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!

Ohio State Newark, along with our co-located partner, Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) will host a Counselor Day for high school counselors on Wednesday, December 5, 2018. The day will consist of the following:

  • Campus updates from both Ohio State Newark and COTC
  • Financial Aid updates
  • Academic initiatives from both schools
  • Keynote speaker from the Ohio Department of Higher Education
  • Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided
  • Optional tours of campus
  • CEU credits will be available

Counselors are asked to register here before November 28, 2018

Buckeye Visit Days for the coming year:

2018-2019 dates Buckeye Visit Day Registration

  • Friday, October 19, 2018
  • Friday, November 16, 2018
  • Saturday, December 1, 2018
  • Friday, January 25, 2019
  • Monday, February 18, 2019
  • Saturday, March 2, 2019
  • Saturday, April 6, 2019
*Not all dates are open for registration at this time. Please check back if the date you are interested in is not opened at this time.

2018-2019 Information Session dates - Information Session
*Not all dates are open for registration at this time. Please check back if the date you are interested in is not opened at this time.

We will host one open house for Admitted Students on Friday, April 19, 2019.

Online Application Deadlines:

Spring semester 2019: December 1, 2018
Summer semester 2019: March 1, 2019
Autumn semester 2019: June 1, 2019
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, 2019

Our special interest scholarship applications will be due March 1, 2019

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 not 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