Off-term first-year students Getting started

For the safety of our communities during the COVID-19 pandemic, orientation programs for students entering in the summer 2021 term will be delivered remotely. 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