Our websites and viewbooks are no match for the real thing.

Visiting campus is the best way to get to know (and love) us.

Future freshman and transfer students

Admissions overview and campus tour:
Undergraduate Admissions offers overview and tour programs tailored to prospective and admitted undergraduates and their families.

Schedule a visit

Group tours:
Tours for groups of 10 or more can be arranged for prospective undergraduate students, high school groups and access groups.

Request a group tour

Overviews by academic interest:
Some of Ohio State’s academic programs offer information sessions, open houses and career days. You can explore the options when you schedule a tour at campusvisit.osu.edu.

Future graduate and professional students

Campus visits are coordinated directly by the academic programs. For contact information, find your program. For group tours, email gpadmissions@osu.edu.

Buckeye for life

The Ohio State University Alumni Association is made up of more than half a million alumni living worldwide.

The alumni association has a global presence through more than 50 societies and 200 local and international clubs that show how firm alumni friendship is for Ohio State. No matter how many miles separate you from Ohio State, there are many ways to stay engaged. Here you can reconnect with former classmates; explore career, travel and volunteer opportunities; share your latest news; and register for events.

A top university and an award-winning employer

Ohio State faculty and staff contribute in significant ways to transform themselves and the world.

More than 40,000 faculty and staff members play important roles in advancing the mission of Ohio State. Whether you teach students, care for patients, perform research or provide professional services, Ohio State offers something for nearly everyone to make a meaningful difference. As a member of the Buckeye community, you are poised for an exciting future at an outstanding institution that is rich in tradition.

Want to work at Ohio State? Learn more about careers at the university.

Explore career opportunities

New to Ohio State? Learn about the university and benefits offered to you.

Start your career

Events for every interest

From commencement to lectures, shows to exhibits, Ohio State offers a variety of events year-round.

Whether you're a planner or happen to stroll through campus, we have events for you. There is always something happening at Ohio State. Want to host an event at Ohio State? Click here for planning resources.


Ohio State is home to the best fans in the land.

With nearly 40 varsity teams and the third largest college football stadium in the nation, there are a lot of Buckeyes out there planning to attend the next big matchup. Join us in cheering on the scarlet and gray.

Health care that goes beyond routine

Trust our team of 20,000 experts in patient care, research, and medical education.

Ohio State is home to one of the largest health sciences campuses in the world. More than 1.5 million healthcare interactions happen here every year, and every day our world-renowned physician researchers are reinventing cardiovascular care, advancing the application of diagnostic imaging, unlocking the mysteries of the brain, and creating targeted cancer therapies that will get us closer to a cancer-free world. Yet we offer our patients and their families the personalized experience of a community hospital. It’s why our patients and employees choose Ohio State, and why we’ve been ranked for decades among the nation’s best hospitals and cancer centers.

Find your way


The student-led tours visit areas of interest to prospective undergraduate students, including a residence hall, dining facility, library and classroom.

Virtual tour

Use this self-guided, virtual tour to explore popular spots across campus. Along the way, you’ll learn about Ohio State’s unique history and traditions.

Interactive map

This interactive campus map allows you to find parking and other transportation, campus buildings, student services and amenities.

Start the journey here

Hidden gems on campus

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Across the state

As a land-grant university, Ohio State has a physical presence throughout the state, with campuses and research centers located around Ohio.