The Ohio State University Alumni Association

Welcome, Ohio State alumni and friends!

Jim Smith.jpgOur alumni family — 550,000-strong — is a diverse, vibrant and growing community dedicated to making our world better. We’re risk-takers and innovators. Dreamers and doers. I’ve traveled coast-to-coast meeting other alumni, and I’ve seen firsthand that Buckeyes are the most passionate and compassionate people anywhere.

We’re dedicated to helping all alumni thrive and connect, whether through career guidance, special events, or our clubs and societies that span the globe.

Remember that no matter how far you roam, Buckeyes will be nearby, and that you can always come back home to Ohio State. I did.

Jim Smith, ’91, President and CEO of The Ohio State University Alumni Association

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Feb. 15 Register
The Sound of Music
Feb. 10 Register
Atlanta Buckeyes Visit the Center for Civil & Human Rights
Feb. 10 Register
CHICAGO The Musical
Feb. 3 Register
10th Annual Society Hockey Night
Dec. 28 Register
Follow the Buckeyes to the Bowl!
Dec. 16 Register
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer!

Thousands of alumni, one university

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"Long Island Bahamas Sunset" submitted by: Anne Sawicki Lancione

Autumn 2016 New Student Profile

Applications received 49,388
New freshmen enrolled 7,885
Freshmen ranking in top 10% 63%
Freshmen ranking in top 25% 95%
Ohio counties represented 88
States represented 46
Countries represented 15
Columbus new transfers* 2,375
Regional campus new freshmen* 2,796
Columbus campus new first year students
*Other new students


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November 2017

A perfect pairing

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