Non-Degree Seeking

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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 Registration Opens (Non-Degree Seeking) Classes Start
Spring 2023 March 20, 2023 April 3, 2023
Summer 2023 May 6–12, 2023 June 26, 2023
Fall 2023 September 23, 2023 September 26, 2023
Winter 2024 December 25, 2023 January 8, 2024
Spring 2024 March 18, 2024 April 1, 2024

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.