Undergraduate Students Taking Graduate Classes

An undergraduate student who is pursuing a baccalaureate degree at the University may be granted permission to take one or more graduate courses if the student meets the following conditions:

Juniors:

  1. No credit earned under this provision may be used to fulfill any of the requirements for the undergraduate degree.
  2. A maximum of 12 credit hours at UNO may be earned under this provision.
  3. The student must have at least a 3.50 Grade Point Average on a 4.0 scale in the undergraduate major.
  4. The student must secure the signatures of his/her undergraduate dean, advisor, department chair/school director, and the course instructor before presenting the required form to the graduate dean.
  5. Juniors at UNO are allowed to enroll only in courses designated with the 8000 level.
  6. Once permission is granted by the graduate dean, the student must return to the department or school for a permission number to complete enrollment in the graduate course(s).

Seniors:

  1. No credit earned under this provision may be used to fulfill any of the requirements for the undergraduate degree.
  2. A maximum of 12 credit hours at UNO may be earned under this provision.
  3. The student must have at least a 3.0 Grade Point Average on a 4.0 scale in the undergraduate major.
  4. The student must secure the signatures of his/her undergraduate dean and department chair/school director before presenting the required form to the graduate dean.
  5. Once permission is granted by the graduate dean, the student must return to the department or school for a permission number to complete enrollment in the graduate course(s).