again with the start of the Fall 2021 Semester. Check back for more details as we get closer to the start of the semester.
  • Counseling: Our counseling services are available virtually and by phone; a listing of available hours can be found on the Counseling webpage. To make an appointment, please call UC CAPS at 513-556-0648 to schedule.
  • Library: Open for summer hours: in-person services and support Monday - Thursday from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. with real-time chat and email support available 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Monday - Friday. You can get details on the library’s hours of operation and services on our UC Blue Ash Library website.
  • Social Work/Wellness Support: Appointments available by phone between 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Monday – Friday. Provides help with personal or economic challenges, addresses more general life challenges, and offers initial support and a referral, if appropriate, for emotional health needs.
  • Shuttle: The shuttle will resume August 19 for the Fall 2021 Semester. Check back for more details as we get closer to the start of the semester.
  • Technology Services: The student computer concourse will be open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing. For technology assistance, please contact the UC Blue Ash IT office at IThelp@ucblueash.edu.
  • UCBA is Listening: If you have a compliment, concern or complaint you would like to share, you can submit it through UCBA is Listening. It will be forwarded to the appropriate person or department for follow up.

Services are subject to change.

Academic Service Centers & Labs

Academic Departments

Department staff will be available via email and voice mail. For contact information, see our listing of UCBA Academic Departments

If you have questions related to a class or online learning, please contact your professor. For questions about your courses or completing your credit hours, please contact your academic advisor at advising@ucblueash.edu or 513-745-5753.

Mental Health Resources

During these stressful times, UC's mental health resources remain available to staff, students and faculty. 

  • 24/7 phone crisis support through CAPS: Students and members of the UC community concerned about students have access to care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. To speak with a crisis counselor you may call our direct number at 513-556-0648 and press 1, to speak with a counselor 24/7. 
  • Therapy Assistance Online (TAO): TAO is an interactive, web-based self-help program that provides online and mobile tools to help you overcome the day to day challenges around stressors like anxiety, depression, or other concerns.
  • Same-day non-crisis support: If you need to talk with someone today about a specific concern, you can access a 30-minute single session consultation session focused on supporting you with what you need today. These appointments are available first-come, first-serve. If we no longer have appointments available that day, please call the following day. 
  • Online Counseling (Telehealth): BetterHelp provides convenient and affordable access to a licensed therapist anytime, anywhere, through a computer, tablet or smartphone. 
    • UC Health Insurance Students: No Cost 
    • Private Insurance, Medicaid / Medicare: $40-$70 per week. 

Additional Information

Contact Information

  • For technology assistance, please contact the UC Blue Ash IT office at IThelp@ucblueash.edu.
  • If you still have questions after reviewing the available information, please email publichealth@uc.edu.