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Welcome, new Panthers!

Orientation serves as the official kickoff of your ODU journey! We’re excited to see you and your families on campus this summer. See below for information about registering for orientation and what to expect!

Register for New Student Orientation

  • Meet other incoming students
  • Explore opportunities for on and off-campus living for commuter and residential students
  • Hear from campus leaders (students, faculty, and staff)
  • Discover what life as a Panther will be like

Register Here

In order to register for Orientation, you must be logged into your ODU email and have submitted your enrollment deposit. If you have not set up or are having trouble accessing your ODU account, we encourage you to contact the Help Desk at 614-253-3633 or helpdesk@ohiodominican.edu. Orientation reservations are first come first serve.

One-on-One Meetings

Interested in meeting with financial aid or advising individually? See below for more info.

 

Orientation Day Info

 

New Student Orientation Dates

We have multiple orientation dates scheduled this summer, including June 17, June 27, July 16 and July 21. During each event, we have sessions for our new Panthers, as well as parent & family sessions, scheduled throughout the day to help you get ready for your first year at Ohio Dominican.

 

Getting Around

These sessions will take place in a variety of campus locations. In case you don't already have one, be sure to download our campus map.

 

Student Schedule

8 a.m. – Check-in | Griffin Student Center, lower level

9 a.m. – Welcome, Prayer & Mission Session | Griffin Student Center, rooms 258-260

10 a.m. – Financial Aid, Business & Bookstore Session | Griffin Student Center, rooms 258-260

11 a.m. – Public Safety & COPC Session | Erskine Hall, Matesich Theatre (2nd floor)

11:30 a.m. – "College 101" Presentation | Erskine Hall, Matesich Theatre (2nd floor)

Noon – ROTC Session | Erskine Hall, Matesich Theatre (2nd floor)

12:10 p.m. – Lunch | Hamilton Hall

1 p.m. – Library & Technology Session | St. Albert Hall, room 001

1:45 p.m. – Small Group Discussion | Various Campus Locations

2:30 p.m. – Student Services at ODU (Career/Assessibility/Wellness) | Erskine Hall, Matesich Theatre (2nd floor)

3 p.m. – Closing | Erskine Hall, Matesich Theatre (2nd floor)

 

Parent & Family Schedule

8 a.m. – Check-in | Griffin Student Center, Fireplace Lounge

9 a.m. – Welcome, Prayer & Mission Session | Griffin Student Center, rooms 258-260

10 a.m. – Financial Aid, Business Office & Bookstore Session | Griffin Student Center, rooms 258-260

11 a.m. – Public Safety & COPC Session | Erskine Hall, Matesich Theatre (2nd floor)

11:30 a.m. – "College 101" Presentation | Erskine Hall, Matesich Theatre (2nd floor)

Noon – ROTC Session | Erskine Hall, Matesich Theatre (2nd floor)

12:10 p.m. – Lunch | Hamilton Hall

1 p.m. – Parent Communication Session | Battelle Hall, atrium

1:30 p.m. – Residential Parent Session | Battelle Hall, atrium
Commuter Parent Session | Battelle Hall, room 215

2 p.m. – Break

2:30 p.m. – Student Services at ODU (Career/Assessibility/Wellness) | Erskine Hall, Matesich Theatre (2nd floor)

3 p.m. – Closing | Erskine Hall, Matesich Theatre (2nd floor)

 

PDFs & Resources

We'll be sharing printed packets of useful info at orientation day, but if you would like to have digital copies, you can download the PDFs below. Panther parents and families can also find helpful links and information to support your student on our Parents & Families webpage

 

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