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Congratulations on your admission to The Ohio State University and the John Glenn College of Public Affairs!

We are excited for the day we can host you in our home, Page Hall!

Until then, please enjoy the videos below or attend one of our virtual visit events to learn more about the Glenn College.

We are a community committed to making the world a better place and we hope you will join on our mission to lead change.

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Your virtual visit to the Glenn College

If you have questions at any time, our advisors are here to help. Reach out to glenncollege@osu.edu

During this session, we will talk about what it means to study public affairs and policy and discuss topics such as academics, internships, student involvement, support and resources, career outcomes, and more. Come learn how to turn your passion into policy and help make the world a better place!

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Buckeye Bound is an event hosted by Undergraduate Admissions for admitted students that provides an in-depth introduction to your academic college and allows you to learn from faculty, staff and current students about the experiences and opportunities available to you at Ohio State!


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Session 1: Welcome from Dean Trevor Brown
  • More than ever, we need leaders who are ready to improve democratic institutions and reweave America's social fabric.
  • The Glenn College will help equip you with the tools to make a difference through relationships, knowledge and skills and experience.

Session 2: Why Study Public Affairs in Columbus, Ohio?
Something we call The 5-Point Star of Awesomeness!

    Public affairs opportunities in Columbus are unique because:

  • It is a large city.
  • It is Ohio's largest city and also a state capital (rare!).
  • In addition to that, Columbus has a major university.
  • And that big university happens to have a top rated public policy college with TWO undergraduate programs (VERY rare!).
  • Finally, Ohio is highly relevant in national elections.

Session 3: Advising at the Glenn College.
  • Advisors Whitney and Meagen explain how the Glenn College supports students through their undergraduate journey.
  • Meet with an Advisor

Session 4: Introduction to Undergraduate Curriculum
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Our goal is to give you the opportunity to learn and grow until you know what you're interested in and then we can help you select the best option.
  • Design your degree in a way that fits your policy passion. This could be through specialization, double major and even special projects.

Session 5: Degree Enhancements.

Session 6: Washington Academic Internship Program (WAIP

Session 7: Career Services
  • Glenn College career advisor, Rory Johnson, shares how he supports public affairs students as they find their career path.
  • Career placement rate = 95%

For more information

Contact Chris Adams, director of student services




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