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Special Student Registration

Policy Information

Issuing Office

Registrar's Office

Affected Parties


Policy Language

  1. Prospective students who do not want to be degree-seeking, or only want to take a few courses at Liberty, must apply as a Special Student and receive confirmation of acceptance.
  2. Special Students may not accumulate more than 12 credit hours under this status.
  3. In order to register for courses as a special student with Liberty University Online, students must contact Academic Advising or Admissions.
  4. Students who have been Academically Dismissed are not eligible to return to Liberty under the Special Student category.

Policy Rationale

To outline the parameters for students who are not traditionally enrolled.

Definition of Glossary Terms

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Procedural Information


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Date of Last Review