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Apply for Non-Degree Admission

This page provides application instructions for those wanting to take an undergraduate for-credit course or earn an undergraduate certificate, but not a degree. If this doesn’t apply to you, please check these other categories:
(Note: Non-degree students are not eligible for financial aid.)

Term Undergraduate Non-Degree
Application Deadline
Fall 2017:
Classes begin Aug. 21, 2017
Application deadline: Aug. 21, 2017

How to apply:

  • Look at the deadlines.
  • Check the requirements. You do not need any college credits and are not required to have a minimum grade point average to apply as an undergraduate non-degree seeking student. Official transcripts are not required.
  • Confirm that the course(s) you wish to take is offered through Global Campus, then check if the course has a prerequisite, or requires approval. Here’s how:
    • Go to the Schedules of Classes (
    • Select the link for the Global Campus term you wish to apply for. New term information is available approximately four weeks prior to the start of registration.
    • Find the course you wish to take by selecting a prefix. If the course is offered through Global Campus that term, you’ll see it listed.
    • Select the More Information link to see the course information page.
      • Check the Prerequisites section for any prerequisites.
      • Also check the Special Notes section to determine if permission is needed to enroll.
    • If you have questions about whether you can enroll in a course or if seats are available, please ask us:
  • Select this link to fill out the non-degree application. Applications for undergraduate non-degree seeking students may be accepted through the first day of the semester, but we recommend applying as soon as possible. The application fee is $25. If you plan to earn a certificate, please select that certificate on the application. You can also let us know by email:

What happens next?

  • WSU’s Office of Admissions will review your application materials and notify you of its decision.

  • If you are admitted, the Global Campus will send you an email welcome message with registration information.

  • When your enrollment appointment time begins, if you find that you are not able to enroll in a course, email for assistance.

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