We want to meet you!  The Ohio State University College of Optometry conveniently offers several unique opportunities for prospective students to visit campus in person or virtually.

Please check back for information about our next Visit Day. 

Improving Diversity in Optometric Careers (I-DOC) is an award-winning summer program to help underrepresented students explore optometry as a career.  Our next I-DOC program will be held in person, June 4 – 8, 2023 and feature nationally known optometrists. This intensive, four-day residential program at The Ohio State University College of Optometry introduces underrepresented undergraduate college students to the profession of optometry. Travel, room and board and most meals will be provided to successful applicants. Applications are now available and are due by Sunday, March 19, 2023, at 11:59pm Eastern Time. 

This program is competitive with a limited number of spaces, so be sure to apply soon! For more information, please visit:

Our admissions staff schedules one-on-one, personalized appointments with students to discuss the admissions process and any other information a student may want to cover.  These meetings are scheduled throughout the year and are available, Monday-Thursday anytime from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  To schedule a meeting, call 614-292-2647 or email

Our admissions team travels to colleges and universities throughout North America meeting with student clubs, organizations, and classes.  Are you interested in having us come to your school?  To schedule a visit, please email us