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Under the Interinstitutional Program, any approved enrolled full-time degree seeking graduate or undergraduate student (excluding continuing studies, visiting, or non-degree students), may register for courses with appropriate approval at the following Universities:

The student may take a course, providing seats are available, at a participating university if the student’s academic advisor or dean can certify that the course is appropriate for the student’s degree program, e.g., graduate courses are available only to graduate students, and the intended course must not available during the same academic term at the home institution.

UPDATE – Interinstitutional Programs for Fall 2020

Academic Calendars

As we approach the start of the Fall 2020 semester, many of the participating Interinstitutional universities (North Carolina Central University, UNC-Charlotte, UNC-Greensboro, NC State, and Duke University) have made changes to their academic calendar for the semester. Students should familiarize themselves with the important dates provided by the visiting school.

Interinstitutional Registration

Duke University

  • The UNC Registrar’s office will begin accepting interinstitutional forms for Duke University course on July 27th, 2020.
  • Please review the revised Duke NEW Schedule of Classes for Fall 2020 when it becomes available on July 27th, 2020.
  • Be sure to verify that the course is being offered at Duke and at a time that does not conflict with your UNC schedule for Fall 2020.
  • Duke will begin considering approvals for new and previously submitted interinstitutional enrollments on August 13th, 2020 at the earliest. Please note that this date falls after the start of classes at UNC.

North Carolina State University

  • Interinstitutional Approval Forms submitted for course requests at NCSU will begin being approved by NCSU starting July 20th, 2020.

North Carolina Central University

  • Accepting fall interinstitutional registration now.

University of North Carolina Greensboro

  • Interinstitutional Approval Forms submitted for course requests at UNCG will begin being approved by UNCG starting August 10th, 2020.

University of North Carolina Charlotte

  • Interinstitutional Enrollments have been placed on hold for Fall 2020. Once registration is available, we will update this post.

Any update to the registration process at other participating schools will be posted here.


Students taking courses through Interinstitutional Registration will be graded in the course in accordance with the grading system of the institution where the course is taken.

Please make sure to familiarize yourself with any grading policy changes that may be implemented during the semester by the visiting school and adhere to the deadlines listed on the visiting school’s website.

UNC Chapel Hill students should consult and follow the decisions of their Academic Dean’s Office regarding which course(s), if any, are eligible for a different grading basis than originally approved.

Click here for enrollment provisions and instructions appropriate to your classification: