Future Students - Visit Us


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 on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. EST, but can accommodate most visits Monday - Friday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. EST.

Schedule an in-person department visit > 


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. 

Schedule a virtual department visit >

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, April 9, 2021, 10am - 4 pm - Zoom
 Register for College Day>

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 26, 2020, 11:00AM - 8:30PM


Summer Intensive for High School Students

We are offering a daytime non-residential dance intensive for rising high school students who are entering 9th, 10th, 11th or 12th grades in autumn 2021. The intensive will include five days of classes in movement practice, repertory and choreography, with additional sessions about dance in college.

Monday – Friday, June 7-11, 2021, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

More information and application >

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The Graduate School would like to introduce a new 8-week series of virtual informational sessions called Belong@OSU.  These webinars are designed to share with you the breadth of resources available at Ohio State that can guide you through the graduate school application process. Webinars are held on Wednesdays from 12-1pm EST beginning September 16th – November 18th.  Sessions will address the following topics:

  • Crafting a Competitive Application – Sept. 16th
  • How to Pay for Graduate School Without Loans – Sept. 30th
  • Navigating Financial Aid and Payment Options – Oct. 7th
  • Program Spotlight: John Glenn College for Public Affairs – Oct. 14th
  • How to Write a Stand-out Personal Statement – Oct. 21st
  • Successful Strategies for Acquiring Strong Letters of Recommendation – Oct. 28th
  • How to Shine: Craft Your Best Resume/CV – Nov. 4th
  • Push Through: Getting to the Finish Line – Nov. 18th

Please register for the series using this link. Previously recorded sessions are available at Belong@OSU.  In striving to host inclusive programs that enable all individuals to engage fully in our webinars, all sessions will have closed captioning available. 

Please note that students who participate in the series are eligible for a BTAA FreeApp Waiver.

Questions and/or concerns can be directed to gradrecruit@osu.edu.