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.
We invite you to begin your college experience by participating in the Pre-Orientation for Students Coming from Abroad. This program is especially valuable for students who will transition to a new culture and/or country as they begin their college career at Denison, whether that student is a foreign national or a U.S. citizen who has lived outside of the U.S.
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.
Denison students can now grant access of selected information and records to parents or other guests using the Denison Parent Proxy system. This document outlines the process for students to give a parent/other guest access to specific account details.
Standard charges and options available to help you afford your Denison Education.
Information Technology Services provides guidelines and restricts the use of P2P applications and protocols, such as BitTorrent, etc. Denison has implemented technical controls which allow us to prioritize traffic based on type so that we never examine the content of the traffic, thereby ensuring individual privacy. However, all community members must respect all applicable copyright laws.
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.
The Personal Data and Advising Form is intended to help advisors at Denison in their work with new students. We urge you to answer the questions candidly. The information you provide here will be used solely for advising purposes and will be shared only with those people assigned by the College to assist you.
Students planning to seek reinstatement following academic suspension must contact the Registrar's Office prior to completing the Petition for Reinstatement form.
Through our Campus Compact, members of the Denison University community promise to respect one another and our environment. The University protects the rights of all students to live and study in an environment free from sexual coercion and violence.
The information in this report was compiled based on voluntary responses from graduating seniors to inquiries made by Career Exploration & Development (CE&D). As a result of those efforts, this document summarizes the post-graduate activity for 96% of the Class of 2013.
This Pre-Dental Guide is an overview of the programs, where they exist and when you should apply.
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.
Private Lesson Student Schedule
Private Lesson Scholarship
Is there an item that you'd like to see in the Doane Library collection? This online form is just one of many ways for you to request that we purchase a specific book, video, audio recording, or other media. Note that this form isn't suitable for rush requests or reserve requests.
Denison is committed to reducing its impact on the environment. To that end, Denison operates an extensive campus recycling program to reduce the amount of waste sent to landfills and to utilize resources in a more responsible manner. We recognize, however, that recycling is only one part of the issue. To move toward a more sustainable campus, Denison also must strive to reduce its consumption and waste in all aspects of campus operations.
Sustainability report on Denison's annual campus recycling by recyclable type and amount by year.
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.
Walkthrough of the process for students of registering a vehicle and obtaining a parking permit.
At Denison, we want to celebrate and observe all of the many traditions represented on campus. The information collected in this survey helps the Center for Religious & Spiritual Life shape and enhance their religious programs to be responsive to your background and interests in the best possible way.
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.
To be eligible to receive federal, state and institutional financial aid and to continue to receive that aid a student must maintain satisfactory academic progress toward the completion of his/her degree by maintaining a cumulative 2.0 GPA in addition to earning the required number of hours after each semester of attendance.
When registering for classes, students carefully need to consider needs in their major, general education possibilities, prerequisites, and hierarchical structures of some programs.
Denison practices need-blind admissions and uses the same approach in awarding merit scholarships. Students are reviewed holistically, and scholarships are awarded to those who possess a strong academic background and who, through a wide range of experiences, demonstrate potential for contributing to our community.
Denison University’s objective is to maintain a safe and secure campus. Denison is also well aware that college campuses across the country are not sanctuaries protected from unlawful activity. Effective safety and protection require the cooperation and assistance of all members of the University community.
Guidelines in regards to Communication Senior Research.
We sometimes reach a time in the year when students begin to reminisce about those comforting meals that could come only from home. With that in mind, we offer our innovative “Favorites From Home” program, bringing home cooking to our campus. Parents and grandparents are the best resource available to make our local menu a little more like “home”!
Have a story to tell? A photo to share? Your best advice for other students and the incoming class? Student Stories are made up from contributors all across the Denison community. Submit your story for a chance to be featured on Denison.edu and pass along what makes your Denison experience unique.
The Big Red Express is a free shuttle service operated by Campus Services for Denison students only. Our goal is to provide safe and reliable transportation for students to enjoy dining and shopping on Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday.
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.
Helpful and informational reference sheet from Student Accounts for the 2014-2015 academic year: billing cycles, due dates, financial aid awards, and more.
Denison University is an educational community which prizes intellectual excellence and integrity. At Denison, students participate in an academic experience under the guidance of a faculty deeply devoted to teaching and actively engaged in advanced research and scholarship. The residential nature of this community permits learning to continue beyond the classroom.