Non-Degree and Visiting Students

Southern welcomes students year round to take courses part-time without being admitted to a program of study.  If you do not have an SCSU Student ID number, please complete the application below.  Returning non-degree and visiting students do not need to reapply, to reactivate your account please contact the Registrar’s Office.


Non-Degree/Visiting Application      


You will receive a confirmation email in 2-3 business days with log in credentials and you may then register for courses.  If you do not receive a confirmation email, please be sure to check your junk/spam folder.

How to Register

  1. Log into

  2. Select Banner Web

  3. Go to Student tab

  4. Click Registration

  5. Select the Term

  6. Click on Add/Drop/Withdrawal from Classes

  7. Enter the Course Reference Number (CRN) or use class search to enter classes on the worksheet 

  8. After all classes are added to the worksheet, click submit changes to complete registration

  9. Go to the Billing/Payment tab to view your charges and payment options


  • Check Class Schedule to see if a class requires a prerequisite before adding the course.  If you believe you have already met (e.g. class from another university), contact the department chair to request permission to register.

  • See the Calendar for important dates, including the registration start date for visiting and non-degree students (non-matriculated students).

  • You will be billed tuition and fees according to your undergraduate or graduate level.  If you indicated on your application that you previously completed a bachelor’s degree or higher, you are a graduate non-matriculated student.

  • Non-matriculated students are not eligible for financial aid, but may sign up for an available payment plan. 

Contact Us

Email or call 203-392-5301 for a quick reply Monday thru Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  
Please note: In-person, postal, and fax services are unavailable at this time.