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OHIO Discovery Day

Looking for the perfect opportunity for you and your family to learn what Ohio University can do for you? OHIO Discovery Day is an in-person visit program designed for prospective first-year students and their families. Activities include a welcome session, information sessions, meeting campus representatives, and touring a residence hall and our beautiful campus on a student-led tour.

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Special Visit Programs

There are so many ways to get a sneak peak into the life at Ohio University! If you're a prospective first-year student, transfer student, or high-achieving high school senior, there's a visit program for you. We also have the OHIO Overview program, which provides an opportunity for us to come to or near your hometown so you can learn all about how you can become a Bobcat.

Special Visit Programs

Aerial view of buildings on the Athens Campus
High school students go on campus tour

Daily Campus Visits

OHIO is now offering multiple in-person campus visit options for freshman and transfer students. To keep you and our Bobcat community safe, registration is required for campus visits, and all visitors are required to follow OHIO's COVID-19 safety protocols, which include masks/face coverings and social distancing indoors.

If you're not able to visit in person, we are also offering many virtual visit opportunities, and virtual tours.

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Tour Guides

Ohio University's tour guides are eager to share their experiences and love for the beautiful Athens Campus with prospective students. Tour guides are scholars, athletes, and leaders who are passionate about OHIO. Visit campus to meet them and learn why! 

Every campus visit includes a walking tour where you can hear from current student tour guides as they share key campus information and their personal perspectives on their Forever OHIO experience.

Meet Our Tour Guides

Tour guides at Gordy Hall

Virtual Visit Opportunities

So many ways to connect with Ohio University online! Join us for a virtual event for prospective students, an online information session, a virtual appointment with an admissions advisor or financial aid expert, a virtual tour with a current student as your guide, an online chat with a current Bobcat, and so much more. It's your choice! 

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Please request application information regarding admission as a student using the form below.


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