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Ohio University Chillicothe is part of the Ohio University public education system. Ohio University-Chillicothe is located in Chillicothe, Ohio. Here are some of the more frequently asked questions about Ohio University-Chillicothe:


Where is Chillicothe?

Chillicothe, Ohio is located about 45 miles south of the state capitol, Columbus and is accessible from major highways US50, US23, and US35. A map is available which shows the location and surrounding area of Chillicothe. If you need further assistance after viewing the above site, please contact the Ohio University-Chillicothe (740-774-7200).

How can I get an application?

Applications for first-year and transfer students are available from the Office of Admissions. You may contact them by calling 740-593-4100. Applications for graduate students are available through the Office of Graduate Student Services. You may contact them by calling 740-593-2800.

How can I obtain a transcript?

To obtain a transcript of your academic record, you can contact the Registrar's Office at 740-593-4206. There is a $6.00 charge per transcript. If you would like to fax your transcript request, please be aware that certain information MUST be included with your request. There is a recorded message at 740-593-4206 that lists the information needed to process your transcript request.

To obtain a financial aid transcript  (required for transfer students who apply for aid), contact the financial aid office at the institution you attended previously. If you are transferring from Ohio University to another institution, please contact the Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships at 740-593-4141 to request a financial aid transcript.

Where do I get information about my grades?

The Registrar's Office (740-593-4191) can answer your questions about obtaining copies of grades you received for coursework completed at Ohio University.

How can I find out dates for university events?

The Official Academic Calendar, which is maintained by the Registrar's Office is available. A university calendar of events is undergoing development and is accessible at http://redbud.cats.ohiou.edu/calendar/. Calendars also are available at the Visitors Center Web site.

How do I contact the university?

The number of Ohio University-Chillicothe's main switchboard is 740-774-7200. A telephone operator will be able to connect you with any university department you need. The operators are able to answer some questions about the university as well. If they are unable to answer your question, they can connect you with someone who will have an answer for you.

If you wish to contact a member of the Ohio University community, begin by visiting the online university directory. By typing in the name of the faculty or staff member or student, you will pull up their e-mail and campus addresses.

If you would like to send mail to the university, please include the name of the department, Ohio University, building name (if known), Athens, Ohio, 45701-2979.

How do I apply for scholarships and financial aid?

The Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships (740-593-4141) can answer your questions about obtaining financial assistance to attend Ohio University.

How do I learn about correspondence courses?

Correspondence coursework is coordinated through the university's Independent Study program. You may contact them by visiting on-line or by calling 740-593-2910 or 800-444-2910.

If you are interested in applying correspondence coursework toward a degree from Ohio University, Adult Learning Services' External Student Program is for you. Visit them on-line or call 740-593-2150 or 800-444-2420 for further information.

Where can visitors stay?

There are several hotels and motels in Chillicothe providing visitor lodging. Please call Ohio University-Chillicothe at 740.774.7200 for further information.

How large is Ohio University and Ohio University-Chillicothe?

Ohio University-Chillicothe has approximately 1800 full and part-time students attending classes in four buildings located on 100 acres. 19,727 students attend Ohio University's Athens campus (including 606 in continuing education). 8,387 students attend Ohio University's regional campuses. The Athens main campus consists of more than 199 major buildings on 1,700 acres.

What is the name and phone number of the bookstore?

Ohio University -Chillicothe has one bookstore OU-C Bookstore on campus. There are also three independently owned and operated bookstores on main campus that serve the university community. They are the College Bookstore (740-594-3505), Follett's University Bookstore (740-593-5547 or 800-644-6968), and Specialty Books (740-594-4002). All handle textbooks and apparel.

How can I get information on hiring students?

If you are interested in hiring full-time employees or filling internships, Career Services (740-593-2909) is the place to start. If you are interested in hiring part-time employees within or near the city of Athens, contact the Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships (740-593-4141).

How can I learn about job opportunities at the university?

University Human Resources has produced an employment Web page. Accessible at http://www.uhr.ohiou.edu/employment/, it provides a list of the current salaried and hourly positions available at the main campus in Athens, as well as the five regional campuses. You also can call UHR's 24-hour-a-day job information line 740-593-4080.

How can I find out about interaction between Ohio University and the community?

There are many opportunities for cooperative functions between the university and the surrounding community. Checking the Vice President for University Relations home page is the place to start.

Is the student newspaper available online?

Yes. Ohio University's independent student newspaper, The Post, is accessible at http://thepost.baker.ohiou.edu/welcome.html.