Auditing a Course

Undergraduate Students: Undergraduate students may audit a course for the current term with the permission of the instructor. In order to be registered for a course as an audit status, students must submit a completed Permission to Register for Audit form to the Registrar’s Office no later than the withdrawal deadline.

Students who wish to change a course registration status to audit after the withdrawal deadline must submit the following for review to the Office of the Registrar no later than the last day of classes:

  • Permission to Register for Audit form;
  • A letter from the student explaining the request to change the course registration to audit;
  • A letter from the instructor explaining why the course registration status should be changed to audit and how the student will complete the coursework by the end of the term; and
  • A letter from the Dean to the Registrar providing an extraordinary justification to support the course registration status change to audit.

Graduate Students: Graduate students may audit a course for the current term with the permission of the instructor. In order to be registered for a course as an audit status, students must submit a completed Permission to Register for Audit form to the Registrar’s Office no later than the withdrawal deadline.

Graduate students who wish to change a course registration status to audit after the withdrawal deadline must submit the following for review to the Graduate School no later than the last day of classes:

  • Permission to Register for Audit form;
  • A letter from the student explaining the request to change the course registration to audit;
  • A letter from the instructor explaining why the course registration status should be changed to audit and how the student will complete the coursework by the end of the term; and
  • A letter from the Dean to the Registrar providing an extraordinary justification to support the course registration status change to audit.

All students: Students requesting a change from audit to credit after drop/add has ended must submit the following for review to the Office of the Registrar no later than the last day of classes:

  • A letter from the student explaining the request to change the course registration to credit;
  • A letter from the instructor explaining why the course registration status should be changed to credit and how the student will complete the coursework by the end of the term; and
  • A letter from the Dean to the Registrar providing an extraordinary justification to support the course registration status change to credit.

Tuition and fees for audited classes are the same as those registered for credit.

All requests to change a course registration status to/from audit after the term has officially ended must be approved by the Educational Affairs Committee.