You may take classes at UC without being enrolled in a UC degree program. This type of student is referred to as non-matriculated, which is an academic term meaning "not enrolled in a degree program."
For advising-related questions, including help for visiting students and senior audits, please contact our advising team.
Apply to become a non-matriculated student
Before you apply, please be aware of the following:
- Are you transferring your UC coursework back to your home institution?
It is highly recommended that you verify with your home institution the transferability and applicability of the UC course(s) prior to registration.
- No financial aid for non-matriculated students
As a non-matriculated student please be aware that you will not be eligible for financial aid. Financial aid is limited to students in a degree-seeking program.
- Tuition cost per credit hour
Please note that the tuition cost per credit hour varies by campus. See all tuition prices.
Step 1: Complete the Basic Data Form. This form enables our Registrar's Office to create or update your student record.
Step 2: Approximately 2-3 business days after submitting the form, you will receive a confirmation email from the Registrar's Office. This email will be sent to the address you stated in the Basic Data Form. Please note that if you were previously a student at UC, you will not recieve this email.