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What are OHIO’s school colors and mascot?

At Ohio University, we're all Bobcats, from varsity athletes to members of the O Zone, the greatest cheering section in the Mid-American Conference. Our colors are green and white, and we bleed green!

Do current students participate in homecoming events?

Yes! From the homecoming parade in uptown Athens to the homecoming game in Peden Stadium, current students and alumni share a weekend of Bobcat pride.

Is OHIO a Division I school?

Yes. OHIO Bobcat Athletics has six men's and 10 women's Division I teams. Learn more at

What are parents’ weekends and sibs’ weekend? When are they scheduled?

Each year, Moms Weekend, Dads Weekend, Parents Weekend, and Sibs Weekend are full of special programming to allow you and your family members to have a great weekend of fun at OHIO. See the dates for the 2013-14 family weekends here.

Can my parents or sibs stay with me on campus?

Yes. Parents and siblings are considered guests in residence halls. They must adhere to the same rules as all guests. Your roommate(s) must agree to hosting guests and guests cannot stay more than two nights per week. Details are in the residential housing handbook at (pdf).

Is it true that you won’t graduate in four years if you step on the Ohio University seal?

Who knows, but do you really want to take that chance?

Where can I learn more about OHIO traditions?

Learn more about OHIO history and traditions at
OHIO Traditions

Homecoming. Sibs Weekend. Graduation. What will become your favorite OHIO tradition? 


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 Important dates

Upon Applying to OHIO
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May 1
Housing contract and deposit deadline to reserve place in freshman fall 2014 class

May 15
Learning community application deadline