Step 6 - Enroll in Courses

You must be an admitted participant with an active Ohio State username (lastname.#) before this step can be completed.

Program 60 participants may enroll in undergraduate, graduate-level and distance learning online courses for audit on an instructor-permission, space-available basis.

The Autumn 2020 Program 60 Enrollment Window is from August 5, 2020 until September 4, 2020. Be sure to follow the instructions below to know your date and time of enrollment.

Enrollment in courses through the university registration system gives you access to course content in CarmenCanvas. Your courses will appear as “audit” status on your university transcript, and instructors will receive an informational email regarding course participation.

To find your enrollment window:

  1. Go to
  2. Click My Buckeye Link under the Welcome! heading
  3. Log in with your Ohio State username (lastname.#) and password
  4. Click Details under the Enrollment Information heading
  5. Select the appropriate term and click Continue
  6. Note the time your enrollment window opens

To enroll in courses:

  1. Go to
  2. Click My Buckeye Link under the Welcome! heading
  3. Log in with your Ohio State username (lastname.#) and password
  4. Click Add a Class under the Academics heading
  5. Select the semester in which you wish to enroll
  6. Type the class number in the Enter Class Nbr field and click enter
  7. Once added, select Proceed to Step 2 of 3
  8. Confirm course information and select Finish Enrolling if correct
  9. Review completed course enrollment and repeat as necessary

Instructor Permission

For courses with prerequisites, written instructor permission is required. Permission is requested by filling out the Program 60 Enrollment Request FormYou must fill out the form for each course you wish to take that requires instructor permission.

Before you get started, you will need to know your Ohio State username (lastname.#) and the following information:

  • Subject/Department (A)
  • Course number (no dashes or spaces) (B)
  • Class number (D)
  • Recitation and/or Lab class number, if applicable
  • Instructor's email address (Type the instructor's name (G) into the Ohio State directory to find this information.)

The screenshot below from My Buckeye Link shows where you may find the relevant course information.

Graduate Courses

Please use the enrollment request form included above to request instructor permission. Note: After the instructor approves your enrollment request, the Program 60 coordinator must request permission from the Graduate school. If there is space and the request is approved, we will enroll you into class.

Class Participation

The level of participation for Program 60 participants varies based on expectations set forth by both the instructor and the participant. Please be sure to have a conversation with your instructor regarding expected participation level prior to, or during, the first week of classes. The exceptions are foreign language courses which typically require full participation by the Program 60 participant to maintain a consistent level of knowledge in the classroom.