Fall 2014 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

Activate OHIO ID  

Upon Applying to OHIO

Submit the housing contract  

Beginning January 6

Choose a dining plan  

Beginning January 6

Pay $200 housing deposit  

Beginning January 6

File the FAFSA  

Mid February

Register to attend Bobcat Student Orientation  

April 1 (beginning at 9 a.m.)

Financial aid award letters mailed  

April 28

Review financial aid award letters on My OHIO Student Center  

Beginning Early May

Admission deadline for scholarship consideration  

May 15

OHIO’s first-priority date for receipt of FAFSA results  

May 15

Check To-Do List on Student Portal and complete all financial aid requirements  

May 20

Deadline for requesting housing deposit refund  

June 1

Attend Bobcat Student Orientation  

June 16 or 23

Complete the Health History Form  

August 22

2015-2016 FAFSA is available  

January 1

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