Advance your degree this summer as a
Visiting University Student

We know there’s a lot of uncertainty about the future right now. During this challenging time, ASU is proud to provide you with opportunities to stay on track academically and advance toward your goals. Welcome, visiting university students!

As a national leader in online and remote learning, ASU is offering over 5,000 classes this summer available wherever you are. ASU has the class you need to get back on track or get ahead on progress toward your degree.

* The links below show many but not all ASU summer courses by academic discipline. To see all classes offered this summer, filter by “In-Person & iCourse” and “ASU Online” modality in the Class Search form. 

Popular ASU
courses

Biology, chemistry, economics, math, physics and more offered online (self-paced) or through live, digital classes.

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Humanities
courses

Literature, history, film studies, Shakespeare and more offered online (self-paced) or through live, digital classes.

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Science
courses

Geography, marine biology, software engineering and more offered online (self-paced) or through live, digital classes.

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Art & Design
courses

Architecture, art history, animation, dance and more offered online (self-paced) or through live, digital classes.

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Social Science
courses

Criminal justice, forensic anthropology, counseling and more offered online (self-paced) or through live, digital classes.

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Health
courses

Biostatistics, health care management, psychopharmacology and more offered online (self-paced) or through live, digital classes.

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Business
courses

Accounting, data analytics, information systems and more offered online (self-paced) or through live, digital classes.

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Engineering
courses

Aviation, civil engineering, computer science, digital design and more offered online (self-paced) or through live, digital classes.

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Step 01

Find a course you want to take. 

Choose from over 5,000 ASU courses offered to help you catch up or accelerate your degree.

Step 02

Submit your application.

Our Visiting University Student application is streamlined, taking only 10—15 minutes to complete. Decisions are made within 24—48 hours.

Step 03

Get an ASU email and activate your account.

Check your email for ASURite credentials to activate your My ASU portal.

Step 04

Register for classes and pay your bill.

Though financial aid is not available for Visiting University Students, affordable tuition rates have been set to support any students interested in advancing their degree through ASU credits.

We recommend checking the course number and name with your advisor before you register to make sure it transfers back to your home institution.

Summer tuition for Visiting University Students is $530 / credit, with a one-time administrative fee of $77.

Step 05

Take the class.

Classes will be offered via ASU Online or through live-hosted digital classes held on Zoom.

Step 06

Order your ASU transcript.

Use this official document to submit to your home institution and apply toward your degree.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is eligible to be a Visiting University Student?

If you are an undergraduate student in good academic standing at any community college, college or university, you are eligible to take courses for credit with Arizona State University as a Visiting University Student.

Can master’s students take graduate-level classes as a Visiting University Student?

Yes, students who already have a bachelor’s or are looking to enroll in ASU courses at the graduate (Master’s) level are welcome to apply as a Graduate Nondegree applicant.

How long does it take to apply and get accepted?

In response to these unprecedented times, we have worked to make the application process as simple as possible. The application takes 10-15 minutes to complete. You’ll have an answer on your application within 48 hours.

Are all classes taught online?

All classes are offered remotely. Pardon the ASU jargon and technicalities, but some are offered as our traditional ASU Online courses and some are iCourses and some are taught remotely through live digital classes. 

What is an ASU Online class?

ASU Online courses are part of our industry-leading online education platform and most are delivered asynchronously, meaning they do not have specific dates and times that the class meets. These classes are listed in ASU’s course search as “ASU Online Classes”.

What is an iCourse?

iCourses are online classes and may be offered asynchronously or they may be taught in live, digital sessions, or other synchronous methods. If an iCourse has a day and time listed, you will meet remotely during that time. If there is no specific time listed, this means that the class is asynchronous, meaning they do not have specific dates and times that the class meets. These classes are listed in ASU’s course search as “In-Person & iCourses”.

What is a live, digital Zoom class?

Some classes are taught in live, digital Zoom sessions, or other synchronous methods. These classes include a live lecture or class presentation by a faculty member alongside other virtual learners in Zoom. These classes are listed in ASU’s course search as “In-Person & iCourses”. For these classes, you will see a message that reads as follows.

"This class has been moved to an online format and meets remotely on the days and times listed. You will attend via the Attend Remotely link in My ASU."

Is there an application fee?

In these uncertain economic times, we want to make every effort to remove barriers between you and your education goals. Thus, we have waived the application fee for Visiting University Students.

How much does a class cost?

ASU is committed to providing our high quality instruction at an affordable tuition rate. Summer tuition for Visiting University Students is $530 / credit, with a one-time administrative fee of $77.

Do all classes transfer back to my home college/university?

Most of ASU’s courses do transfer and count toward your degree at your home institution. However, we strongly encourage you to speak with your advisor at your home institution to ensure that the ASU class(es) you are taking will transfer back to your home institution. Ultimately, it is up to your home school if ASU classes count toward your degree.

When do classes start?

Our top 20 most popular courses will have multiple start dates to ensure that there is enough room in classes for these high demand courses.

Summer sessions A & C begin on Monday, May 18. Summer session B begins on Wednesday, July 1.

When can I register for classes?

Registration is now open for summer sessions A, B and C. As long as there are seats available in a class, there is no registration cut off date prior to its start date.

Do you still have questions?

We are here to help. Please contact an admission representative directly at visitingscholar@asu.edu and we’ll be happy to answer your questions.