Visiting Students, though not enrolled in a certificate or degree program at Shenandoah University, are held to the same academic standards and judged in the same way as students who are enrolled in a certificate or degree program.
Should a visiting student later apply for admission as a degree-seeking student, the regular admission procedure is then followed with the Office of Admissions.
The maximum number of credit hours taken as a visiting student that may be applied into a certificate or degree program with Shenandoah University are:
- Undergraduate Visiting Students may apply up to 30 credit hours to a degree program.
- Graduate Visiting Students may apply up to 15 credit hours to a degree program.
The spring 2021 semester begins on January 16, 2021 and ends on May 14, 2021.
Visiting Student registration for the spring 2021 semester opens on November 18, 2020 and continues until 5:00 pm, on January 25, 2020, the last day of the add/drop period.
Visiting Students may pre-register without payment until the tuition due date of December 15, 2020. After this date, payment is required at the time of registration.
Access to Hornet Hub will be sent to the email listed on your Visiting Student Form 3 days after you submit. Hornet Hub is the Shenandoah student portal where you can view your student account and make payments when pre-registered for classes.
Once you are registered for a class(es), you will:
- Receive access to SU Canvas where your course information will be located.
- Receive an SU email account. Once your Shenandoah email account has been created, all communications from SU will be sent to your SU email account. Be sure to login and check this account regularly.
Visiting Students who enroll on the first day of the term, January 16, 2021, through the end of the add/drop period, January 25, 2021 at 5:00 pm, are assessed a late registration fee of $59.
Tuition and fees vary depending upon the course registration, and are program specific. Visiting students are not eligible for financial aid or a university payment plan.
Refer to the Shenandoah University Academic Catalogs for information about Add/Drop and Withdrawal policies. In the appropriate catalog, select the Tuition and Fees page, the Academic Policies page, and select Registration to view details.
For all Shenandoah technology support and assistance with SU email, Hornet Hub and Canvas questions.
Payment in full is due by the published tuition due date for each semester and can be made online through Hornet Hub with a major credit card (1.5% surcharge), debit card, or echeck ($3.00 surcharge), After entering your username and password, you will click the Student Finance link.
To pay by personal check, please make payable to Shenandoah University, include your student ID# on the memo line, and mail to: Hornet Central, Shenandoah University, 1460 University Drive, Winchester, VA 22601.
Visiting Students can obtain a Shenandoah University student ID card through Auxiliary Services. Lost cards should be reported immediately to the Auxiliary Services Office to obtain a replacement card. A replacement fee will be charged to the student’s account. Payment is due within 5 business from the date the replacement fee is charged to the student’s account. For safety and financial reasons, your old card will be deactivated.