Undergraduate Nonmatriculated Student Status Policy

Undergraduate non-matriculated students are those students who enroll in courses or examinations but have not applied for admission to nor been accepted into a specific degree program at Thomas Edison State College. Non-matriculated students do not receive advisement services, may not apply for graduation. Only a matriculated student may be awarded a degree. Generally, there is no limit to the number of courses or credit hours a student in non-matriculated status may earn; however, some Schools may put a limit on the number of credit courses a student may take as an undergraduate non-matriculated student. Additionally, undergraduate non-matriculated students may be restricted from enrolling in selected courses by the Schools.

Undergraduate non-matriculated students are governed by the policies in effect at the time of their course registration. Should a non-matriculated student choose to enroll in the college and pursue a degree program, courses and credits earned at Thomas Edison State College while an undergraduate non-matriculated student will be evaluated based on the policies and degree requirements in place at the time the non-matriculated student enrolls in a specific degree program. All students are governed by the curriculum and policies in place at the time the student becomes matriculated into a specific degree program.