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Applications and Deadlines

2024-2025 Calendar

When Who? What?
November 1, 2023 All Students
November 15, 2023 2024 Incoming Freshmen
December 2023 All Students
Upon Applying to OHIO 2024 Incoming Freshmen
  • Activate your OHIO ID
  • Activate your OHIO ID to access your OHIO e-mail and the housing contract. Your birth date and personal identification (PID) number are all you need to activate your online OHIO access.
January 1, 2024 All Students
  • Complete the 2024-2025 FAFSA, if not previously completed.
  • Complete the FAFSA beginning in December. FAFSA results should be received by OHIO's first-priority consideration date of February 15.
Early January 2024 2024 Incoming Freshmen
  • Submit Housing Contract/Commuter Exemption Form
  • Submitting the housing contract or commuter exemption form confirms your intent to enroll at OHIO. The deadline to confirm your intent to enroll has been extended to June 1, as space permits.
Early January 2024 All Athens Campus Students
Early January 2024 All Residential Students
  • Pay Housing Deposit
  • Pay the $200 housing deposit soon to retain any scholarships you have been offered and to secure 2024-2025 residence hall placement.
February 1, 2024

Continuing Students

February 15, 2024 2024 Incoming Freshmen
  • OHIO's 2024-2025 First-Priority FAFSA Consideration Date
    • Priority financial aid offers are provided to students whose FAFSA results are received at OHIO by February 15.
  • Updated GPA and/or Test Score Receipt Deadline
    • Revised credentials, including GPA and ACT/SAT, if you choose to submit test scores, will be used for scholarship consideration if received by February 15.
Early-March 2024 2024 Incoming Freshmen
  • Financial Aid Offers Mailed
  • Initial freshmen Financial Aid Offers are mailed to students beginning in early-March.
Early-March 2024 2024 Incoming Freshmen
Late-March 2024 Continuing and Transfer Students
May 1, 2024 All Residential Students
  • Pay Housing Deposit
  • Paying the housing deposit or submitting your commuter exemption form confirms your intent to enroll at OHIO. 
Mid-May 2024 2024 Incoming Freshmen
Mid-May 2024 2024 Incoming Transfer Students
  • OHIO's 2024-2025 First Priority FAFSA Consideration Date - Transfer Students
  • Incoming transfer students must be admitted and complete the FAFSA by May 15 to be considered for first-priority financial aid.
Mid-May 2024 All Students
  • Review Student To-Do List
  • All students should review the To-Do List on the OHIO Student Center and complete any requirements listed.
June 2024 All Students
  • Review Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog
  • All students must review the Undergraduate or Graduate Catalog annually to stay up-to-date on University policies.
  • Review Student Code of Conduct
  • All students must review the Student Code of Conduct annually.
  • Review Financial Aid Resources
  • Make sure to review the Consumer Information to be aware of your rights and responsibilities as a student. Student loan borrowers review the Student Loan Code of Conduct.
June 2024 2024 Incoming Freshmen
July 2024 All Students
August 2024 All Residential Students
August 2024 All Students
  • Fall Semester Account Balance Due Date
  • Student financial account balances are due August 21. Any unpaid balances are charged a 1.5% late fee assessed on the balance remaining each month after the 21st.
  • Fall Semester Opening
  • Fall Semester begins Monday, August 26.