Audit a Course

The School of Divinity welcomes clergy, lay leaders, alumni, community members, those seeking theological enrichment, and others interested in general continuing education opportunities to audit selected courses during the fall and spring semesters.

Getting Started

Step 1
Choose the course(s) you’d like to audit.

Step 2
Complete the application to audit.

Step 3
You will receive an email confirmation once your application has been processed.

Step 4
Pay your course registration fees via check or money order, made payable to WFU School of Divinity, and send to:

Susan Robinson
Administrative Coordinator for Academic Affairs
Wake Forest University School of Divinity
P.O. Box 7719
Winston-Salem NC 27109

 

Courses Available to Audit – Spring 2016

Spring 2016 classes begin Tuesday, January 12, 2016 and run through April 27, 2016.

 

Weekend Courses

Application Deadline: Contact Office for Academic Affairs

These courses meet Fridays, 2:30 – 9:30 p.m., and Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., on the dates indicated below.

Course Number Course Name Instructor Schedule Fee
SPI 790A Centering Prayer and Beyond: Classical Texts and Contemporary Experience Farley, Wendy January 29 – 30 $85
MIN 790E Mental Health for Faith Leaders Hatcher, Bryan January 29 – 30 $85
MIN 512 Healthy Boundaries: Ministry, Ethics, and Leadership Crainshaw, Jill February 5 – 6 $200
MIN 790D The Ethics of Service Missions Lutz, Alison March 18 – 19 $85
SPI 611 Spirituality and the Art of Baseball Frank, Thomas April 15 – 16 $85
Course Descriptions »

 

Travel Courses

Application Deadline: Contact Office for Academic Affairs

These courses will travel on the dates listed below.

Course Number Location Instructor Schedule Fee
THS 598b Washington, D.C. Senior, John June 12 – 19 $700
MIN 790E Turkey: Exploring the World of the New Testament Then & Now Shaner, Katherine August 9 – 22 $2,305
If you are interested in receiving academic credit, the cost for your trip will also include an auditing fee. The fee is currently being determined for the travel courses listed above.

 

Interested in a course not listed?

You can view the complete Spring 2016 course schedule here. Other courses offered this term may be audited by special request. Please contact Susan Robinson, Administrative Coordinator for Academic Affairs, for availability.

Next Steps

Wake Forest Email, etc.
After your payment has been received, you will receive an email notification to the email address provided on your application with instructions on claiming your Deacnet Account online.Your Deacnet username and password is your gateway to all campus electronic resources like your WFU Google Mail, WIN (Wake Information Network), DEAC (Deacon Electronic Account Center), Research Databases through the ZSR Library, etc. Please follow all instructions and complete each step required in order to setup your WFU username and password. Please make note of the your username, password, and other pertinent information before completing the account claim process.

Books
Once you receive confirmation that you have been enrolled in the courses, check to see which books may be required for you to purchase. You can search for books on The Wake Forest University Bookstore website by inputting the required information for each course you have registered for. Comparison tools for pricing are also available.

On-Campus Parking
As an auditor you must register your vehicle with the Parking Office.  Traffic Rules and Regulations state in Article I, Section 15, Motor Vehicle Registration: “Anyone auditing a class at Wake Forest University needs to register their vehicle, no matter what the duration or length of the class may be. Class auditors parking on campus during the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. may purchase a semester hang tag.”  The Parking & Transportation Office is located in Alumni Hall (building 26B on this campus map).  You can access their website for more information or contact them at 336.758.PARK.

Student ID (Optional)
Obtain your Deacon OneCard (Student ID). The Deacon OneCard is the official Wake Forest University identification card used by all faculty, staff and students. The Deacon OneCard has many functions including identification, library privileges, Deacon OneCard account access, card access and event admission on campus. The Deacon OneCard Office is located in Alumni Hall, Room 131 (building 26B on this campus map).

Transcripts
As an auditor you can request an official transcript from Wake Forest University as record of you auditing the course. You will not be assigned a grade; the transcript will indicate “AU” (Auditor). If you are seeking course credit, you will need to be admitted as an exploratory, non-degree student to the School of Divinity. For more information on admissions, contact the Office of Admissions at divinity@wfu.edu or 336.758.3748.

 

Questions?

Susan Robinson
Administrative Coordinator for Academic Affairs
robinssr@wfu.edu  |  336.758.4157