During the first week of the Columbus program students will be participating in the colloquium on the Kent campus. The colloquium is 3 days, spent at KSU's Kent campus. It will consists of:
- Welcome dinner and reception
- a speaker series
- team building session
- an etiquette lunch
Students who live more than an hour away housing will be provided during the colloquium.
Students will move into corporate housing complex in Columbus the following week, where they live and work during the fall semester. In a typical week, students will attend briefings and a class held in the Statehouse on Monday and Tuesdays. On Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays work at an internship in their field.