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Newly Admitted

Newly admitted graduate students in 
Materials Science and Engineering & Welding Engineering

Welcome and congratulations on your admission to The Ohio State University's Materials Science and Engineering department! We are excited about your arrival and wish to make your transition to graduate student life here at Ohio State as smooth as possible. A number of items, such as OSU account activation, housing, visa information, and more, are provided in these pages.

Arrival dates

For those of our MSE or WE students funded by a GRA and/or Fellowship, there is an arrival process required that must be completed before the student may enroll in any credits. For the term listed, please arrive by the date below to assure that your funding is in place to pay tuition costs and provide you a monthly stipend.

Term Term starts Arrive by
Summer 2017 5/10/17 4/17/17
Autumn 2017 8/22/17 8/1/17
Spring 2018 1/8/18 12/11/17

Please note:

  • If arrival by the given date is impossible, please contact Mark Cooper immediately.
  • A student funded by a GRA/Fellowship should not enroll in any credits until s/he has been informed that funding is active.

Schedule a department orientation with
Mark Cooper

Please contact Mark Cooper, MSE-WE Graduate Studies Coordinator, and schedule a department orientation. Orientation session last approximately 30-45 minutes and will review the basics of registration and enrollment, department trivia, and important university resources that are usefull for our graduate students.