Individuals not currently enrolled in a degree program or don't plan to pursue a degree, but want to attend a credit class without earning credits, grades or take exams, or complete assignments. Learn More.
Special student classification: Professional or personal development
Non-degree seeking students, who wish to pursue coursework for professional development or personal enrichment (for those who have already earned an undergraduate degree). Visiting graduate students should use this classification . Learn More.
The online-only University Special (nondegree) student classification
(UNOL) is for students who are non-Wisconsin residents (classified as
such for tuition purposes),
not currently in a degree program at UW–Madison, and planning to enroll
in stand-alone online courses for which they meet the prerequisites.
For more information and further restrictions please see our UNOL webpage.
Undergraduates who are applying in the UNOL classification are required to submit official
transcripts from all other colleges and universities to confirm good
standing and a minimum GPA of 2.0 cumulative and in the most recent
Qualified high school juniors and seniors who are
applying in the UNOL classification are required to submit a high school
transcript with a minimum high school GPA of 3.0 overall and in the
most recent semester.