Course Registration for Visiting Students

Spring term registration is open now. Register soon.


Students not enrolled in an Excelsior College program can still take advantage of the flexibility of meeting general education, arts & science, program, and elective needs as a visiting student. Register for either 8- or 15-week online courses offered in the Spring, Summer, and Fall trimesters.

Review our current tuition rates. Visiting students also pay a $20 per course administrative fee during registration.

Choose from our broad range of online courses, including:

PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology I

SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology

COMM 125 Public Speaking

ECO 260 Introduction to Microeconomics

HIS 290 Pirates on the High Seas

MAT 201 Statistics

BIO 106 Anatomy & Physiology

CHE 101 General Chemistry I

NS 115 Introduction to Astronomy

ACC 211 Financial Accounting

BUS 311 Organizational Behavior

BUS 352 Digital Marketing Fundamentals

IT 240 Introduction to Programming

Explore Our Online Course Catalog

Transferring credit to another school?

Be sure to first get permission from your academic advisor, department chair, or the registrar at your school before registering for an Excelsior College course.

Tuition Payment Options:

  • Sign up for an interest-free payment plan when you register for your course – pay a $25 set-up fee and make monthly payments while completing your course(s). Review our payment plan options.
  • Pay your tuition in full when you register by using a Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express card.

Register for Courses Online

Once you know what course you want to take, start to register online.

  1. You’ll be prompted to log into or create your MyExcelsior account if you don’t have one yet.
  2. Follow the prompts and on the course selection page use the “Narrow by ID” field to find the course you want.
  3. Select your desired course dates and continue.
  4. Confirm your selection and continue following the prompts through the payment process.
  5. Order your course study materials through our bookstore, and explore other resources available to you through MyExcelsior.