General Registration Information
Any questions concerning this information - contact us at (740) 774-7240
New Students - Transfer Students
New Students who will be attending Ohio University - Chillicothe Campus
for the first time will be asked to attend an orientation session which
includes placement tests. Transfer students who have met the Tier I requirements
for Math and/or English should attend one of the listed programs.
Re-Enrolling Students, Relocating Students, and
Students in this category who plan to carry three or more classes for the
quarter should meet with an advisor. At that time, they will register for their
Those students who will carry less than three classes may meet with
an advisor if they so desire. If they do not choose to do so, they may
register for their classes according to the Rotation Schedule.
Dual Campus Students
Students who register on a Regional Campus and the Athens Campus, fees
are assessed as follows:
Part-time students (1-10 hours) will be assessed Regional Campus fees for
courses at the Regional Campus and Athens Campus fees for courses in Athens
Full-time students (11-20 hours) will be assessed the Athens Campus Comprehensive
It is the responsibility of each student to familiarize themselves with
all portions of the University catalog pertaining to their eligibility
status, requirements for graduation, and various deadlines.
Do NOT request transcripts from the Chillicothe Campus. Transcripts
are sent ONLY at the written request of the student through the:
Office of Academic Records
Athens, Ohio 45701
There is a charge of $ 5.00 per copy which must accompany the written
Student Support and Career Services
Supportive services are available for students who are unprepared to handle
college-level courses. Special academic and personal counseling is offered
in Bennett Hall, Room 10 - The Focus Center.
The Focus Center is designed to help ADC recipients, who have a high
school diploma / GED, and attend college. Daily workshops and counseling
opportunities are available to ensure successful transitional college adjustments.
Career services include the following:
Resume Writing and Critiquing
Career Testing and Counseling
Assistance with credential file development for graduating students
All books and supplies may be purchased from the OUC bookstore located
on the lower level of Bennett Hall. The hours are posted on the bookstore
door. If you have any questions concerning the bookstore, please visit their
Tuition Payment Policy
Tuition and fees are payable in full at the time of registration. All fees
must be paid by deadline or registration will be cancelled. There will
be NO exceptions.
All fees must be paid by check, money order, VISA, or Mastercard. No
cash will be accepted. Individuals who are assessed a late fee will be
responsible for paying for all registered courses.
Refund of Fees
Before the quarter begins, students who cancel their registration may receive
100 % refund of their registration fee. The maximum refund thru posted
date is 80% of the registration fee. No registration fee refunds will be
made after posted date.
To be eligible for FULL benefits under the Veteran's Administration
Bill, undergraduate students must register for 12 or more quarter hours.
The regular full-time student load is 16 credit hours per quarter. A student
may register for one or more courses as preferred, depending upon conditions
of work and other factors applicable to your situation. Students working
full-time (40 hours per week) are advised to register for no more than
two classes per week. Other students may carry up to 20 credit hours.
Change of Class Schedule
A student who finds it necessary to add a course, drop a course, or correct
their registration secures a change order in the Registration Office. A
fee of $ 4.00 is charged for each change order processed after the 14th
day of classes.
A course may be added only during the first 14 calendar days of the
Students may drop any course through the fifth week (defined for the
purpose of this policy as the 35th calendar day) of a term.
The student need not obtain the instructor's approval. The completed change
order must be turned in by the student to the Registration Office by the
end of the fifth week. After the end of the fifth week and before the last
class of the quarter, a student may petition their dean to drop under special
circumstances. Earning a low grade in the course is not to be considered
such a circumstance. Petitions will be approved only in extreme cases.
In general, only reasons which prohibit you from attending classes for
significant periods of time will be considered. Petition forms are available
in the Registration Office.
IMPORTANT: Any student unable to complete the quarter should
contact the Registration Office at (740) 774-7240 for information.
who do not follow university policy for withdrawal will automatically receive
F's. Any student stopping payment of their check will jeopardize their
academic record with the university.
Class Schedule Change: After Original
Students who add a class during the first 14 days of the quarter must obtain
the Instructor's signature on an add slip.
Adjustments or Cancellations of Courses
The Admission and Registration Office will make every effort to offer all
courses listed in the schedule. The right is reserved, however, to make
any adjustments found necessary after registration; or to cancel any course
with insufficient enrollment the first day of classes.
BE SURE TO CHECK FOR CHANGES IN THE SCHEDULE BEFORE REGISTERING. A list
of changes will be available at registration. All students are responsible
for being informed about changes that may affect them.
The classroom schedule will be posted on the bulletin board in the front
lobby of Bennett Hall the first week of classes, on the OU-C Website, the
Quarter Schedule and the student's emailed course schedule.