Non-Degree Undergraduate Application Process

NOTE: After 12 attempted credits a grade point average of 2.5 or higher must be maintained to continue in Undergraduate Non-Degree seeking status (with a maximum total limit of 30 attempted credits).

BE ADVISED: Non-Degree Graduate Status, Non-Degree Undergraduate Status, Non-Degree Alumni Status, etc., each have unique requirements, regulations, and pricing. Once a student applies and/or registers in any specific student status, their status CANNOT be changed for that semester.

Step 1: Apply for Non degree Undergraduate

Click above to complete the undergraduate application form with a:

  • a nonrefundable $75 processing fee
  • copy of your TOEFL* (if English is not your native language) with required minimum score
    • Continuing Studies does not issue any I-20s for International Students
  • copy of your GED* score with required minimum score of 280 (50 required in all sub-tests) 2800 for IH test format (with 500 required for all sub-tests), if you do not have a high school diploma
  • a letter of good academic standing from your dean/advisor* (if you are a visiting student currently seeking a degree at another university)
* Email all supporting documents to:

NOTE: Application takes up a week to process and must be received (to be processed) at least 5 working days before the first day of the semester.

Step 2: Choose your class and register online through CaneLink

Once you receive an email that your application is approved click above to register for classes:
  • Select courses using the Search for Classes
  • For all classes - make sure to meet all requirements and prerequisites (you may be asked to supply transcripts with proof of prerequisites)
  • Students must receive placement from the math department to be eligible to enroll in MTH courses
  • For math courses placement - please visit the Math Department's Placement Information site at

Late fees apply for any registrations processed after the start of the semester (tuition remission does not apply towards late fees).

Step 3: Confirm your schedule and pay on CaneLink

Log on to CaneLink:

  • Confirm your registration is correct (registration cannot be confirmed over the phone)
  • Make Payment - students are responsible for tuition and fees upon Registration (billing is online on CaneLink )
  • Find out other important student information (parking, academic dates, etc)

Important: Once you are registered for a semester

Once you are registered for a semester all changes to your schedule (adds and drops*) must be done online. Not attending or not paying does not drop you from a class. You need to administratively drop the class in CaneLink.

  • Refer to the academic calendar for the last day to drop/add courses and for fees that apply
  • Refund amount depends on the day you drop the course. For questions on refunds, fees and payment plans, please contact the Office of Student Account Services at or (305) 284-6430

*Students wishing to drop all courses they are currently enrolled in must follow the University of Miami Withdrawal Process.

Please note: Students who completely withdraw from a major semester (i.e., Fall or Spring), will need to reapply to be eligible to enroll for future semesters.