Returning Students

Please note: All students new to Ohio State must use the new student application. Please review your eligibility to apply on the Admission Criteria page.

Ohio State Alumni or Graduating Seniors

Alumni or graduating Ohio State seniors requesting to become Undergraduate Non-Degree seeking students should complete the Extended Education Activation Request Form. Please select “program change to undergraduate non-degree.” Upon submission, your request should be processed within 2-3 business days.

DEADLINE: First Friday of the semester or term for which you are requesting enrollment.

Current or Former Ohio State Students

Students that have previously attended Ohio State in any capacity, at the graduate or undergraduate level (excluding the other types of students described on this page), requesting to become Undergraduate Non-Degree seeking students should complete the Extended Education Activation Request Form. Students who are returning to Undergraduate Non-Degree should select “return from leave of absence.” Students who were last in another major/program should select “program change to undergraduate non-degree.”  Upon submission, your request should be processed within 2-3 business days.

DEADLINE: First Friday of the semester or term for which you are requesting enrollment.

Former Transient/Visitor Students

All former transient/visitor students must reapply each year. Transient/Visitor students can attend Ohio State for one term per 12 consecutive months. Formerly enrolled transient/visitor students, who previously paid an application fee, can make an in-office admission appointment to reapply with no additional application fee. Call 614-292-8860 to schedule an in-office admission appointment.

Former Academy or College Credit Plus (CCP) Students

Former Academy or CCP students seeking admission to Extended Education must apply and pay a nonrefundable $60 application fee. All former Academy and CCP students can apply here, or call the front desk at 614-292-8860 to schedule an in-office admission appointment.