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Evening Credit Courses

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  • Term Start Dates: Spring 2020 - January 21, 2020; Summer 2020 - May 18, 2020
  • Undergraduate Tuition 2019-20: $512.30/credit (resident) | See full details
  • Graduate Tuition: Varies by program of admission and residency | See full details.
  • Other Costs: Fees
  • Eligibility: Need not be admitted to a degree program

Anyone can take credit courses at the University of Minnesota, regardless of whether or not you are in a degree or certificate program. No applications or transcripts required.

As a non-degree or guest student, you'll enjoy access to many University resources, including academic advising. If you are a Minnesota resident over 62 years of age, you can audit or take a U of M course for reduced tuition through the Senior Citizen Education Program (SCEP).

Find a Course

Use the One Stop Schedule Builder tool to find a course on the Twin Cities campus.

To conduct a course search:

  1. Select a term
  2. Click on Class Search at the top left (under Log in)
  3. Under the Class Search menu, select Days and Times
  4. Select days and times 


Registration Steps

  • Students not admitted to a program: Visit One Stop's non-degree/guest student registration page for instructions.
    • Once you know which course you'd like to take, make sure to activate your student record.
    • Take note that there are different activation steps for undergraduate and graduate students.
    • Obtain a U Card. They aren't required, but you will need one to access many resources on campus. 

Registration Opens

Term Admitted Students Not Admitted Students
Spring 2020 November 12, 2019 December 6, 2019
Summer 2020 February 27, 2020 March 5, 2020
Fall 2020 April 9, 2020 May 1, 2020

Registrations are generally accepted for open courses until a few days after the start of the term. See the U's academic calendar for details.

Special Instructions

Billing and Payment

When your billing statement is ready, you'll receive an email (at your University email account). Your billing shows all charges (tuition, fees, bookstore, etc.) to your Student Account and due dates.

Non-degree/guest students are required to pay all tuition and fees by the University’s first payment date for the current term. If you are a non-degree student who does not pay, your registration for the current term may be canceled. If you are canceled from a class(es) for nonpayment, contact One Stop Student Services to re-register. 

Payment questions? More details are available on the One Stop site or by contacting One Stop.

Canceling a Course

To cancel a course, first check the Cancel/Add deadlines One Stop page to understand the impact (on refunds and transcripts) of your cancelation. You can cancel a course through your MyU account.


Please follow University policies and registration guidelines, including:

  • Attendance at the first class meeting to hold your seat, and
  • Maintaining a term grade-point average (GPA) and a cumulative GPA are 2.0 or above.

Contact Information

Our advisers are available to help you with course selection and registration. You can reach us at:

612-624-4000 or 800-234-6564 | ccapsinfo@umn.edu

20 Ruttan Hall, 1994 Buford Ave, Saint Paul, MN 

Phone Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.