Non-Credit Certificate Registration

We are excited to welcome you into our academic community. Before obtaining your certificate, you must complete the registration process. Read on to discover the necessary steps. 

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Enrollment Process

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Step One: Complete the Registration Form

Register for the non-credit certificate by completing the form on the program's enroll page. 

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Step Two: Review your welcome packet

You will receive a welcome email from the program director.

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Step Three: Attend Online Orientation

You can register for the next quarterly orientation or view a recording of the last one.

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Step Four: Attend Advising Session

A thirty-minute conversation with your Program Manager introducing you to the programatic structure, including structure, course schedule, expectations, technology requirements, and policies.

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Step Five: Review Student Policies

UChicago Student Manual

View the Non-Credit Student Manual

View our Withdrawal and Cancelation Policy

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Create Your UChicago Account

If you are in the Editing or Medical Writing and Editing certificate programs, you will be prompted to create a UChicago account as you begin your coursework. Your Program Manager will reach out to you directly to complete this process before your first class.

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Helpful Resources for Non-Credit Certificate Students

  • View your course enrollments and grades
  • Track your program progress
  • Print your unofficial transcript

Log into the Student Portal

Online course sites are accessible through Canvas. Please note that upcoming courses will not appear on your Canvas Dashboard until you have accepted your emailed invitation to the course site.

Log in to Canvas

Technical Support: 844-334-6803

Upon program completion, you may request your Certificate.

  • Final grades must be submitted for all coursework before your certificate may be processed. You may view your grades in the Student Portal to confirm.
  • Electronic certificates will be sent via Accredible.

Registering for a Course

Students may register and complete one course before enrolling in the certificate.

Course Registration Portal Instructions

Start by entering our student portal.

  • If you already have an account, find the column “Student Login.”
  • Enter your username (email) and password.
  • If you have forgotten your username or password, you may reset them, but you must know the email address associated with your account.

For Forgotten Username:

  • Click "Forgot User Name."
  • Enter your email and click "Continue." You will receive an email with your username.

For Forgotten Password:

  • Click "Forgot Password."
  • Enter your username and click "Continue." You will receive an email with a temporary password.
  • Login with your username and temporary password.
  • You will be asked to change your password. Enter the temporary password into the field “Current Password" and create your new password.
    • It must contain at least six characters: at least one upper case letter, at least one lower case letter, and at least one numeral.
    • The characters @ [\] ^ ` " # $ % & ' ( ) , . : { ; | < = } ~ > ? may not be used in your password.
  • Click continue. Your password is now updated.

Go to the Student Portal login page

  1. Find the course you would like to register for either by viewing upcoming courses on individual program pages or searching for a course directly in the Student Portal.
  2. Click the section you would like to expand the information. Click "Add to Cart."
  3. You may either continue to search or checkout. When ready, click "Checkout" in the cart.
  4. You will be prompted to log in to your account if you are not already.
  5. Verify your personal information if needed, then click "Continue Checkout."
  6. Verify your cart and Check the box regarding the registration policy.
  7. Click "Continue Checkout" again.
  8. You will be directed to the payment page where you will enter your payment information and click "Pay Now."
  9. You will be redirected back to the Student Portal.
  10. You will receive a confirmation and receipt by email.