People can tell you how great a place is, but the best way to know whether it's right for you is to see the Athens campus—and experience it—for yourself. Scroll down this page to register for special campus visit programs, regular visit options, group visits, or to learn more about how you can explore OHIO on your own!
We offer many specialized visit programs throughout the year that are specially designed to fit your interests and questions. Whether you're looking for a more in-depth program geared toward your academic interest or looking to learn about everything you need to know after you're admitted, you'll find a visit program that's right for you.
Are you a junior or senior in high school interested in applying to OHIO? Our regular campus visit program is designed specifically for you! Visit options are available Monday through Friday and most Saturday mornings. Your visit consists of a 30-minute group information session led by an admissions professional, along with a 90 minute campus walking tour led by a current student. Times and availability vary by date and during peak visitation seasons.
Register for a campus visit for high school students
Transfer appointments are available Monday through Friday for students who wish to learn more about transferring to Ohio University. Student-guided walking tours are also available.
If you would like to speak with someone in your area of academic interest, we recommend taking advantage of our special campus visit programs above. If you're planning to come to one of our regular visit options and want to meet with an academic department, you will need to schedule directly with the department before you register for the campus visit for high school students or campus visit for transfer students above.
To arrange a group visit, you will need to register your group online at least three weeks prior to the requested weekday visit date. Groups must provide at least one chaperone for every 10 students, and the maximum group size is 40 students plus chaperones.
Group visits include a 30-minute information session and 90-minute walking tour. Dining hall meals are optional, and lunch is $8.00 plus tax, per person. To simplify the process, we ask that all group lunches be paid in one transaction. Dining halls accept cash, credit cards, and checks made payable to Ohio University Culinary Services and can only accommodate special groups between 11 a.m. and 12 p.m.
Register your group - for grades 8-12
Undergraduate Admissions welcomes groups of community college students to visit campus to learn about transferring to OHIO. Undergraduate Admissions can accommodate group visits once a day, Monday through Friday. Maximum group size is 10 students. Community College group visits will be tailored to your group and could include an information session, walking tour, lunch, meetings with academic advisors, and/or a class observation. Registrations are made via e-mail to Admissions Advisor Lori Gromen. Register your group - for community college groups
We welcome you to visit Ohio University, even if you are unable to schedule a formal visit with our office. Plan your trip to campus with this helpful information.
Explore OHIO on your own
In addition to OHIO's online tour, you can also download the mobile app version on your iPhone or Android phone.
If you or anyone in your party requires accessibility accommodations, please contact Undergraduate Admissions at 740.593.4100.
Visit campus to meet our tour guides, hear their stories, and to find out what makes them call OHIO home.