Due to the overwhelming number of applications for the Buckeye Generation Learning Community, the application is now closed. All spots within the program have been filled. Students who have already applied and did not get into the program have been communicated with and added to the waitlist.
We look forward to working with and supporting our new 2020-2021 Buckeye Generation Learning Community cohort!
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
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!