Exploring the University, a non-degree program of study, is for individuals who would like to take classes for personal enhancement or for those thinking about pursuing a college degree. Students are eligible to take up to 15 credits with a maximum of two courses per semester. Students must have a high school diploma or GED with no prior college coursework completed. SVSU will provide academic advising to help students select a course, prepare a class schedule and register. At any time students may enter a degree program at SVSU by following the admissions criteria outlined in the above categories. Credits earned through the program will transfer into the student’s degree program. Students are eligible for financial aid only after they have been admitted to a degree program. Contact the Office of Admissions for an Exploring the University application and registration form. No application fee is required.