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Non-Degree Enrollment

Register as an NM Student

Step 1: Download and Print Forms

Download these forms to your computer.

The forms are editable PDFs. To fill them out, simply type in your information and then print them out. Or if you prefer to fill out the forms by hand, you can download them and write in the information.

Step 2: Find Your Course

Go to the UW Time Schedule.  

Under Current and future quarters, click on the academic quarter for which you’d like to register.

Once you've found your course, make a note of the information below. You’ll need it for your registration form.

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  • SLN (schedule line number)
  • Curriculum abbreviation
  • Course number
  • Section ID
  • Course name
  • Number of credits

Step 3: Add Course Information and Calculate Fees

Using the course information you noted in Step Two, complete the Registration Approval and Student Registration forms.

On the registration form, you'll need to enter the course and technology fees and then total the fees, including the registration fee. See Tuition & Fees for tuition and fee information.

Step 4: Get Signatures

To enroll in a UW class as a non-degree student, you must obtain the necessary approvals on the Registration Approval form. If you don’t already have the signatures, email the appropriate academic department and instructor to request approval to register. E-mailed instructor and departmental registration approvals are acceptable in place of the Registration Approval form.

Step 5: Submit Forms and Payment

Scan and email the completed Registration Form, signed Registration Approval Form (or e-mailed registration approvals from the instructor and the department) to Non-Degree Registration Services at

In one to two business days, after we process your forms, you’ll get an email with a link to your invoice and a secure payment site. Full payment — or a purchase order or letter authorizing third-party payment — is due right away. Learn about payment options.

Step 6: Check Your Enrollment Status

After you submit your registration forms and complete payment, you’ll be placed on standby status and we’ll attempt to enroll you in the course. If you're new to the UW, you’ll get an email with your student number and private access code (PAC). This code should be used to establish your UW NetID, which gives you access to MyUW, an online portal where you can check your enrollment status. 

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When you're in standby status, you'll see a status line on the course card in MyUW. Once you're enrolled, this line will go away.

Most students are enrolled within the first three days of the quarter. If you’re not enrolled by then, we’ll continue to try to enroll you unless you tell us otherwise. In the meantime, you should attend class because we still may be able to find you a spot. In some cases, you may need to obtain an add code from the instructor or department in order for us to complete your registration. 

Note that enrollment as a non-degree student is on a standby, space-available basis only and cannot be guaranteed. If you can't be enrolled, you'll be issued a full refund.


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