Senior Guest Program

SENIOR GUEST PROGRAM

The Senior Guest Program at Kent State University allows persons 60 years of age or older to audit Kent State courses tuition-free, on a space-available basis and with faculty approval.

Senior guests do not receive grades and no credit is awarded. Senior guests request to enroll in one to two courses per semester, during a designated enrollment period.


Senior Guest Registration Information and Process

  • This registration is for courses at the Columbiana County campus only. To find registration for all other Kent State campuses, visit the Campus Contact Information page
  • Eligibility: Any person who is 60 years of age or older and who has resided in the state of Ohio for at least one year. 
  • Senior Guest admission to courses is by faculty approval. Shelly Weekley will contact the faculty member and notify you about whether your course request has been approved.
  • Senior guests enrolling in on-campus courses should review the following important safety protocols.
  • Visit the Senior Guest FAQs page for additional information.

SPRING 2023 Registration will be JANUARY 3-11, 2023.

Any distance learning and material fees will be billed through the Bursar's Office. Check your kent.edu email and FlashLine for your e-bill. 


Additional Information:

Application for senior Guest Program (East Liverpool)

Application for senior guest program (Salem)


HOW TO SEARCH FOR CLASSES

  • Go to www.kent.edu/columbiana
  • Click on the Schedule of Classes Icon
  • Select the Term you wish to attend
  • Click the Detailed Class Search button
  • You must select these required fields, but can enter other information to narrow your search, such as Course Number, if you know it:
    1. Subject: at least one subject must be selected
    2. Campus: East Liverpool Campus or Salem Campus
    3. Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Click Search

SENIOR GUEST RESOURCES


FLASHcard - YOUR KENT STATE ID

Senior guests are eligible to receive a Kent State University FLASHcard, the preferred method of identification on campus. You can get a FLASHcard in the Office of Student Services. Be sure to bring a photo ID with you.


Additional Information: