Ohio University offers a variety of campus visit options throughout the year, including regular campus visit programs Monday through Friday and most Saturdays. In addition, these special campus visit programs are offered to give you a more in-depth look at OHIO.  

Get details on regular campus visit programs

OHIO Up Close

  • Monday, February 15, 2016
  • Friday, March 11, 2016
  • Friday, March 18, 2016
  • Friday, April 1, 2016
  • Friday, April 8, 2016
  • Friday, April 15, 2016
  • Friday, April 22, 2016

OHIO Up Close is an open house designed for admitted first-year students. This one-day event is the perfect opportunity for you and your family to get the essentials about life on the Athens campus, including academics, residence life, and campus organizations. The program includes special tour options, an academic session, resource fair, and a Q&A panel.

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Visual Communication Open House

  • Monday, February 15, 2016
  • Friday, April 1, 2016

Prospective and admitted School of Visual Communication students, come meet the faculty, discuss the track that best fits your career plans, and participate in an optional portfolio review.

To participate, please register for the OHIO Up Close program below, then e-mail Admissions Advisor Sarah Logue at logue@ohio.edu to indicate your interest in the Visual Communication Open House portion of the day.

Please note: If you or anyone in your party requires accessibility accommodations, please contact Undergraduate Admissions at 740.593.4100 .

Next Step Programs

  • Southeast Ohio; Saturday, February 20, 2016
  • Cincinnati; Monday, February 22, 2016
  • Northeast Ohio; Monday, March 7, 2016
  • Cleveland; Tuesday, March 8, 2016
  • Dayton; Thursday, March 10, 2016
  • Hilliard School District; Thursday, March 10, 2016
  • Toledo; Sunday, March 13, 2016
  • Lima; Monday, March 14, 2016
  • Detroit; Monday, March 21, 2016

Designed for students interested in enrolling at Ohio University, our Next Step programs will provide additional information for admitted students including learning communities, Bobcat Student Orientation, options for funding your education, and important dates to remember. Students will also have the option of completing the housing contract online with admissions advisors present to assist in the process.

Register now!

Student Receptions

  • Chicago; Sunday, March 6, 2016
  • Western New York/Buffalo; Saturday, March 12, 2016
  • Pittsburgh; Sunday, March 13, 2016
  • Charlotte; Saturday, March 19, 2016
  • Greater D.C./MD/VA; Sunday, April 3, 2016

Join Ohio University representatives at one of our student receptions where interested students will have the opportunity to meet with Undergraduate Admissions representatives, other students, parents, alumni, and OHIO faculty and staff.

Register now!


  • Thursday, March 24, 2016

OHIO STEM Day is a one-day open house designed for students who are considering a major in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM). Explore your options at OHIO by attending a resource fair, taking a campus walking tour, and attending a Q&A panel.

Registration coming soon!