Accessing Your Medical Records Through OSU MyChart at mychart.osu.edu

Hey there! If you get healthcare through Ohio State, you likely have access to OSU MyChart. This online portal allows you to view your medical records, request appointments, message your doctors, and more. It’s super handy! This article will walk you through everything you need to know to access OSU MyChart.

What is OSU MyChart?

OSU MyChart is a free, secure online portal that gives you access to your Ohio State medical information. You can use it to:

  • View test results
  • Request prescription refills
  • Schedule appointments
  • Send messages to your healthcare team
  • Access discharge instructions
  • Review visit summaries
  • Pay medical bills

So it’s an easy way to manage your care online instead of calling your doctor’s office for every little thing!

Having access to test results right when they become available, without waiting for a phone call, brings me big peace of mind. – Mary S., Ohio State patient

Creating Your OSU MyChart Account at mychart.osu.edu

Getting started with OSU MyChart is simple. You’ll need two things:

  1. An activation code provided by Ohio State
  2. The email address Ohio State has on file for you

Here are the steps:

  1. Go to mychart.osu.edu
  2. Click “Activate your account” button
  3. Enter activation code
  4. Verify personal details like email and birthdate
  5. Create username and password

And that’s it! The activation code connects your online account with your medical record.

The activation process was very smooth. Took less than 5 minutes to have full access. – Frank T., Ohio State patient

Resetting Your OSU MyChart Password via mychart.osu.edu

Uh oh, forgot your OSU MyChart password? No worries, it’s easy to reset.

  1. Go to mychart.osu.edu and click “Forgot Password”
  2. Enter your MyChart username and birthdate
  3. Choose how to reset:
    • Get one-time security code or
    • Answer security questions
  4. Create new password

Just like that, you’ll be back in your account!


I hope this guide gives you a better understanding of OSU MyChart and how you can access your personal health information. Let me know in the comments if you have any other questions!

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