Special Student Registration

What does special student mean?

  • Refers to students who do not intend to enter a degree/certificate program OR
  • Students who plan to enter a degree/certificate program at a later time, but would like to take classes before being formally admitted to a degree/certificate program.

Special Student Categories

  • Alumni Audit Special Student
    • Alumni who have graduated from George Fox University have the opportunity to audit undergraduate or graduate courses.
  • High School Special Student 
    • High School Special Student program is available to qualified high school students. This permits study at George Fox University while a student completes a high school program.
  • Adults 62 Special Student
    • Any person 62 years of age or older may be eligible to enroll in traditional undergraduate courses in Fall and Spring term for credit or audit.
  • Conventional Special Student (Grad, Undergrad)
    • Any high school graduate who wishes to take classes without being formally admitted into a program who does not fit into the above three categories.


Please contact the Registrar's Office at 503-554-2218 or email questions to registrar@georgefox.edu.

Regular admission is required to enter a degree/certificate program. Please contact the Office of Admissions for more information. Special student enrollment does not guarantee subsequent admission to any degree/certificate program.