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Get Ready — for the College of Arts & Sciences

­­Welcome to the College of Arts & Sciences

This is your first-stop source for easy links,  helpful information, and dates you need to know as you get ready for your first day of college at OHIO.

Your Advisers Are Here to Help

Advising Resources

Important Dates for Students Entering Fall 2021

Student Success and Support Initiatives

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Are You a Science or Math Major?

You can get a jumpstart on your science and math courses and help solve “CSI Athens” with STEMstart, Aug. 14-20. 

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Do. Not. Miss. This.

Been there. Done that. So of course they have advice for the Class of 2025. Alumni and recent graduates share their stories, so you can plan your college bucket list.

In their words...for the Class of 2025

Gordy Hall in the fall

Your Advisers Are Here to Help

The professional advisers and staff in the college’s Office of Undergraduate Advising & Student Affairs are eager to support you during your undergraduate career at OHIO—from orientation to graduation.

We encourage you to meet with a professional adviser for:

  • Changing your schedule
  • Guidance with navigating resources on campus
  • Understanding your graduation requirements
  • Exploring careers and majors, minors, or certificates
  • Reviewing your transfer credits
  • And much more

Find Us: You can either stop by Gordy Hall 155 during our drop-in advising hours or schedule an appointment by calling 740-593-2845 or email cas.undergrad@ohio.edu.

Advising and Career News

Advising Resources

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Important Dates for Students Entering Fall 2021

OHIO academic calendars: https://www.ohio.edu/registrar/calendar

June 12: Bobcat Student Orientation Post-Modules available

Early July: Your individual Learning Community course will appear on your schedule. See https://www.ohio.edu/student-affairs/students for links to your My OHIO Student Center.

July: AP credit received? Have College Board send your AP scores directly to Ohio University.

July: Undergraduate Student Affairs advisers will contact you if your schedule needs to be updated.

Aug. 16-22, Welcome Week https://www.ohio.edu/welcome-week. For information on moving into the Residence Halls, individual dates and times will be scheduled on your Housing Self-Service portal on June 1. See: https://www.ohio.edu/arrival-guide/schedule.

Aug. 23, 2021: First Day of Class

Drop-in Advising at Undergraduate Student Affairs

  • Aug. 16 – 25, Mondays and Wednesdays, 9 to 11 a.m.
  • Aug. 16 –27, Monday - Friday, 1 to  4 p.m.

Aug. 27, 5 p.m.: Last day to add a class without permission

Sept. 3, 5 p.m.: Last day to add a class with permission