Non-Degree Undergraduate Application Process

Step 1: Apply for Non-Degree Undergraduate

Applications take up a week to process and must be received (to be processed) at least 5 working days before the first day of the semester and have the following criteria:

  • a nonrefundable $75 processing fee
  • copy of your TOEFL* (if English is not your native language) with a required minimum score
    • I-20s are not issued to NOn-Degree seeking students
  • copy of your GED* score with a 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

Step 2: Choose your class and register online through CaneLink

Once you receive an email that your application is approved register for classes by following the steps below:
  • Review and follow the CaneLink: Registration Guide
    • 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

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 
  • Make a Payment - students are responsible for tuition and fees upon Registration 

Important: Once you are registered for a semester

Once you are registered for a semester all changes to your schedule (adds and drops*) may be done through CaneLink. Not attending or not paying does not drop you from a class

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