Take the first step to your degree

With more than 1,000 online courses in more than 90 subjects, you have many choices when it comes to completing your degree online and at a distance. Register for one or more of these courses to begin making progress toward your degree. Before you can register, you must be admitted to the University and have an OSU ID number. To learn more about applying for admission, visit our Ready to Apply webpage.

Registration can be confusing, especially when there are multiple steps involved. Check out this downloadable step-by-step guide or watch the video to help walk you through the process of registration. Don't forget, you can always ask for help!

Upcoming registration dates

Spring term 2017 priority registration begins February 26, 2017. Please check the priority registration calendar for dates.

Summer registration begins Sunday, April 16, at 12:01 a.m., and it continues until the beginning of each session.

Academic calendar

Visit the academic calendar to make sure you stay organized throughout the term. Here, you will find the first day of the term, finals week dates and important dates such as the last day to add or drop classes.

Register today

If you have selected your courses for the upcoming academic term, visit our Step-by-Step Registration page.

Need help?

Call Ecampus Student Services at 800-667-1465 (select option 1) for help at any point during the registration process, or send us an email at