Congratulations on your admission to The Ohio State University's Chemical and Biomolecuar Engineering Department! We are excited about your arrival and wish to make your move to Columbus and your transition to life here at Ohio State as pleasant as possible.
New students are expected to arrive to the Ohio State Campus in early August 2019. The department and the Graduate School will hold new graduate student orientations. The date for the CBE New Graduate Student Student Orientation will be announced soon. The first day of Autumn Semester 2019 is Tuesday, August 20, 2019.
Welcome Letters from the Graduate Program in CBE:
April Welcome Letter for new PhD students
Learn about Hidden Gems at Ohio State:
Recent News Articles About Columbus:
"This Midwest City is Stealing a Lot of Great Talent from New York and California" https://www.foodandwine.com/travel/columbus-ohio-restaurants
"New Yorkers are Flocking to This Midwest Sanctuary" https://nypost.com/2018/04/25/ex-new-yorkers-are-flocking-to-this-midwest-sanctuary/?utm_source=twitter_sitebuttons&utm_medium=site%20buttons&utm_campaign=site%20buttons
Information about Columbus and OSU from our CEGC (Chemical Engineering Graduate Council):
Living, Studying, & Campus Resources (Updated May 2016!)
Fun Things to Do at OSU and Beyond (Updated May 2016!)
OSU and Columbus Guide:
The Guide: Council of Graduate Students
Information for International Students:
If you are an incoming International Student, it is important for you to check out the Office of International Affars (OIA) website for information about what you should do prior to arriving on campus. You should also check in with OIA before you check in with the Department. Please visit the OIA Website for more information:
International Friendships is a registered Ohio State University student organization and Christian community group seeking to promote friendship and hospitality for international students. This group offers airport pickup and temporary housing as well as welcome activities and English conversation partners.