Incoming Students


Below is a list of useful resources for incoming Ph.D. students joining our program in Autumn.

Academic calendar: The first day of Fall semester is August 23. The OSU academic calendar including all university-wide important dates can be found here: Department-specific dates can be found on this page, which is regularly updated:

Math camp: The department will hold a math camp, which is a required course for all incoming students. The total length of the math camp is approximately 3.5 weeks, and it will likely start around July 26. More details will be sent once the plans are finalized.

Graduate School New Student To-Do List: The Graduate School has a list of tasks for new students to complete that will be useful to reference:

Office of International Affairs (OIA): For international students needing assistance with immigration issues, OIA is the place to get information and help If help from the department is needed please email