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Non-Degree Seeking Student Information

Students who enroll in courses, but do not wish to seek a degree may enroll as Undergraduate Non-Degree students. Students enrolling with this status are not eligible for federal financial aid and may not exceed a total of 12 semester hours of credit as Undergraduate Non-Degree students. Enrollment in courses beyond 12 semester hours will be contingent upon completion of all entrance requirements for new freshman or transfer students.

Application Process:

  • Online admission application - On the questions about Major/Program and Degree/Plan, indicated Non-Degree
    • $35 Application fee can be paid online while completing the online admission application or mail a check to:
      • Minot State University
        Enrollment Services
        500 University Avenue West
        Minot, ND 58707
    • Non-Degree Seeking Form - If you indicated Non-Degree as your Major/Program and Degree/Plan, this form is available while completing the admission application.
  • Student Health Records: 
    • Students who plan to take on campus courses now or in the future are required to provide the following: 
      • Measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) - Proof of immunization for measles, mumps, and rubella requires two doses of vaccine given no less than one month apart, or positive serologic tests.
      • Students ages 21 and younger must provide documentation of immunity against meningococcal disease given at or after age 16.
      • All students must complete the tuberculosis questionnaire.
      • To submit the required documentation, go to Student Health Records Requirements page.
      • No student will be permitted to enroll in a subsequent term until immunization or documentation of a waiver is complete. 
    • Students who plan to enroll in in online courses only and do not plan to attend classes on the Minot State campus can request an exemption by completing the Immunization Compliance Form.

You will receive information from the Enrollment Services Office concerning your acceptance to MSU. If you have questions about the non-degree admission process, please contact the Enrollment Services Office at 701-858-3350 or 1-800-777-0750, extension 3350.

After you have been accepted to MSU, you must complete the following steps:

  • Set up your MSU email account. This is MANDATORY for online courses.
  • Claim Your Account for Campus Connection
  • Complete the Financial Obligation Agreement
    • Login to Campus Connection
    • In the Main Menu, select Student Center
    • Under the Finances section, select Financial Obligation Agreement
    • Enter Institution and Term
    • Click on Submit
    • Read the agreement and click on accept.
  • Registration will be completed through Campus Connection. Registration instructions can be found on the Registrar's Office web site.