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Potsdam Prepared: Spring 2022 Updates

Course Auditing


  • Complete the Course Audit Application Form (Fillable PDF) within one week of the first class. The Course Audit Application Form must be signed by the instructor and the department chair.   
  • Email the completed form to Office of Graduate and Continuing Education ( within one week of the first class with payment (if applicable).

Terms & Conditions

  • Courses are on a space available basis.
  • Auditors may not sign up to audit a course before the first day of class.
  • Permission may be revoked if a formally registered student wishes to enroll in the course.
  • Auditors will not be enrolled in the course and will not be listed on the class roster.
  • Auditors will need the instructor to manually add them to their Moodle classroom.
  • Auditors do not earn academic credit or any formal recognition.
  • Auditors are not required to meet the requirements of the course.
  • Instructor is not obligated to evaluate the auditor's work in any way.
  • Auditors are subject to all appropriate campus policies and the Student Code of Conduct.
  • In addition to the $50.00 Audit Fee, a per-credit-hour technology fee will be charged. Other fees may also be required.

High School Students

  • Must be a junior or a senior.
  • Must have written permission from their principal or guidance counselor.
  • Will follow the Process and Terms & Conditions listed above.


$50 per course
The following are exempted from the Audit Fee (auditors are responsible for the technology fee or other course fees):

  • Current SUNY Potsdam Students
  • SUNY Potsdam Faculty
  • SUNY Potsdam Staff
  • SUNY Potsdam Alumni
  • Immediate family members of SUNY Potsdam faculty and staff
  • Senior Citizens (over the age of 60)

For Course Auditing questions, please email or call (315) 267-2369.