The Ohio State University Registration and Course Completion Procedures

Outlined below are the steps required for students to enroll and complete a course at WSU as a NEXus TEACHING Institution.


1. Course Identification:

Student identifies course/s at

2. Communicate with HOME Faculty Advisor:

Course selections should be approved by the student’s advisor.

3. Contact HOME Institution:

The Campus Faculty Coordinator (CFC) and the Campus Staff Coordinator (CSC) at the student’s HOME institution need to be contacted about the student’s plan to enroll in a NEXus course.

4. NEXus Tracking: 

Download and submit a completed NEXus Tracking Form  to HOME Campus Staff Coordinator.

5. HOME Institution Consortium Agreement form: 

 If you are receiving financial aid, complete and route your HOME Institution Consortium Agreement Form to have funds applied towards NEXus courses. (see consortium agreement for routing information)

6. Contact TEACHING Institution:  

Incoming students contact Campus Staff Coordinator (CSC): 

Campus Staff Coordinators (CSC):Katherine Larabee
Office Phone: 614-247-8439

Campus Faculty coordinator (CFC): Dr. David Hrabe
Office Phone: 614-398-6607

7. Registration Deadlines:

Students must apply/register according to the deadlines stated by each individual Teaching Institution. Please visit the following link to see important deadline dates.

8. Apply to TEACHING Institution:

No OSU application form is needed.  The NEXus Tracking Form is sufficient.

9. Student Account: 

When the CSC receive the NEXus Student Tracking form, a student account will be created. At that time, the OSU registrar will forward information regarding how to access your student account.

10. Student Notification: 

OSU registrar will contact student.

11. Course Enrollment: 

NEXus students will be automatically enrolled in their desired course at OSU.

12. Platform: 

The OSU Registrar will send the student instructions on obtaining access to Carmen (teaching/learning platform).

13. Payment: 

Once the student is enrolled in the course, a bill is generated and sent to the student’s account.  Students are encouraged to pay online.

14. Teaching Faculty Contact:

The CSC will notify the instructor(s) once a student is enrolled and the instructor may/may not contact the student directly prior to classes beginning.

15. Course materials/ Library access:

Textbook can be ordered through the OSU Bookstore.  Instructors may send out readings prior to the start of classes via email, but all other course materials will be posted in Carmen; please note students will be able to see the course in Blackboard prior to the first day of the term but it will vary whether there is material in the course prior to the first  day.

16. Course:  

Student completes course.

17. Add/Drop:

The student must notify the OSU CSC before planning to drop a course. Add/drop deadlines can be found on the OSU academic calendar.

18. Transcript: 

Visit the Registar's website to submit a transcript order.

19. Other:  



Glossary of terms

CSC – Campus Staff Coordinator

CFC – Campus Faculty Coordinator

HOME – Institution student will obtain degree from

TEACHING – Institution student is taking course from