Students in class

Nondegree Students

There are a several ways to attend Naropa University as a nondegree student. Students may take courses for noncredit through Naropa's Extended Studies program. Students may also take online classes for credit or noncredit through our Distance Learning Program. Lastly, students may take some of our on-campus courses for credit.

Noncredit

Please see Naropa University Extended Studies for extensive noncredit course offerings. Nondegree students may not audit other Naropa classes. Please keep in mind that courses taken for noncredit are not graded, will not be recorded in a transcript, receive no academic credit, and cannot be transferrred into a degree program. They cannot be converted to credit at any later date.

Online Classes (Distance Learning)

Nondegree students can take many online classes for credit or noncredit. See Distance Learning at Naropa for information including list of classes, FAQ, credit and noncredit options, tuition and fees, demonstration classes, and directions on registering for online classes. Please keep in mind that courses taken for noncredit are not graded, will not be recorded in a transcript, receive no academic credit, and cannot be transferrred into a degree program. They cannot be converted to credit at any later date.

On-campus

Nondegree students seeking credit can register for some Naropa courses on a space-available basis. Please see the schedule of courses available to the public for a complete list. Each semester nondegree students may take a maximum of 11 undergraduate credits or 8 graduate credits. Students wishing to take more credits should apply as visiting students.

Complete instructions on how to register as an on-campus non-degree student.

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