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Non-Degree-Seeking Students

Non-degree-seeking students are those students who wish to take courses on a part-time, occasional basis and whose immediate intention is not to earn a degree from Antioch College. To be eligible for non-degree-seeking student status, a candidate must never have been a degree candidate at Antioch College. Exceptions may be made in unusual cases. Ordinarily, Non-degree-seeking students may enroll in a maximum total of 8 credits.

This policy does not apply to students who wish to participate in cross-registration programs, such as those involving the Southwestern Ohio Council of High Education (SOCHE), the Greater Cincinnati Collegiate Connection (GC3), or the Great Lakes Colleges Association (GLCA).

Some Guidelines


Candidates wishing to enroll as non-degree-seeking students must complete an Application for Non-Degree-Seeking Students one month prior to the start of the quarter in which they intend to enroll.


Non-degree-seeking students may enroll in courses for credit or as auditors. The status of the registration may not change from audit to credit, or from credit to audit, after the term begins.

Tuition & Fees

Tuition and fees for courses taken for credit or as an auditor are indicated each year in the Tuition and Fees Schedule updated by the by the Bursar. Non-degree-seeking students are not eligible for financial aid from Antioch College.


Non-degree-seeking students are entitled to full library and computing services and may attend seminars, lectures, and campus events open to all students. Ordinarily, Non-degree-seeking students do not live in College residences.


Non-degree-seeking students are held to the same standards, policies, and deadlines as other students.

Change of enrollment status

Students who initially enroll as Non-degree-seeking students may apply for a change in enrollment status if they wish to become a degree candidate. Such applications are made to the dean of admissions and are governed by the policies pertaining to transfer admission.