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Audit a Course for Free

Audit a Course for Free

Graduates of a master's or doctoral degree program from Western Seminary are invited to audit one in-person, Portland Campus course per academic year at no charge.


Please register for the qualifying course on SIS, then complete the alumni audit opportunity form and submit to the Financial Aid Office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. When your registration for the course is approved, you will receive an automatic email notification indicating tuition charges. Once your alumni audit opportunity form has been processed, you'll be notified of your alumni audit award by email. Prior to the start of the semester, the benefit will be disbursed to your student account, covering the charges for the course.

Qualifying Courses

The alumni audit opportunity may be used for any 500-level course that is available for audit, except for the courses listed below: 

  • Coaching courses
  • Global Campus (online) courses

Advanced Degree Graduates

Advanced degree graduates may audit one course from the program they completed in lieu of a 500-level class.

Check out the class schedules for the upcoming semester to see what might interest you. In the rare case in which a course has a size limit, preference will be given to graduate credit students.

Download the Alumni Audit Form