2018 ODI Tailgate

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Join us for the ODI Homecoming Tailgate

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) tailgate is a wonderful way to connect with alumni of all ages. Recapture your Ohio State experience by coming together with fellow Buckeyes and friends for food, fun and music. ODI is proud to partner on this event with the Black Alumni SocietyLatinx Alumni Society and Young Scholars Program Alumni Society.

Saturday, October 6, 2018 | Three hours prior to kickoff

Hale Hall | 154 W. 12th Avenue  | Columbus, OH 43210

With music by Dwight Bailey and Friends


  • Slow Cooked Carolina Style BBQ-Ohio Farms Pulled Pork Tossed in Housemade Carolina Mustard Based Sauce with Sandwich Rolls

  • Slow Cooked Carolina Style BBQ-Pulled Chicken Tossed in Housemade Carolina Mustard Based Sauce with Sandwich Rolls

  • Gourmet Mac N Cheese - Ohio made Pasta and Cheeses topped with Panko Breadcrumbs, sliced Roma Tomatoes and Fresh Herbs

  • Seven Layer Dip with Refried Beans, Sour Cream, Guacamole, Salsa, Mexican Cheese, Sliced Olives, Diced Tomatoes. Served with Corn Tortilla Chips

  • Chopped Salad and Assorted Toppings, Balsamic Vinaigrette and Ranch Dressings

  • Grilled Seasonal Vegetables

  • Cherry Streusel Pies

  • Peach Cobbler with Graeter’s® Ice Cream


  • Adult Attendee - $35
  • New Graduate Attendee (2017-2018) - $25
  • Child Attendee (ages 3-12) - $15
  • Child Attendee (under 3) - FREE

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