By enrolling as a non-degree seeking student, classes may be taken on a course-by-course basis without being in a degree program or admitted to UW.
A Graduate Nonmatriculated student (GNM) may apply a maximum of 12 graduate level credits toward degree requirements should they be accepted into the graduate program at a later date. It is important to note that acceptance as a GNM student does not imply admission to a graduate degree program. GNM status is not available to persons holding an F-1, F2 or Visitors visas or expecting an F-1 student visa.
How to apply
The Graduate School online application requires a $75 (USD) nonrefundable application fee. The fee is paid online using MasterCard or Visa credit or debit cards.
- Submit online GNM application with Statement of purpose
- Upload unofficial transcripts
If you are admitted for GNM on-campus study, download and complete the following forms at UW Non-Degree Registration Services.
- GNM Student Registration Approval Form
- GNM Student Registration Form
Obtain instructor’s approval on the GNM Student Registration Approval Form on the first day of class. Then bring this form to the Civil & Environmental Engineering Department Advising Office, 201 More Hall, for departmental approval. Registration as a GNM student is on a space-available basis.
If you have further questions about GNM status, please contact the CEE Graduate Advising Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.