Thank you for your interest in the Scarlet & Gay LGBTQ Alumni Society at The Ohio State University. Scarlet & Gay has a rich membership history, supported by community faculty, staff, students, and community members, and provides alumni the opportunity to network and make friends in the area.

Applying for Annual Membership or Renewal

Because we are committed to keeping all our LGBTQ alumni and friends connected, we encourage everyone to join!  Becoming an Annual member of Scarlet & Gay via one of the three ways outlined below.

Membership is achieved by making a gift to our Current Use Fund with The Ohio State University Foundation.  The Scarlet & Gay Alumni Society current use fund is #317252.  Memberships must be renewed on a yearly basis by December 31 each year.  The Scarlet & Gay Alumni Society will provide you with a reminder each year to renew your participation and dues.

Your membership helps support the programs, activities, and scholarships of our alumni society.

For definition, alumni are those former students of The Ohio State University, who have earned an associate, bachelor, graduate, professional, or honorary degrees.  Alumni also include medical resident graduates of the University.

Tangible and Intangible Benefits

  • Vote on matters of the alumni society
  • Access to group football tickets
  • Supporting our Scholarship program
  • Discounts on occasional event registration
  • Digital copy of the Ohio State Alumni Magazine – All alumni
  • Ohio State Alumni Magazine mailed to your home – Life Donor Level & Grandfather Life Member
  • Access to alumni football ticket process prior to general alumni access
  • Added to the S&G mailing list

TO JOIN or RENEW, please review the following categoriesEach will explain the various levels of membership, including annual dues, and a link to join:

Option 1 – Annual MEMBERSHIP

Yearly Alumni Donor recognition membership to OSUAA + Scarlet & Gay Alumni Society. This option is for alumni of Ohio State and is achieved with a gift of $25 or more to our support fund.

Donate and Join: $25/year


Any non-alumnus or non-student who wishes to be involved with and support the mission on the society.

Donate and Join: $25/year


Yearly Life Donor recognition membership to OSUAA + Annual Member of Scarlet & Gay Alumni Society.  This option is for alumni of Ohio State and is achieved with an annual gift of $150 or $10/monthly to our support fund.

Donate and Join: $150/year

Partner or Spouse Membership

Dual (2) membership(s) for couples who have both earned associate, bachelor, graduate, professional or honorary degrees from OSU. Alumni also include medical resident graduates of the University.

Donate and Join: $35/year

Membership questions can be directed to

Thank you for supporting Scarlet & Gay, The OSU LGBTQ Alumni Society.

Upcoming Events

Jun 06 6:00pm

Scarlet & Gay at CMA – Unraveling Gender: Pop Culture’s Influence on Self Presentation

The evening includes a guided gallery experience exploring how the artists represented navigate themes of identity, gender, and societal expectations through their art, followed with…

Jun 13 6:00pm

Alumni and Friends Pride Reception

Meet up with alumni and friends for a cocktail reception at Longaberger Alumni House to kick off Columbus Pride festivities! Connect with leaders of Scarlet…