Welcome to Your Otterbinder
Student Orientation, Advising and Registration (S.O.A.R.) is designed to help you become familiar with Otterbein’s campus and resources prior to your arrival as a student.
When do I register for classes? Will I have someone to help me register? Will my prior courses and college credit transfer to Otterbein? These questions and more will be answered here.
Placement exams and/or transfer credit help Otterbein University determine the correct math and modern language placement to help ensure your academic success.
Your education is one of the most important investments you and your family will make. The following information is meant to be helpful and used as a reference after you have received your financial aid award from Otterbein University.
This section answers important questions about managing your student account, including payment plans and refunds. You will also find information and step-by-step instructions to help you use Otterbein’s online bill payment system, ePay.
Learn how to activate you network account and connect to campus technologies. Your network account gives you access to Otterbein’s technology resources, such as Wi-Fi, Office 365, Outlook mail, ePortfolio, Blackboard, and My O-Zone, the campus communication portal.
Academic Support and Transition Services
Making the transition to college is a big deal. Part of that transition is the experience of navigating the expectations in the classroom and having access to services to support your success. Otterbein is here to support your academic endeavors as you learn and grow.
Being an Otterbein student includes your experience outside of the classroom. From residence life
to commuter student services, we are here to support the campus life of all students.
Around the Area
Whether you commute or live on campus, Otterbein University will be a home away from home. So, what is there to do in Westerville and Columbus, Ohio? So much that you might not be able to experience it all during your time as a student!