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Step By Step Enrollment Guide

Step By Step Enrollment Guide

Step 1: Apply for Admission

Visit and submit all required materials:

  • It's easy: Create an account and apply at your convenience
  • It's quick: No essays, just questions
  • Application Fee: $20

Step 2: Send Transcripts

High school/college/GED official transcripts from everywhere attended must be sent directly from the institution to one of the following:

  • Parchment: Ohio University
  • Email:
  • Mail: Ohio University Undergraduate Admissions, 120 Chubb Hall, Athens, Ohio 45701

Step 3: Apply for Financial Aid

  • Visit to apply for federal aid, such as grants or loans.
  • Add Ohio University Eastern as a recipient of your FAFSA information. Our code is 003101.
  • First-time students must complete a Master Promissory Note and Entrance Loan Counseling to receive loans.
  • Visit our website to register for free FAFSA workshops.
  • Contact with any questions

Step 4: Activate Your My OHIO Account

  • Track the status of your application and see items on your to-do list in your student center after activating your OHIO ID. Create your account by visiting
  • Your birth date and your personal identification (PID) number (provided in your application acknowledgment letter) are all you need to officially activate your online OHIO access, including email.
  • Your OHIO ID is used to access most OHIO services online.
  • Check your OHIO email (Catmail) regularly. All official correspondence will be sent to your Ohio University email account.

Step 5: Schedule Advising Appointment/Registration

  • Once admission has been finalized, students will be notified by email of dates and processes concerning advising appointments and registration.
  • Contact Student Services at 740.699.2347 for more information.