- Undergraduate: Complete an application form prior
to each semester of enrollment, submit a copy of high school transcripts, and return the completed high school release form
signed by the principal or guidance counselor. Students who have a high school diploma or GED are not required to submit
- Graduate: All non-degree seeking students are required to complete an application form prior to each semester of enrollment.
admitted to Stritch as non-degree seeking students are not admitted to a
degree or certification program and are not assigned an advisor.
Transfer to another status will necessitate the completion of a formal
application for admission, submission of transcripts, and acceptance
into the desired program.
Courses taken as a non-degree seeking
student will not necessarily count toward a degree. After formal
acceptance into a program, such courses will be evaluated by the
chairperson of the department concerned. The courses do, however, carry
credit (if taken for credit) whether or not they are acceptable as part
of a degree program.
Application and Course Availability
are asked to submit an online application prior to enrolling as a
non-degree seeking student. Prospective applicants are encouraged to
check the availability of desired courses before completing the
application. Review the course schedule.
seeking students are required to meet all prerequisites. Students
should refer to the catalog or semester course schedule to determine if
there are prerequisites for the course(s) in which they intend to
Credit and Audit Guidelines
seeking students may not register for more than 9 credits in a term.
This includes any combination of audit and credit courses. Students may
not change from audit to credit status during the semester. Tuition for
auditing a course is 50% of the current per-credit tuition.
Non-degree Seeking Student Status
- Personal or professional enrichment students may continue as a non-degree seeking student indefinitely without applying for formal admission to a degree program.
- Potential degree-seeking students
are limited to a total of two (2) semesters in this category. If the
student wants to continue taking courses at Stritch, he/she will need to
complete an application for admission and submit the necessary
documents for admission.
- Students seeking credit to transfer are
those who are taking courses at Stritch which they will apply toward a
degree from another institution of post-secondary education.
A Note About Financial Aid
Non-degree seeking students are not eligible for federal, state, or institutional financial aid. Students seeking credit to transfer may be eligible for assistance from the other institution they are
attending. They should inquire with that institution's financial aid