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Returning to OSU?


Return from a Leave of Absence

If you have been on a Leave of Absence and are returning to OSU, complete the following steps:

  1. Reactivate your email account if necessary. If you have forgotten your password for accessing your email, visit or call 614-688-HELP (4357) to update your access to and your OSU email.
  2. Once you’ve reactivated your account, watch for an email regarding residency. Follow instructions and carefully respond to avoid complications with residency status.
  3. Make sure you schedule an appointment with the advisor for the major you are interested in pursuing. To set up an appointment, please call 740-366-9333.


Have questions about coming back to OSU after dismissal? For more information on the Reinstatement Process, click here.

Fresh Start

Fresh Start may be an option for students re-enrolling after five (5) or more years. For more information, click here.