ODI Early Arrival Programs

ODI Early Arrival Programs

Designed to set up students for early success, the 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.

Bell National Resource Center on the African American Male

The BNRC EAP provides incoming Black males a head start as undergraduate students at The Ohio State University. During EAP, 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 to the Ohio State community.

Held in August
No program fee

Learn Baout the BNRC EAP

Dr. James L. Moore II Scholars Program

The Dr. James L. Moore III (JLM3) 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 JLM3 Scholars Program, will be expected to participate in the early arrival program. During the JLM3 Early Arrival Program its scholars will receive resources and guidance as they transition to becoming a Buckeye.

Held in August
No program fee

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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

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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

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Morrill Scholarship Program

TheMSP EAP is designed to assist Morrill Scholars in their transition to The Ohio State University 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

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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