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Resources for admitted students

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Welcome, new Buckeye!

Congratulations on your admission to Ohio State. We're excited to connect with you!

Scroll on for events and resources, including:

  • Live admitted student events! We'll answer your questions and talk about:
    • What it's like to be a Buckeye
    • Opportunities to enhance your college experience
    • Buckeye business: Next steps for enrolling
    • Student financial aid
  • YouTube videos featuring residence halls and Columbus
  • And more!

Online event schedule All times in Eastern Time

Whether you're still deciding where you're headed in the fall or just curious about campus life, our live events are a great way to get to know Ohio State's Columbus campus and get your questions answered. Parents and family are welcome to join student sessions — or check to see if we're holding one just for parents and family.

Read our campus visit FAQs.

TO REGISTER YOU'LL NEED your OSUID and Ohio State username, found on your letter of admission. If you haven't activated your username and created a password, do it now. (It's worth taking this extra step — it lets you register for events and set up BuckeyeMail, which is where we'll send all sorts of important Buckeye business.)

ABOUT ACCESSIBILITY: Please reach out if you need assistance.

Live events for admitted students

If you can't make a live session, watch this recorded admitted overview.

Live events for parents and family

Live events and resources from Ohio State's colleges and schools

Our colleges and schools have collected resources for their admitted students — which may include academic overviews, live information sessions and virtual tours. We don't have all colleges and schools listed yet, so check back and watch for communications from your college or school. (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

If you’ve received your financial aid notification, get info on how to read it. Still looking for aid? Head to YouTube for FAFSA Overview and Tips, and view this checklist to stay on track.

So many questions!

We get it: You wanna know stuff about Ohio State and these top 10 questions just aren’t enough! For you we’ve created the Buckeye Bound playlist, a collection of fun and informative videos from across the university.

Virtual tour

Picture yourself here, strolling across our beautiful campus. Enjoy a virtual tour, with stops at residence halls, dining halls, our largest fitness center, Thompson Library, Ohio Stadium and more!

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Start your journey in Columbus

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Your next step

Ready to say yes to Ohio State? 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. (If you haven't activated your username, created a password or enrolled in BuckeyePass, learn how.)

Accept admission

If you have trouble logging in to pay your acceptance fee, please contact our IT Service Desk at 614-688-4357 or 8help@osu.edu.

Already paid?

You're ready for your next steps.

Contact us

We're here to help

The decision about where you'll go to college is a big one. Though we hope you choose Ohio State, we want to help you make the best decision for you and your family. Want to talk about financing your education? Want to confirm we have the academic program that's right for you? Want to know how you'll personalize your Buckeye experience? Email us at admissionsevents@osu.edu — we're here to help.

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