Choice. Flexibility. Opportunities.

When you want to increase your qualifications, hone your skills, or just satisfy your curiosity, Governors State University has the class you need—at the time you need it.

With daytime and evening classes on campus, at satellite locations, and online, plus special interest classes offered by the School of Extended Learning to increase your work qualifications and certifications, your options abound. Plus, courses you take at GovState are transferrable to other institutions.*

Ready to Apply?


Begin the process by creating an online account and submitting your $25 application fee.

Non-Degree Course Sessions


Fall, Spring & Summer Admission

Important Points

  • Non-degree seeking students are not eligible for financial aid. However, VA benefits may apply.
  • Applicants who have not yet earned a bachelor's degree should apply as undergraduate non-degree seeking. Applicants who have earned a bachelor's degree must apply as graduate non-degree seeking.
  • Non-degree seeking students may take no more than six (6) semester hours that can be used towards a GovState degree program. To continue enrollment, students must apply as a degree-seeking student and satisfy appropriate admission criteria.



Contact Office of Admissions via email, admission@govst.edu, or phone, 708.534.4490.


* Course transferability is subject to the specific program/university requirements of reviewing institution.