Office of the Registrar
West Chester University
Kershner Student Service Center
25 University Avenue
West Chester, PA, 19383
Non-degree is an academic term for "not formally accepted into a degree program." It is a great way to start your college career or to gain personal and professional growth. As a non-degree student, you take the same courses as everyone else, and you earn the same college credit.
If you have been out of high school for less than 3 years, and are interested in Fall/Spring classes, you will need to submit the following supporting documentation after you submit the Non-Degree Application:
For Fall and Spring:
The "Non-Degree Online Application" will allow you to apply for summer or winter terms when it is appropriate to schedule classes for those terms. It will also have options for adult/non-traditional students to apply for Fall/Spring terms as non degree when the scheduling time is appropriate.
Here are a few important points for you to know before you submit your non-degree application:
If you would like to review the class offerings for an upcoming term prior to submitting your Non-Degree Online Application, please view the online Class Search page.
Search for classes using the online Class Search.
All students applying for Non-Degree should use the "Non-Degree Online Application".