The registration process for non-matriculated students (or non-degree-seeking students) differs from the registration process for students enrolled in a degree program. Follow the steps below to get registered for classes.

Registration Dates

Non-matriculated students can register for courses between the dates listed below.

SemesterRegistration OpensRegistration Closes
Fall 2023Monday, April 17, 2023Wednesday, September 27, 2023
Spring 2024Monday, November 20, 2023Wednesday, February 14, 2024
Summer 2024Monday, February 19, 2024Varies

How to Register

To register for a University of Rochester course as a non-matriculated student:

  1. Use the Course Description and Course Schedule (CDCS) to find the course(s) that you would like to register for.
  2. Complete the online non-matriculated student registration form. This forms allows you to submit personal information to the University and is necessary in order to set up your online student accounts and/or verify that your online student accounts are still active.
  3. Once your form has successfully been submitted, you will receive a follow-up email from the Registrar's Office within 3-5 business days, either confirming your course enrollment(s) or asking for additional information. Please note that failure to respond promptly to requests for additional information may result in a delay in your course registration.

Important Notes

High School Students

Learn more the application and registration process for Pre-College Programs here.

Satisfactory/Fail (S/F) Option

The satisfactory/fail (S/F) option is only available during the fall and spring semesters to current University of Rochester students who are enrolled (full- or part-time) in an undergraduate degree program.