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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.)

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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.

NOTE! You'll need your Ohio State login credentials to view and register for events. Get help with this step.

On-campus events

In-person on the Columbus campus. Options include:

  • Admitted Student Overview (half-day; includes campus tour)
  • Programs with your college or school

Explore on-campus events

Off-campus events: Ohio State may be coming to you!

Attend one of our upcoming admitted student receptions in select U.S. cities.

Explore off-campus events

Virtual programs

Attend as many as you like. Choose from topics like:

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

Explore virtual events

Just for international students

Virtual sessions include:

  • Student panels
  • Admissions overviews for admitted students
  • Connecting with Ohio State's Global Gateways

Explore international events

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 — Ohio State awards millions in need- and merit-based aid each year.

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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