Ohio University

Special Campus Visit Programs

Ohio University offers a variety of campus visit options throughout the year, including daily 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 Showcase

Friday, July 19, 2019

Learn more and register for OHIO Showcase

OHIO Showcase is a visit program designed for prospective first-year students. These one-day events in spring and summer are the perfect opportunity for you and your family to get a first look at the Athens campus, including academics, residence life, and campus organizations. The program includes a campus tour, an academic session, and resource fair.

Multicultural Visit Program (MVP)

Monday, November 4, 2019

Learn more about the Multicultural Visit Program

OHIO's Multicultural Visit Program (MVP) is a one-day visit program for college-bound students who are juniors and seniors in high school. You will have the opportunity to speak with Ohio University faculty, staff administrators, and students about your plans for college and beyond. 

OHIO Discovery Days

Saturday, September 28, 2019
Friday, October 18, 2019
Saturday, November 9, 2019

Open house for fall 2020 prospective freshmen

Registration coming soon!

Campus Majors Fair

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Colleges showcase their majors to current and prospective students.

Registration coming soon!

OHIO Transfer Day at OHIO Discovery Day

Saturday, November 9, 2019

Open house for Athens Campus transfer students in conjunction with OHIO Discovery Day agenda

Registration coming soon!

OHIO Experience Days

Open houses with extensive time allotted for experiences in the academic colleges

Monday, October 14, 2019

  • Experience the Arts Day, College of Fine Arts
  • Experience Engineering and Technology Day, Russ College of Engineering and Technology
  • Patton College of Education Experience Day, Patton College of Education

Monday, October 21, 2019

  • College of Business Experience Day, College of Business

Friday, November 15, 2019

  • Experience Health, Medicine, and Wellness Day, College of Health Sciences and Professions, College of Arts and Sciences, and the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine

Registration coming soon!

OHIO Honors and Scholars Day

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Visit program for high-achieving high school students

Registration coming soon!

OHIO Chemistry Contest Day

Saturday, November 2, 2019

Scholarship competition via chemistry exam for fall 2020 prospective freshman students of all academic interests

Registration coming soon!

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

Sunday, February 16, 2020
Monday, February 17, 2020
Thursday February 27, 2020
Friday, February 28, 2020
Thursday March 5, 2020
Friday, March 6, 2020
Thursday, March 19, 2020 
Friday, March 20, 2020 (includes Cultural Connections at OHIO Up Close)
Friday, March 27, 2020
Saturday, March 28, 2020
Thursday, April 16, 2020
Friday, April 17, 2020
Thursday, April 23, 2020
Friday, April 24, 2020

OHIO Up Close is an open house for admitted high school seniors. Families arriving the evening before Up Close events are invited to join admissions staff at a dessert reception. Details will be provided during registration.  

Registration coming in fall!

OHIO Honors and Scholars Day

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Visit program for high-achieving high school juniors

Registration coming in fall!

Cultural Connections at OHIO Up Close

Friday, March 20 – Saturday, March 21, 2020

Overnight program for families of admitted first-year students from disproportionately underrepresented populations; hosted in conjunction with OHIO Up Close

Registration coming in fall!

OHIO Showcase

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

Open house for rising high school seniors

Registration coming in spring 2020!

OHIO Transfer Day at OHIO Showcase

Friday, May 15, 2020

Open house for Athens Campus transfer students in conjunction with OHIO Showcase

Registration coming in spring 2020!