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Athens Campus Information & Resources



New College Credit Plus students are required to attend an orientation session prior to registering for classes. Admitted applicants will be contacted by University College with orientation dates.  During orientation, each student will receive information regarding: 

  • Academic resources available to assist students
  • Availability of the college advisor to assist students after the meeting
  • Process for engaging faculty and other campus resources for academic assistance
  • Student handbook and codes of conduct
  • Academic impact of dropping a course after the no-fault withdrawal date

Athens Campus Orientation Dates

For students beginning in the Summer 2019 Semester:

If you will be beginning your studies on the Athens Campus in the summer 2019 semester, please register for a one-hour orientation session by scheduling an appointment with the Allen Student Advising Center at 740.566.8888.

For students beginning in the Fall 2019 Semester:

July 17, 2019
August 7, 2019

Academic Advising


The Allen Student Advising Center provides advising services for all College Credit Plus students attending the Athens campus. Their office is located in Baker University Center 417.  Advising staff can be reached via telephone at 740-566-8888 or email at  advisingcenter@ohio.edu.  For more information, please visit:  https://www.ohio.edu/uc/advising-center.

During orientation, students will work with an advisor to select courses and be registered for their initial classes. Each student will be assigned a specific academic advisor after orientation and that advisor will work with the student to help the student achieve his or her academic goals and select appropriate courses.

Library Services


The main library on the Athens campus is Alden Library, located on the College Green.

Collections : The Libraries’ website serves as a gateway to the print and electronic collections. Access to the electronic collections is seamlessly available on campus. Off-campus access is available through authentication as a current affiliate of the University.

Services and Spaces: Subject librarians offer a variety of available opportunities to assist students in learning to find, evaluate, and properly use quality information, including course-integrated instruction and one-on-one research assistance, all available online or in person. Look for the “Ask a Librarian” links on the Libraries’ websites.

Alden Library’s Learning Commons, a collaborative endeavor with University College, provides students with expert assistance in an technology–rich learning environment. Located on the second floor, the space offers an appealing atmosphere conducive to individual research, group study, or collaborative course projects. The facility houses computer workstations, circulating laptops, multimedia stations, networked printers, access to a variety of software applications and fully equipped group study/presentation rooms. Qualified and friendly library staff offer research assistance, Writing Center tutors provide consultations on writing projects, and technology assistants help users with hardware and software.

Alden Library provides 24-hour access to the Learning Commons (second floor) Sunday through Friday, except for summer semester and intersessions. Hours are extended for the entire building before and during final exams. Alden Library has about 2,500 seats, 15 group study rooms, and over 400 computers available to the University community. All of University Libraries has wireless Internet access.

For more information about Ohio University Libraries, visit our website at  www.ohio.edu/library.

Campus Tutoring Services


We know that managing your coursework and succeeding academically can be challenging.

Tutoring Services—and the other services of the Academic Advancement Center—are here for you. Tutoring Services is your central source of academic support at Ohio University. We offer appointments and drop-in sessions where you can work with an individual tutor or group tutor to master your course content.  A tutor can also guide you to study smarter, take better notes, and remain cool and confident during exams.

Visit today and start working toward your full academic potential. Find us in the AAC in Alden Library 101. Email tutoring@ohio.edu  for more information. Please visit our website for more information: 




BJ Heidlebaugh
Associate Director
Undergraduate Admissions
Chubb Hall 120
1 Ohio University 
Athens OH 45701