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Accept admission

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Confirm your enrollment by paying your acceptance fee as soon as you decide, and no later than May 1. You’ll need to log in with your Ohio State username and password (get help with this step.)

Accept admission

Important next steps

Actions to take now

Admitted Buckeyes have steps to take now and over the coming weeks to ensure a smooth transition to Ohio State.

Next steps for admitted Buckeyes


Buckeye Bound: Registration open soon!

February 24 March 2 March 22 April 5 April 12

Still making your college decision? Just excited to be a Buckeye? Come see why Ohio State is right for you. Choose from over 60 breakout sessions to personalize your day.


Attend an event created just for you (families welcome!)

Our live and virtual events for admitted students are a great way to learn more about Ohio State and get your questions answered. Look for programs like:

On-campus events

Buckeye Bound (full day of programming)

Virtual programs

Attend as many as you like:

  • Campus tour guided by students
  • Living on campus session
  • Honors session
  • Parent and family panel
  • Academic programs

Head to our Campus Visit page for details about these programs.

Events with your college or school

Every major at Ohio State is part of a college or school. Your college or school will support your academic journey in many ways. They've got resources and events prepared just for you. (If you're not sure which college or school your major is in, look it up at majors.osu.edu.)

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Financial aid

Get help with the cost of college by applying for financial aid. The new (easier!) FAFSA opens December 31. ScholarshipUniverse is open now. Use this checklist to stay on track.

YouTube playlist

Learn about esports, marching band, ROTC, Buckeye Careers and lots more on our Buckeye Bound playlist.

Tour campus

Stroll across our beautiful campus in person or via our virtual tour. We'll show you all the best spots!

A place you'll call home

Columbus welcomes you

Ohio State is your community!

We'll help you stand out

Contact us

We're here to help

For questions about events, email admissionsevents@osu.edu.

For questions about next steps, email askabuckeye@osu.edu.

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