The Make It Happen! workshop will consist of classroom presentations, discussions, and field trips. Participants are encouraged to identify an area of interest that they can use as a focus for their work during the workshop and beyond.
The May Term internship is an educational experience for students interested in teaching or other educational endeavors. During the internship the student acts as an apprentice to the site supervisor; in schools this takes the form of working a regular teacher's schedule for approximately three weeks. If the classroom teacher accepts the responsibility of directing an intern, then it is reasonable to expect the intern to complete certain objectives.
Mileage Reimbursement request form for the Alford Center for Service Learning. Forms must be turned in the first week following the month you incurred the mileage.
Private Lesson Scholarship
Are you interested in further information about Music at Denison? Please fill out the Prospective Student Form and a representative from the Music Department will contact you to assist with any questions you may have.
Private Lesson Student Schedule
All application materials for the Oak Ridge Science Semester (ORSS) must be received by Denison University by March 1. It is extremely important to submit all application materials by this deadline. Typically, you will be notified about acceptance into the program within 3-6 weeks after the application deadline.
Optional Practical Training (OPT) provides an opportunity for F-1 visa holders to gain up to one year of experience in their field of study during their annual summer vacation, while school is in session (if training does not exceed 20 hours per week), and/or after graduation. Most students choose to save OPT until after graduation. A job offer is not required to apply for OPT. Students may apply before graduation or within the sixty (60) day grace period following graduation.
The Denison Cycling Orientation offers an opportunity for 10 members of the incoming class to take a four-day back-roads excursion through the beautiful natural areas of central Ohio.
Denison Experience in Urban Culture and Expression (DEUCE) enables 24 entering First-Year Students, along with two faculty members and three Student Staffers to explore the vibrant urban arts culture that only a big city can generate. After a day of getting to know one another, the group will travel to Philadelphia where they will meet with visual and performance artists to talk about the role the arts play in social change.
Denison Outdoor Orientation offers an opportunity for 48 members of the incoming class and 12 faculty/staff and student leaders to backpack for three days in the National Forest in Kentucky. After a day on campus preparing for the trip, participants will journey to the National Forest, where they will spend three days hiking, camping and relaxing. The purpose of this program is to provide students a unique, challenging, and enjoyable transition to life at Denison by forming bonds and friendships with other entering first-years – all while on the trail.
The Denison Service Orientation (DSO) is an intense direct-service experience designed to help incoming students adjust to college, build strong friendships, and realize the possibilities available to them at Denison. Approximately 24 students from the incoming class will travel to Washington D.C. for a service experience related to homelessness, hunger and HIV/AIDS issues. During the program participants will engage in leadership training, group building, issues education and direct service.
June Orientation is an optional but highly recommended orientation program for students who are new to the college experience. June-O focuses on the academic preparation and course pre-registration of the entering class.
If you plan to use Denison's shuttle service, we ask that you provide your travel information to us once it is known, including arrival and departure dates, times, and flight numbers.
Paving the Way encourages all entering students to participate in this program, although its primary focus is to assist traditionally under-represented student populations in transitioning to the academic, cultural, and social climate at Denison University.
The purpose of the Pre-O program is to ease their transition to living and studying in the United States. More importantly, students who participate in this program have the opportunity to meet other students with similar interests and experiences.
Denison Sustainable Farming Orientation offers an opportunity to work on projects such as harvesting, preserving (canning, drying, freezing), repairing and building trails, and managing farm animals, and forming bonds and friendships. It allows for up to 18 members of the incoming class and 3 to 5 faculty/staff leaders to practice sustainable farming by living and working on the The Flying J Farm, a sustainable farm located 20 minutes from Denison.
If you are a Pell Grant recipient, you may be eligible to have the registration fee and lodging for parents fee waived for the June Orientation program by verifying your Pell eligibility with the First-Year office.
Pursuant to Section 155 of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, (HEA) and to satisfy the requirements of Section 128(e)(3) of the Truth in Lending Act, a lender must obtain a self-certification signed by the applicant before disbursing a private education loan. The school is required on request to provide this form or the required information only for students admitted or enrolled at the school.
Information is requested for use in news releases about scholarships and other academic achievements while you are at Denison University.
Denison faculty and staff members can request a DenisonBlog to be set up on the college's WordPress platform.
If there is a credit balance on your account, you may request a refund by completing the Request for Refund form. Financial aid (scholarships, loans, grants, etc.) will not be refunded until after the tenth day of classes of the semester for which they were awarded. Normal processing time for refunds is ten days. You may request the check be sent to your home address or your Slayter Box.
A student with a disability who thinks he or she may need an accommodation to access a campus program, activity, or service should complete a Request for Faculty Notification Form each semester and return it to the Academic Support & Enrichment Center. Services and accommodations will not be offered until a student makes this request. Naturally, it is in the student's best interest to make this request as early as possible during each semester.
Denison University conducts background checks in compliance with Ohio and Federal Law for students engaging in volunteer and/or course-related work off campus.
Celebrate with us the beauty of Science! Contribute an image that reflects your academic research to the Science@Denison Visualization Gallery. All entries will be displayed on the Science@Denison Blog and/or the Academic Journey sections of Denison.edu.
The Student Conduct Board (SCB) and Academic Integrity Board (AIB) are vital to the life and maintenance of our community. They have an important voice and help the university community maintain the expectations that reflect our institutional mission and the values articulated by our Campus Compact. Participation can provide a strong leadership experience and an opportunity to contribute to Denison in a unique and positive way.
The Student Wellness Advisory Group provides feedback to Whisler staff about health and wellness issues on campus. Students in SWAG participate in organized dialogues about Whisler services (Health, Counseling, Alcohol, Drug, and Health Education), community wide wellness initiatives, new and existing programs, and emerging health issues.
For those First-Year Students not attending the June Orientation, please complete this form to request pre-registration via phone.
Students, please complete the following form to record service hours earned through departments or organizations outside of DCA committees or events.
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