Autumn first-year students Getting started

Orientation programs will be delivered in person this summer for students entering in the autumn 2024 semester. Look for more information in your BuckeyeMail account.

What happens during orientation?

During your orientation program, you're going to:

  • Learn what's expected of you as an Ohio State student
  • Schedule classes for your first term and learn more about your area of study
  • Take care of university business
  • Complete any necessary placement testing

Frequently asked questions