Application is now available!

Submit your Buckeye Generation Learning Community application by April 1st to secure your spot in the program!

While students are not obligated to accept our offer of admission or to pay the enrollment deposit prior to May 1st, the opportunity to be included in our learning community does fill up quickly. We encourage you to pay your enrollment deposit as soon as you know you want to join the Buckeye Nation at Ohio State Newark.

Hello Students!

You’ve been accepted to The Ohio State University at Newark…now what?

If you are lucky enough to be a first-time first-generation student we encourage you to apply to the Buckeye Generation Learning Community that was created just for you!

This web blog has some tabs at the top that will give you more information about the Buckeye Generation Learning Community.

Some basic facts about BGLC before you start browsing:

What is The Buckeye Generation Learning Community?

  • 80 first generation college students.
  • Take some classes in common each semester.
  • Attend weekly labs (study skills, team-building, personal growth & development).
  • Attend campus social and cultural events.
  • Support from Academic Coaches – peer tutoring, mentoring
  • Book money to help pay for books!
  • Receive priority consideration for Newark Campus Residence Hall housing for those who apply to the learning community by April 1st.

Who is in it?

  • A diverse population of students make up our Learning Community!

To be a part of the Buckeye Generation Learning Community you must be a first generation first time college student.

  • First Generation means that neither of your parents have earned a college degree.
    • First time college student means that you have never been enrolled in college before—college classes while you were in high school are fine.