Out-of-state students join Buckeyes Beyond Ohio just by accepting admission to Ohio State. Come to BBO events to meet other new out-of-state students and get to know more about Ohio State and Columbus. No matter where you come from, Ohio State becomes a home away from home.
Labor Day Getaway
Saturday August 30 to Monday September 1
If you do not have the opportunity to go home for the long weekend, consider attending the BBO Labor Day retreat at the Heartland Conference Center. This is a great opportunity to meet other out-of-state students and learn how develop your leadership skills. No more spaces are available for this event, and registration has closed.
August 26, 5-7 p.m. at the Faculty Club
Kick off the year with BBO! Make new friends from around the country and the globe while enjoying refreshments. To register, visit scarletandgray.osu.edu and enter code BBOW14.
Regional dinners: Although it may feel that all of your classmates are from Cincinnati or Cleveland, that is most certainly not the case. Join BBO for our regional dinners and meet students from your area while sampling the best pizzas from Columbus. To register, visit scarletandgray.osu.edu and enter code BBOD14.
Sept. 3: Great Lakes ( IL, IN, MI, MN, WI) and Mountain (CO, ID, MT, UT, WY)
Sept. 4: International and Southwest (AZ, NM, NV, OK, TX)
Sept. 8: Southwest and Great Lakes
Sept. 9: New England (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT) and Pacific (AK, CA, HI, OR, WA)
Sept. 10: South (GA, KY, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV) and Atlantic/Gulf Coast (AL, FL, LA, MS, PR)
Sept. 11: Mid Atlantic (DC, DE, MD, NJ, NY, PA) and Great Plains (AR, IA, KS, MO, ND, NE, SD)
Sept. 15: New England and Atlantic/Gulf Coast
Sept. 16: International and Great Plains
Sept. 17: Mid Atlantic and Pacific
Sept. 18: South and Mountain
Columbus Crew v. New England
Saturday, September 20
Whether you are an avid soccer fan or you prefer football or basketball, don’t miss this opportunity to cheer on the Columbus Crew.
Best Kept Secrets
Tuesday, September 23, 6:30 p.m.
Navigating campus gets much easier as you go from class to class and visit friends but there’s always more to see. Explore some of campus’ best kept secrets with BBO.
Football Viewing Party
Saturday, October 4
Get the Buckeye Spirit! Join BBO as we cheer the Buckeyes on in their matchup against Maryland.
Monthly BBO meetings: Join us on the first Wednesday of every month to meet new people, enjoy free food, and learn more about campus resources, Columbus and succeeding as a Buckeye.