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Virtual OHIO Up Close

April 17 and 25, 2020

Virtual OHIO Up Close

In April, OHIO hosted two full and flexible days of interactive virtual sessions for admitted students and their families to engage with OHIO's faculty, staff, and current students. Below you will find video recordings of Virtual OHIO Up Close in case you couldn't join us or just want to catch up on sessions that you missed. Thanks for spending time with us!

Event Schedule

9:30-10 AM
Official Bobcat Welcome and Information Session

Official Bobcat Welcome and Information Session

Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis congratulates you on your admission and invites you to join the Bobcat family. Find out everything admitted students need to know in the information session from Candace Boeninger, interim vice provost for strategic enrollment management, associate vice provost and director of Undergraduate Admissions.

10:15-11 AM
Academic Information Sessions

Academic Information Sessions

Not sure which session you should attend? Feel free to text us at 740.331.4176 for help.

11:15 AM-12 PM
Option 1: Financial Aid and Scholarships Webinar
Option 2: Housing & Dining Webinar

Option 1: Financial Aid and Scholarships Webinar: Understanding your Award Letter

Experts from the Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships and Undergraduate Admissions will be online to take your questions about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), scholarships unique to OHIO, and the financial aid timeline.

Option 2: Housing and Dining Webinar: Top Questions about Housing and Meal Plans

Join staff and students from the Housing and Residence Life team to learn about residential living at OHIO. You'll hear about the benefits of residential living experiences, the process for submitting your housing contract, selecting your room, and ways to find potential future roommates.

12:30-1:15 PM
Option 1: Financial Aid and Scholarships Webinar
Option 2: Housing & Dining Webinar

Option 1: Financial Aid and Scholarships Webinar: Understanding your Award Letter

Experts from the Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships and Undergraduate Admissions will be online to take your questions about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), scholarships unique to OHIO, and the financial aid timeline.

Option 2: Housing and Dining Webinar: Top Questions about Housing and Meal Plans

Join staff and students from the Housing and Residence Life team to learn about residential living at OHIO. You'll hear about the benefits of residential living experiences, the process for submitting your housing contract, selecting your room, and ways to find potential future roommates.

12-6 PM
Student-guided virtual tours begin on the hour

Virtual tours

OHIO tour guides lead virtual tours every hour of the beautiful Athens campus, including residence halls, academic facilities, and Baker University Center.

1:30-5 PM
Current Student Open Chat
Housing and Residence Life Open Chat

Current Student Open Chat

Current OHIO students will be available in an open chat for you to pop in and ask your questions about life at OHIO!

Housing and Residence Life Open Chat

The Housing and Residence Life team will be available in an open chat for you to stop by and ask your questions about submitting your housing contract, choosing a meal plan, or any other questions about residential living at OHIO!

1:30-2:15 PM 
Option 1: Achieving Student Success Panel and Q&A
Option 2: Supporting OHIO Students Panel and Q&A 

Option 1: Achieving Student Success at OHIO Panel and Q&A

Learn about the ways OHIO puts our students on the path to success. You will learn about our advising center, accessibility services, our award-wining Career & Leadership Development Center, and what it means to learn in a community.

Option 2: Supporting OHIO Students Panel and Q&A (#BobcatsTakeCare)

OHIO is committed to not only supporting your academic achievement, but also your physical and mental well-being. Learn how Ohio University promotes health, safety and the support of students on campus in this interactive session.

2:30-3:15 PM
Option 1: Achieving Student Success Panel and Q&A
Option 2: Supporting OHIO Students Panel and Q&A

Option 1: Achieving Student Success at OHIO Panel and Q&A

Learn about the ways OHIO puts our students on the path to success. You will learn about our advising center, accessibility services, our award-wining Career & Leadership Development Center, and what it means to learn in a community.

Option 2: Supporting OHIO Students Panel and Q&A (#BobcatsTakeCare)

OHIO is committed to not only supporting your academic achievement, but also your physical and mental well-being. Learn how Ohio University promotes health, safety and the support of students on campus in this interactive session.

3:30-4 PM
Option 1: Diversity Matters Panel and Q&A
Option 2: OHIO Honors Program Webinar

Option 1: Diversity Matters Panel and Q&A

OHIO is committed to the inclusion of all cultures and racial groups, socioeconomic groups, traditional and non-traditional students, in the academic community, the Athens and regional campus communities, and society. Join leaders from the Division of Diversity and Inclusion's four offices and centers: the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Center; Multicultural Center; Office of Multicultural Student Access and Retention (OMSAR); and Women’s Center to learn more.

Option 2: OHIO Honors Program Webinar

Hear from OHIO Honors Program staff about how this elite program can shape your college experience, and have an opportunity to ask all of your questions!

4:15-4:45 PM
Option 1: Diversity Matters Panel and Q&A
Option 2: Transferring your Credits to OHIO

Option 1: Diversity Matters Panel and Q&A

OHIO is committed to the inclusion of all cultures and racial groups, socioeconomic groups, traditional and non-traditional students, in the academic community, the Athens and regional campus communities, and society. Join leaders from the Division of Diversity and Inclusion's four offices and centers: the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Center; Multicultural Center; Office of Multicultural Student Access and Retention (OMSAR); and Women’s Center  to learn more.

