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Orientation Dates

By participating in an orientation program, faculty and student Orientation Leaders will help you: learn about your college's curriculum meet other students in your college understand your transfer credit and how it contributes to your graduation requirements register for classes learn about other important campus-related information.


Orientation Dates
for First-Year Students

Only students who have been accepted to Ohio University, completed their housing contract, and paid their housing deposit will be able to register for Orientation online.

Fall Semester Entry
  • 2018-19 Program Dates: June 4-5, June 5-6, June 6-7, June 7-8, June 8-9, June 11-12, June 12-13, June 13-14, June 19-20, June 20-21, June 21-22, June 25-26, June 26-27, June 27-28, June 28-29, June 29-30
  • Registration: opens March 5, 2018
Spring Semester Entry
  • January 11, 2018
  • January 12, 2018
  • Registration: opened October 1
Summer Semester Entry
  • May 11, 2018
  • Registration: TBD

Orientation Dates
for Transfer Students

Coming to Athens Campus from OU-Lancaster, OU-Zanesville, or another Regional Campus? Visit our Relocate Day page.

Fall Semester Entry
  • June 14-15, 2018
  • June 18-19, 2018
  • Registration: opens March 5, 2018
Spring Semester Entry
  • January 11, 2018
  • January 12, 2018
  • Registration: opened October 1
Summer Semester Entry
  • May 11, 2018
  • Registration: TBD

NOTE—All Ohio University, Athens Campus, undergraduate students are required to attend Orientation. Students who are unable to attend Orientation should call the Undergraduate Orientation Programs Office at 740-593-1951 as soon as possible.


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