A Gateway to the University

Continuing Education is a gateway for individuals to connect with CU Boulder courses and services without formally applying to and enrolling in a degree program at the university.

Visiting and non-degree students enroll in CU Boulder classes year-round for a variety of reasons:

  • To earn credit in an online or on-campus course while attending another university
  • To test out university life before applying
  • To take classes in preparation for an undergraduate or graduate program
  • To enhance professional knowledge and skills
  • To explore a personal passion or new interest

Continuing Education is the home for non-degree students, whether you are enrolling in main campus or Continuing Education courses.

Visiting and non-degree students have several options for engaging in CU Boulder courses:

Visiting and non-degree students interested in enrolling in classes with prerequisites should contact an advisor to discuss evaluation of those credits and the process for enrolling.