Auditing

Students must meet all eligibility requirements and obtain prior approval of the instructor in order to audit a class. The Course Audit Form must be submitted to the Office of the University Registrar by 5:00 PM on the last day of drop add for the term. For policies and eligibility criteria, students should refer to the University bulletin for their school.

Audited courses count as part of a student’s total allowable credits during registration, but they do not count toward course load when determining full-time and part-time status. No course credit is earned for an audited class. Students may not take a class for audit and then later for credit. Students cannot audit the same class twice. Independent study courses can be taken as an audit.

Students are fully enrolled in an audited course and are included in the enrollment capacity total. Instructors should keep this in mind when permitting a student to audit their course. Though students are enrolled in audited courses, they do not receive a typical letter grade. Instead, students who successfully complete an audited course will receive a grade of “AD” (audited). If a student does not successfully complete the audited course or withdraws, the student will receive a grade of “WA” (withdrawn from audited course). Instructors will be able to see these options on their grade rosters for students with the AUD grading basis.

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