The Ohio State University at Lima


Ohio State Lima's orientation program is designed to get new Buckeye's off to a strong start. We host four types of orientation:

  • Honors Orientation
  • Academy Orientation
  • Freshmen Orientation
  • First Generation Orientation

Orientation Registration guides for students starting Autumn semester 2020 will be mailed starting in mid-March.

Students starting Spring 2020 should contact the Office of Enrollment Services at 567-242-7500

Please remember that you must have your $100 acceptance fee paid before attending an Orientation.

At Orientation you will:

  • learn what’s expected as an Ohio State student in and out of the classroom
  • participate in breakout sessions to learn more about:
    • Financial Aid
    • Career Services/Human Resources
    • Student Activities/Student Life
    • The Arts
    • option of a campus tour
  • attend group advising session to learn more about your area of study and to schedule classes
  • meet other incoming Ohio State students
  • become more familiar with campus
  • complete university business, such as getting your BuckID card and consulting with student Financial Aid
  • complete any necessary placement tests
  • receive your schedule of classes for the semester

Orientation is mandatory and students are expected- and family members are strongly encouraged- to participate in all orientation activities. All new freshmen and transfer students will be charged a $50 registration fee and it will be assessed on the first semester statement of account.

Orientation Presentations:

Welcome New Buckeyes - Orientation 2019

Generation One Learning Community

Honors Presentation

Orientation Videos