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Easy Access registration

The Easy Access program is designed for those who wish to study part-time and those not interested in actively pursuing a degree. Students may register for a maximum of six hours in regular terms and three hours in summer. Students enrolling through Easy Access, must obtain permission from either the professor or the department before enrolling in courses requiring consent.

Students who want to enroll into graduate courses should contact the Graduate School at

Submit in advance or bring completed Easy Access application (PDF) to 230 Jesse Hall during Easy Access registration. See academic dates and deadlines or call 573-882-7881.

Once admitted, beginning on the date set for Easy Access to begin, students may use the myZou system to register for classes without coming to Jesse Hall. Go to to begin the registration process. Students must agree to e-consent and to a statement of financial responsibility that you are fully responsible for all charges incurred prior to enrolling into courses. First-time users may go to: for step-by-step instructions.

The following policies govern the registrant in Easy Access:

  • Students on academic dismissal status from any institution, including the University of Missouri-Columbia, are not eligible to register until one year has elapsed.
  • Students expelled from the University System may not enroll through Easy Access.
  • Students may not transfer into a degree granting division of the University during the term in which they are enrolled in Easy Access.
  • Transfer into a degree granting division of the University requires completion of the regular application process.
  • Registration is open on a space available basis. Space will not be available in law, medicine, veterinary medicine, journalism, engineering, or most nursing courses. Normally no space is available in accountancy, computer science and some courses in other departments.
  • Students enrolling in Easy Access will not normally be eligible for financial aid, since the program is non-degree in orientation.
  • The Office of the University Registrar serves as “dean’s office” for Easy Access students. The registration staff in the Office of the University Registrar will give whatever assistance it can in arranging courses.
  • No graduate credit is available through Easy Access. Students who want to enroll into graduate courses should contact the Graduate School at
  • Missouri senior citizens must prove that they are a minimum of 65 years-of-age on or before August 1 of a given “school year” (fall, spring, summer) by presenting a driver’s license or other photo identification bearing date of birth to be eligible to enroll in courses at the University of Missouri on a space available basis through Easy Access.
    • Enroll as hearer (audit, non-credit)
    • Adhere to maximum hours for Easy Access
    • $25 registration fee per senior citizen per semester will be charged.
    • Senior citizens will be awarded a scholarship equivalent to the required tuition for any corresponding enrollment in course work as a “hearer” (i.e. audit status with no grade or credit awarded).
    • No charge for health fee and student activity fee.
    • Senior citizens will be charged the technology fee.
    • Senior Citizens will be subject to pay any and all appropriate supplemental fees. (e. g. applied music, education, health professions, business, cafnr etc.)
    • Senior citizens will be allowed to enroll in graduate (7000-9999) level course work provided that they meet the standards to be admitted as a post-baccalaureate and meet all pre-requisites for the course in which they seek to enroll, which may include permission of the faculty. For more information, contact
    • Senior citizens will not be allowed to use this process to enroll in Veterinary Medicine, Medicine or Law (JD) courses.
    • Senior citizens will be able to enroll in all types of classes, regardless of delivery mode including, but not limited to face-to-face and online.
    • Any individual who alters their enrollment status to receive credit, or is found to not be in compliance with any other standards required to receive this benefit will be retroactively assessed the appropriate tuition and fees for the credit sought.
  • Tuition and required fees information, please go to: and click on Student Center and scroll to Finances. For payment options, please go to:
  • International students will be required to provide proof of a minimum TOEFL score of 500 (paper), 173 (computer), or 61 with no band below a 15, (iBT) or a 6.0 IELTS. Some departments require higher scores.
  • Students must be high school graduates.
  • Registration dates, refund dates, directory information, and academic policies are available at
  • Students are subject to appropriate University policies, including dismissal and probationary enrollment.
  • Residency Statement - it is your duty to apply and register under the proper residency and to pay the proper tuition and required fees. Detailed information on tuition and residency rules may be found at:

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Last updated: Sept. 25, 2014