The Ohio State University at Lima


Academic Advising

The Academic Advising Office works to assist students with their academic goals. Academic advisors assist our students as they explore the educational opportunities that can be obtained through an Ohio State University education. Through goal setting and mapping out educational objectives and strategies our academic advisors work to ensure our student success. e strongly encourage students to take full advantage of the resources that are available to them through the Academic Advising Office.


Ohio State Lima Office of Advising The Office of Academic Advising is located:

4240 Campus Drive
Student Services Center
Lima, OH 45804

Operational Hours:

Monday – Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
419-995-8264
lima-advising@osu.edu


Academic Advising Quick Links

Academic Policies

Academic Probation

The OSU Academic Probation and Warning policy is available HERE

Dropping/Withdrawing from a Course

There are specific deadlines relating to the dropping of a class. There may also be financial aid implications.
After reviewing the impact with Financial Aid, students may drop a course from their Student Center through Friday of the 4th week of the semester without a W.
For more specific and complete information, students should CLICK HERE

Fresh Start

Fresh Start may be an options for students re-enrolling after five (5) or more years. For more information CLICK HERE

Grade Forgiveness Policy

Need to retake a class? For more information on Grade Forgiveness, please CLICK HERE

Reinstatement Process

Have questions about coming back to OSU after dismissal? For more information on the Reinstatement Process, please CLICK HERE

Campus Change

Each fall, around 1,500 students who started their degree programs at one of Ohio State’s regional campuses move to the Columbus campus to complete their course work. Because we know that the transition to the Columbus campus can be a bit complicated, this LINK serves as a clearinghouse of answers to common questions and helpful resources.

Scheduling an Appointment

Contact Us

Student Services Center
4240 Campus Drive
Lima, OH 45804

419-995-8264
lima-advising@osu.edu

Are you a current or returning student?

Do you have a quick question? Phone counseling may be a perfect option for you! A phone counselor is on duty Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Schedule an advising appointment. 419-995-8264.

E-mail an advisor. E-mail is a very convenient way to contact an academic advisor; remember email is not a secure form of communication, please do not include your SSN in your message. For security purposes, please e-mail us directly from your Ohio State e-mail account.

Are you transferring to Ohio State?

Prior to transferring to Ohio State, students may have questions about how their credits will be applied to a particular program. More information on the transfer process.

Scheduling Classes

Read these important considerations when planning your course schedule.

Adjusting Your Schedule

Adding Classes

Dropping Classes

Checking Your Degree Progress

Read about Ohio State's degree audit system.

Get your degree audit report.

Transfer Student?

Print your transfer credit report and see how your courses have transferred to Ohio State.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a burning question? We may already have your answer. Check out our FAQs and if there are still additional questions, contact the Office of Academic Advising at 419-995-8264

Presentation Materials

Transfer Credit Information

University Transfer Credit Policy

General questions about your transfer credits may be answered by going to the following resources:

    Course Applicability System(CAS) CAS provides information on courses, course equivalencies, and program requirements at a CAS institution to anyone who accesses a CAS web site. CAS provides information on how specific course work will transfer and apply towards a degree at a CAS institution. This web site has information for students who are coming from a college/university in Ohio. There are other participating institutions: Arizona, Illinois, Kentucky, Minnesota, New York, Oregon, Washington. If you are out-of-state, CAS may not be the right place for you. The Transfer Credit Center may be able to assist you.