Ohio University

Frequently Asked Questions

 

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

OHIO UNIVERSITY CHILLICOTHE

 

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 Cente  ➢  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 find the final exam schedule?

➢ The final exam schedule is located at http://www.ohio.edu/registrar/finals.cfm.

 

 

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

 

 

Is there insurance available for students?

➢  Yes. For more information and/or to sign up, please go to: 

www.ohio.edu/finance/bursar/studenthealth.cfm.

 

 

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

 

 

How do I order my transcripts from Ohio University?

➢ Transcripts can be ordered on line through the Registrar's web page at 

www.ohio.edu/registrar/transcri.cfm

 

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:

Ohio University Chillicothe

Admissions Office

Bennett Hall

T: 740.774.7241

T: 740.774.7730