Non-Degree Enrollment

What is Non-Degree? Non-Degree is an academic term used to describe students who are “not formally accepted into a degree-seeking program” at West Chester University. Registering as a Non-Degree student permits high school students to gain experience, gives current college students an opportunity to learn at another institution and allows community members a chance to grow on a personal or professional level.

Non-degree students should access the Non-Degree Online Application which will allows students to apply for the appropriate term and register for classes.

  • Undergraduate students interested in Non-Degree should contact the Office of Admissions or 610-436-3411.
  • Graduate Non-Degree students who have questions should contact the Graduate School office at or 610-436-2458
  • The Senior Citizen Program allows retired Pennsylvania residents to attend West Chester University tuition free on a SPACE-AVAILABLE BASIS. To qualify, the student must be retired, at least 60 years old, and have been a Pennsylvania resident for at least a year. Students may choose to audit or take courses for credit. Senior Citizens who have questions should contact the Registrar's Office at or 610-436-3541.

Individuals interested in Non-Degree enrollment may access the free, online application at, then choose “Guest Login”, then “Non-Degree Information”.

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