Welcome Days

Learn more about campus! Meet fellow Buckeyes! Enjoy food, fun and giveaways at Welcome Days 2021!

Thursday, August 19 – Friday, August 20

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

 

11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Taking Care of Buckeye Business

For residential and off-campus students

Selected offices will be open so that you can get answers to questions related to your billing and/or financial aid/scholarships, or pick up your books, supplies, and BuckID.

  • Book Store
  • Buckeye Business
  • Financial Aid
  • Student Success Services

Skou Hall

Saturday, August 21

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

 

 

11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Taking Care of Buckeye Business

For residential and off-campus students

Selected offices will be open so that you can get answers to questions related to your billing and/or financial aid/scholarships, or pick up your books, supplies, and BuckID.

  • Book Store
  • Buckeye Business
  • Financial Aid
  • Student Success Services

 Skou Hall

5:00 pm

Free Time

For residential students

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

 

7:15 pm

OSU Housing Welcome and RA Neighborhood Meetings REQUIRED

For 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 Location: Skou Hall

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 Location: Applewood Community Room

Sunday, August 22

10:00 am -11:00 am

 

 

 Donuts, Decals and Directors

 All undergraduate and graduate students

 Meeting new people is always better with donuts!! Stop by for a “well-rounded” breakfast – Lerch’s donuts, milk or a cup of Joe served by our ATI Directors!

Applewood Village Housing Office

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

CFAES Express

All undergraduate students

Grab your ticket and take a ride on the CFAES Express for a wagon tour of campus!  Turn in your ticket at the end for a sweet treat and be entered into a prize raffle!

 

Pick up Location: Applewood Housing Office

1:30 pm -  2:30 pm

 Afternoon Socials

 Find your fit! Check out some of these afternoon socials to meet students with similar interests! Interested in two – feel free to visit more than one!

     First Gen Gathering – Skou Lounge

           Open to all First Gen Students

                  *First Gen = You will be the first person in your family to graduate from a college/university.

     Off-Campus Connection – Library

           Open to all Off-campus Students    

      Crafty Corner – Library

           Open to anyone interested in arts and crafting!

      Garden Get-Togethers – ATI Gazebo

           Open to anyone with a green thumb!

      LGBTQ+ Hangout - Café Carmen

           Open to LGBTQ+ folks and allies!

 

Various Locations

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

 

 

CFAES Carnival

 All undergraduate and graduate students

Come one, come all to the CFAES Carnival!! Test your skills on the inflatables then grab some popcorn and a snow cone!

 

Behind Skou Lot

Rain Location: SAC

9:00 pm

Block Party

All undergraduate students

Let the fun continue!! Join your RA’s in this night of themed streets!

Applewood Village

Monday, August 23

9:45 am -  10:00 am

Convocation Check-In REQUIRED

All first-year residential and off-campus students

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

Fisher Auditorium

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 Clyde 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!

Fisher South

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 North and Fisher South

12:45 pm -1:30 pm

 

Student and Faculty Luncheon REQUIRED

All first-year residential and off-campus students

Enjoy a meal provided by Dutch Kitchen while you get to know your peers and faculty!

Fisher North and Fisher South

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 Skou and Halterman

2:30 pm -  4:00 pm

 

 

Wooster Community & Involvement Fair

For residential and off-campus students

Meet with leaders of ATI student clubs and organization and visit with community partners including social service providers and eateries.

Be a part of the tradition with a giant paint slip-in-slide! Wear something you don’t mind getting dirty!

 

Front Lawn of Halterman and Skou Halls

Rain Location:Skou/Cafe Carmen

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Farm 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!!

Skou Parking Lot

 

Classes start on TUESDAY, August 24

 

Need your class schedule printed??

Students can print their schedule of classes (no printing fee) at Student Success Services, Skou Hall Room 128.