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Applications and Deadlines

2017 Calendar

When Who? What?
Upon Applying  to OHIO    
  2017 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    
  All Students Complete the 2017-2018 FAFSA, if not previously completed.
    Complete the FAFSA beginning October 1. FAFSA results should be received by OHIO's first-priority consideration date of January 15.
Early January    
  2017 Incoming Freshmen Submit Housing Contract/Commuter Exemption Form
    Submitting the housing contract or commuter exemption form confirms your intent to enroll at OHIO. Do so by May 1.
  All Athens Campus Students Choose Dining Plan
    Choose from a variety of dining plan options.
  All Residential Students Pay Housing Deposit
    Pay the $200 housing deposit by May 1 to secure 2017-2018 residence hall placement.
January 15    
  All Students OHIO's 2017-2018 First-Priority FAFSA Consideration Date
    Priority financial aid awards are made to students whose FAFSA results are received at OHIO by January 15.
    ACT/SAT Receipt Deadline
    Scholarship awards are based on ACT/SAT scores received by January 15.
January 31    
  2017 Incoming Freshmen Financial Aid Award Letters Mailed
    Initial freshmen financial aid award letters are mailed to students by early-February.
February 1    
  Continuing Students Continuing Student Scholarship Application Deadline
    All continuing students must complete the Continuing Student Scholarship application by February 1.
Early-March    
  2017 Incoming Freshmen Register for Bobcat Student Orientation
    Register online beginning March 7 to attend a session of Bobcat Student Orientation.
April 1    
  Continuing and Transfer Students Upperclass/Graduate/Transfer Financial Aid Award Notifications
    All continuing students and new transfer and graduate students are awarded financial aid beginning early-April. Check your To Do List to ensure all requirements are met.
May 1    
  2017 Incoming Freshmen Deadline for Housing Contract/Commuter Exemption Form
    Scholarship recipients must confirm their intent to enroll at OHIO by May 1.
  All Residential Students Pay Housing Deposit/Refund Request Deadline
    Pay the $200 housing deposit by May 1 to secure 2017-2018 residence hall placement. This is the last day to request a housing deposit refund, if needed.
Mid-May    
  2017 Incoming Freshmen Final High School Transcript Request
    Request final high school transcripts be sent to Undergraduate Admissions.
  2017 Incoming Transfer Students OHIO's 2017-2018 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 awards.
  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    
  All Students Review 2017-2018 Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog
    All students must review the Undergraduate or Graduate Catalog annually to stay up-to-date on University policies.
  All Students Review Student Code of Conduct
    All students must review the Student Code of Conduct annually.
  All Students 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.
  2017 Incoming Freshmen Attend Bobcat Student Orientation
    2017 Bobcat Student Orientation is offered May 30 through June 24.
  2017 Incoming Transfer Students Attend Bobcat Student Orientation - Transfer Students
    2017 Bobcat Student Orientation for transfer students is offered June 15-16 and June 19-20.
July    
  All Students View Student Financial Account
    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.
  All Students Enroll in Monthly Payment Plan
    Students wishing to divide the account balance over four equal monthly payments may enroll in the monthly payment plan.
  All Students Complete Alcohol Edu and Review Sexual Assault Education Programs
    Incoming students are required to complete Alcohol Educ and review the sexual assault education materials prior to coming to campus. All students should review this information annually.
August    
  All Residential Students Fall Semester Move-In
    Fall move-in times are scheduled according to class rank and last name.
  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.
  All Students Fall Semester Opening
    Fall Semester begins Monday, August 21.
October 1    
  All Students Complete the 2017-2018 FAFSA
    Complete the 2017-2018 FAFSA beginning October 1, 2016 using 2015 tax data.
November 1    
  All Students Complete the 2017-2018 Continuing Student Scholarship Application
    All students can begin completing the 2017-2018 Continuing Student Scholarship Application November 1. The deadline is February 1, 2017.
December 1 2017 Incoming Freshmen Early Action Admission Deadline
    Students must have submitted a complete admissions application by December 1 for priority scholarship consideration.