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ACCEPT/DECLINE/DEFER ADMISSION

CAN I USE INTERFOLIO TO SEND REFERENCE LETTERS TO OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY?

If you listed interfolio email addresses for your
references, on the regular Graduate School
application please change them at
https://www.applyweb.com/apply/osugrad/index.html
or contact help@applyweb.com for assistance.




ACCEPT/DECLINE/DEFER ADMISSION

HOW CAN I DEFER MY ADMISSION TO A FUTURE TERM?

1. If your application was approved for admission, any request to change your admission to a different term must be approved by your graduate program. If approved, the graduate program office will notify the Office of Graduate and Professional Admissions. If you were awarded funding, you will also need to confirm whether the funding is deferred. For graduate program contact information visit: http://gradadmissions.osu.edu/gri.asp

2. If your application was not completed in time for your desired term of admission or was not approved for admission, it is necessary to submit a new on-line application and fee to be considered for a future term. To reapply visit: http://gradapply.osu.edu.

The Office of Graduate and Professional Admissions typically maintains transcripts and test scores received for one year; therefore, it may not be necessary to re-submit all application materials. Even so, with any re-application it is still the applicant's responsibility to confirm with the Office of Graduate and Professional Admissions and their intended Graduate Program(s) whether application materials previously submitted are still available and current.




ACCEPT/DECLINE/DEFER ADMISSION

HOW DO I ACCEPT MY OFFER OF ADMISSION?

1. Activate your Ohio State Username(lastname.#). If you have not already done so, visit, http://my.osu.edu, to activate your Username.

2. To accept admission students go online to their student center : http://appstatus.osu.edu. For graduate programs requiring a tuition deposit, payment can be made online after accepting admission. To avoid payment delays, it is necessary to enter your credit card billing address exactly as it appears on your credit card statement.

Please Note: You will not be able to register for classes unless you accept admission.




ACCEPT/DECLINE/DEFER ADMISSION

HOW DO I DECLINE AN OFFER OF ADMISSION?

1. Activate your Ohio State Username(lastname.#). If you have not already done so, visit, http://my.osu.edu, to activate your Username.

2. Please decline your admission on-line at: http://appstatus.osu.edu





ACCEPT/DECLINE/DEFER ADMISSION

HOW LONG IS AN ADMISSION VALID?

If you are admitted for a particular term, you must attend and pay fees that specific term or your admission is canceled.

In some instances admission may be deferred. Please consult your graduate program for permission to defer your admission to a future term. If you were awarded funding, you will need to confirm if the funding also can be deferred.





ACCEPT/DECLINE/DEFER ADMISSION

IS MY ADMISSION STILL VALID IF I ACCEPT ADMISSION AFTER THE INDICATED DEADLINE?

The Office of Graduate & Professional Admissions will not rescind your admission if you accept admission after the deadline. You will need to directly contact your graduate program to know if your admission is still valid.

This does not extend to offers of financial aid such as University Fellowships or associateships. If you were offered an associateship from your graduate program or a Fellowship from the University, it is very important to adhere to the deadlines written in the offer letter. We recommend that you keep in close contact with your graduate program regarding the acceptance of financial aid offers.

You cannot register for classes until you have formally accepted your admission.




ACCEPT/DECLINE/DEFER ADMISSION

WHAT IS A "PROVISION?"

Students admitted as regular, special, and conditional may also be held in provisional status for official transcripts and/or degree statement(s) that were not received at the time of admission. Provisional documents are listed in the Admission Notice and are to be submitted by the first day of the first term of enrollment. If the provision has not been satisfied by the 15th day of the first term, a provisional warning email is sent to the student. A hold will be placed on the student's record during the sixth week of the term that will inhibit further registration if the provision is not satisfied by that time.




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