Orientation and Placement Testing

Welcome to The Ohio State University at Mansfield!

After you have accepted our offer to attend Ohio State Mansfield and submitted your acceptance fee, you will receive an email invitation to register for New Student Orientation once it opens. Orientation registration opens based on the term you are admitted:

Autumn Admit: Mid-May   
Spring Admit: Mid-October   
Summer Admit: Mid-March

If you have not yet accepted admission and paid your acceptance fee, visit the What’s Next webpage to understand what you need to do to be eligible to register for Orientation.

Currently, the Orientation process includes the following steps:

  1. Register for Orientation (online)
    - December 7, 2023 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  2. Take Required Placement Tests (online)
  3. Academic Advising Appointment (by phone or Zoom)
  4. Attend in-person orientation event

A one-time New Student Enrollment Fee of $50 will be assessed to your Statement of Account.

New Student Orientation at Ohio State Mansfield

New Student Orientation is a four-step process that culminates in a virtual meeting with an academic advisor to complete your class schedule. The earlier you complete the steps below, the earlier you can schedule your courses.