If you have earned a bachelor's degree and wish to take credit-bearing courses (graduate or undergraduate) at Binghamton without entering a degree program, you can apply for admisson as a graduate non-degree (or non-mtriculated) student. Please visit the Graduate School site for more information.
You can also take Continuing Education courses to pursue an advanced degree, for professional development or just for enjoyment. Explore the following page that best describes you so you can see what we have to offer: for professionals, for community members, for NYS executive branch employees, for older/retired adults.
Continuing Education doesn’t offer degrees; however, you can take Continuing Education courses while working toward a degree. First, you’ll want to make an appointment with a Continuing Education adviser to discuss your options.
Binghamton University is highly competitive, so earning grades and a GPA that are typical of our admitted transfer students can demonstrate you’re capable of Binghamton’s coursework.
If you’re a student in good standing at another college or university and you wish to enroll in a division of Binghamton University for one or two semesters, Summer Session or Winter Session, you may apply as a visiting (Continuing Education) student. Find out what you need to do here.
Continuing Education & Outreach offers a variety of courses to suit different needs. Explore our schedule of credit-bearing courses (some of which are held at night, on the weekend or online). We also offer hundreds of non-credit online courses and professional development workshops and seminars.
Binghamton University doesn’t offer any online degrees, but we deliver a variety of online courses, particularly during Summer and Winter sessions. To explore our credit-bearing, distance-learning offerings, go to the online catalog and select the timeframe you’re interested in from the pull-down menu and then select “Submit.” On the next page, we offer several ways you can search for courses, including by subject area, course type traditional or distance-learning, term, instructor and more. If you’re looking for non-credit online courses, you’ll find hundreds to choose from.
Although your courses will be reviewed once you matriculate, you can get an idea of what transfers by going to the Harpur College Advising transfer equivalency tables.
If you’re applying as a Continuing Education student, please meet with a Continuing Education adviser for assistance. If you’re applying to an undergraduate program at Binghamton, you’ll find the Admission’s office webpage for transfer students of great help. And, if you’re applying to a graduate program at Binghamton, read the Transfer of Graduate Credits section of the Graduate School Manual.
Contact College Link Adviser Roni O’Geen at 607.777.4866 or email@example.com for assistance.
If you wish to add or drop a course after the add/drop deadline, (http://www2.binghamton.edu/registrar/deadlines.html) you must:
Note: A twenty dollar ($20) fee per course will be charged to your student account and can be paid online.
A course withdrawal period extends from the add/drop deadline until the course withdrawal deadline (in fall and spring semesters - is the ninth Friday of classes; summer - varies based upon term/session).
Students who drop courses during this period receive a grade of "W." You cannot drop your last class through this process. If you intend to drop your last class, you must fill out a semester withdrawal form.
The course withdrawal deadline is also the deadline for changing grading options (http://www2.binghamton.edu/registrar/students/course-registration/grade-option-change.html) for individual courses (pass/fail or letter grade). The official Grade Option Change deadline is available on the University's academic calendar.
You must complete the Grade Option Change Form and submit it to the Financial Aid and Registrar Student Services Office, Student Wing, Room 109, no later than 15 minutes prior to the conclusion of the business day.
To change the grading option of a course after the drop deadline, use the Undergraduate General Academic Petition Form
Last Updated: 5/10/13