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Activate your OHIO ID

To get started on Your Path to OHIO, it is essential that you activate your OHIO ID.

Many Ohio University online services require you to log in using this special ID code. Your birth date and your personal identification (PID) number (provided in your application acknowledgement letter) are all you need to officially activate your online OHIO access. Once you activate your account, you will have immediate access to important information and electronic resources and services, including the online housing contract.

You can begin using CatMail, your free Ohio University e-mail account, once you activate your OHIO ID. Make sure you check your OHIO e-mail regularly. All official correspondence will be sent to your Ohio University e-mail account.

Important Dates

Start fall semester classes  

August 24

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