Senior Guest Program

Kent State Geauga and Twinsburg Academic Center's Senior Guest Program is designed to encourage Ohio's Senior Citizens to attend classes.

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 do the assignments and to participate fully in-class discussion 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.

Download Senior Guest Application Form

Registration for Senior Guest Program

The registration deadline for the Senior guest student program is three weeks prior to the start of each semester.

Application Periods

Senior guests meeting the eligibility criteria above must apply during the following periods:

  • Spring 2020: Apply by Jan. 2 - 17, 2020
    • Classes begin Jan. 13, 2020

How to Search for Classes

  • Go to 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

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 at the Geauga Campus or Twinsburg Academic Center. Be sure to bring a photo ID with you.