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Graduate Education at The Ohio State University

We are dedicated to academic success: for students, faculty, and staff.

As of January 25th, 2021

the Graduate School hours of operations are

9-11am and 1-3pm.

The Graduate School will be offering services to students, faculty, and staff both electronically and in-person during spring term.

If you have any admissions-related questions, please contact the Office of Graduate and Professional Admissions at (614) 292-9444 or
If you have questions or you need to schedule an appointment with a specific person within the Graduate School,
please contact us through one of the following methods:

General Phone Inquiries – (614) 292-6031

Graduation Services
Examinations, format reviews, graduation process, etc.

Registration Services 
General inquiries, GA appointments, etc.

Late Add/Drop, course petitions, conditional and Graduate Bridge Program admissions, progress letter requests

Transfer of Credit, Transfer of Program, Dual Degree

To guarantee efficient responses to requests, please do not send messages directly to Samuel Jordan, our Director of Registration Services, unless there is an urgent issue that cannot be delayed and may only be answered by Samuel. We ask that you please remember that our Registration Services team will be unable to provide services in a timely manner without using all our available staff and specifically designated channels of communication.

For your convenience, the Graduate School has created a list of
policy updates, resources, and operational changes 
for graduate students and faculty.

Academic Deadlines

See Full Academic Calendar

Application deadlines and criteria vary by individual program. Learn more in admissions.

Completing Your Degree

What you need to know for a successful conclusion to your graduate experience.

Upcoming Events

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Impact. Here and Across the Globe.

See some of the great work being done by Ohio State graduate students and faculty.

Ohio State students help needy families

Westerville Area Resource Ministry (WARM) hosted this year’s annual day of service for the 38 SROP  students on June 2, and the students helped WARM fulfill its mission of "Restoring Dignity and Hope by Offering a Hand Up, Not a Hand Out." ...

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Bartow J. Elmore Wins 2016 Arlt Award in the Humanities

COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) has awarded the 2016 Gustave O. Arlt Award in the Humanities to Dr. Bartow J. Elmore, assistant professor of environmental history at The Ohio State University. The Dec. 8 awards ceremony was held during the CGS 56th Annual Meeting in...

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We provide leadership, service and advocacy. 

Learn More About the Graduate School