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Auditing a class allows you to take a class for the purpose of self-improvement or general interest and not receive a grade or credit for the class. The procedure for students who wish to audit a class is provided below.


Auditing a course means that you may attend a course regularly without being required to take exams or complete assignments. You receive no college credit for audited courses. Requests to audit a course will be granted only if space is available in the course and permission has been given by the appropriate academic department.

Tuition and Fees
Tuition and fees are the same as that charged for credit courses. Students eligible for the 60+ tuition discount or employee tuition assistance for credit courses will not receive a reduction in tuition for audited courses. Financial Aid cannot be used to pay for audited courses. For audit enrollment, payment is due on the same day you enroll.

Audit vs. Credit Enrollment Status
Credit enrollment cannot be converted to audit status and audit enrollment cannot be changed to credit enrollment. Students may not enroll for credit, drop the course, and then re-enroll for audit in the same course section. Audited courses will not be considered in determining full-time or part-time enrollment status and may not satisfy enrollment requirements for graduation.

To enroll to audit a course:

  • You will need to apply for admission if you don't have a current or active admissions application.
  • Students may request permission to audit a course beginning on the first day the class meets.
  • Complete an Audit Enrollment Request (PDF). Forms are also available in the Success Center.
    • Important: The form can be filled in online, but you must download a copy of the PDF and open it in Adobe Acrobat to sign it electronically.
  • Obtain the signature of the instructor and the appropriate academic administrator of the course.
  • Return the completed and signed form to the Success Center.

JCCC's audit policy