Summer Options at OHIO
Students who are currently enrolled at another college or university and intend to take courses at Ohio University to transfer to a home institution need to apply using the Nondegree Student Application. Students should work with their academic advisors at the home institution to ensure credit transferability. Students may also review transferology.com to see how credit might transfer.
Early Start Admitted Students
New incoming students admitted for fall term and thinking about taking summer courses should contact Undergraduate Admissions at 740.593.4100 to discuss summer options.
Middle and High School Students
Rising eighth- through twelfth-grade students (not graduated and admitted to OHIO for fall) who would like to take summer classes at OHIO need to apply through the College Credit Plus application process. Any student who takes courses during the summer semester is responsible for all tuition and fees regardless of the CC+ option to which they are admitted.
High School Journalism and Visual Communication Workshop
Each summer the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism offers high school students and teachers the opportunity to interact with faculty and earn college credit (graduate credit for teachers or advisors) while learning the latest techniques in journalism. The workshop will include faculty from the School of Journalism and the School of Visual Communication, two of the premier programs in the nation. Diversity scholarships are available through support from the Scripps Howard Foundation. For more information, including the application, visit the High School Journalism Workshop website.
High School Media Arts and Studies Workshop
The School of Media Arts and Studies offers high school students the opportunity to interact with our faculty while learning the latest techniques in audio & music, video, animation, and social media. Scholarships are available for students from underrepresented groups. For more information, including the application, visit the High School Media Workshop website.
Swahili STARTALK program
The Center for International Studies offers high school (rising ninth- through twelfth-grade students) and undergraduate students the opportunity to learn a foreign language and gain college credit for free. On average, successful secondary school applicants will have a minimum grade-point average (GPA) of 3.0 and ACT score of 24 or higher. Undergraduate students will have at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA and will be in good standing at all previously attended institutions. Participants in the program, which includes free in-state tuition, meals, and books, will be immersed in Swahili language and culture for four weeks. For more information, visit the STARTALK Language Program website.
Upward Bound Summer Residential Program
The Upward Bound Summer Residential Program is a six-week program of rigorous academic study. While living on Ohio University's campus in one of the residence halls, students are enrolled in academic and college/career development courses. These courses are designed to help students build academic and social skills that assist with transitioning to a new grade level for the forthcoming school year. Cultural and social weekend activities are also provided for students during the summer program. For more information, visit the Ohio University Upward Bound website.
Junior Executive Business Program
The Junior Executive Business Program for Diverse Students is an eight-day collegiate experience geared toward high school juniors from disproportionately underrepresented cultural backgrounds who want to major in business when they go to college, and invites them to participate in a real college experience on the campus of Ohio University in Athens. For more information, visit the Junior Executive Business Program website.
Summer Music Camp
High school students are invited to make music with the renowned faculty of the Ohio University School of Music. The program is designed for high school brass, keyboard, percussion, vocal, and woodwind students who want to enhance their musicianship and interact with other student musicians while developing music skills through large ensemble participation, master classes, lessons, academic classes, and concerts. For more information, visit the summer music camp website.