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Future Students - Visit Us

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In-person Individual and Group Department Visits

Prospective Students - Visit Us

The Department of Dance offers individual and group department visits for all of our academic programs. We can offer you and your guests a program overview, Q & A session, a guided tour of our facilities, and a class observation. We recommend visiting when classes are in session during autumn or winter semester on Fridays from 10:30 a.m. - 2:15 p.m. EST to see the largest variety of movement practices, but can accommodate most visits Monday - Friday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. ESTMost of our autumn and spring semester B.F.A. major movement practice classes are scheduled Monday - Friday from 11:10 a.m. - 2:15 p.m. 

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Virtual Individual and Group Department Visits

The Department of Dance also offers individual live virtual department visits for all of our academic programs. We can give you and your guests a program overview, Q & A session, and a guided video tour of our facilities via Zoom during regular business hours Monday - Friday. PLEASE NOTE: In accordance with the university's Activities and Programs with Minors Participants policy, if the prospective student is under the age of 18, a parent or guardian must be present online for the individual live virtual department visit. One-on-one virtual visits with minors are not permitted. 

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We welcome visitors and have organized three special events this year for prospective undergraduate and graduate students to experience "a day in the life" of the department. You may also schedule an individual department visit.  

College Day 2017

College Day

High school students interested in pursuing dance in college are invited to come spend a day in the life of an Ohio State Dance major!

Friday, March 29, 2024, 10am - 4pm - In-person and Zoom
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GRAD DAY April 18th 2016

Grad Day

Interested in a visit to see the MFA and PhD programs? Come to our “Grad Day” on:  

October 6, 2023, 2:15PM - 3:15PM
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Summer Intensive for High School Students

We offer a daytime non-residential dance intensive for rising high school students who are entering 9th, 10th, 11th or 12th grades next autumn. The intensive will include five days of classes in movement practice, repertory and choreography, with additional sessions about dance in college. 

June 3-7, 2024  9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
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