Winter and spring term orientations are for any new students (transfer or first-year) during the 2017-2018 academic year who first term at OSU will be either winter or spring 2018. At orientation you will learn about valuable resources available to you at OSU, receive academic advising, and register for your first term of classes.
Winter (attend only one)
Online registration is required to participate in orientation. Spring term orientation session registration is now open!
How do I sign up for START?
Parent and family members are invited to attend with their student. We do not have a separate parent and family program nor do we have a fee for you to attend the program with your student.
To better prepare for your session please we ask that you do the following before you come to campus:
Set up your OSU email account, also known as ONID:
Things to Bring
Take the Math Placement Test. All new first-year students are required to take the online ALEKS Math Placement Test regardless of any incoming IB/AP test scores. Any transfer student who isn’t transferring in a C- or better in college-level math must take the test. Click here for more information and to access the online test.