Non-Degree Seeking Students

A non-degree seeking student is someone who is not enrolled in a degree program, but seeks to take a course at NUNM. Those who wish to enroll in a course, but not a degree program may apply as a non-degree seeking student in the School of Graduate Studies. Approval is based on space availability, pre-requisite completion, as well as, instructor and program dean approval. Graduates of NUNM who seek to add a certificate program may apply to do so, provided specific requirements are met. Practitioners seeking continuing education units (CEUs) should contact the Office of Advancement. Please review the NUNM POLICY and PROCEDURE: School of Graduate Studies for Non-Degree Seeking Students.

  • Application fee of $25 (non-refundable). Check payable to NUNM. Current students, NUNM employees and alumni are exempt from the application fee.

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  • No lab courses may be audited (for example: histology lab).
  • Payment is required prior to starting the course.
  • Audit fee is 50% of regular tuition for academic courses.
  • No refund will be given after the first class meeting.

Non-Degree Admission Registration Requirements

Non-degree seeking students are responsible for submitting all application requirements to the Office of Admissions. To audit or take a course for credit, please complete the required Non-Degree Seeking Students Registration Form  and submit the following supporting supplements:

*Individuals who have been enrolled at NUNM within the last twelve months are not required to provide proof of TB test.

If you need to take a TB test, testing is available at the NUNM Health Centers – Lair Hill on 3025 South Corbett Avenue. Please submit a copy of the following NUNM TB Test Request Form to the clinic. Lab appointment required. For clinic and lab hours/lab fees, please call 503.552.1551.

Background Check Policy and Request – Please complete a student background check through CastleBranch by following these instructions. Review information policy and submit a complete copy of the Release of Information Form and confirmation receipt from CastleBranch with your registration form.

Please confirm:

  • Registration form is complete with authorized signatures from the program dean and instructor of the course,
  • Certificate of Immunization,
  • proof of TB testing,
  • Release of Information and
  • CastleBranch receipt are COMPLETE prior to submitting application to:

Mailing Address:
NUNM Office of Admissions
49 South Porter St., Portland, OR 97201

Physical Address of Location:
NUNM Office of Admissions
2828 SW Naito Parkway – Suite 350, Portland, OR 97201

Office hours: Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Telephone: 503.552.1660 | Fax: 503.499.0027

Complete registration form will be forwarded to the Registrar’s Office. For additional information about prerequisites and course availability, please contact Kelly Garey by email or at 503.552.1603.