2.3.2 Nonmatriculated Graduate Students: Implementation
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Friday, August 23, 2019
Individuals who are interested in applying for nonmatriculated enrollment in courses or in non-degree-granting programs, e.g., the Knight or Stegner programs, should contact the specific program directly to determine appropriate procedures and deadlines.
1. Nonmatriculated Study Involving Course Registration
|1.||Contact the Graduate Admissions Office to request an application for graduate nonmatriculated enrollment (note that this is a paper application, not available online).||Applicant|
Confirm eligibility requirements including:
|3.||If eligibility requirements are met, forward the application to the appropriate program.||Graduate Admissions|
|4.||Make a decision to accept or deny application, and inform the Graduate Admissions Office as soon as possible, but no less than 30 days before the first day of classes in the anticipated Stanford academic term.||Department|
|5.||Inform the nonmatriculated student applicant of the decision. For admitted nonmatriculated international students, process Visa paperwork and forward request to Bechtel International Center.||Graduate Admissions|
|6.||Review student’s financial documentation and issue visa certification for international students.||Bechtel|
|7.||Enroll in courses using a form provided by Graduate Admissions with the student's letter of admission. Note that enrollment is done in person, and not in Axess.||Student|
2. Visiting Student Researchers
|1.||Consult with department chair about feasibility and policy related to sponsoring a VSR.||Faculty member|
Prepare and send to Graduate Admissions, Office of the University Registrar, a letter of invitation including:
As soon as possible, but no less than 30 days before the anticipated date of appointment forward to the Graduate Admissions Office the following:
For international applicants, receive from the applicant and forward to the Graduate Admissions Office:
Upon verification of the documentation and approval, activate the student’s record in PeopleSoft SA and provide the EMPLID to the program.
|6.||Coordinate necessary visa certification requests with the Bechtel Center; see GAP 2.2 Requirements for New International Students.||Department|
If appropriate, Aid-Year Activate the Visiting Student Researcher and enter financial support in GFS (see Visiting Student Researchers in GFS).