Step 2 - Search for Courses

Course Searching Options:

Classes.osu.edu

On this website, you can use a more intuitive approach to finding classes. With the large amount to choose from, you can use the filters to find the right class for you. 

How to Search for In-Person Courses

  1. Go to classes.osu.edu
  2. Determine the keywords you will use to search for classes (ex: golf, history, creative writing, etc.)
  3. Search using your keywords, and filter your search by using the side bar to determine to term, campus, subject, academic career, program, component, class tribute, catalog number, time, and instruction mode.
  4. Find the courses you are interested in, check availability and register.

How to Search for Online Courses

  1. Go to classes.osu.edu
  2. Determine the keywords you will use to search for classes (ex: golf, history, creative writing, etc.)
  3. Search using your keywords, and filter your search by using the side bar options.
  4. To specifically search for online courses, Additional Search Criteria and select the distance learning option under Mode of Instruction.
  5. Find the courses you are interested in, check availability and register.

University Registrar

On this website, you can focus your search for online courses and go through the Ohio State Course Catalog. Because of the large amount of course options available, be sure you use keywords and filters to find exactly what you’re looking for.

Note: With Buckeye Link's website update, searching for courses via the new website may be different than your previous experience. The updated procedures can be found below.

How to Search for In-Person Courses

  1. Go to buckeyelink.osu.edu
  2. Select Enrollment and Registration under Essential Tasks
  3. Select Class Search (SIS) - Student Information Center under Tasks
  4. Select the term, campus and subject, course career and additional search criteria like keywords and mode of instruction
  5. Find the courses you are interested in, check availability and register.

How to Search for Online Courses

  1. Go to buckeyelink.osu.edu
  2. Select Enrollment and Registration under Essential Tasks
  3. Select Class Search (SIS) - Student Information Center under Tasks
  4. Select the term, campus and subject, and additional search criteria like keywords.
  5. To specifically search for online courses, select the distance learning option under the Instruction Mode filter.
  6. Find the courses you are interested in, check availability and register.

This visual step-by-step guide may be of further assistance.

Office Visit

For assistance with searching and enrolling in courses, visit our office or give us a call. We are here to help you narrow down your course options and find out what you want to study!

Our office is located on west campus in Mount Hall, 1050 Carmack Road, Columbus, OH 43210. Our office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

For more information visit our Contact Us page.