Ohio University

Special Visit Programs

Seeing is believing, and these special visit programs are offered to give you a more in-depth look at Ohio University! After you see the classic campus, welcoming community, and top-notch academics we have to offer, you’ll be more than ready to become a member of the Bobcat family.

OHIO Honors and Scholars Selection Days

Friday, January 24, 2020
Saturday, January 25, 2020
Friday, January 31, 2020
Saturday, February 1, 2020
Monday, February 17, 2020 (concurrent with OHIO Up Close)

By invitation only

OHIO Up Close

Monday, February 17, 2020
Friday, February 28, 2020
Friday, March 6, 2020
Friday, March 20, 2020 (includes Cultural Connections at OHIO Up Close)
Saturday, March 28, 2020
Friday, April 17, 2020
Friday, April 24, 2020

OHIO Up Close is an open house for admitted high school seniors, and it’s the perfect time to check out campus, meet the Bobcat community, and learn about all we have to offer both academically and socially.  Families arriving the evening before Up Close events are invited to join admissions staff at a dessert reception. Details will be provided during registration.

Learn more and register for OHIO Up Close

School of Visual Communication Portfolio Review at OHIO Up Close

The School of Visual Communication requires an informal interview for admission to the program. During this interview, you can share more about your creative goals and provide any examples of your creative work. It's also an opportunity for you to learn about the School of Visual Communication. If you don't have a portfolio or other examples of your work, don't let that keep you from coming.

Learn more about portfolio reviews

Patton College Admitted Student Days

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 – Retail Merchandising and Fashion Product Development
Tuesday, February 4, 2020 – Restaurant, Hotel, and Tourism
Friday, February 7, 2020 – Teacher Education Day
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 – Recreation Day
Friday, February 21, 2020 – Teacher Education Day 
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 – Physical Activity and Sport Coaching Day
Monday, March 2, 2020 – Teacher Education Day

The Patton College of Education is hosting visit programs targeted to admitted students' specific interests. Select the event day tailored to your major or educational interest to learn the essentials about life in the Patton College, including highlights and opportunities, and an overview of your program. Each visit includes discussions with faculty members and a Q&A panel with current students.

Learn more and register for Patton College Admitted Student Days

Cultural Connections at OHIO Up Close

Friday, March 20 – Saturday, March 21, 2020

This overnight program is for admitted students from underrepresented populations. You and your parent/guardian(s) will take part in OHIO Up Close activities, such as campus tours, an academic session, a resource fair, Q&A panels, and much more. Cultural Connections continues your visit with a family dinner, student and parent chats, an evening social, Saturday breakfast, and one-on-one admissions appointments.

Learn more and register for cultural connections at ohio up close

Experience Scripps Day

Saturday, March 21, 2020

Experience Scripps Day highlights the opportunities for prospective Scripps College of Communication students interested in communication studies, media arts and studies, information and telecommunication systems, journalism, and visual communication. Learn about careers in the communication field, tour our state-of-the-art facilities, and meet with faculty, staff, and current students.

Learn more about Experience Scripps Day

Destination Day

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Destination Day is an open house and free application event for Columbus State Community College students who are interested in transferring to Ohio University. Speak with an admissions advisor, financial aid advisor, and academic college representatives from OHIO’s Athens campus, regional campuses, and online degree programs.

Learn more about Destination Day

OHIO Transfer Day at OHIO Up Close

Saturday, March 28, 2020

We know each transfer student has unique needs, so we designed OHIO Transfer Day at OHIO Up Close especially for you! In conjunction with the OHIO Up Close agenda, you'll learn about your next steps, meet faculty and staff from your academic program, meet one-on-one with an admissions advisor, explore campus, and much more!

Learn more about Transfer Day

OHIO Honors and Scholars Day

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Ohio University is a leader in delivering for high-achieving students; our educational experience is unlike any other in the country. OHIO Honors and Scholars Day is an invitation-only program providing high school seniors of high academic caliber (like you) an exclusive opportunity to learn about our scholarship opportunities, discover campus resources, and take part in an in-depth academic session in your intended area of study.

Registration coming soon!

OHIO Showcase

Friday, May 15, 2020
Friday, July 10, 2020
Friday, July 17, 2020

Deciding where to attend college is a life-changing decision, and we are here to help! OHIO Showcase is an open house designed for rising high school seniors. This one-day event is the perfect opportunity for you and your family to get a first look at the classic Athens campus, including academics, residence life, and campus organizations. The program includes a campus tour, an academic session, and resource fair.

Registration coming soon!

OHIO Transfer Day at OHIO Showcase

Friday, May 15, 2020

We know each transfer student has unique needs, so we designed OHIO Transfer Day at OHIO Showcase especially for you! In conjunction with the OHIO Showcase agenda, you'll learn about your next steps, meet faculty and staff from your academic program, meet one-on-one with an admissions advisor, explore campus, and much more!

Registration coming soon!