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Welcome Days

Learn more about campus! Meet fellow Buckeyes! Enjoy food, fun and giveaways at Welcome Days 2022!

 

 

Thursday, August 18 – Friday August 19

When

Activity

Location

8:00 am - 6:00 pm

 Welcome to your new home away from home!

  For residential students

 

Need help moving in? Our Ohio State Welcome Leaders (OWLS) and Resident Advisors will be on hand to help you unload your belongings.

 

 Please remember to bring your photo ID.

Applewood   Village

 

9:00 am -

5:00 pm

Taking Care of Buckeye Business

For residential and off-campus students

 

Offices will be open during regular business hours so that you can get answers to questions related to your billing and/or financial aid/scholarships, your BuckID and much more!

  • Book Store – Skou Hall
  • Business Office – Halterman Hall 211
  • Financial Aid – Halterman Hall 219
  • Student Resource Center/BuckID - Halterman Hall 229
  • Disability Service - Halterman Hall 124
  • Learning Lab/STEP – Halterman Hall 128
  • College Success Counselor/Career Advisor Halterman Hall 200E
  • Transition Counselor – Halterman Hall 200F
  • ATI Library – Halterman Hall

Halterman Hall

 

Get to Know Woo (self-exploration)

For residential and off-campus students

 

Before Welcome Days really gets started, take some time to familiarize yourself with the area!

  • Secrest Arboretum – Take an evening stroll around the campus arboretum. (2122 Williams Rd.)
  • Hawk’s Nest Golf Course – Play 9 holes at the ATI course.... student discount! (2800 E. Pleasant Home Rd)
  • Frisbee Golf – Right here on campus! Discs available at the SAC!
  • SAC – Shoot hoops, get a workout in or play some pool in the game room!
  • Friday Night Concert & Cruise-In – 6:30-9:00 pm Downtown Wooster .... check out some of the local businesses with BuckID discounts! (335 East Liberty – South Street Parking Lot)

 

 

Saturday, August 20

When

Activity

Location

 8:00 am-

 6:00 pm

 

 Welcome to your new home away from home!

 For residential students

 Staff will be on hand to welcome and greet you!

 

Please remember to bring your photo ID.

Applewood   Village

 

 

 11:00 am-   

 2:00 pm

Taking Care of Buckeye Business

For residential and off-campus students

 

Visit several offices to get answers to questions related to the many services offered! Need directions?? Stop by the Information Table in the Halterman Lobby and grab some popcorn while you’re there!

  • Book Store – Skou Hall
  • Business Office –Halterman Hall 211
  • Financial Aid – Halterman Hall 219
  • Student Resource Center/BuckID - Halterman Hall 229
  • Disability Services – Halterman – Halterman Hall 124
  • Learning Lab/STEP – Halterman Hall 128
  • ATI Library – Halterman Hall

 Halterman

Lobby

 5:00 pm

Free Time

For residential students

 

Use the time to unpack, get settled, and get to know your new roommate(s)!

 

 7:15 pm

OSU Housing Welcome and RA Neighborhood Meetings REQUIRED

Applewood Village residents

You will have a chance to meet with your new neighbors, housing staff, and campus police to learn about safety at ATI.

Applewood Village Courtyards

 

Rain: Virtual

 9:00 pm

 Late-Night Pizza & Bonfire

 All undergraduate students

 

Meet your classmates for a casual, fun filled conclusion to move-in.

 

 Pizza and yard games provided!

 

 

 

 

 

Applewood Village Courtyards

 

Rain: Applewood Community Room

Sunday, August 21

11:00 am-1:30 pm

 

 

 

  Donut Express

  All undergraduate and graduate students

 

 Meeting new people is always better with donuts!! Hop on board for a ride through campus after a pit stop at the Wooster Science Building where you’ll get your treats and an opportunity to explore the United Titanium Bug Zoo.  Rides leave from the Housing Office every 30 min beginning at 11:00 am with the last train leaving at 1:00 pm.

Applewood Housing Office

3:00 pm -

5:00 pm

Buckeye Break...(or is it?)

All undergraduate students

 

 Sign up for one of two offered activities or take the afternoon to unpack and unwind!

  1. Unlocked: Escape Room Wooster (1535 Madison Ave.) - A live-action interactive fun way to meet new people! Right across the street from campus! Limited to the first 72 students who sign up!

 

Sign up to escape at go.osu.edu/escape

 

      OR

 

  1. Bullseye’s Axe Throwing (4146 Burbank Rd. Suite C) - Enjoy a little competition while you meet new friends!

 

             Sign up to throw at go.osu.edu/axethrowing

 

 

 

7:00 pm- 9:00 pm

 

 

 Back to School Bash

 All undergraduate students

 

Get your groove on with this Back to School Bash! Head over to Shisler Ballroom for a night of line dancing, food and friends! Enjoy pulled pork, chips and a cookie for all who attend!

Shisler Ballroom

9:30 pm

  After Party

  All undergraduate students

 

  Let the fun continue! Join your RA’s for more activities and treats!!

Applewood Village

 

Monday, August 22

9:45 am-  

10:00 am

 Convocation Check-In REQUIRED

 All first-year residential and off-campus students

 

Head over to Shisler Ballroom and check-in for the first event of the day! Show your Buckeye pride and wear your Scarlet and Gray!   

 

Shisler Ballroom

 

10:00 am -

11:15 am

 Convocation REQUIRED

 All first-year residential and off-campus students

 

Join us for this energetic and engaging session with Chris from Camp Nuhop! Be welcomed by ATI Assistant Dean and Director Dr. Boone and Vice President of Agricultural Administration and Dean of CFAES, Dean Kress! Then, mark your place in history with the class photo!

 

Shisler Ballroom

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

 

 

 Student Breakout Sessions REQUIRED

 All first-year residential and off-campus students

 

  Classes start tomorrow! Get some hints and tips for how to start strong now!

Fisher South and Shisler

 

12:45 pm -

1:30 pm

 

 

 Student and Faculty Luncheon REQUIRED

 All first-year residential and off-campus students

 

Enjoy a meal provided by Jimmy John’s while you get to know your peers and faculty!

Shisler Ballroom

1:45 pm -

2:30 pm

 

 

 Advisor Meetings REQUIRED

 All first-year residential and off-campus students

 

 Here’s your chance to meet with your Academic Advisor before classes  begin!

Various Locations in Shisler

2:30 pm -  

4:00 pm

 

 

 Community & Involvement Fair HIGHLY RECOMMEND

 For residential and off-campus students

 

 Meet with leaders of student clubs and organizations, campus resources, and visit

 with a variety of community partners!

 

 Be sure to visit Oh Fluff! for UNLIMITED servings of gourmet cotton candy!!! 

Wilson St.

(Wooster Science Building)

 

Rain:

Fisher North/South

4:00 pm -

4:15 pm

Farm Driving Tours

All first-year residential and off-campus students

 

Have a class at one of the farms? Take a ride to know exactly where you are headed! Space is limited! Registration is required! Sign up at Convocation!! The driving tour will take you by Equine, Beef, Dairy, Swine, Small Ruminants and the Grace Drake Land Laboratory.

 

Rides leave at 4:00 pm and 4:15 pm from the Wooster Science Building Parking Lot.

Wooster Science Building Parking Lot

 

Need your class schedule printed??

Students can print their schedule of classes (no printing fee) at the Student Resource Center, Halterman 229.

Classes start on TUESDAY, August 23