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Non Matriculated Students

Non-Matriculated Students

Upcoming Registration Dates

January 12-13, 2015 from 3-5pm
for spring semester

Lincoln Center campus: 33 West 60th Street, Suite 207
Westchester campus: 400 Westchester Avenue, West Harrison, NY


Non-Matriculated Student Guidelines

Thank you for your interest in Fordham University. We welcome you to register for classes  as a non-matriculated student. Here are some particulars that you should be aware of:

1. You must provide proof of the following:
  • Earned Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university. A copy of your diploma or transcript is acceptable.
  • Proof of identity, in the form of a government issued photo id (driver's license, passport, etc.)
  • Course approval from an academic advisor for your courses. You will have an opportunity to meet with an advisor during our In Person Registration hours.
2. Non-Matriculated Student Status
  • Prospective students and current applicants for future terms are encouraged to take Graduate School of Education classes as non matriculated students.
  • In person registration dates for non-matriculated students occur regularly just prior to the start of a new academic term.
  • Undergraduate Seniors already enrolled at Fordham University whose programs do not require their full-time attendance may register as non-matriculated students; written consent from the GSE Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and their school's Dean is required. A maximum of six credits will be allowed.
  • If individuals are already accepted to another Fordham academic program, they must take an official leave of absence from or withdraw from the program prior to seeking non-matriculated status in the Graduate School of Education.
  • Applicants that have been denied admission to the Graduate School of Education are not eligible to enroll as non-matriculated students.
  • Non-matriculated students who want to drop or add a course must contact the admissions office (212-636-6400), follow the GSE calendar for deadline dates and university policy for refunds.
3. Credit Limit, Course Limitations
  • The Graduate School of Education provides opportunities for non-matriculated students to take course for an of our three academic terms: Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • Non-matriculated students are not allowed to register on their own for classes and must follow procedures of getting course approval from a faculty member and being registered by the GSE admissions staff.
  • As a non-matriculated student, you may not exceed more than 12 credits.
  • Enrollment as a non-matriculated student does not imply acceptance or eligibility to any degree program in the Graduate School of Education.
  • Courses taken as a non-matriculated student do not automatically count toward a graduate degree program.
  • Non-matriculated students are not eligible to take advanced level courses (level 7000 or higher), courses requiring pre- or co-requisites, independent studies, tutorials, any field placement or practica, or those reserved for a cohort group.
4. Tuition and Fees
Non-matriculated students pay the regular tuition rate plus the following additional fees:
  • University General Fee: $125 per term, Fall and Spring only
  • GSE TK20 Assessment Fee: $100 one time-only fee, assessed at time of first registration
  • Technology Access Fee: $100 per term, Fall and Spring only
5.Financial Aid and Scholarships
  • Non-matriculated students are not eligible for Graduate School of Education scholarships or graduate assistantships.
  • Non-matriculated students are not eligible for federal financial aid.

Browsing Course Schedules

  • On, select Class Schedule from the top right corner.
  • Select term (e.g. Spring 2015)
  • Choose your subject area(s)
    • Teaching courses are listed under Curriculum and Teaching
    • Counseling Psychology and School Psychology courses are listed under Psych & Educational Services
    • Educational Leadership courses are listed under Administration & Supervision
    • Interdisciplinary Research (CLAIR) courses are listed under Contemp Learn & Interdisc Rsch
    • Cross disciplinary courses are listed under Urban Education
  • Select Course Level: Graduate (Semester)
  • Select College: Graduate Sch of Educ


Office of Admissions
33 West 60th Street, Suite 207
New York, NY 10023
Phone: (212) 636-6400
Fax: (212) 636-7106

Linda Horisk
Assistant Dean of Admissions & Enrollment Services

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