Graduate School of Arts & Sciences Policy
Auditors are admitted to a course on a space-available basis and in accordance with the rules of the school or college offering the course. GRS students can audit courses during the academic year only. Auditors are subject to the full tuition and fees of the course. Graduate School of Arts & Sciences financial aid does not cover the cost of audited courses for master’s students. For students in PhD programs who have not yet advanced to PhD candidacy, tuition for an audited course will be covered by scholarship if the course is approved by the Director of Graduate Studies. This course must be related to the dissertation research, or be considered as background or preparation for the dissertation research or topic. Students who have advanced to PhD candidacy are entitled to officially audit one course each semester without further tuition charge.
Courses at the 900 level may not be audited. Language, physical education, studio courses, and courses with laboratories may not be audited.