Now Accepting 2021-2022 Applications!

We hope you consider applying to one of the most incredible student success programs at Ohio State Newark! The application now 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, if applicable.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 next fall!


What is the Global Citizens Learning Community?

This is a program for 40 new, first-year students transitioning from high school to college who are interested in meeting and learning about people from other countries and cultures and seek to actively engage with a world community. Students will take courses and engage in activities together that incorporate knowledge of other parts of the world as well as a recognition of global interconnectedness.

Benefits include:
• Academic and social support
• Peer Mentors
• Facilitated study tables & support in cohort courses
• Planned social and cultural events throughout the year to build sense
of belonging on campus & connection within the global community
• Faculty Mentoring
• Engage in cross-cultural conversations
• Pre-enrolled in cohort courses students take together


40 students will be accepted.

Who is eligible?

Students must be first time college students. This means that you have never been enrolled in college before—college classes while you were in high school are fine.