Special Students are those students who take one or multiple classes at Starr King without being fully enrolled in one of our certificate or degree programs. If you successfully complete the class and decide to enroll in one of our certificate or degree programs, these Special Student courses will transfer.
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*Admittance to courses is limited and on an as-available basis.
Please note: The registration procedures on this page are for Special Students who are NOT enrolled in a degree or certificate program at Starr King. These registration instructions apply to residential, immersion, intensive, and online courses.
Students enrolled in a degree program at Starr King School should follow the registration processes outlined by their school’s registrar. Starr King’s registration procedures are explained in the Student Handbook.
For Starr King registration periods and other important dates: academic calendar.
Early registration is strongly recommended as many classes have limited enrollment and fill during early registration period. Please note: priority will be given to Starr King students.
Steps to Register for a Course (for students not matriculated in a SKSM degree program):
The tuition for Special Students is the same as a Degree Student, though Special Students are not eligible for Financial Aid. Learn more about Tuition and Fees here.
If you are taking a course for the first time and have questions about accessing your course and using Populi, please review the Populi FAQ, Online Special Student FAQ, and the Populi 101 Guide for Students.