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How to Audit a Course

An undergraduate student who wishes to audit a course without credit must obtain permission from the instructor of the course and chair of the department which offers the course. No application for admission to the University is required to audit a course.

Permission depends on space in the classroom and appropriateness of the class for audit. A student who audits a course will not appear on class rolls or grade reports, and no notation of the audit will be made on the student's permanent record (transcript). A student may not change from audit to credit status, or from credit to audit status.

Graduate courses are not appropriate for audit. No graduate course may be audited.


There is a $50 audit fee for each course being audited, plus any applicable Distance Education fees and lab/special fees associated with each course.


An undergraduate student who wishes to audit a course may pick up an Audit Application from the Registrar's Office during the published dates of late registration. After securing the proper signatures, the form and fees must be submitted to the Bursar's Office (Cashier's window, lower level of the Orr Center).

NOTE: If a course will use Blackboard, the instructor must contact Information Technology (IT) to request that the auditing student be added to the Blackboard roster.