Ohio University

Current Student FAQs

Current Student FAQs

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:

Ohio University Chillicothe
Admissions Office
Bennett Hall

T: 740.774.7241
T: 740.774.7730

 
How do I get a student ID?

Student ID pictures are taken in the Admissions Office. You should have had this done at orientation. Replacement IDs will be charged to your student account in the amount of $25.

How do I add/drop a class?

To add or drop a class, you must do so through your student account at http://sis.ohio.edu by choosing: Self Service    Student Center    other academic…     Enrollment: Drop

How do I register for classes?

To register for classes, you must do so through your student account at http://sis.ohio.edu by choosing: Self Service    Student Center    Enroll.  Make an appointment with your advisor prior to your registration date.

How do I know when it is my time to register?

 To find out your registration date, you must do so through your student account at http://sis.ohio.edu by choosing: Self Service    Student Center.  

On the right hand side of the page, you should see a box labeled Enrollment Dates. Once the registration dates have been assigned for the new semester, your specific date and time will appear in this box. After all of the priority registration dates have passed, the box will have an Open Enrollment Dates link. Don’t forget to make an appointment with your advisor prior to your registration date. 

How do I change my name at the campus?

To change your name, you must do so in your student account at http://sis.ohio.edu by choosing: Self Service    Student Center    Demographic Data    Names

What if my address and phone number have changed?

You can make changes to your address and phone number in your student account at http://sis.ohio.edu by choosing: Self Service    Student Center    Demographic Data    Addresses or Phone Numbers

How do I change my major?

You must fill out an Update of Programs form in the Hilltopper Advising Center. Once the form is complete, OHIO Chillicothe will mail your form to Athens for processing

How do I know who my academic advisor is?

To see who your academic advisor is you must log onto your student account at http://sis.ohio.edu by choosing: Self Service    Student Center. On the right hand side of the page, you should see a box labeled Advisor. The name of your advisor will appear in this box.

How do I change my advisor?

To change your advisor, you must fill out a Change of Advisor form in the Hilltopper Advising Center.

Why do I have a hold on my account?

There could be several reasons why a hold is placed on your account. You can find what hold has been placed on your account by visiting http://sis.ohio.edu and choosing: Self Service    Student Center    Details and Holds.

How can I view my grades?

You may view your grades in your student account at http://sis.ohio.edu by choosing: Self Service    Student Center    other academic…    Grades

How can I view any awards that I have received during the semester?

You may view your awards in your student account at http://sis.ohio.edu by choosing: Self Service    Student Center    Demographic Data    Participation

Do I have to complete the FAFSA every year?

Yes. After October 1 a new FAFSA is available online at www.fafsa.gov for the upcoming academic year.

How can I check the status of my financial aid?

You may view your financial aid in your student account at http://sis.ohio.edu by choosing: Self Service    Student Center    View Financial Aid

How do I enroll in the payment plan?

You may enroll in the monthly payment plan through your student account at http://sis.ohio.edu by choosing: Self Service    Student Center    other financial…      Enroll in Payment Plan

How do I enroll in direct deposit?

You may enroll in direct deposit through your student account at http://sis.ohio.edu by choosing: Self Service    Student Center    other financial…    Enroll in Direct Deposit

How can I make a payment?

You may make a payment through your student account at http://sis.ohio.edu by choosing: Self Service    Student Center    Make a Payment

How do I view my Tuition Statement?

You may view your tuition statement (1098-T form) in your student account at http://sis.ohio.edu by choosing: Self Service  ➢  Student Center  ➢  other financial…  ➢  View 1098-T

How do I apply for a job on campus?

You may look online at www.ohiouniversityjobs.com for any student assistant positions available. 

Are there tutors available on campus?

Yes. Free tutoring services are available for current students. Full-time math and English tutors are available when needed. Students requiring additional assistance in other courses can request further support.

How do I become a Supplemental Instruction (SI) tutor?

In order to become a SI tutor, please contact the Student Success Center located in the Stevenson Center.

How do I apply for graduation?

To apply for graduation, you must do so through your student account at http://sis.ohio.edu by choosing: Self Service    Student Center    other academic… Apply for Graduation OHIO