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Undergraduate Student Enrollment in Graduate Level Courses


To define the process by which undergraduate students may secure permission to enroll in and earn undergraduate credit for 800- or 900-level courses.

Applies to: 

Undergraduate Students

Policy Statement: 

Undergraduate Student Enrollment

Well-qualified undergraduate students may be permitted to enroll in 800- or 900-level courses for undergraduate credit with the approval of the instructor, the student’s adviser, and the Graduate Division. The student must bring a Count Towards Degree form signed by the instructor, a letter of explanation and recommendation from the adviser, and current academic record to the Graduate Division for approval. If approved, the Graduate Division signs the Count Towards Degree form, which the student must present to the staff in the Student Records Center to enroll in the courses. Courses taken for undergraduate credit may not be transferred to graduate credit.


Office of Graduate Studies

Approved by: 
SVP of Academic Affairs
Approved on: 
Wednesday, June 24, 2009
Effective on: 
Wednesday, June 24, 2009
Review Cycle: 
Annual (As Needed)
Undergraduate Students; Graduate Classes; Undergraduate Credit; Count Toward Degree Form
Change History: 

11/13/2017: Updated Approved by section. 
07/15/2016: Policy formatting cleanup (e.g. bolding, spacing).
07/15/2016: Annual review; technical edits and link updates; Gender-inclusive policies initiative

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