Program 60


The Ohio State University Office of Distance Education and eLearning (ODEE), is committed to offering diverse, quality programs and services that create a desire for lifelong learning. One of those programs is Program 60.

Ohio residents age 60 or older are invited to enrich their lives by experiencing the academic excellence and world-renowned research available at The Ohio State University. Each year, thousands of Ohioans take advantage of this tuition-free, noncredit/non-degree program to connect to the university community. Program 60 students attend undergraduate, graduate-level, and distance learning courses through Program 60 on a space-available basis.

Convenient online registration is available for the Columbus campus four weeks prior to the start of the semester/term and continues through the second Friday. (Learn more about scheduling on a regional campus by contacting 

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Spring semester 2015 registration will begin on December 29, 2014 with classes starting on January 12, 2015.

Spring 2015 important dates

DECEMBER 29. First day to register for spring semester AND first-session/second-session courses

1. New Year's Day - offices closed
12. First day of spring semester (1/12 - 4/21) and
first-session courses (1/12 - 2/27)
19. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - offices closed, no classes
23. Last day to register for spring semester and first session/second session classes

FEBRUARY 27. Last day of first-session classes
MARCH 4. First day of second-session classes
16-20. Spring Break
APRIL 13. First day to register for summer session