About UAC

UACmapThe concerns of residents, service organizations, and business owners in the near-OSU neighborhoods are represented by the University Area Commission (UAC).

Appointed representatives are selected by the University District Organization, University Community Business Association, University Community Association, Ohio State University, OSU Undergraduate Student Government, OSU Council of Graduate Students, a council of social and charitable agencies, and area rental property owners.


The commission is governed by a set of written bylaws which it adopts and modifies as needed.

Boundaries and Districts

The University Area is bounded by the Olentangy River, Glen Echo Ravine, Fifth Avenue, and the railroad tracks just west of I-71. This region is divided into 4 Districts, each of which elects 3 representatives. The University Area is divided into four districts, each represented by three Commission members.


UAC operates as a full Commission as well as through a set of standing and ad hoc committees.


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