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Parents & Families

The Office of the Dean of Students, in collaboration with University departments and offices, seeks to partner with parents and families to provide timely, helpful information to aid in the academic, social and holistic success of Ohio University students. To accomplish this mission the Office of the Dean of Students seeks to effectively communicate with parents and families, help parents and families understand and navigate the Ohio University landscape, provide advocacy for parents and families, and provide on-campus activites for family weekends.

Welcome Weekend Activities

Thursday, August 24

Movie in Baker - TBD

9:00 p.m.

Baker University Center, Ballroom


Friday, August 25

2021 Class Photo Experience

7:00 p.m.

Peden Stadium


Comedy Show at the Convo 

Following the Class Photo Experience

Convocation Center


Saturday, August 26

Academic College Welcome Sessions

1:00 p.m.

Various Locations


Party at Ping

6:00 p.m.

Ping Center


Ohio Late Nights

8:00 p.m.

Living Learning Center


Sunday, August 27

President’s Convocation for First Year Students

2:30 p.m.

Convocation Center


Campus Involvement Fair

Following Presidents’ Convocation

College Green