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Auditing a Course

  • Permission to audit a course must be granted by the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.
  • The student must seek approval from the course instructor to audit a course. This approval should be shared with the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.
  • The deadline for requesting a course be added/changed to an audit is the semester drop/add deadline published on the Academic Calendar.
  • The course will appear on the student's schedule as though it has been scheduled for credit.
  • The course will appear on the student's transcript with the grading symbol "AUS" if attendance was regular or "AUU" if the attendance was unsatisfactory.
  • No credit is earned, and the grade-point average is not affected.
  • Audit credits are charged at the normal per credit tuition rate.
  • Credits for a course being audited are not counted in determining the following:
    • enrollment status (full-time or part-time)
    • calculating semester standing
    • financial aid status
    • full-time status for international students for reporting to SEVIS (Student Exchange Visitor Information System) under federal requirements.