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Applications are still being accepted!

We hope you consider applying to one of the most incredible student success programs at Ohio State Newark! The application is still available, which you can access under the “Application” tab on the left-hand navigation bar. Students are encouraged to pay their non-refundable Ohio State Acceptance Fee by this time as well. There is no fee to apply to the learning community. Our program is free and is for the primary purpose to support our students in their success!

If you have questions, please leave a comment on this site or call 740-755-7881.

We look forward to receiving your application and working with you as you become a Buckeye this fall!

Once the program is filled, students will be placed on a wait list for their application to be reviewed. As positions become available, students may be accepted off of the wait list.

Please note that priority consideration for housing is no longer available at this time as the deadline to submit the required information has passed.

All about the Buckeye Generation Learning Community

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?

  • 120 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 received a bachelor’s 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

 

Watch the video below to hear more about the Buckeye Generation Learning Community!