ODI Early Arrival Programs

ODI Early Arrival Programs

Designed to set up students for early success, Early Arrival Programs (EAP) 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

The BNRC EAP provides first-year students a head start as Ohio State University undergraduate students. Students learn about strategies and resources for academic success while developing professional and leadership skills. Participants are introduced to faculty, staff, students, and alumni eager to assist in their success at Ohio State. Activities include workshops, faculty presentations, and student panels.

Held in August | No program fee

Learn about the BNRC EAP

The Fostering Achievement Network EAP

The purpose-driven Fostering Achievement Network (FAN) offers a unique educational experience for students with lived experience in foster care, kinship care, or any out-of-home placement. FAN provides academic success coaching and support services to eliminate barriers to opportunities and intentional support for students to reach their full potential. 20 students accepted in FAN will be invited to participate in the FAN EAP and receive resources and guidance as they transition to becoming a Buckeye.

Held in August | No program fee.

Learn about the FAN EAP

Latine Student Success

Latine EAP prepares incoming first-year students for university life by providing educational and resourceful workshops, engaging presentations, and community-building activities before the start of the school year. Latine Student Success (LSS) programs are designed to promote full inclusion of Latine students on campus, while fostering academic success, personal empowerment, and leadership development.

Held in August | No program fee

Learn about the LSS EAP

Dr. James L. Moore III Scholars Program

The JLM Scholars Program is purpose-driven and offers a unique educational experience for students transferring from Columbus State Community College to Ohio State University's Columbus Campus. JLM provides academic success coaching and support services to eliminate barriers to opportunity and intentional transitional support for students to reach their full potential. Students accepted as JLM Scholars will be expected to participate in the EAP and will receive resources and guidance as they transition to becoming a Buckeye.

Held in August | No program fee

Learn about the JLM EAP

Morrill Scholarship Program

The MSP EAP is designed to assist Morrill Scholars in their transition to the Ohio State community. 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 Ohio State community.

Held in August | No program fee

Learn about the MSP EAP

Ohio State LSAMP

Designed for underrepresented students studying Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), the LSAMP STEM Bridge program jumps starts students' academic career at OSU. For three weeks students will participate in classes, field trips, workshops and other events that will enhance their preparation for their STEM major. Additionally, students will interact with STEM faculty, staff, academic support and career development resources that are available to them. By participating in the bridge program, LSAMP students will also have access to other opportunities, resources, and funding throughout the academic year.

Held in August | No program fee

Learn about the LSAMP EAP

Regional Campus Transitioners Scholars

The RCT Scholars Program is purpose-driven and offers a unique educational experience for ten Ohio State University students who are campus changing to the Columbus campus from any of OSU's five regional campuses. RCT provides academic success coaching and support services to eliminate barriers to opportunity and intentional transitional support for students to reach their full potential. Students accepted as RCT Scholars will be expected to participate in the EAP and will receive resources and guidance as they transition to Columbus.

Held in August | No program fee.

Learn about the RCT EAP

Young Scholars Program

The Young Scholars Program (YSP) promotes academic success, personal, and professional development through a series of collegiate programs designed to support undergraduate student engagement, retention, and graduation from The Ohio State University. Signature programs include the Early Arrival Program, Bridge Curricular Learning Community, holistic success coaching, peer mentoring, scholarship services, and post-baccalaureate preparation.

Held in August | No program fee

Learn about the YSP EAP