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Academic Advising:
Frequently Asked Questions

Advisor – Who is my academic advisor?

Your assigned advisor is listed on the first page of your Student Center on the right hand side.

Advisors at Lima are assigned according to major.  Here is the list of Lima advisors.

 Appointment – How do I schedule an appointment with my advisor?

Please call 419-995-8264 to schedule an appointment.

Campus Change – What are the requirements for Campus Change?

Please refer to http://campuschange.osu.edu/process.html for this information.

 Class Registration - How do I schedule my classes?

This video will demonstrate how to select your classes in Buckeye Link.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C4wppzOJgx0

 Degree Audit - How do I run a degree audit?

The following will provide step-by-step instructions for running your degree audit.

http://registrar.osu.edu/degree_audit/dars_web_students.pdf

How do I activate a student e-mail account?

https://my.osu.edu/activation/index
Memorize your:
 •  User name
 •  Password

How do I waive student health insurance?

http://shi.osu.edu/selection-and-waiver-instructions/waiving-procedures

Summer Session – What is May session?

A distinctive feature of the semester calendar is the May session.  This concentrated experience is designed for students to focus on one class in a four week session.  This year, May session will be offered May 5-30, 2014.

For more information, visit http://myswitch.osu.edu/may-session/

Where can I find the Academic Calendar?

http://registrar.osu.edu/staff/bigcalsem.asp