Upcoming Student Life Events
Featured Student Life Events
Spring Featured Event -
"A Taste of Culture International Festival"
The Ohio State University at Marion hosts A Taste of Culture International Festival, annually each spring at the Alber Student Center. This event plays host to a multitude of informational booths, live entertainment, food from around the world, arts and crafts, and short educational discussions.
Bringing together the customs, traditions, color, and flavor of peoples from diverse ethnicity highlights what organizers feel makes the event successful each year. Admission for this annual event is free and open to the public. Launched in 2008, 500-700 participants attend the event annually.
Autumn Featured Event -
"Homecoming at Ohio State"
Every year students, faculty, staff, and alumni from all Ohio State campuses unite in scarlet and gray to commemorate a university, a family, and a home at The Ohio State University.
Each campus chooses a Homecoming court, as well as a King & Queen. These students come together to take part in the annual tradition of Homecoming.
All Ohio State students are invited to participate in the parade, pep rally, skull session, and the game during Homecoming weekend. Homecoming courts from each campus are celebrated as leaders and outstanding representatives of The Ohio State University.
Autumn Semester Events
- August - Convocation
- August - Freshman Welcome Day
- September - Fall Festival
- September - Welcome Week
- October - Homecoming
- November - Beat Michigan
- November / December - Giving Tree Project
Throughout the semester -
- Learning Lunches
- Campus Coffee House Series
Spring Semester Events
- January - Movie Night on Campus with CAB
- February - Marion’s Got Talent & Celebration of Black history month with guest speakers, jazz bands, and great food.
- March - Faculty Student Trivia contest
- April - International Festival and Movie Night with CAB
- May - Destress Fest
Campus Wide Events
Jul 28 - 8:00am
Last day of regularly scheduled Summer Term
Aug 1 - 9:30am
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Science & Engineering Building
Aug 6 - 8:00am
Aug 7 - 9:00am
Engineering Summer Camp
Aug 15 - 8:00am
Initial Fee Due Date
Aug 22 - 8:00am
Autumn semester and first-session classes begin
Sep 4 - 8:00am
Oct 2 - 6:30pm
Taste of the Harvest
Oct 10 - 8:00am
Final examinations for first-session classes
Oct 12 - 8:00am