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Step 1: Apply

***PLEASE NOTE: Ohio University will accept applications from those applying for admission to the RN to BSN program who hold an active unencumbered nursing license, including temporary licenses issued in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, for 2021 admission decisions.

Complete the online application form and submit the application fee by the deadline.

Applying through a Community College Partnership? Be sure to check 'yes' to the Community College Partnership option on the application and indicate which community college you previously attended. Each community college has an assigned community partnership manager who can answer questions and help you to transition into the program.

Step 2: Activate your OHIO ID

Within two business days after submitting your application, you should receive an acknowledgment email from Undergraduate Admissions. This email will contain:

  • Your PID (Student Identification Number)
  • Instructions for activating your OHIO ID (used to access many services)
  • Information about your Ohio University email (Catmail) account.

Step 3: Request official transcripts

Request official copies of transcripts to be sent to Ohio University Undergraduate Admissions directly from the registrar of any post-secondary institution(s) you have attended, even if you pursued a different academic program or transferred other coursework to that institution. Transcripts received by the deadline will be given priority processing for the start date listed.

Note: Ohio University cannot accept transcripts that have been issued directly to students, faxed transcripts, or transcripts that have been opened prior to Ohio University receiving them. Please contact the appropriate institution(s) and request that they send your official transcript directly to:

Undergraduate Admissions
Chubb Hall 120
1 Ohio University
Athens, OH 45701

Step 4: Track your application status online

Visit My OHIO Student Center, to track the status of your application. You also will be able to view a "To Do" list of documents that need to be submitted. An email will be sent to the address provided on your application to inform you of any updates to the status.