The Ohio State University at Newark


The Ohio State University announced that it plans to resume in-person classes for the autumn semester. Specific guidelines will be announced in the coming weeks based on guidance from state and local health authorities and recommendations of the Safe Campus and Scientific Advisory Subgroup of the university’s COVID-19 Transition Task Force.

The task force is working to develop a phased transition back to on-campus operations. For now, all on-campus events have been cancelled through July 6.

July 3rd Concert & Fireworks

The annual Independence Day Concert and Fireworks display is held annually on July 3, on the campus of The Ohio State University at Newark and Central Ohio Technical College. The event is free and open to all. After careful deliberation and with a deep sense of responsibility for the well-being of our community, Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) and The Ohio State University at Newark announce that the 2020 Independence Day concert and fireworks event at the shared Newark campus has been cancelled. The annual family-friendly event, jointly sponsored by COTC, Ohio State Newark and the Gilbert Reese Family Foundation, has been a long-standing free gift to the community. The annual COTC and Ohio State Newark alumni celebrations held in conjunction with the event have also been cancelled. Updates for the 2020-2021 event will be posted as information becomes available.

LeFevre Art Gallery

The LeFevre Art Gallery serves The Ohio State University at Newark students, faculty, staff and community members. All associated exhibitions and related programs will support the university’s outreach to alumnae, prospective students, peer institutions and the general public and provide service to the broader regional and educational community.

The Black Box Theater

The academic area of theatre at Ohio State Newark has been providing theatrical entertainment to the community for over 24 years. Auditions are always open to everyone, making this a community theater. Updates for the 2020-2021 season will be posted here as information becomes available.


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