The Ohio State University at Mansfield

Register for Orientation


Freshman Students

Freshman are required to attend an orientation program in its entirety. [agenda]

Transfer Students

Transfer students must register by phone. A transfer student is a student who enrolled in and/or took classes at a college/university after high school.


Parents/guardians are welcome but not required to attend. See the agenda for more information about the day's events.


  1. Log in to your Applicant Center with your Ohio State Username and password and click on the Orientation Information link to register for a program.
  2. Reserve your orientation date. Complete placement testing requirements as soon as possible.
  3. Math & English test scores must be posted prior to your orientation program.
  4. Upon successfully reserving a program online, you will see an online confirmation. You are welcome to print out this confirmation. An email confirmation will follow within the next business day. However, you can visit to view your confirmation at any time.


Your Spring semester Statement of Account will show a one-time $50 University Orientation fee, which covers administrative costs. This fee does not need to be paid at orientation but will be paid along with tuition by the payment deadline.