Books, Supplies, and Equipment

OVESS proudly serves the book and supply needs of the student, faculty and staff of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. OVESS was created by the Student Chapter of the AVMA to provide a way for students to purchase veterinary textbooks, equipment, and instruments at a discounted cost. Located in room 0010 of the Veterinary Medical Center, OVESS is an independently student operated business.

Summer Hours

  • Monday: 8:00 - 8:45 a.m.
  • Tuesday: 8:00 - 8:45 a.m.
  • Wednesday: 8:00 - 8:45 a.m.
  • Thursday: 8:00 - 8:45 a.m.
  • Friday: Closed
  • Or by appointment.
  • Closed on University observed holidays.

Hours and prices are subject to change, so please feel free to call ahead or ovess [at] osu [dot] edu! We apologize for the inconvenience.

OVESS will hire the new assistant manager in spring semester. We encourage all first years to apply for the position. Feel free to contact a current staff member directly for answers to any questions about what the role entails or for an account of their individual experience working for this organization. There are many benefits and rewards to filling the position. Please refer to the following attachment for more information and to print a copy of the application. Resume, cover letter, and application can be turned in to OVESS (or a staff member). Don't miss this opportunity!

Ask about getting a discount on a selection of older book editions. We have some popular items available!

We accept cash, check, internal purchase order as well as MasterCard and Visa.

Contact OVESS

The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine
Veterinary Medical Center
Room 0010
601 Vernon Tharp Street
Columbus, OH 43210-1089
(614) 292-1388
ovess [at] osu [dot] edu

OVESS Personnel

  • Monica Magnini
    Manager
  • Jessica Christine
    Assistant Manager
  • Luke Morrow
    Accountant