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421 N Main St
Ellensburg, WA 98926-7433
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Audit a CWU Course

Senior Auditing

Senior citizens are encouraged to take advantage of the large variety of courses offered at Central Washington University.

Auditing Undergraduate Courses

Persons that are 60 years of age or older and a resident of Washington State may register as an auditor the first day of class on a space-available basis with permission of instructor.

Auditing Graduate Courses

Seniors 60 years of age or older that are a resident of Washington State may enroll in graduate-level courses (501 and above) with the approval of both the instructor of the course and the department chair. Credit earned in these courses may meet undergraduate or graduate program requirements, but not both. Students wishing to designate the course for graduate credit must obtain approval from the dean of Graduate Studies and Research.


Auditing Fees

The fee is $5 for a maximum of two courses, not to exceed six credits. Any person utilizing this provision taking more than six credits must pay an additional $25 tuition charge.

Please Note

  • Credits may not be applied toward meeting requirements for any degree or for increments on any wage or salary scale.
  • Audits do not apply to summer quarter.
  • Private music lessons are not available.

To view the step-by-step senior auditing process, please click here.


CWU Online Catalog

Find the online Non-Matriculated Student Application Here.

Any questions? Please call the Registrar's Office at 509-963-3001.


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