The Ohio State University at Marion


What to expect on Orientation day

Orientation check in begins at 9:00 a.m., and the program starts promptly at 9:30 a.m. The program will end after 4:00 p.m. Students need to participate in the entire Orientation program.

You are encouraged to bring your parents or other adult guests with you on Orientation day. We have special programming planned for your guests.

The following is a sample schedule of Orientation day and is subject to change.


9:00 – 9:25 a.m.

Arrival - Check-In, Group Photo, Buck ID, Peer Leader Conversations
9:30 – 10:00 a.m.Welcome from Enrollment Services, Administration & Peer Leaders
10:00 –11:15 a.m.Academic Advising & Career Services
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.Doing Business Buckeye Style
12:30 – 1:15 p.m.Lunch & Optional Campus Tour
1:30 – 2:40 p.m.Breakout Session #1

Scarlet Group – Advising, One Buckeye at a Time
Gray Group – Life Beyond the Classroom/Academic Success Support

2:50 – 4:00 p.m.Breakout Session #2

Gray Group – Advising, One Buckeye at a Time
Scarlet Group – Life Beyond the Classroom/Academic Success Support

4:00 p.m.Campus Fair