Academic Advising Resources

Academic Advisors at Ohio State are a valuable resource on your academic journey. Beyond choosing classes, an advisor can help you: find the major that is the best fit for you, set career goals, explore side interests, locate ways to get involved, and answer a variety of questions to help you live your best student life.

Resources for Majors and Minors

List of Ohio State majors

List of Ohio State minors

University Exploration – this website is a great resource for any student! Explore yourself and your interests, options for majors, meet with an academic advisor, and more.

What is University Exploration? – overview video that explains what Exploration is and how it can help you


Resources for Advising

List of How to Schedule with an Advisor Based on Your Department

Academic Advising at Ohio State — reference page for policies, procedures, etc.

Ohio State people finder (directory)


Resources for Grade Forgiveness

Learn what Grade Forgiveness is and how it works

Submit a request for Grade Forgiveness – before you can fill this out, you must register to take the class a second time


Resources for Careers

Career Counseling & Support Services

OnPACE career exploration modules

List of College Career Services Offices

Buckeye Careers — for career/internship fairs, career exploration, career preparation, and more

Handshake job and internship search board

Ohio State Student Job Board


Pre-Professional Resources

Ohio State pre-law page

Ohio state pre-professional health programs page — Ohio State does not have one specific “pre-med” major

How to Choose the Best Pre-Med Major (from American Association of Medical Colleges)

The Core Competencies for Entering Medical Students

Deciding on a Career in Medicine