Ohio University

Special Campus Visit Programs

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.

OHIO Up Close

Monday, February 18, 2019
Friday, March 1, 2019
Friday, March 8, 2019
Friday, March 22, 2019
Friday, March 29, 2019
Friday, April 12, 2019
Friday, April 26, 2019

Learn more and register for OHIO Up Close

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.

School of Visual Communication Portfolio Reviews at OHIO Up Close

Friday, March 1, 2019
Friday, March 29, 2019

Learn more about portfolio reviews and register for OHIO Up Close

The School of Visual Communication requires and informal portfolio review for admission to the program. During this portfolio review, you can share more about your creative goals and provide 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 stop you from coming.

Future Student Receptions

Chicago, IL area - Sunday, March 3, 2019
Indianapolis, IN area - Sunday, March 10, 2019
Cincinnati, OH area - Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Pittsburgh, PA area - Sunday, March 24, 2019
Greater Southeast Ohio - Monday, March 25, 2019 
Greater Washington D.C. area - Sunday, March 31, 2019
Cleveland, OH area - Monday, April 8, 2019
Columbus, OH area - Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Learn more and register for a Future Student Reception 

We're bringing Ohio University to you! Join Ohio University representatives at one of our student receptions where interested students will have the opportunity to meet with admissions advisors, other admitted and prospective students, parents, alumni, and OHIO faculty and staff. 

Patton College Admitted Student Days

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - Recreation Day
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - Honors Day
Thursday, February 21, 2019, Human and Consumer Sciences Day
      - Restaurant, Hotel, and Tourism - Hospitality
      - Retail Merchandising and Fashion Product Development
      - Family and Consumer Sciences Leadership
Friday, February 22, 2019 - Teacher Education Day
Monday, February 25, 2019 - Honors Day
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - Physical Activity and Sport Coaching Day
Monday, March 4, 2019 - Teacher Education Day

Learn more and register for A Patton College Admitted Student Day

Patton College of Education Admitted Student Days are for newly admitted students. Select the event day tailored to your major or educational interest to learn about life at the Patton College, including highlights and opportunities, and an overview of your program. Each visit includes special tour options, discussions with family members, and a Q&A panel with current students.

Destination Day

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Learn more and register for Destination Day

Ohio University and Columbus State Community College have collaborated to offer Destination Day, an open house designed for students interested in transferring to Ohio University. This one-day event is the perfect opportunity for you to speak with representatives from OHIO’s Athens campus, regional campus, and online degree programs.

Cultural Connections

Friday, March 22, 2019 - Saturday, March 23, 2019

Learn more and register for Cultural Connections

Cultural Connections at OHIO Up Close is an overnight visit at Ohio University 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.

Experience Scripps Day

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Learn more and register for Experience Scripps Day

Experience Scripps Day is a special campus visit program hosted by Ohio University's Scripps College of Communication. The program highlights the opportunities for prospective 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.

Transfer Day at OHIO Up Close

Friday, March 29, 2019

Learn more and register for Transfer Day

Transfer Day at OHIO Up Close is an open house for students interested in transferring to the Athens campus. This one-day event is the perfect opportunity for you and your family to meet with a member of the Undergraduate Admissions team to review how your credits will transfer to OHIO and 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, and a resource fair.

OHIO Scholars Day

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

OHIO Scholars Day is a one-day program providing high school juniors of high academic caliber an exclusive opportunity to visit our beautiful campus, meet our dedicated faculty and staff, and learn more about our 250+ academic programs. In addition to a campus tour and lunch, you and your family will learn about our scholarship opportunities, student life, honors and scholars programs, and take part in an in-depth academic session in your area of interest.