Option 2: Transferring Your Credits to OHIO

Learn how your credit will transfer to OHIO, including AP, IB, College Credit Plus, and dual enrollment, in this 30-minute session.

Questions?

Text us: 740.331.4176

Helpful Information

Town and Gown Tour

Aerial view of Updtown Athens, Ohio during the annual Ohio University homecoming parade

The Marching 110 performs for the crowd on Court Street during an Ohio University Homecoming parade.
Photograph by Joel Prince
Saxophone players at Tony's bar in Athens, Ohio

The Word of Mouth band plays at Tony's Tavern. They play every Tuesday night, which is called "Jazz Night" by locals.
Photograph by Joel Prince
Participants in the annual International Street Fair parade

Students, faculty, and community members take part in the Court Street parade that is part of the annual International Street Fair.
Photograph by Joel Prince
Wendy Minor Viny shows us a DIY halloween mask that can be made with cardboard, a pool noodle, a bike inner-tube, and some paint. Required tools for the job include scissors, a glue gun, and a stapler.

Wendy Minor Viny shows off a DIY halloween mask that can be made with cardboard, a pool noodle, a bike inner-tube, and some paint. Required tools for the job include scissors, a glue gun, and a stapler.
Photograph by Joel Prince
Passion Works artists work on pieces to be displayed at the Nelsonville Music Festival at the studio in Uptown Athens, Ohio on June 3, 2019

Passion Works artists at the studio in Uptown Athens work on pieces to be displayed at the Nelsonville Music Festival.
Photograph by Joel Prince
Photograph of a pedestrian passing ther coal mine mural in Uptown district or Athens, Ohio on Oct. 27, 2016. The mural was created by Chris Stain with the help of Ohio University Fine Arts students

A pedestrian passes the coal mine mural in Uptown Athens. The mural was created by Chris Stain with the help of Ohio University College of Fine Arts students.
Photograph by Joel Prince
Photograph of the Blind Boys of Alabama performance at Templeton-Blackburn Memorial Auditorium on the Ohio University Campus in Athens, Ohio on Nov. 14, 2015

The Blind Boys of Alabama perform at Templeton-Blackburn Memorial Auditorium on the Ohio University Campus.
Photograph by Joel Prince
DJ Barticus helped another huge crowd dance the night away on Feb. 19, 2016 at ’80’s Dance Night at Casa Nueva in Athens, Ohio

DJ Barticus helps another huge crowd dance the night away at ’80’s Dance Night at Casa Nueva.
Photograph by Joel Prince
Stock photograph taken of a latte created at Donkey Coffee and Espresso in Athens, Ohio on Jan. 15, 2016

Lattes at Donkey Coffee and Espresso are a student favorite.
Photograph by Joel Prince
Photographs of Avon Lake, a pond located in Sell's Park in Athens, Ohio

Scenic Avon Lake can be found in Sell's Park within the city of Athens.
Photograph by Joel Prince
Photographs of employees harvesting produce at Green Edge Gardens in Amesville, Ohio on October 7, 2016

Employees harvest produce at Green Edge Gardens in nearby Amesville, Ohio.
Photograph by Joel Prince
Photographs of Casa Nueva food and employees working in the kitchen and dining area of the restaraunt in Athens, Ohio on March 13, 2019

Students never forget the meals at Casa Nueva.
Photograph by Joel Prince
Mist floats across the landscape along Henry Road in Amesville, Ohio just before sunrise on June 1, 2016

Mist floats across the landscape along Henry Road in Amesville, Ohio, just before sunrise.
Photograph by Joel Prince
Photographs of baked goods, staff and the environment at Athens Bread Company in Athens, Ohio on March 19, 2019

Athens Bread Company is one of many locally owned businesses that are part of a vibrant food scene.
Photograph by Joel Prince
Photographs of the Salome at O'Betty's Red Hot in front of the "Hotdog Museum" at the store in Athens, Ohio on October 2, 2017

O'Betty's Red Hot features the Salome in front of its "Hotdog Museum."
Photograph by Joel Prince
Mountain biking on Sundown Trail at Strouds Run State Park in Athens, Ohio on August 28, 2018

A mountain biker takes on the Sundown Trail at Strouds Run State Park.
Photograph by Joel Prince
Photographs of mountain bikers on the trails of Sells Park in Athens, Ohio on Oct. 26, 2015.

Mountain bikers enjoy the trails of Sells Park too.
Photograph by Joel Prince
Photographs of the 2016 Thunderbunny 50k Ultramarathon. This was the first ultramarathon to be held in Athens County. The Thunderbunny 50k also featured a 25k and a 12k event on May 14, 2016

The 2016 Thunderbunny 50k Ultramarathon was the first ultramarathon to be held in Athens County. The Thunderbunny 50k also featured a 25k and a 12k event.
Photograph by Joel Prince
Generic scenic photographs of Fall colors along Dow Lake at Strouds Run State Park in Athens, Ohio on October 29, 2018

Fall colors grace Dow Lake at Strouds Run State Park.
Photograph by Joel Prince
Fall colors the trees and hillsides at Strouds Run State Park near Athens, Ohio on November 1, 2019

Autumn is a perfect time for a stroll in Strouds Run State Park.
Photograph by Joel Prince
Cherry Blossoms along the bike path on Ohio University campus

Cherry trees blossom along the bike path on the Ohio University campus.
Photograph by Joel Prince