Fall 2015 Transfer Path: Welcome

Transferring to OHIO can be the best decision of your academic career. Your admission to Ohio University is a strong indication of your success in college thus far and of your potential for even more success. It also represents an important invitation for you to join a tradition more than 200 years strong—a tradition that is defined by excellence and opportunity.

Follow these steps to accept our invitation to discover your promise at Ohio University. The steps on the left are presented in the order we think will be most helpful to you, and the information in this section is designed just for transfer students.

Your Path to OHIO calendar on the right side of each page can keep you on track. It is important that you pay close attention to the calendar, milestone dates, and deadlines for each section as you navigate the process of making Ohio University your college home.

We hope that you will transfer to Ohio University this fall, and we look forward to seeing how you will make a difference in the OHIO tradition.

Important Dates

2015-2016 FAFSA is available  

January 1

Submit the housing contract or commuter exemption form  

Beginning January 5

Choose a dining plan  

Beginning January 5

Pay $200 housing deposit  

Beginning January 5

File the FAFSA  

Mid February

Orientation invitations mailed to students  

March

Register to attend Bobcat Student Orientation  

Beginning April 6

Review the 2015-2016 academic calendar  

May

Contact Student Accessibility Services if you need accommodations for a disability  

May

Review financial aid award letter  

May

Look for learning community (LC) information in the mail  

May

Deadline for requesting housing deposit refund  

May 1

Room selection begins (students will receive a scheduled date/time)  

May 7

Enable your OHIO online services  

Mid May

Check To-Do List online in student portal and complete all financial aid requirements  

Late May

Review the Undergraduate Catalog 2015-2016  

Late May

Review the Student Code of Conduct prior to attending orientation  

Late May

Deadline to complete a housing exemption form (if applicable)  

June 1

Deadline for submitting a learning community application  

June 1

Attend Bobcat Student Orientation  

June 11-12 or June 18-19

Request final transcript(s) be sent  

June 26

View student financial account online  

July 6

Enrollment for monthly payment plan available  

July 6

Purchase Bobcat Cash for use at on-campus laundry venues, coffee shops, and bookstore  

Mid July

Alcohol and sexual assault education available online  

July 15

View online arrival guide for students  

August

Move-in during times scheduled according to last name  

August 20-21

Fall semester account balance due  

August 21

Complete Health History Form  

August 24

Start fall semester classes  

August 24

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