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.

August 19-21, 2020
No program fee
Register online by June 15th

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MESA: Early Arrival Program h

The MESA: Early Arrival Program is coordinated by the Latinx Student Success team within the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. MESA: EAP is a four-day program for incoming first-year Latinx students centralized around four core themes: Mentorship, Empowerment, Service, and Academic Success. Specifically, MESA: 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.

August 18-21, 2020
No program fee
Apply online by June 15th

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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.

August 16-21, 2020
No program fee
Apply online by May 31st

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

The Dr. James L. Moore III (JLM) Scholars Program is designed to support the transition of Columbus State Community College (CSCC) transfer students who qualify for the program. Student will attend a 2-day early arrival orientation where they will receive resources and guidance as they transition to their Buckeye family. Those who are accepted into the program will also receive support through their first semester and beyond. To learn more about the program, please visit our website here.

August 20-21, 2020
No program fee
Apply only by June 15th

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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.

August 18-21, 2020
No program fee
Apply online by May 31st

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YSP Early Arrival Program h

The Young Scholars Program (YSP) provides comprehensive collegiate support services for students funded by the Young Scholars scholarship. Our undergraduate student success services are designed to assist Young Scholars reach their full potential and achieve their academic and career goals through personal, professional and leadership development. The program includes a three-week Early Arrival Program, holistic success coaching, peer mentoring, study skills enrichment, scholarship services and post-baccalaureate preparation.

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

August 16-21, 2020
No program fee

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