” Discimus ut Serviamus: We learn so that we may serve”


Are you seeking to take courses but not enroll full-time in a degree program? Non-degree courses can help you earn college credits. Each semester, for various reasons, hundreds of non-degree students take advantage of the comprehensive coursework offered at Queens College.


  • As a non-degree applicant, you can register only for a maximum of 11 credits per semester.
  • Must apply for matriculation before accumulating 24 credits.
  • Do not intend to enroll in education or linguistics courses.
  • Degree students currently enrolled in another CUNY college must apply for an ePermit using CUNYfirst.
  • Not eligible for financial aid or scholarships.

Who is eligible?

  • Anyone who has completed high school or the equivalency exam and never attended college.
  • Visiting students from another accredited university/college in good academic standing
  • Students who have already earned a bachelor’s or master’s degree.
  • The Non-Degree application fee of $65 is non-refundable.
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Hours & Contact Info

Welcome Center – Jefferson Hall Lobby:
9:30AM – 4:30PM

Office Hours:
Mon-Fri 9:00AM – 4:30PM
Phone: 718-997-5600

    How to apply?


    Step 1: Nondegree Application

    Please complete the Non-degree Application.

                                                                                                                *If you are having difficulties accessing the application which should look like the image below, please click the “Non-Degree Application” button again.*


     *Please try a different browser if you are having difficulties accessing the application with Chrome*

    Step 2: Immunization Form

    Please complete the Immunization Form and send it to:

    Step 3: Search for Classes

    Here is the link to search for classes: 

    Step 4: Contact Department to get Enrolled

    You will need to contact the department(s) to get enrolled.
    Contact the appropriate department(s):
    Is an Immunization Record Required?

    Yes. you will need to complete the immunization form and submit it to

    If you attended any CUNY before, it is only required one time. (even if classes are online)

    ** You will not be able to register for classes without meeting the immunization requirement.

    Application priority deadlines

     August for Fall                    January for Spring

     *We will continue to accept applications based on space availability.

      Required supplemental documents

    • Proof of high school graduation (transcript)
    • Unofficial or official college transcript
    • Letter from home school stating your current academic standing
    How much does it cost?
    • Application fee: $ 65.00
    • Tuition: Students taking a non-degree course pay the non-degree student tuition costs per credit. Review tuition and fees information here.