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Auditing Classes

Auditing a course allows a student to take a class without the benefit of a grade or credit for a course. A student who audits a course does so for the purposes of self-enrichment and academic exploration.

What does it mean to AUDIT a course?

  • Audits appear as an AU on transcripts and do not count toward your GPA.
  • Tuition and fees will be assessed at the same rate for audited classes as those taken for credit.
  • Students are not required to attend class or take exams in audited courses.
  • Financial aid and veterans' benefits are not available for audited classes.
  • Students may not change their registration status (from audit to credit) after the last day to drop courses. No exceptions or grade changes will be permitted after the add deadline. Check the Student Academic Calendar for deadlines.

How to AUDIT a course?

Challenging Classes for Credit

Students who feel that their experience or previous knowledge would enable them to successfully challenge (test out of) a course offered at SLCC may apply to take a challenge examination at Testing Services. For more information, visit Testing Services or call 801-957-4500.