The Ohio State University at Lima

Galvin Hall Transformation Project

Since Galvin Hall opened its doors to its first college students, it has been at the heart of the academic and social world of Ohio State Lima. For more than 50 years, students have been developing the relationships, knowledge and skills that help them build better lives for themselves, their families and their communities. As we move forward through 2023, the ground floor of Galvin Hall will transform into a 21st century learning and living space.

Students are at the center of this transformation. See how they are leaving their mark and preparing to welcome new possibilities.

Phase One: Grounded in Galvin

The first phase of the Galvin Hall Transformation Project will focus on the lower level and will redefine the way students interact outside the classroom and provide a platform for community engagement. Construction is set to start in Fall 2022 and be completed by late summer 2023. View the before and after images based on concept renderings below.

Join us on this endeavor as we transform Galvin Hall’s lower level into a modern learning and collaborative environment while by supporting the Galvin Hall Fund. To learn more about how to donate or get involved, contact Lesley Fry at or 567-242-7373.

Learn more about Ohio State Lima’s other funding priorities in the Time and Change campaign