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Nondegree-seeking students

Nondegree-seeking students may register for up to 11 credit hours at Virginia Commonwealth University during Summer Studies. Read more about nondegree-seeking admissions.

Students currently seeking a baccalaureate degree at another college or university can register as a transient student if they:

How to register

VCU encourages nondegree-seeking students to apply online. Visit the nondegree-seeking admissions page for more information.

Nondegree-seeking students can also apply in person at Records and Registration. Questions about this process can be sent to

Please bring a picture ID and the following:

Once enrolled, students can register for classes through eServices. Information on enrollment changes, overrides, course load and advising is on the Registration page. 


Summer-only students, or those who plan to complete degrees elsewhere, are encouraged but not required to see an advisor. To schedule an appointment, call University Academic Advising at (804) 827-8648.


Unofficial transcripts are available through eServices. To request an official transcript, visit Records and Registration or call (804) 828-1349.

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