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Making the most of the First Year Guide

The First Year Guide distributed at orientation this summer can be a helpful tool throughout your student’s first year at Ohio State. Here is a quick reminder about what you'll find in the guide:

Get started

Students need these resources prior to and at the beginning of their first term. These include:

Make connections

Review this section of the guide to learn the people and offices your student will build relationships with throughout the first year. These include:

  • Academic advisors
  • Career counselors
  • Places that offer academic help, such as the Younkin Success Center and Dennis Learning Center
  • Student Life and Recreational Sports
  • Student Wellness Center
Get answers

Use these online resources to find answers to many of your questions. Some websites you may find helpful are below:






Got questions? AskFYE!

As your student learns to navigate Ohio State, you may find that you have questions but don't know where to turn for the answer. AskFYE is an email resource designed to help answer questions and direct you to resources on campus. If you have something on your mind, email your questions or comments to