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Welcome to Extended Education at Ohio State.
Students We Help


We're here to help adult, non-degree seeking and visiting students who want to take undergraduate courses at The Ohio State University.


Ready to take a course through Extended Education?

The application process is different for each type of student. The following will help guide you to the correct steps.

Ohio State Employees

Current employees who wish to use the Employee Tuition Assistance Benefit Plan should carefully read the policy on using the benefit successfully.

View the Benefit Policy

Important Dates

Note: Review the deadlines for new applicants and returning students.

      Autumn 2023

      FULL Autumn Semester and First Session

      • Classes begin: August 22, 2023
      • Online Application Deadline: July 28, 2023

      Second Session

      • Classes begin: October 16, 2023
      • Online Application Deadline: July 28, 2023


      Spring 2024

      Full Spring Semester and First Session   

      • Classes begin: January 8, 2024
      • Online Application Deadline: December 15, 2023

      Second Session   

      • Classes begin: February 28, 2024
      • Online Application Deadline: January 12, 2024

       Spring Semester International Application Deadline: December 15, 2023