Become a Visiting Student at Shenandoah
Visiting Students take courses and are not enrolled in a certificate or degree program at Shenandoah University. However, they are held to the same academic standards and judged in the same way as students who are admitted, degree-seeking students.
Courses that have a prerequisite requirement may not be available for Visiting Students. For questions about Visiting Student courses, please contact an Academic Advisor.
Registration for January Term closed as of January 1, 2024.
Begins: Tuesday, January 2, 2024
Registration for January Term closed as of January 15, 2024.
Begins: Tuesday, January 16, 2024
Registration for January Term closed as of January 19, 2024.
Begins: Saturday, January 20, 2024
Earn a Degree
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 a Visiting Student may apply into a certificate or degree program with Shenandoah University are:
- Undergraduate Visiting Students may apply no more than 30 credit hours to an undergraduate certificate or degree program.
- Graduate Visiting Students may apply no more than 15 credit hours to a graduate certificate or degree program.
Pay Your Tuition
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.
Payment in full is due by the published tuition due date for each semester.
- You can pay online through Hornet Hub with a major credit card (1.5% service fee), debit card (1.5% service fee), or echeck ($3.00 service fee). After entering your username and password, click the Student Finance link to pay online.
- You can 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.
Add/Drop a Course
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.
Courses Available in Instant Enrollment
Undergraduate January Term courses will be available for Visiting Students and Current Students. Please review Instructions for Instant Enrollment.
Contact the Information Technology (IT) Help Desk for all Shenandoah technology support questions and assistance with your SU email, Hornet Hub and Canvas.
SU ID Card
Visiting Students can obtain a Shenandoah University student ID card through Auxiliary Services. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. 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.
Shenandoah Campus Bookstore
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Obtaining an Official SU Transcript
Once your course is complete, you may request your Shenandoah transcript.