Special Students - Alumni Audit

Program Details

Alumni who have earned a degree from George Fox University have the opportunity to audit undergraduate or graduate courses at a special rate. Enrollment is at the discretion of the University. This program provides graduated George Fox alumni the opportunity to investigate courses on a limited basis and to continue lifelong learning at their alma mater. 


What do I need to know?

  1. The special student application is due in the registrar's office before 5pm on Friday of the first week of the semester. See specific semester dates on the academic calendar.
  2. A special student registration form must be completed each semester you intend to enroll. List the class you would like to take, including the course section (example: ECON 201 C Principles of Microeconomics).
  3. Enrollment is on a space-available basis only. Any course pre-requisites must be met in order to be registered for the requested class. Your registration will typically be processed on the first day of the semester.
  4. All courses require professor and department chair permission to enroll. The registrar's office will contact the department for you once your application has been received.
  5. Courses in the following programs do not allow special student registration: Undergraduate: Art and Design (ARTS, ARTD, INTD), Graduate: Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.), Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) and Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.), and some programs using the cohort model or requiring admission to the major. 
  6. Graduates currently enrolled in another program at George Fox University are not eligible to use the alumni audit benefit.
  7. Employees of the university should refer to the Human Resources web page for information on tuition remission requirements, deadlines, and applications.

Registration Process

  1. Search the Class Schedule to find a listing of available courses.
  2. Browse the Catalog for course descriptions.
  3. Complete the online application. 
  4. Some courses require permission from the department. The Registrar's Office will contact the department for you once your application has been received.
  5. On the first day of class, the student should contact the Registrar's Office to determine if space is available for the course. If the space is available, the student will be admitted to the class and charged course and lab fees if applicable.


If you have questions regarding this program please contact the Office of the Registrar (503-554-2218 or registrar@georgefox.edu).