Welcome to Program 60

Registration for summer term is now closed

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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 courses on an instructor permission, space-available, audit basis at the undergraduate and/or graduate level. 


Summer Term 2018

Summer 2018 enrollment is closed.

Autumn Term 2018

Program registration is open July 17 - August 17.

Autumn course enrollment opens July 31 - August 31.

An Autumn Term Information Session will be held on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 from 10 a.m. to noon. Registration is required and space is limited. Call 614-292-8860 or email program60@osu.edu to register.

2018 Important Dates

April 2018

  • 4 - Program 60 registration opens for new participants
  • 18 - First day to enroll in summer term, 4-week, 6-week and 8-week session classes

May 2018

  • 9 - First day of summer term (5/9 - 7/27), 4-week session 1 (5/9  - 6/4), 6-week session 1 (5/9 - 6/18) and 8-week session 1 (5/9 - 6/29) classes
  • 28 - Memorial Day - no classes, offices closed

June 2018

  • 5 - First day of 4-week session 2 (6/5 - 6/29) and 8-week session 2 (6/5 - 7/27) classes
  • 19 - First day of 6-week session 2 (6/19 - 7/27) classes

July 2018

  • 2 - First day of 4-week session 3 (7/2 - 7/27) classes
  • 4 - Independence Day - no classes, offices closed
  • 27 - Last day of summer term classes
  • 31 - First day to enroll in autumn semester and first/second-session classes

August 2018

  • 21 - First day of autumn semester (8/21 - 12/5) and first-session classes

September 2018

  • 3 - Labor Day - no classes, offices closed

October 2018

  • 8 - Last day of first-session classes
  • 11-12 - Autumn Break - no classes, offices open
  • 15 - First day of second-session classes (10/15-12/5) 

November 2018

  • 12 - Veteran's Day - no classes, offices closed
  • 21 - Thanksgiving Break begins - no classes, offices open
  • 22 - Thanksgiving Day - no classes, offices closed
  • 23 - Indigenous People's Day/Columbus Day observed - no classes, offices closed 

December 2018

  • 5 - Last day of autumn semester and second-session classes
  • 24 - President's Day observed - offices closed
  • 25 - Christmas Day - offices closed

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