Non-Degree Applicants typically fall under one of the following categories:
Attention Application Deadline:
Last day to apply and enroll as a non-degree seeking student for the Fall term is Friday, August 26th.
Students who are seeking a degree at a public institution of higher education in Florida should fill out the Transient Student Application online (click here for instructions) instead of the Non-Degree Seeking Application.
Non-Degree Seeking Applicants should fill out the online application in its entirety and upload the appropriate residency documents while completing your online application.
Late Registration fees apply after the deadline to initiate registrations. To view all these important dates, please see the academic calendar click here.
Attention: Previously Enrolled Non-Degree seeking students remain active for 3 consecutive terms.
Example: If you were last enrolled in Summer 2015, then:
Inactive for 2 terms (Fall 2015, Spring 2016) and want to enroll as Non-Degree Seeking for Summer 2016: You are still active and eligible to enroll; DO NOT submit a new application. Check the academic calendar for enrollment dates.
Inactive for 3 terms (Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Summer 2016) and want to enroll as Non-Degree Seeking for Fall 2016: You are discontinued and must submit new application + fee.
There is a $30 non-refundable application fee. Students paying in person via check need to visit the cashiers office (PC 120) to make the payment.
Current Cost of Tuition can be found by clicking here. Students attending as a Non-Degree Student are not eligible for Financial Aid.
Applicants will also need to submit immunization records to the University Health Services Complex; not doing so will delay registration. For more details about the immunization requirements, please visit the Student Health website.
Students planning on enrolling for a course that requires pre-requisites that were completed outside of FIU must contact the department for approval. To find departmental contact information click here.
Undergraduate students are limited to 15 attempted credits hours and graduate students are limited to 12 attempted credits hours as a Non-Degree Seeking Student. Students may choose to take Non-Degree courses during one semester or may complete the credits over multiple semesters.
Student who exceed the credit limit for non-degree seeking (Undergraduate 15 & Graduate 12) must be affiliated to a college or school in order to continue taking course. Listed below are the necessary forms.
International students must get authorization from the International Student Services department in order to register as a Non-Degree seeking student. Please complete the authorization form and submit it to the ISSS office located at MMC – GC 355 or BBC Wolfe University Center 363. Form can also be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please click here for more information.
Students who wish to discontinue their current FIU status and become a Non-Degree Seeking Status, please complete the Discontinue Current Status form and submit it to the OneStop Department.