Enrollment instructions

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University Special students

Guest auditors

Applying and Enrolling

You must apply and be admitted as a student prior to enrolling in credit courses at the UW-Madison. For University Special students and Guest auditors, the application is free.

Applying as a University Special student

If you are not currently enrolled in a UW-Madison degree program, but want to take UW-Madison courses for credit, apply as a University Special student. Select the option below that best fits your goals:

Enrolling as a University Special student

If you have been admitted as a Special student, find out how to enroll.

Applying as a Guest or Senior Guest auditor

If you are not currently enrolled in a degree program or don't plan to pursue a degree, but want to attend a credit class without earning credits, apply as a Guest auditor or Senior Guest auditor (for those 60+ years of age).

Enrolling as a Guest auditor

If you have been admitted as a Guest or Senior Guest auditor, find out how to enroll.