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

Autumn Term 2018

Program registration for autumn term is now closed. 

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

July 2018

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

August 2018

  • 17 - Autumn program registration closes
  • 21 - First day of autumn semester (8/21 - 12/5) and first-session classes
  • 31 - Last day to enroll in autumn semester and first/second-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

Ready to take some courses?

Start here to become a Program 60 student at The Ohio State University!