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Procedures | Schedule | Completion | Confirmation | Deadlines | Membership | Refund Policies | Cancellations | Age Requirements |

 

Procedures

There are two ways to register:

  • Register online at www.recregister.osu.edu.  If you are a current student or Rec Sports member you should log in using your name.# and associated password. Otherwise you can create a new account setting your own user name and password. 
  • Stop by the Community Programs office during office hours. If you are unable to register during those hours you will be able to drop off forms and payment at the RPAC Welcome Center and your registration will be processed the next business day, time allowing. 
Spring Registration

Registration for all participants begins on November 26, 2017. 


Registration Deadline is Wednesday, January 17 at 5 p.m. 

There will be no programming offered during March 11 - 17 due to Ohio State Spring Break. 


Registration Form

The registration form must be completely filled out. Incomplete forms will not be accepted. All fees must be paid in full at the time of registration for instructional programs and school year programs. VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Discover Card, checks made payable to The Ohio State University, BuckID and cash are accepted. No holds will be accepted for programs. Registrations are on a first-come, first-serve, basis. When applicable, mailed registrations will be processed after the first day of in-person registrations and will be processed daily at random as time permits. We are not responsible for delayed mail.

Camp Recky has a separate registration form and fee payment schedule

Additional registration information is required for adapted recreational sports. Download, complete and return the registration form (found on the side of this page) and physician's release. Physician's release MUST be completed before program begins. This form is only valid for as long as your doctor specifies on it, up to one calendar year. After it expires, you are responsible for obtaining a new one before being able to participate. 


Confirmation

If you would like confirmation of your enrollment, please call (614) 688-8787. Otherwise, if you do not hear from us, attend the session as listed in the program description that you registered for.


Deadlines

To provide better service to our loyal customers, there are set registration deadlines for all community programs. Please see the registration dates above for registration start and end dates for all instructional sessions. Registration will only be accepted in person on a case by case basis after the deadline, to maintain program integrity.


Membership

Students enrolled with four or more credit hours at the Columbus campus of The Ohio State University are automatically members and have a mandatory recreation fee applied to their fee statement each semester. Students taking three or fewer hours of classes may purchase a membership at the same rate. 

Memberships are available for purchase by Ohio State faculty and staff members. Memberships may also be purchased for family members of students, faculty and staff, as well as by members of the Ohio State Alumni Association and recognized affiliates of Ohio State.

For additional information, visit the online membership page or contact the RPAC Welcome Center at (614) 292-7671.


Refund Policies

Instructional Program Refunds
Instructional programs and other School Day Off programs must be paid in full at the time of registration. Make up sessions will not be offered for any missed programs. Cancellations and refund requests must be made in writing to the program director at least one week prior to the program paid for. 

Summer Camp Program Refunds
All camp sessions require a $30 non-refundable, non-transferable deposit per child, per session (including morning and afternoon sessions). 

Cancellations and refund requests must be made in writing to the program director at least two (2) weeks prior to the camp session paid for to receive a refund, less the $30 non-refundable, non-transferable, deposit per child per session. Any cancellation received less than one (1) week prior to the start of the camp session will generally not be eligible for any refund or program credit. Make up sessions will not be offered for any missed camp programs. All documentation required for a refund must be submitted by August 12, 2016. No refunds for Camp Recky 2016 will be processed after this date. 


Cancellations

Cancellations Due to Inclement Weather: To ensure continuity of services to students and the public, it is the policy of the university to remain open. However, during extreme emergency conditions due to severe weather, natural disasters, major utility failure or other reasons, the university may close parts of the Columbus campus or any of its regional campuses.

In this case, community programs makes every effort to offer programs. During a Level 1 Snow Emergency programs will be provided; it is at the patron's discretion to attend. Make-up lessons will not be provided for missing lessons due to Level 1 Snow Emergencies. During Level 2 or Level 3 Snow Emergencies, programs will not be provided with the exception of snow day camps, which will be offered during level 2 snow emergency at the program coordinator's discetion. Community programs staff will attempt to provide a make-up lesson prior to the end of the program sessions if possible. Programs are also not available when the university closes or cancels classes.

If a program is cancelled due to snow emergency or other conditions, this information will be available by calling the community programs office at 614-688-8787 or emailing agegroup@osu.edu.

Insufficient Enrollment: Community programs reserves the right to cancel a program due to low enrollment. Programs are canceled two working days prior to the first scheduled occurrence if enrollment is insufficient to hold the program. A full refund will be issued should this occur.

Program Full: We will contact you if a program has reached capacity enrollment to arrange enrollment in an alternative program. If no alternatives are feasible, a full refund will be issued.


Age Requirements

To maintain program integrity, all participants registering for age specific programs must be the minimum age prior to the first day the program meets.