Senior Guest Program

The Kent State Geauga and Twinsburg Academic Center's Senior Guest Program is designed to encourage Ohio's Senior Citizens to attend classes. Register below during the designated registration period every semester.

Senior guests are adults 60 years old or older can attend many classes for free on a noncredit, space-available basis.

  • Many seniors attend Art, English, Geology, History, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, and Psychology undergraduate classes.
  • Seniors may participate in a graduate course if they meet the prerequisites for the class.
  • Senior guest students are encouraged to complete class assignments and participate in class discussions and activities, but always at the discretion of the instructor. Taking exams is optional.
  • Senior guests must purchase textbooks and pay any special course fees, including distance learning fees for online courses.
  • Senior guests do not receive grades and no credit is awarded. 
  • Senior guests may request to enroll in one to two courses per semester during the designated registration period.

Senior Guest Registration Information and Process

  • This registration is for courses at the Geauga Campus and Twinsburg Academic Center only. To find registration for all other Kent State campuses, visit the Campus Contact Information page
  • Eligibility: Any person who is sixty years of age or older and who has resided in the state of Ohio for at least one year. 
  • Kent State Geauga will contact faculty/department and notify you about whether your course request is approved or denied.
  • Senior guests enrolling in on-campus courses should review the following important safety protocols.
  • Need help choosing classes? We are happy to help! Call us to set up an appointment before the registration period opens at 440-834-4187.
  • Visit the Senior Guest FAQs page for additional information. 

Spring 2024 Registration begins Jan. 2

Registration will take place Tuesday, Jan. 2, at 10 a.m. through Monday, Jan. 8, at 5 p.m.

Registration link will be available on Jan. 2.

There are two links available to complete the Senior Guest Application. Choose which form to complete based on your current situation. 

  1. Current students (those with an active email address)
  2. New/Non-current students (those that do not have an active email address)

If you are a new/non-current student, you will be prompted to create a Dynamic Forms account when completing the form. A email address will be assigned during this process.

No Pre-registration is required. Registration is for Kent State Geauga and Twinsburg Academic Center classes only.

  • All distance learning and material fees will be billed through the Bursar's Office. Please check your email and FlashLine for eBills. 

How to Search for Classes

  • Go to the Course Schedules page
    • Click on Searchable Schedule
    • Select the Term you wish to attend
    • Click the Detailed Class Search button
      • You must select these required fields, but you 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: Geauga Campus
        3. Course Level: Undergraduate
        4. Click Search

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