The Ohio State University at Newark


Admitted Students

students walking across bridge over pond on campus

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we realize that many students have not had an opportunity to visit our campus and may have questions related to completing the enrollment process at Ohio State Newark. We have gathered documents and helpful resources on this page so that it is a “one stop shop” for our admitted students. We will continually add helpful resources, interviews and presentations to this page so please check back frequently.

As always if you have questions and want to talk with a member or our admissions team, please contact us by phone 740.366.9333 or via email Newark-askabuckeye@osu.edu.

Quick Links for Enrollment


Visit Campus

Virtual Buckeye Visit Days (via ZOOM)

To keep our communities safe, our office has cancelled all in-person visits and events due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In the meantime, we will be hosting Buckeye Visit Days online utilizing ZOOM*. Please click below to register for a date.

Thursday, September 24, 2020 (6:30 - 8:15 p.m.)
Saturday, October 17, 2020 (10-11:45 a.m.)
Thursday, November 5, 2020 (6:30 - 8:15 p.m.)
Saturday, December 5, 2020 (10-11:45 a.m.)

*Zoom is a cloud-based video communications app that allows you to set up and communicate in virtual video and audio conferencing, webinars, live chats, screen-sharing, and other collaborative capabilities. You don't need an account to attend a Zoom meeting, and the platform is compatible with Mac, Windows, Linux, iOS, and Android, meaning nearly anyone can access it.

Virtual Information Sessions (via ZOOM)

To keep our communities safe, our office has cancelled all in-person visits and events due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In the meantime, we will be hosting Information Sessions online utilizing ZOOM*. Please click below to register for a date.

Tuesday, September 15: (6:30 – 7:30 p.m.)
Tuesday, October 6: (6:30 – 7:30 p.m.)
Tuesday, November 17: (6:30 – 7:30 p.m.)
Monday, December 28: (12 Noon – 1:00 p.m.)
Tuesday, December 29: (6:30 – 7:30 p.m.)

*Zoom is a cloud-based video communications app that allows you to set up and communicate in virtual video and audio conferencing, webinars, live chats, screen-sharing, and other collaborative capabilities. You don't need an account to attend a Zoom meeting, and the platform is compatible with Mac, Windows, Linux, iOS, and Android, meaning nearly anyone can access it.

Videos

Welcome Buckeyes to your first week of classes!

Start Your Journey at Ohio State Newark

Buckeye Visit Day Overview

Diane Kanney, Director of Enrollment
Office of Admissions
The Ohio State University at Newark


Paying your Acceptance Fee and Activating your BuckeyeMail

Emma Emrich
Former Ohio State Newark Admission Counselor


Ohio State Newark Learning Communities

Click here for print version of flyer.

How Ohio State Will Help You Succeed

Bruce Weaver, Director
Center for Student Success


Learn about Student Life

Justin Khol, Assistant Director for Student Life


Faculty Videos

Information and Valuable Tips from our Faculty

Why Choose Ohio State with Associate Dean Stephanie Brown, PhD
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at Ohio State Newark
Associate Professor of English
https://youtu.be/AtWfMeVf81c

Interview with Associate Professor Nathaniel Swigger, PhD
Assistant Director of Admissions
Wes Grunden interviews Associate Professor of political science Nathaniel Swigger, PhD, about life as a professor, his research, how he's supporting students at this time and much more.
https://youtu.be/koXWOno6cqg

Interview with Assistant Professor James Wirth, PhD
Assistant Director of Admissions Wes Grunden interviews Assistant Professor of psychology James Wirth, PhD, about life as a professor, how he's handling the "new normal" and much more.
https://youtu.be/YX0_Azr2YdQ

Interview with Associate Dean Virginia Cope, PhD
C.R. Barclay, Ohio State Newark senior admissions counselor, talks with Virginia Cope, PhD, associate dean and associate professor of English, about the Honors program that is so much more than just grades.
https://youtu.be/ojNzQQ1KHP

Virtual Buckeye Visit Day Faculty Panel
https://youtu.be/ZrvcHyFBm3w

Now That You're Admitted

Accept our offer of admission and pay your acceptance fee

  1. Go to https://buckeyelink.osu.edu/, select “Applicant Center – Future Student Login” and login using the credentials you used for your application.
  2. Pay your nonrefundable $100 acceptance fee
  3. Once paid, allow 3-5 business days for processing. You will want to review the following: View & Accept your Financial Aid Award
    • Financial aid awards for autumn semester roll out starting in mid-April and continue as admissions decisions are made. Check your university email account for your aid notification email and follow the instructions to view your package.
    Pay Your Acceptance Fee: Helpful Hints

Set up your Buckeye Mail account

  1. From now on, important and time-sensitive business communications from Ohio State will be emailed to your BuckeyeMail account.
  2. If you already activated your username and created a password (you may have done this as an applicant in order to check your application status), your final step is to set up your BuckeyeMail account.
    • On the left side of the page, click Change Email Delivery.
    • Select Create my BuckeyeMail account and submit.
  3. For additional help, review this guide to activate your BuckeyeMail.
  4. Once your request has been processed (allow up to 90 minutes), you'll be able to log in at buckeyemail.osu.edu to receive and send email. Your email address is: lastname.#@buckeyemail.osu.edu.
  5. Check your email daily.

Check your "To Do List" on My Buckeye Link

  1. Review your “To Do List” on My Buckeye Link for specific items you need to complete throughout the admissions process.
  2. Check this frequently as items on your “To Do List” will be added each week.

Register for Orientation

  1. Information on how to register for a virtual orientation will be sent to your BuckeyeMail account. Once you are eligible to register for an orientation, the link to do so will also be available at the bottom of your BuckeyeLink page titled “Orientation Information”.
  2. Orientation is required for all incoming students and will allow you to:

Completing Your Financial Responsibility Statement

For instructions to complete your Financial Responsibility Statement, please click here.

Accessing Your English Placement Test

Once you receive your confirmation email from the Orientation Coordinator, you may find this document helpful in accessing your English Placement Test.

Click here for directions for accessing your English Placement Test.

Selective Service Registration

Male students living in the United States who are between the ages of 18 and 26 are required to register through the Selective Service and must provide their Selective Service registration number to The Ohio State University. Ohio State Academy (College Credit Plus) students are required to provide their Selective Service number upon turning 18 years of age.

Click here for more information about registering for the Selective Service.

Additional Links

Learning Communities

Learning communities create opportunities for students to engage and build a sense of community and professional connections. Ohio State Newark has five learning communities to bring together students with common attributes or academic goals.


Scholarships

Support Services


Buckeye Bulletins

Resources and Instructions for Admitted Students

Buckeye Bulletins will be sent to admitted students and include valuable “how to” instructions and resources so that students can navigate the enrollment process at Ohio State Newark with ease. Buckeye Bulletins may also include links to other campus resources such as financial aid, scholarships, academic opportunities and much more.


Transfer Student Reminders

We are thrilled that you are planning to transfer to Ohio State Newark!

Admissions Criteria: Ohio resident who has earned at least a 2.0 GPA on a scale of 4.0 on all college coursework. If you have earned less than 30 college credits, please request a high school transcript also be sent to The Ohio State University.

Former transfer student Erika Lynn talks about transferring to Ohio State Newark


Steps to Transfer

Submit Your Application: Go.osu.edu/newarktransfer

Submit Your Official Transcripts:
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  • Order your final transcripts after all grades are posted from your previous institution: Official transcripts can be sent to a secure email at esue-studugt@osu.edu.
  • A second option when ordering your official transcripts from a previous university is ordering them electronically and select Ohio State University, Columbus campus as the recipient. The Columbus campus processes all transcripts.
  • Finally, if your previous institution does not offer electronic delivery, please have your transcripts mailed to: The Ohio State University, P. O. 182646, Columbus, OH 43218-2646.

Update Your FAFSA: Go to FAFSA.gov, select the 2020-2021 school year and select Ohio State’s School Code: 003090

After You Apply

Activate your username and password:

You will receive an email with your Ohio State ID and username (lastname.#) to access your Applicant Center and check your To Do List.

Watch for a Decision

After You Are Admitted

Set up your BuckeyeMail email account: Go to: My.osu.edu (To access again after set up, go to buckeyemail.osu.edu).

Accept our offer of admission and pay your $100 nonrefundable acceptance fee.

Go to https://buckeyelink.osu.edu and select “Applicant Center – Future Student Log in”. Use log in credentials you used for your application. The sooner you pay
the fee, the sooner you can register for Transfer Student Orientation and schedule classes!

Check your “To Do List” on MyBuckeyeLink located at buckeyelink.osu.edu.

Helpful Resources and Contact Information

Admissions Office: Speak with your Transfer Admissions Counselor
Phone Number: 740.366.9333
Email: Newark-askabuckeye@osu.edu

Office of Financial Aid: Ohio State Newark
Phone Number: 740.366.9435
Website: https://newark.osu.edu/students/financial-aid/
Email: finaid@newark.osu.edu

Office of Student Life/University Housing:
Phone Number: 740-364-9578

Local Apartments and Roommate Finder: https://newark.osu.edu/students/student-life/housing and roommates

Center for Student Success:
Phone Number: 740-366-3321
https://newark.osu.edu/academics/center-for-student-success

Office of Military & Veterans Services:
Phone Number: 614.247.VETS.
Website: veterans.osu.edu


Parent Resources

Affordability Brochure
FInancial Aid - Top 10 Suggestions
Tuition & Fees Fact Sheet
Financial Aid Checklist
OSU Final Price Estimate Sheet 2021

Parent Facebook Page

Parent, Family and Support Person Sessions

Join Ohio State Newark Staff as we answer questions and offer advice on supporting your student and their success during their first year at The Ohio State University. To keep our communities safe, our office has cancelled all in-person visits and events due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In the meantime, we will be hosting these sessions online utilizing Zoom*.

Please check back to register for a future session date.

*Zoom is a cloud-based video communications app that allows you to set up and communicate in virtual video and audio conferencing, webinars, live chats, screen-sharing, and other collaborative capabilities. You don't need an account to attend a Zoom meeting, and the platform is compatible with Mac, Windows, Linux, iOS, and Android, meaning nearly anyone can access it.

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