The Ohio State University at Marion

Academic Advising

For an appointment or information call 740-725-6334. Advising office located in Suite 100 Maynard Hall


Welcome Students! Spring semester 2017 is underway!

If you have been away from Ohio State and would like to resume taking classes in summer or autumn 2017 please call 740-725-6334 for more information.

ACADEMIC ADVISING WALK-IN HOURS FOR SPRING 2017 (hours are subject to change without notice) beginning Tuesday, January 17th (Monday Jan. 16th is MLK day and the campus is closed):

  • Monday 1:30-3:00 pm
  • Tuesday 9:30-11:00 am

NOTE: Walk in hours are for quick questions that can be resolved immediately or to begin a conversation that will be followed up with an appointment. Walk in hours do not replace appointments with your academic advisor. Walk-in hours are subject to change without notice. Because walk in hours are staffed in a rotation you may not see your advisor of record.

Important reminders for current students :
  • Log into your student center and check your to-do-list for any instructions from the university as well as possible holds on your account. A list of common reasons for holds is listed below.
  • Check your financial aid page and statement of account in your Student Center. Contact the Financial Aid Office with financial questions: 740-725-6389 or 740-725-6242.

Do you have a hold on your Student Center (account)?

  • Reasons a hold may be placed on your Student Center include but are not limited to:
    • Financial Responsibility Statement is not completed. This must be completed prior to scheduling each semester for all current OSU students
    • Past due financial balance -check your statement of account and call Financial Aid at 740-725-6389, or the number listed in your student center messages, if you have questions
    • When a student has an academic grade point average under 2.0 a scheduling hold is placed on your student center. See your advisor for assistance in scheduling and contact finanical aid if you have financial holds
    • Missing high school and/or college transcripts for transfer students will create a hold- call Admissions at 740-725-6242 for assistance
    • You are a first semester student at Ohio State and have not met with an academic advisor or attended new student orientation or want to adjust your schedule. All scheduling changes must include a conversation with your academic advisor

EARN YOUR ASSOCIATE OF ARTS DEGREE from The Ohio State University!

Students wishing to apply for the Associate of Arts degree should contact the Academic Advising Department at 740-725-6334. Deadline to apply is the 10th Friday of each semester.


If you feel a course scheduled for spring 2017 should be completed for grade forgiveness please discuss this with your academic advisor immediately. Deadline for requesting grade forgiveness for spring 2017 is the 4th Friday of the spring semester, February 3, 2017. Restrictions may apply to your situation, meet with your advisor before the deadline to confirm eligibility and complete the request form.

What is the Grade Forgiveness Policy?

Students of any rank may be eligible to repeat up to three courses for grade forgiveness. Some restrictions may apply. Students must meet with their academic advisor to discuss eligibility for the policy and complete the requirement paperwork if they are eligible and decide to use the policy. Deadlines to apply for grade forgiveness exist each semester. Please plan ahead with your advisor. Registrar and rule 3335-8-27.1 Grade forgiveness rule