Online orientation Resources

Explore recorded information sessions and other resources to learn more about the offices and options at Ohio State that can help you make the most of your first year as a Buckeye.

Recorded sessions for students and families

Diversity at Ohio State

Audience: All students (students will need to log in with their Ohio State credentials)

The Student Life Multicultural Center will share more about the work done through the MCC and how they work toward a more inclusive campus.

View Diversity at Ohio State session


Family Matters: College transitions

Audience: All families

Members of the First Year Experience staff will take your questions and present about the academic and social transition to college, helping students to manage their autonomy and independence in college, and ways family members and the university support new students.

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Freshman Orientation Opening session

Audience: All families

We'll celebrate and recognize the incoming Class of 2024 as we welcome you to the Buckeye community and share some tips for success to help you get started at Ohio State.

View Freshman Orientation Opening session


Get Involved

Audience: All students and families

This presentation previews some of the involvement opportunities available at Ohio State and highlights the importance of getting involved as a student at Ohio State

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Get the Edge with ESEPSY 1259

Audience: All students and families

Nervous about starting a new semester? Want to learn study skills that will help you succeed? Enroll in the Dennis Learning Center course ESEPSY 1259: Learning and Motivation Strategies for Success in College!

View Get the Edge with ESEPSY 1259 session


Life Outside the Classroom

Audience: All families

An overview of college life beyond the classroom and the resources available to help you succeed. Learn more about campus safety, transportation, health services and community membership.

View Life Outside the Classroom session


Living on Campus

Audience: All students and families

Student Life Residence Life staff share information about what it’s like living on campus at Ohio State.

View Living on Campus session


Office of Career Management, Fisher College of Business

Audience: Fisher College of Business students and families

View this recorded session to learn more about the Office of Career Management and how we help Fisher students explore business careers, prepare to apply to and interview for internships and jobs, and connect with employers and employment opportunities.

View Office of Career Management, Fisher College of Business session


Ohio State 101: Ohio State History and Traditions

Audience: All students and families

Discover Ohio State’s proudest traditions and learn more about annual campus events as you and your family learn what it means to be a Buckeye!

View Ohio State 101: Ohio State History and Traditions session


Student Legal Services

Audience: All students and families

Student Legal Services is a law office providing legal advice, representation, education and resources to Columbus campus Ohio State students. Learn more about SLS services, the SLS staff, areas of law covered, and the important step of students creating a Healthcare Power of Attorney in this video.

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