Online Post-Bachelor's Degree: Apply

All students are responsible to know the departmental Online Degree Policies.

Those students who are only interested in taking a few courses without obtaining a degree should do the following:

  1. Potential Student Information
    Please fill out the COMD Information Form and indicate whether you are a degree seeking or non-degree seeking student. The form allows the department to gather your personal information and educational background. (Once you have submitted the form, please proceed to Step 2. The department will not contact you at this point.)

  2. Request an A number
    1. Go to:
    2. Click on "Apply Online"
    3. Click on "Online Application"
    4. Click on "First Time user account creation"
    5. Then make up a login ID and Pin.
    6. Next, you select the semester and application type, which should be option # 6 (Non-degree seeking)

    If you have taken classes as a non-degree-seeking student in the past you may use your past login and pin, then click on "new" application. If you have forgotten your login and pin, click on "new user account creation."

  3. Select the Courses You Would Like to Take
    Please see our recommended course sequence.
    1. Go to:
    2. Enter your zip code
    3. Select a semester
    4. Select "Comm. Disorders & Deaf Education" in the "subject" box
    5. Find the courses you would like and write down the course numbers
  4. Contact the Department for Authorization
    Email with your A number, indicate that you are a non-degree seeking student, the numbers for the courses you would like, and the semester you would like to take them. We will authorize you to register. Please do this as soon as possible.


You will be able to register for classes according to the dates listed here.

Semester Date Registration Begins
Summer April 8
Fall April 15
Spring November 18

Because courses may fill up quickly, you should register for classes as soon as registration begins. The last day to register is two weekdays (the Wednesday) before classes begin. Beyond that date, you will need the professor's approval to be admitted into a class. There is no guarantee that a professor will let you add a class once it has begun.

Please closely follow the registration instructions below.

  1. Go to the Distance Education Course Finder at
  2. If you have not previously registered for classes at this site, please enter your zip code
  3. Select a semester
  4. Select "Comm. Disorders & Deaf Education" in the "subject" box and click "search"
  5. Find the courses you would like and write down their CRN numbers (right column)
  6. Then go to and select "Login to Access (Banner)"
  7. Enter your A number and password
  8. Click on "Student" tab
  9. Select "Registration"
  10. Select "Add or Drop Classes"
  11. Select the semester
  12. Go down to "Add Classes Worksheet" and enter the CRNs for the courses you would like to take in the boxes
  13. Click "Submit Changes"
  14. You will then see the courses you have registered for in the middle of the screen and payment information at the top.

To make sure you are registered:

  1. Go to USU Homepage:
  2. Click on My USU:
  3. Click on Login to Access (Banner):
  4. Log in using "A" number and password
  5. Click on "Student" tab
  6. Click on "Registration"
  7. Click on "Active Registrations" (this will show class name, CRN, when you registered, and instructor name)

NOTE: Classes will not show up in Canvas until the first day of the semester.

On the first day of class, log in to to begin your courses.
Please call 435.797.HELP (4357) or 1.877.878.8325 if you have questions about logging in to Canvas.

(Click here to view USU's Academic Calendar)