Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to apply to Marquette before applying to OYM?

Yes. Applications to On Your Marq will only be accepted once an admission to Marquette is given. Marquette undergraduate applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, so you will receive a formal decision within 2 to 3 weeks of completing the application process. Once you receive an official Marquette University acceptance, you can submit your application to On Your Marq.

More information on how to apply to Marquette can be found on the undergraduate admissions website.

What is the deadline for OYM applications?

The priority deadline is Feb. 1, 2020.

However we will still accept applications for Fall 2020 on a rolling basis until the program reaches capacity.

What do I need to do to complete my application to OYM?

Please see the Application Checklist to make sure you have completed all the necessary forms. Once you have sent in your application, you will receive a confirmation email that your application has been received. If you do not receive an email within 2 weeks of sending it, please send us an email at oym@marquette.edu.

When will I know if I am officially accepted into the OYM program?

You will know within 2 to 3 weeks of your interview date.

What does it cost? How can I pay for it?
   Does financial aid through Marquette cover the cost of OYM?

The cost of the program is $3,000 per semester. Marquette financial aid will not cover the cost of this program, but we do operate with a sliding scale fee. We highly recommend that you look into outside scholarships to help cover the cost of the program.

Is it possible to be partially enrolled in OYM?

No. There will be no partial enrollment in OYM. Students are expected to participate in all aspects of the program, including but not limited to: college life skills seminar, communication with grad coaches and peer mentors, group information sessions, etc.

Can OYM help me get into Marquette?

No. You must apply and be accepted to Marquette before applying to OYM.

Is OYM rolling admission?

Yes. Please keep in mind that the OYM priority deadline is February 1st, 2020. However, we will still accept applications for Fall 2020 after the priority deadline on a rolling basis until the program reaches capacity.

What is the difference between OYM and Disability Services?

OYM is a voluntary-participation program for students specifically on the Autism Spectrum that provides supports geared towards bolstering student success beyond traditional accommodations. The Office of Disability Services works with students with many different medical and mental-health diagnoses (including Autism Spectrum diagnoses) to explore, approve, and coordinate accommodations under the ADA and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. Students may choose to interact with either, or both offices. Many will choose both.

How do I submit my application?

Please complete the student and parent information forms through the online submission process on our website and email/mail any additional forms to oym@marquette.edu or the address listed on the Application Checklist.

I want to set up an information session and tour for the OYM program; how should I do that?

Please fill out the visit request form and an OYM team member will be in touch shortly after.

I have other questions that are not answered on the website; who should I talk to?

Please feel free to give us a call at (414) 288-0212 or send us an email at oym@marquette.edu

How can I get involved in OYM?

If you are a Marquette graduate student, consider applying to be a Graduate Coach. The application will be available soon under the resources tab. 

If you are a Marquette undergraduate student, consider applying to be a Peer Mentor. The application will be available soon under the resources tab.

If you are a student looking to complete an internship or practicum for credit hours, please reach out to Emily Raclaw, OYM Director, to discuss the opportunity.