Types of Students
Non-degree enrollment processes vary by program and audience. If you are unsure of the process you should follow, please contact our office.
If you are not currently a GW student, but are interested in taking a class at GW, follow the enrollment steps for General Study Applicants. This group includes students visiting from other institutions, as well as working professionals.
As a high school, undergraduate or graduate international student, you may have additional requirements to enroll as a non-degree student.
As a high school or middle school student, including School Without Walls, Center for Talented Youth, and Kirov Academy students, your enrollment steps will be unique to your program or circumstances.
As a School Without Walls (SWW) faculty member, you have the opportunity to take classes at GW after obtaining approval from the SWW principal.
This program is offered to undergraduate students in the spring or summer semesters.
This initiative at GW's Virginia Science & Technology Campus is designed for middle and high school teachers and is considered a non-degree program.
As a GW alumni or local area senior, you can take a course for credit or audit a course.
Corcoran Continuing Education courses are available to non-degree students and follow a specific enrollment process.