Admission

Students enrolled at University of Arizona during current Fall Semester 2020, as graduate or undergraduate, do not need to apply to Winter Session and are already eligible for registration.

Returning students, students enrolled in the past but not enrolled at UA during the current Fall Semester, must reapply by completing a Domestic or International Application for Undergraduate Readmission through the Office of Admissions.

Note: If you did not leave the University in good academic standing you must reapply by October 1st. For more information contact the Office of Admissions and New Student Enrollment at the address below.

Office of Admissions
The University of Arizona
P.O. Box 210073
Tucson, AZ 85721-0073

Email: admissions@arizona.edu
Phone: (520) 621-3237
Website: arizona.edu/future-students

Incoming freshman and transfer students that will be pursuing a degree through the University of Arizona must submit a Domestic or International formal Application for Admission. International students must also submit a Financial Guarantee. For more information contact the Office of Admissions and New Student Enrollment at the address below.

Office of Admissions
The University of Arizona
P.O. Box 210073
Tucson, AZ 85721-0073

Email: admissions@arizona.edu
Phone: (520) 621-3237
Website: arizona.edu/future-students

The Winter Session Office does not admit International students.

Application fees are as follows:

  • Resident $50
  • Non-resident $80

Fee is not refundable.

If you are a visiting undergraduate student and are not pursuing a degree through the University of Arizona, complete the steps below for "Winter Only" admission. Winter Only admission does not allow for continuation in the Spring semester and you must reapply each year. Winter only students are not eligible for scholarships or financial aid.

  1. Complete the online application. If paying application fee via credit card, be sure to have your information available to pay. Please make sure you make a note of your application number. You will be able to go back and pay if you have your application number.
  2. Mail or fax your proof of MMR vaccination information to Campus Health.

Your application will be processed within two to three days, and you will be notified via email of your admission status. Once you have been admitted, you will be able to submit immunization information, be cleared to register for classes and make payment.

If you are a high school student, completed 10th grade, and would like to enroll in Winter Session and receive college credit, complete the steps below for Winter Only admission. Winter Only admission does not allow for continuation in the Spring semester and you must reapply each year.

  1. Complete the online application.
  2. If paying application fee via credit card, be sure to have your information available to pay, as you cannot go back in the application process to do that once your application is signed.
  3. Mail or fax your proof of MMR vaccination information to Campus Health.
  4. Mail your official high school transcript to our office.
  5. Include a letter of permission from your high school principal or counselor (or a dual enrollment form).

Your application will be processed, and you will be notified via email of your admission status within two to three days, along with instructions on how to register.

Note: Please arrange for advising with your high school counselor prior to selecting a course. Students are responsible for determining their own ability to complete college level courses.

  1. Please be advised that international applicants will be required to satisfy all conditions listed in the International Applicant Instructions and Information section below. The University of Arizona does not issue visa documents for non-degree studies.
  2. Consult the Schedules of Classes for registration information.
  3. Non-degree students are not eligible for scholarships or financial aid.
  4. No more than twelve (12) graduate units taken as a non-degree student may be eligible to apply toward an advanced degree awarded at the University of Arizona. It is important that you contact your future department concerning the acceptance and total number allowed of non-degree units.
  5. Academic advising for applicants who have not identified a degree program is available at the Graduate College, Administration Building, Room 322, (520) 621-7814.
  6. Social Security Number Policy: The disclosure of a student's social security number is voluntary. The social security number will be used to identify student records and to facilitate registration, transcript requests, certification requests and to certify attendance.
  1. A domicile affidavit must be filed by each domestic applicant (U.S. citizen or national) applying for graduate admission to the University for the first time and by each domestic applicant who is returning after an absence of one or more regular semesters.
  2. Every person whose domicile is not in the state of Arizona is required by law to pay tuition in addition to other fees and charges. For information contact the Residency Classification Office, Modern Languages Building, Room 347, (520) 621-3636.

Proof of immunization against measles and rubella is a University requirement. All students born after December 31, 1956, are required to show proof of immunization against both measles and rubella since 1980. Questions may be addressed to: The University of Arizona, Student Health Service, P.O. Box 210095, Tucson, AZ 85721-0095, or phone: (520) 621-2384.

All international students must contact the Office of International Admissions. The University of Arizona does not issue visa documents for non-degree studies. You must currently be in the United States on a visa that is valid for the full length of time you wish to study. Please note that some visa types do not permit non-degree studies. You must receive advising and application approval in person from the Graduate Admissions Office or the International Center. Non-degree applications from international applicants will not be accepted through the mail.

As a non-immigrant, you must satisfy the following requirements to be eligible for non-degree admission:

  1. You must be in good standing with regard to your visa status.
  2. If you are currently enrolled in study elsewhere, you must be in good academic standing at that institution.
  3. If English is not your native language, you must submit evidence of a minimum TOEFL score of 550 (213 CBT), taken within two years of your intended date of enrollment. This policy may only be waived if you have completed two years of full-time upper division academic study or have received a bachelor's degree or higher from an institution in the U.S., English-speaking Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia or New Zealand.
  4. You must have earned a degree that is considered comparable to the U.S. bachelor's degree. You may be required to submit transcripts and/or degree certificates. The Graduate College will determine your eligibility based upon the educational background information you provide.

Application for Graduate Non-degree Admission

Mail your application and fee to:
The University of Arizona
Graduate College

P.O. Box 210066
Tucson, AZ 85726-0066

Direct future correspondence to:
The University of Arizona
Graduate College

P.O. Box 210066
Tucson, AZ 85726-0066

Phone: (520) 621-3132