Coping with COVID-19: Thinking about Joy
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The university has canceled all admissions visits and recruitment events scheduled through July. Online resources are available for newly admitted undergraduates and future undergraduates, including live admissions events and virtual visits. Admitted and prospective graduate and professional students should reach out to their program for information and resources.
For additional updates, please review Undergraduate Admissions response to COVID-19.
Orientation for summer and autumn terms will be delivered online. The Office of Student Academic Success has launched orientation.osu.edu, a new website for first-year and transfer students. More information will be updated in the coming weeks.
Ohio State has extended the date for cancellations of all in-person university events to Monday, July 6. Any non-virtual university event scheduled between now and July 6 will be canceled, and no new university events will be scheduled until that time. We will continue to reevaluate based on evolving conditions.As stated previously, no new non-essential events, gatherings or in-person meetings should be scheduled at this time.
The university is closing the following facilities until further notice:
Thompson, 18th Avenue and all departmental libraries on the Columbus campus are closed. All library services will be provided virtually, and processes for materials access and delivering materials will be shared.
For information about dining services on campus, visit https://dining.osu.edu/.
All Columbus campus academic and administrative buildings have closed to public access. Anyone with questions regarding work arrangements should contact their dean, academic advisor, senior leader or manager.
All Ohio State Extension offices will be closed to the public until further notice, and employees will be working remotely.
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