An applicant must meet the requirements for admission into the Graduate College. Please read directions carefully as the application fee is non-refundable. The Graduate College allows Special Student acceptance only under restricted circumstances. Most individuals accepted need a specific course for professional advancement such as recertification. Enrollment must be approved by the course director(s), the director of the program responsible for the course(s), and the Graduate Dean. Special Student acceptance is not granted to students who wish to take courses to enhance an existing application to advanced degree programs. Enrollment is limited to 12 semester hours. Application and procedure to apply as a Special student is located on the Admissions and Records website.