ODI Early Arrival Programs

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ODI Early Arrival Programs

Designed to set up students for early success, the Early Arrival Programs feature opportunities for ODI students to meet with faculty, hear directly from older students, network with fellow students and get a feel for campus life before the fall semester begins.

BNRC Early Arrival Program h

The Bell National Resource Center (BNRC) Early Arrival Program provides incoming African American males a head start as undergraduate students at The Ohio State University. During the program, students learn about strategies and resources for academic success while developing professional and leadership skills. In addition, students are introduced to faculty, staff, students and alumni who are eager to assist in their success at Ohio State. Activities include workshops, faculty presentations and student panels. Students who attended this program in the past have found it to be instrumental in their successful transition from high school to college and integration into the Ohio State community.

Program dates: August 17 – 19, 2022. Move in on August 16 or 17.
No program fee

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Latinx Early Arrival Program h

The Latinx Early Arrival Program is coordinated by the Latinx Student Success team within the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. Latinx EAP is a four-day program for incoming first-year Latinx students centralized around four core themes: Mentorship, Empowerment, Service, and Academic Success. Specifically, Latinx EAP prepares incoming first-year students for university life by providing educational and resourceful workshops, engaging presentations, and team-building activities before the start of the school year.

Program dates: August 16 – 19, 2022. Move in on August 16.
No program fee

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Ohio State LSAMP STEM Early Arrival Program h

The LSAMP STEM Early Arrival Program is a five-day residential program that introduces incoming underrepresented minority students to opportunities in The Ohio State University STEM Community. Through academic preparation, social integration and professional development, this program helps prepare students to be successful in their classes, their extracurriculars and their career. The LSAMP STEM Early Arrival Program is a component of programming supported by the National Science Foundation Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP) program to increase underrepresented minority degrees in STEM. If you are accepted into the LSAMP program, you will be expected to participate in the early arrival program and yearlong programming activities. To learn more about the Ohio LSAMP Alliance, visit our website.

Program dates: August 14 – 19, 2022. Move in on August 13 or 14.
No program fee

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Dr. James L. Moore (JLM) III Scholars Program h

The Dr. James L. Moore III (JLM) Scholars Program is a purpose-driven program that offers a unique educational experience for students transferring in from Columbus State Community College. It provides academic success coaching and support services aimed at eliminating barriers to opportunity, while providing intentional transitional support to help students reach their full potential. Students who are accepted into the JLM Scholars Program, will be expected to participate in the early arrival program. During the JLM Early Arrival Program its scholars will receive resources and guidance as they transition to becoming a Buckeye.

Program dates: August 17 – 19, 2022. No move in.
No program fee

Learn more about the JLM III Scholars Program Apply to the JLM III Scholars EAP
Morrill Scholars Early Arrival Program h

The Morrill Scholars Early Arrival Program is designed to assist Morrill Scholars in their transition to The Ohio State University atmosphere. Students will move into their residence hall prior to the Autumn Semester move-in day. They will have the opportunity to meet other freshmen Morrill Scholars and students involved with the Office of Diversity and Inclusion programs as well as other ODI staff members. The Early Arrival Program is an opportunity to live, study, learn and begin to develop a sense of community and richness within this cohort in discovering what it means to be change agents for diversity and inclusion within the classroom, residence halls and the OSU community.

This program is only available for incoming first-year students receiving the Morrill Scholarship.

Program date: August 16 – 19, 2022. Move in on August 16.
No program fee

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YSP Early Arrival Program h

The Young Scholars Program (YSP) provides comprehensive services to increase access to higher education for first-generation college students. The program's work is grounded in four guiding principles: Access, Affordability, Completion, and Personal Development. The YSP Early Arrival Program is held the week prior to the start of classes; providing support for scholars transitioning from high school to college. Participants engage in workshops with university faculty and staff which emphasize goal setting, self-management, personal wellness, identity development, community building, and connecting to university resources.

This program is only available for incoming freshmen receiving the Young Scholars Scholarship.

Program dates: August 15 – 19, 2022. Move in on August 13 and 14.
No program fee

Learn more about the YSP Early Arrival Program