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Reserving your orientation date

Ohio State's orientation program is required of all new Buckeyes and will help you get off to a strong start!

Before reserving your orientation date

You are strongly encouraged to attend the earliest orientation program possible for your area of study.

  • Check the accuracy of the academic area of study provided with your orientation mailing.
  • Consult with your guest(s) about their availability. Once a reservation is made, the date cannot be changed online.

Complete the registration process

  • Log in with your name.# or ID number and password.
  • Once directed to the Applicant (or Student) Center, click on the "Orientation Information" link and follow the instructions.
  • Print the confirmation page for your records. (You will not be mailed a confirmation).
    On your orientation reservation confirmation page, you will be given a link to reserve orientation housing and/or meal packages if you will be attending a program as a freshman for autumn semester.

Access your confirmation

To view your orientation confirmation, log in again with your name.# or ID number and password.

We look forward to seeing you!

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