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Good as Gold

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As a community service, Columbus State Community College offers senior citizens who are 60 years old or older the opportunity to enroll in credit courses for self-enrichment tuition free, on a space-available basis for audit "R" only.

Good as Gold students are registered to take the course for audit. Students registered for audit are not taking the course for credit. Faculty members are not obligated to spend office hours and/or evaluate course work for a grade.  Good as Gold student enrollment may not exceed 10% of the class.

Requirements for Participation

  • Senior citizens who are 60 years old or older and who have been certified as eligible for the “Good as Gold” Educational Program.
  • Good as Gold students must apply to the college prior to registration for courses unless he or she has been a for-credit student previously.  You may contact the Telephone Information Center at 614-287-5353 to inquire if you have an application on file.
  • “Good as Gold” students may register for credit courses on a space-available basis for audit “R” only.

 

Responsibilities and Rights

  • Good as Gold students are responsible for payment of lab fees, technology and facilities fees, books, instructional supplies, parking permits and any additional educational expenses required of other students by the fee payment deadline as listed above.
  • Registration will begin on the first day of the semester.
  • Good as Gold students cannot enroll for courses granting academic credit and audit Good as Gold courses in the same term.
  • Good as Gold students must withdraw from the Good as Gold program during the terms they desire to take courses for academic credit and should declare their intent to do so by contacting goodasgold@cscc.edu or calling the Telephone Information Center at 614-287-5353 and asking for the Good as Gold specialist.  These students may need to meet with an academic adviser and complete a placement exam.
  • Student rates to concerts and activities are available to “Good as Gold” students. Financial aid is not available for “Good as Gold” registration as courses are taken for audit “R” only.

 

Contact and Declare Intent to Participate

If you have questions or would like to declare your intent to participate in the Good as Gold program, please e-mail  goodasgold@cscc.edu or call the Telephone Information Center at 614-287-5353 and ask for the Good as Gold specialist.

 

Registration Options

In-person registration:

Faculty signature on the "Good as Gold” Registration Add/Drop Form is required for class registration.

  • Columbus Campus: Student Central, Upper Level, Madison Hall
  • Delaware Campus: Student Services Desk, Moeller Hall

 

Good as Gold Blackboard Online Registration Instructor Permission Form

E-mail the course instructor requesting permission to register for their class as a Good as Gold student. The instructor may complete the Good as Gold Blackboard Online Registration Instructor Permission Form. No in-person registration activity required on the part of the student.  The student will need to provide the instructor with the full course information, (name, section number, synonym number), along with their CougarID Number.

 

Enrollment Period

Students may register beginning the first day of the semester.

 

Semester

Application Deadline

Registration Period

Fee Payment Deadline

Summer 2017

Full-Term and First 5-week Term

Monday

May 22,2017

May 29 through June 12

Monday

June 12, 2017

Summer 2017

First 8-week Term and Second 5-week Term

Monday

June 26, 2017

Up to 20% of

course completion

Last day of registration

Autumn 2017

Full-Term, First 8-week Term and First 5-week Term

Monday

August 21, 2017

August 28 through September 11

Monday

September 11, 2017

Autumn 2017

Second 8-week Term, Second 5-week Term and Third 5-week Term

 Monday, September 26, 2017

Up to 20% of

course completion

Last day of registration

Spring 2018

Full-Term, First 8-week Term and First 5-week Term

 Monday

January 8, 2018

January 15 through January 29

Monday

January 29, 2018

Spring 2018

Second 8-week Term, Second 5-week Term and Third 5-week Term

 Monday

February 12, 2018

Up to 20% of

course completion

Last day of registration

Summer 2018

Full-Term and First 5-week Term

 Monday

May 21, 2018

 May 28 through June 11

Monday

June 11, 2018

 

Summer 2018

First 8-week Term and Second 5-week Term

 Monday, June 25, 2018

Up to 20% of

course completion

Last day of registration

Autumn 2018

Full-Term, First 8-week Term and First 5-week Term

 Monday

August 20, 2018

August 27 through September 10

Monday

September 10, 2018

Autumn 2018

Second 8-week Term, Second 5-week Term and Third 5-week Term

 Monday

September 24, 2018

Up to 20% of

course completion

Last day of registration

Spring 2019

Full-Term, First 8-week Term and First 5-week Term

 Monday

January 7, 2019

January 14 through January 28

Monday

January 28, 2019

Spring 2019

Second 8-week Term, Second 5-week Term and Third 5-week Term

 Monday

February 11, 2019

Up to 20% of

course completion

Last day of registration

Summer 2019

Full-Term and First 5-week Term

 Monday

May 20, 2019

 May 27 through June 10

Monday

June 10, 2019

Summer 2019

First 8-week Term and Second 5-week Term

 Monday, June 24, 2019

Up to 20% of

course completion

Last day of registration

Autumn 2019

Full-Term, First 8-week Term and First 5-week Term

Monday

August 19, 2019

August 26 through September 9

Monday

September 9, 2019

Autumn 2019

Second 8-week Term, Second 5-week Term and Third 5-week Term

Monday

September 23, 2019

Up to 20% of

course completion

Last day of registration

Spring 2020

Full-Term, First 8-week Term and First 5-week Term

Monday

January 6, 2020

January 13 through January 27

Monday

January 27, 2020

Spring 2020

Second 8-week Term, Second 5-week Term and Third 5-week Term

Monday

February 10, 2020

Up to 20% of

course completion

Last day of registration

Summer 2020

Full-Term and First 5-week Term

Monday

May 18, 2020

 May 25 through June 8

 Monday

June 8, 2020

Summer 2020

First 8-week Term and Second 5-week Term

Monday

June 22, 2020

Up to 20% of

course completion

Last day of registration