The Ohio State University at Newark

School Counselors

Welcome School Counselors!

You are the strongest link to our students and our mission to provide access to higher education for all Ohioans. Our Admissions staff feel a special bond with you in the commitment to the development of students from pre-Kindergarten to post-Baccalaureate. Many of you are more than colleagues, you are friends. We treasure those relationships. And if we don't know you yet, be in touch!

Mark Your Calendar!

2016-17 dates Buckeye Visit Day Registration

Monday, October 10 (Columbus Day)
Friday, November 18
Saturday, December 3
Friday, January 27
Monday, February 20 (President’s Day)
Saturday, February 25
Saturday, March 25
Friday, April 14

2016-17 dates - Information Session

We will host two open houses for Admitted Students on Saturday, April 1 and Friday, April 7, 2017.

Online Application Deadlines:

Spring Semester 2017: October 1, 2016
Summer Semester 2017: March 1, 2017
Autumn Semester 2017: June 1, 2017
After these dates, students may still apply for admission; however, application must be completed in person by scheduling a one-on-one appointment with an admissions counselor on the Ohio State Newark campus.
FAFSA Priority Deadline: February 1, 2017

Our special interest scholarship applications will be due March 1, 2017

Request Information for Your Student

CCP Program -- The Academy
Information about application procedures, the program and deadlines.
Contact C.R. Barclay, Academy Advisor, for more information
at 740-366-9396 or

Columbus Campus Counselor Site

Deadlines for Students

Special Interest Scholarships

More Information for Counselors

ACT/SAT Scores: Please keep in mind that standardized test scores are not required for admission to Ohio State Newark; however, they are required for scholarship consideration. Test scores should be sent from the testing agency to the Undergraduate Admissions Office in Columbus.

High School Transcripts: Official high school transcripts should be sent to the Undergraduate Admissions Office in Columbus. Ohio State Newark can now accept and prefers to receive a student’s transcript electronically.

After Your Student is Accepted: It is important that students are reminded to activate their Buckeye email account. After acceptance, the University uses the Ohio State email account to communicate with students and Financial Aid will only respond to students via their Buckeye email account. Information regarding orientation, placement testing and much more is sent to this account.
Our admissions staff is eager to work with you and your students. Please contact our office at 740.366.9333 should you or your students need our assistance.

Visits to Campus

Ohio State Newark welcomes schools to bring groups of students to visit our campus. If you are interested in such a visit, please review the Group Visit Form found at

Before submitting a request, we encourage school personnel to review our Group Tour Policy