Dates and Deadlines

Ohio State Graduates, Current and Former Students

See Returning Students.

International Students

Please see International on Apply Now for information about applying and application deadlines.

U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident, or Political Asylee Students

Review the dates and deadlines below for the semester or session you wish to attend. After verifying the deadlines, apply here

Spring 2018

The Spring 2018 online application is available now through January 26, 2017. Spring 2018 in-office admission will be available beginning on November 1, 2017 through February 23, 2018.  Please apply well in advance of the start date of the course(s) you plan to take, to allow for adequate time for processing and your next steps. See Search for Courses below.

Semester or SessionClasses BeginOnline Application DeadlineIn-Office Admission Period
Full Spring SemesterJanuary 8, 2018 December 22, 2017November 1, 2017 - January 5, 2018
First SessionJanuary 8, 2018December 22, 2017November 1, 2017 - January 5, 2018
Second SessionFebruary 28, 2018January 26, 2018November 1, 2017 - February 23, 2018

Summer 2018

The Summer 2018 online application is available now through June 15, 2018. Summer 2018 in-office admission will be available beginning on April 2, 2018 through June 29, 2018.  Please apply well in advance of the start date of the course(s) you plan to take, to allow for adequate time for processing and your next steps. See Search for Courses below.                           

Semester or SessionClasses BeginOnline Application DeadlineIn-Office Admission Period
Full Summer TermMay 9, 2018April 20, 2018April 2, 2018 - May 4, 2018
8, 6 and 4-week Session 1May 9, 2018April 20, 2018April 2, 2018 - May 4, 2018
8 and 4-week Session 2June 5, 2018May 25, 2018April 2, 2018 - June 1, 2018
6-week Session 2June 19, 2018May 25, 2018April 2, 2018 - June 15 2018
4-week Session 3July 2, 2018June 1, 2018April 2, 2018 - June 29, 2018

Autumn 2018

The Autumn 2018 online application is available now through September 7, 2018. Autumn 2018 in-office admission will be available beginning on June 1, 2018 through October 12, 2018.  Please apply well in advance of the start date of the course(s) you plan to take, to allow for adequate time for processing and your next steps. See Search for Courses below.                            

Semester or SessionClasses BeginOnline Application DeadlineIn-Office Admission Period
Full Autumn SemesterAugust 21, 2018July 6, 2018June 1, 2018 - August 17, 2018
First SessionAugust 21, 2018July 6, 2018June 1, 2018 - August 17, 2018
Second SessionOctober 15, 2018August 31, 2018June 1, 2018 - October 12, 2018

Search for Courses

Course offerings vary each semester and session. Please follow the directions below to check course offerings and availability:

  1. Visit 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 and check availability.