Become a Student

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Chances are if you’re curious about it, the University of Oregon has a class on it.

Nearly anyone can enroll in regular UO classes through the non-degree seeking program. Formal admission is not required and you may register for up to 8 credits per term during fall, winter, and spring terms, more during summer term.

Interested in becoming a non-degree seeking student? Learn how to register.


Term Non-Degree Seeking Registration begins Classes held
Fall Term 2021 September 25 September 27–December 3
Winter Term 2022 December 20 January 3–March 11
Spring Term 2022 March 14 March 28–June 3

Note that Summer Session is listed separately.

The University of Oregon calendars of academic deadlines are also available online.

Course-specific add and drop deadlines are included in course details, in the online schedule of classes.