1. How much is the tuition?
  2. When and how can I apply?
  3. When and how can I enroll in classes?
  4. If I miss a semester do I have to reapply?
  5. When is payment due?
  6. What are the term dates?
  7. Can I apply these courses towards a degree if I am admitted to a degree seeking program?
  8. I have an application pending at UM admissions can I apply and enroll in courses as a non-degree seeking student?
  9. I was rejected from admissions at the University of Miami - can I apply and enroll for classes as non-degree seeking?
  10. I graduated from a four year English speaking University, but English is not my native language - do I still need a TOEFL?
  11. I am less than two years out of high school - do I qualify to enroll as Non-Degree seeking students?
  12. I have a GED, can I still enroll as Non-Degree seeking?
  13. If I am a UM employee, are the credit courses I enrolled in covered by the Employee Tuition Remission Benefit?
  14. How do I get my Cane Card, books, and parking decal?
  15. Am I eligible for Financial Aid?
  16. Are Non-Degree Seeking Students Eligible for/Required to have Student Health Insurance?
  17. Am I eligible for on-campus housing?
  18. When and How Can I Order Transcripts?
How much is the tuition*?

Tuition and fees are subject to change. For most updated tuition charges visit student accounts.

When and how can I apply?

When and how can I apply? Submit a completed Non-Degree application and pay the $50* application fee (credit cards are only accepted for online Non-Degree application fees). Applications are not accepted without payment.

*If you are UM employee (with Tuition remission Benefits) or a dependent, the application fee is waived.

When and how can I enroll in classes?

When the registration period is open you must submit a course request form to umnondegree@miami.edu for processing; course request forms are not accepted prior to your registration appointment. You can check on your CaneLink to find out your registration appointment time so you know the specific date/time you can turn in your course request form.

To find our when enrollment opens for a semester check the academic calendar.

If I miss a semester do I have to reapply?

If you do not enroll in a major term (Fall or Spring), you will have to reapply (completing the non-degree undergraduate application and paying the $50 application fee).

When is payment due?

Payment is due before the first day of class. Student can pay online through their CaneLink. Questions regarding payments and refunds should be made to the Office of Student Account Services, 158 Ashe Building, 305-284-6430. Hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and until 6 p.m. on Wednesday.

What are the term dates?

Check the online academic calendars for term dates as well as other important dates during the term.

Can I apply these courses towards a degree if I am admitted to a degree seeking program?

These credits may apply if and when you are admitted to a degree seeking program, as long as they fill the requirements towards your major. Always meet with an advisor from the specific major/program you are attempting to be admitted to verify which courses would apply.

I have an application pending at UM admissions can I apply and enroll in courses as a non-degree seeking student?

If you have an application pending at UM admissions you cannot apply/register as non-degree seeking student.

I was rejected from admissions at the University of Miami ? can I apply and enroll for classes as non-degree seeking?

If you have been rejected from UM admissions you must wait an academic year before you can enroll for classes as a Non-Degree seeking student.

I graduated from a four year English speaking University, but English is not my native language ? do I still need a TOEFL?

If English is not your native language but you graduated from a four year English speaking University then you do not need a TOEFL.

I am less than two years out of high school ? do I qualify to enroll as Non-Degree seeking students?

If you are full time degree seeking at another University you can enroll in classes during the summer sessions only. You will need to have an academic advisor of dean sign off on the application that you are in good standing at your current university. Otherwise you are not eligible until you are more than two years out of high school to enroll in classes as a Non-Degree seeking student.

I have a GED, can I still enroll as Non-Degree seeking?

As long as you have a total score of 280 (with a minimum of 50 required in all sub-tests), and comply with all other policies. If it is a computer based score the minimum is 2800 (with a minimum of 500 required in all sub-tests).

If I am a UM employee, are the credit courses I enrolled in covered by the Employee Tuition Remission Benefit?

If you are a full time UM Employee with Tuition Remission Benefits, please visit the below web sites for information regarding the benefits (Employees and dependents must meet all admission requirements):

UM Human Resources' Education Benefit Web Page

Clerical/Nursing/Technical/Service

Administrative/Professional

For specific questions regarding Tuition Remission Benifits, please call Human Resources at 305-284-3004.

How do I get my Cane Card, books, and parking decal?

Students are responsible for obtaining their cane cards for more information call the Cane Care Office at 305-284-3096, books for more information call the UM Bookstore at 305-284-4101 and parking permits for more information call the Parking and Transportation Department at 305-284-3096.

Am I eligible for Financial Aid?

Non-Degree students are NOT eligible for financial aid.

Are Non-Degree Seeking Students Eligible for/Required to have Student Health Insurance?

Domestic students enrolled in six or more credit hours per semester (or considered full time, including graduate students enrolled in a 700/800 level class) are required to obtain adequate health insurance (see exceptions). The annual premium for the health insurance plan offered through the Student Health Service is added to each student's fees. Domestic students with adequate alternative coverage may request cancellation of the insurance fee via CaneLink. Students with limited out of area coverage or otherwise inadequate coverage are urged to carefully review their options before waiving the Student Health Service sponsored insurance plan. Deadlines to waive the insurance are July 25th for the Fall semester, January 25th for the Spring semester, April 25th for Summer I and June 25th for Summer II.

For complete information please see the Health Center Website located here.

Am I eligible for on-campus housing?

Non-Degree Seeking students are NOT eligible for on-campus housing. However, you may find a list of off-campus housing available on the off-campus housing database. For more information please see the off-campus housing website.

When and How Can I Order Transcripts?

Students may access their grades on CaneLink. Please see the academic calendar to find out when grades will post for the semester you are attending. Official transcripts must be requested from the Office of the Registrar. Students may order a transcript online through their CaneLink account, or by downloading theTranscript Request Form that must be then mailed or faxed to the Office of the Registrar. This form should NOT be sent to the Non-Degree Office. (Please be aware that unofficial transcripts are available for viewing and printing online in CaneLink. Click on “Go to Student Center” à under “Academics” choose “Course History” from the drop down box)