Resources for admitted students

Accept admission

Ready to say yes?

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


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

Select the one that works best for you:

  • Buckeye Bound (full day of programming; see dates above)
  • Admitted Student Visit Day (overview, tour and academic session on March 20 or 27)
  • Admitted Student Overview and Tour (2.5 hour program held several times a week)

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 admitted students. (If you're not sure which college or school your major is in, look it up at

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Financial aid

Still looking for aid? Get help applying for FAFSA and ScholarshipUniverse, and 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!

Housing at Ohio State

Start your journey in Columbus

Our vibrant student life

Where are our grads headed?

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For questions about events, email

For questions about next steps, email

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