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Academic Department Visits

Learn more about your college and reach out to faculty and staff

Academic Department Visits

We are ready to support you with all the info you need to make your college decision. Ohio University's academic colleges have provided multiple options to connect online, including individual appointments, webinars, and chats. View a calendar of all academic virtual visit opportunities or select the academic college that interests you below to find out more.

Forever OHIO

Whether you've been planning to be an inventor, creator, leader forever or are still deciding what passions you want to follow, faculty in all of our academic colleges are ready to support and guide you.

Center for International Studies

The Center for International Studies (CIS) advances excellence in education, research, and outreach for Ohio University by fostering an innovative academic community. The Center aspires to be the nation's model of distinction in educating globally engaged citizens, promoting sustainable and responsible development, and contributing to peace and justice in the world.  Our faculty and staff advisors mentor and guide students through coursework, study away, internships, world languages, and career development.

How to Connect with the Center for International Studies

College of Arts & Sciences

In the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University, students explore the sciences, humanities and social sciences — preparing for successful lives through a 21st century education.

How to connect with the College of Arts & Sciences


    • Admitted Student Chat

      • All majors

        • March 4, March 8, March 18, March 22, April 1, April 5, April 15, April 19, April 29

    • A Conversation with Physics and Astronomy faculty

      • February 27, March 13, March 27, April 10, April 24

    • A Conversation with Sociology Faculty

      • March 11, March 25, April 15

    • A Conversation with the Department of Environmental and Plant Biology

      • March 2, March 24, April 15

    • So You Want to Be an English Major?

      • April 24

    • Political Science at OHIO

      • April 24

  • To connect with an advisor from the College of Arts and Sciences, send us an email.


College of Business

OHIO’s College of Business is a top-ranked business program that offers a hands-on, personalized experience for undergraduate students. Our business-specific Career & Student Success Center supports students from 11 business majors with regular check-ins, programming, and strategically integrated career coursework. The result? Ninety percent of students are employed or attending graduate school within 90 days of graduation.

How to Connect with the College of Business


College of Health Sciences and Professions

OHIO’s College of Health Sciences and Professions offers one of the most comprehensive, supportive undergraduate health-focused learning experiences in the nation. Its high-tech facilities, outstanding preparation for licensure exams and real-world community engagement offerings transcend the traditional classroom setting to deliver the most complete educational experience in Ohio.

How to Connect with the College of Health Sciences and Professions


College of Fine Arts

The College of Fine Arts at Ohio University believes in the power of the arts to create positive transformation in the world. Our focus on hands-on learning, profound interactions between students and faculty, and partnerships between the College and regional municipal, cultural, and educational institutions prepare students for a lifetime of meaningful artistic work. With nine top-ranked programs in traditional areas of focus and a cutting-edge slate of interdisciplinary degrees and 4+1 master’s programs, our graduates are positioned for success in the 21st century.

How to Connect with the College of Fine Arts

  • Register for a webinar or chat

    • Spring Art Nights: Join the School of Art + Design for an interactive studio exploration and an optional portfolio Q & A

      • March 2, March 16, April 13, April 27

    • Acting and Musial Theater Performance

      • March 22, April 19

    • Bachelor of Arts in Theater

      • March 8, April 26

    • Dance

      • March 25

      • April 22

    • Film

      • March 23, April 20, May 4

    • Music

      • March 18, April 15

    • Playwriting

      • March 8, April 26

  • Add an academic meeting to a campus daily visit
    If you select an academic interest in fine arts when registering, you will have the opportunity to request an academic visit.

  • To ask questions or chat with College of Fine Arts faculty, send us an email.

  • School of Film applicants/admitted students may schedule a time to meet with Professor Lindsey Martin. Appointments are available Tuesdays from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Eastern.

The Gladys W. and David H. Patton College of Education

Ohio University’s Patton College of Education offers undergraduate degrees in Teacher Education, Fashion Merchandising, Hospitality, and Recreation. The Patton College has a national reputation for providing individualized experiences through hands-on experiential learning opportunities, person-centered academic advising, and career-preparation support.

How to Connect with the Patton College of Education

Honors Tutorial College

The only degree-granting college of its kind in the United States, the Honors Tutorial College provides high-achieving students with flexibility to pursue their academic interests in intensive one-on-one and small-group tutorials with renowned faculty. Curiosity takes the lead in 36 programs of study, allowing HTC students unparalleled individualization and the opportunity to define their own success.

How to Connect with the Honors Tutorial College

  • Sign up for a 30-minute, 1-on-1 video chat with the Honors Tutorial College Assistant Dean
  • Send us an email with your questions.

Russ College of Engineering and Technology

The Russ College of Engineering and Technology educates exceptionally well-prepared and well-rounded future leaders who can contribute to society as soon as they graduate. Every undergraduate participates in experiential learning activities, including research, competition teams, and internships. You can finish in four years -- and 97% of students have a job or are in grad school after graduation.

How to Connect with the Russ College of Engineering and Technology

  • Register for a webinar or chat
    • Russ College Interactive Event: Engage with Russ College faculty and students while completing a project relevant to your preferred major.
      • March 17, March 31, April 14, April 21
  • Schedule a personalized Red Brick Virtual Visit with the Russ College. Meet with the associate dean, connect with your major(s), and chat with current Russ College students!

  • To ask questions or chat with Russ College faculty or staff, send us an email.

Scripps College of Communication

In the Scripps College of Communication, we prepare the next generation of innovative communicators for success in a wide variety of careers. As one of our students, you’ll find incredible faculty mentorship, exclusive opportunities for hands-on professional experience, and a vast and supportive lifelong network.

How to Connect with the Scripps College of Communication

  • Register for a webinar or chat
    • Media Professional Virtual Visit: A guest professional from the media industries will visit and talk with the Business of Media course.
      • March 11, April 15, April 22
    • Media Arts and Studies: Information session and Q&A for all School of Media Arts & Studies programs: Media Arts Production, Music Production, Games & Animation and Social Media Certificate
      • March 9, March 16, March 23, March 30, April 6, April 13, April 20, April 27, May 4, May 11
  • Add an academic meeting to a campus daily visit
    If you select an academic interest in communications when registering, you may have the opportunity to add an academic visit. The E.W. Scripps School of Journalism offers academic visits Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. The J. Warren McClure School of Emerging Communication Technologies offers academic visits Tuesday afternoons. The School of Media Arts and Studies offers academic visits Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday. 

  • Send an email to Greg Moeller, assistant dean for student success, or call 740.593.0246.

  • Send an email to Paula Linscott, senior partnerships manager, or call 740.593.0020.

University College

University College serves both undecided/undeclared students who are exploring their major and career pathways before selecting a major and degree program. Our supportive environment gives you the structure and resources you need, while our professional advisors assist you in mapping out a successful path to degree completion.

How to Connect with University College

  • Register for a webinar or chat
    • Learning Communities and Orientation: Admitted students will learn more about Learning Communities at OHIO and Bobcat Student Orientation.
      • March 11, March 24, April 13
  • Call 740.593.1935 to schedule a one-on-one appointment
  • Email us your questions.