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Visiting OHIO

Experience OHIO for Yourself


OHIO Up Close

OHIO Up Close is an exclusive campus visit opportunity for admitted high school seniors and their families. Join us on campus to celebrate your admission into the proud OHIO tradition and learn everything you need to know about your next steps to becoming a forever Bobcat. Connect with your academic department, check out a residence hall and tour campus, get important information about housing and financial aid, and hear from current students who will give you the inside scoop on everything you've wanted to know about the OHIO experience.

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Special Visit Programs

There are so many ways to get a sneak peek 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 offers in-person campus visits for high school and transfer students. If you're not able to visit in person, we also offer virtual visit opportunities.

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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.

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Tour Guides at OHIO Up Close
Campus tour group

Group Visits

School counselors and community leaders are invited to bring future Bobcats to campus for a group visit! Your students will hear from an Undergraduate Admissions representative during a group information session and participate in a walking tour of our beautiful and historic campus.

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Virtual Visit Opportunities

So many ways to connect with Ohio University online! Tour campus virtually, check out OHIO's episode of The College Tour, or connect with the OHIO community by joining us for a virtual event, an online information session, a virtual appointment with an admissions advisor or financial aid expert, an online chat with a current Bobcat and so much more. It's your choice! 

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Take a Virtual Tour

Take a virtual tour of Ohio University to learn more about our campus, residences, athletic facilities, and more.

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