Executive & Professional Programs

Special Student Program


Summer Session 2014 begins
June 23, 2014

Applications are best received by May 16, 2014 but will be accepted until the start of the semester.

Fall 2014 term begins
September 3, 2014

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The Special Student program supports adults who wish to pursue academic work outside of a traditional university degree program. Special Students may apply to take up to two undergraduate courses at Brown in the fall, spring, or summer terms.  

Enrollment as a Special Student is approved on a semester-by-semester basis and does not imply admission to candidacy for a degree.

What Type of Special Student Am I?

There are several types of Special Students coordinated through Brown University Continuing Education:

Apply for one of the above programs »


The following types of special students are NOT coordinated through Continuing Education; to apply for one of these programs, contact the applicable office.