2. Participate in your orientation program.

This is the online session hosted by First Year Experience (FYE) and includes important information about the University, Student Life, and Transportation Services.

Online orientation is made up of two “live” components. First, the opening Zoom session with FYE. Second, your academic advising session through your college.

    1. Access the Orientation Opening Zoom session. Carmen Zoom webinars and meetings require a meeting ID and secure sign-on. Read the instructions below for joining and to obtain the meeting IDs for the orientation sessions required of all student participants. We encourage you to take a screen capture or photo of this page so you can access it quickly on the first day of your orientation program.
      • If you’re joining online, (webinar opens 30 minutes prior to 10:30 a.m. ET start) please click this URL to join. https://osu.zoom.us/s/97444738710?pwd=bmdaRmVzbUhUUitXdE9naU0wdmtCUT09 (Password: 652979).
        • Choose the SSO (single sign-on) option when prompted to join the webinar.
        • Type “OSU” for your domain.
        • Log in with your Ohio State username (name.#) and password.
      • If you’re joining by phone, 312-626-6799 and enter meeting ID 97444738710 and passcode 652979 when prompted.
    2. The second part of your online orientation includes meeting with an academic advisor to schedule your spring classes. An academic advisor will send an email to your Ohio State email account regarding the scheduling of that online appointment (look for subject line like: Orientation Academic Advising Information or Course Registration Appointment). This appointment will take place at any time the week of your overview orientation session. (The availability of meeting with an academic advisor changes by college/major). You should also use this meeting to discuss earned transfer credit and your timeline to complete your degree at Ohio State.
    3. Complete the orientation program evaluation.


Now that you have completed Step #2, please use the navigation bar on the left hand side to find and complete Step #3 of Transfer Student Orientation.