Wayne State University welcomes guests and visitors that wish to experience one of its courses. Most guests need permission of the instructor to enroll in a specific course as well as the appropriate academic background. A visiting student must be officially enrolled in a course and cannot 'sit-in' on a course with the instructor's permission. Visitors also cannot register before Wayne State degree-seeking students.

At the undergraduate level, you can be a guest student if you:

  • Are currently enrolled at another college or university.
  • Have already completed at least 12 credit hours at your current institution.
  • Have a minimum 2.0 grade point average at your current institution.
  • Are in good standing with your institution and eligible to return after completing courses at WSU.

Apply as guest undergraduate

At the graduate level, you can be a guest student if you:

  • Are currently pursuing a graduate degree at a regionally accredited college or university other than Wayne State.
  • Want to transfer one term of WSU graduate coursework back to your home institution.
  • This status is valid for one term and a maximum of 12 semester credits. 

Apply as guest graduate 

Parking: If you are traveling to Wayne State, visit the WSU Parking website to view pay-per-hour parking structures and maps.

If you are considering being a guest student, reach out to one of our undergraduate advisors or graduate program coordinators who may be able to articulate the academic background you need or course availability by term, and answer other questions.