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Undergraduate Advising

Undergraduate Student Services

Location | 100 Knowlton Hall, 275 West Woodruff Avenue
General Office Hours | Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Appointments | go.osu.edu/knowltonadvising
Spring Semester Walk-in Hours | Tuesdays and Thursdays - 10 a.m. to Noon, Wednesdays - 1 to 3 p.m.

Academic advisors are professional staff members who are trained to help undergraduate students navigate the complexities of the University, the academic curriculum in your major, and serve as a resource for you during your time as a student.  You can expect your advisor to provide accurate, helpful information in regard to degree planning and curriculum requirements, refer you to appropriate University resources when necessary, and help you understand your role and responsibilities as an undergraduate student at The Ohio State University. You should plan to meet with you advisor regularly in order to review your progress, share any concerns, and to be sure you are staying on track. Learn more about academic advising at Ohio State.

Advance appointments are preferred. This allows advising staff time to review your student record, research topics related to your appointment reason and to prepare materials for you. Appointments are available throughout the week but do require advance scheduling. Schedule an appointment online or stop by 100 Knowlton Hall during business hours and one of our student assistants will provide scheduling help. Typically, appointments can be scheduled within the same week.

Walk-in hours are for brief questions only, and not for a review of your entire record, scheduling, degree projections or graduation. Walk-in hours are available on most Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to Noon, and from 1:30 p.m. on Wednesdays.

Current students can access information about their academic record through OnCourse, Degree Audit and your Student Center. The Undergraduate Advising Handbook outlines Knowlton School policies and procedures and is a helpful resource.

Undergraduate Advising Staff


Christine Meadows, Undergraduate Academic Advisor
(e): meadows.241@osu.edu  (t): 614-292-3182

  • Advises prospective (i.e. transfer students and change of majors) and current students on Knowlton undergraduate programs
  • Coordinates transfer credit evaluation
  • Coordinates the Knowlton Ambassador Program


Jessica Baer, Honors and Scholars Coordinator
(e): baer.131@osu.edu  (t): 614-292-8804

  • Architecture, Landscape and City Scholars Coordinator
  • Knowlton School Honors Program Coordinator
  • Advises current Honors and Scholars students on Knowlton undergraduate programs

Angela Beer, Student Services Manager
(e): beer.38@osu.edu  (t): 614-247-7244

  • Coordinates undergraduate recruitment initiatives and works with prospective students
  • Maintains professional internship and career employment postings for students, coordinates Career Day and works with employers
  • Assists with advising current students on Knowlton undergraduate programs

Curriculum

For detailed curriculum sheets on each of the school's undergraduate majors and minors, please visit the pages below. Curriculum sheets are located in the gray box at the bottom of each page.

B.S. in Architecture
B.S. in Landscape Architecture
B.S. in City and Regional Planning

Minor in Architectural Studies
Minor in Landscape Architectural Studies
Minor in City and Regional Planning

Application to Major

Current Ohio State students may apply to the Architecture or Landscape Architecture major as soon as both Arch/Larch 2300 and Arch/Larch 2310 are complete (applications may be submitted during the term in which enrollment in these courses occurs). The application includes two components: (1) an online submission and (2) a portfolio from 2310. Applications are reviewed every semester for admission to the major for the following autumn semester. The application deadline is Noon of the last day of finals week. Submit portfolios to the Knowlton School Student Services office (100 KN) by the same deadline.

City and Regional Planning does not require an application, and any current Ohio State student in good academic standing may declare the major by meeting with an academic advisor.

Additional information for current Ohio State students who wish to explore a major in architecture, landscape architecture or city and regional planning is available in the Admissions area of our website.