University Registrar

Browning Amphitheater

COVID-19 UPDATE: Our office is temporarily closed to in-person traffic. Please call 614-292-9330 or email registrar@osu.edu. We will assist you remotely so that we can keep the Buckeye community healthy and safe.


Updating Social Security Number with the University

Need to report your SSN/ITIN?
- Upload your W-9 form
- Upload your Social Security Card (For completing a Change of Record only.)


Important Dates

For more information regarding deadlines and permissions, visit Registration, Fees, and Important Dates.


Faculty, staff as students: Ohio State needs your help to de-densify our campuses and stop the spread of COVID-19.

    Please read Campus departure plans for the winter break for details on testing and how to safely leave campus when possible.

    • Ohio State will continue class-delivery approach as scheduled through Wednesday, November 25.

    • The first two weeks of spring semester classes (January 11-15 and 18-22) will be all virtual delivery. Note: Depending on COVID-19 cases, and with the guidance of Governor DeWine and state and local health experts, Ohio State will evaluate and act upon any need to extend the virtual start to the semester.

    For more information visit Safe and Healthy Buckeyes.


 

Spring Semester 2021 Term Important Dates

Jan. 16 Sa

Begin 75% refund period for Spring Full Semester courses.

Jan. 18 M

Holiday - Martin Luther King Day - no classes, offices closed.

Jan. 18 M

Martin Luther King Jr. Day - no classes, offices closed

Jan. 22 F

Deadline for registering for pass/non-pass and audit options for Spring Session 1 (for undergraduates only).

Jan. 22 F

Last day of 50% refund period for Spring Session 1 courses.

Jan. 22 F

Last day of 75% refund period for Spring Full Session courses.

Jan. 22 F

Last day to add a Full Semester or Session 1 course without a petition.

Jan. 22 F

Last day to drop a Session 1 course using online registration.

Jan. 22 F

Last day to drop a Session 1 course without receiving a "W" on the student's record.

Jan. 23 Sa

Begin no refund period for Spring Session 1 courses.

Jan. 23 Sa

Begin Spring Full Semester and Session 1 courses $500 Late Registration Fee for all initial registrants. Late course add fee of $100/course for Full Semester and Session 1 courses added beyond this date.

Jan. 23 Sa

Spring Late Payment Fee increases to $300.

Jan. 25 M

First  day of In-Person, On-campus Instruction

Jan. 25 M

Ohio Board of Regents Census Date* - "15th" Day Reporting for Spring Full Term and Session 1

Jan. 25 M

Summer Semester Schedule of Classes Available

Feb. 5 F

Last day for undergraduates to file petition in college office to repeat or substitute a course (Spring Full Session) per Faculty Rule 3335-8-27:1, Section 2 (Forgiveness Rule).

Feb. 5 F

Last day of 50% refund period for Spring Full Semester courses.

Feb. 5 F

Last day to drop a Full Semester course using online registration.

Feb. 5 F

Last day to drop a Full Semester course without receiving a "W" on the student's record.

Feb. 5 F

Last day to register for audit or pass/non-pass option for an Spring Full Semester course (undergraduates only).

Feb. 6 Sa

Begin no refund period for Spring Full Semester courses.

Feb. 8 M

Autumn Semester Schedule of Classes Available

Feb. 12 F

Last day to drop a Session 1 course without petitioning.