Taking place during the first week of classes in autumn semester, Welcome Week is a collection of more than 150 events meant to welcome back returning students, staff, and faculty and to introduce new students to the different areas of student life at Ohio State. Among the traditional events are the Convocation, the Student Involvement Fair, Community Commitment, Buck-i-Frenzy, and Buckeye Kick-Off.
Events on the Welcome Week calendar are balanced to address nine "pillars" of campus life: Academics, Athletics, Campus Resources, Community Connection, Cultural Diversity, OSU Traditions, Recreation & Wellness, Social Opportunity, and Student Involvement & Service.
Welcome Week is scheduled to take place August 16-24, 2019. To get more information contact WelcomeWeek@osu.edu.