Continuing Education: 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.


Application Deadline: August 10, 2021*


*Did you miss a deadline? Is there a course not listed you are interested in? Email us about your interest and we’ll let you know of course availability.


Fees for our courses available to audit are based on a rate of $120 per credit hour. For example, a 3-credit hour course will carry a fee of $360; a 1.5-credit hour course will carry a fee of $180.

Getting Started

Step 1
Read all appropriate information and choose the course(s) from the list below 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 received.

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

Office of Academic Affairs
Wake Forest University School of Divinity
P.O. Box 7719
Winston-Salem NC 27109

Step 5
You will receive confirmation of your registration once payment has been received.

Apply to audit now.

Fall 2021

Course Number Course Name Instructor Schedule
BIB 521 Old Testament Interpretation I Walls, N. T R 9:30-10:45 a.m.
BIB 541 Introduction to New Testament Burroughs, P. M 3:30-6 p.m.
BIB 790 Food, Bodies and Creation in Paul’s Epistles Burroughs, P. F 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
HIS 501 History of Christianity I Rivera, A. W 3:30-6 p.m.
HIS 598 O Jerusalem!: Jews, Christians and Muslims in the Holy City Walls, N. T R 2-3:15 p.m.
HIS 790B The Trinity, Gender, and Identity in the Early Church Rivera, A. T R 9:30-10:45 a.m.
MIN 564 Digital Proclamation: Podcasts, Livestreams and Vlogs Sampson, M. M W 12:30-1:45 p.m.
MIN 790A Preaching at the Intersections Sampson, M. M W 9:30-10:45 a.m.
THS 620 Classics of Modern Theological Ethics: Kierkegaard, Weil, Thurman, & Niebuhr Jung, K. T R 3:30-4:45 p.m.
THS 645 Contemporary Eco-theologies: Reimagining and Reembodying God, Humanity, and Creation Gandolfo, E. T R 2-3:15 p.m.
THS 790A Christianity, Gender, and Sexuality Boyce, W. M W 2-3:15 p.m.

Interested in a course not listed?

You can view course schedules and selected course descriptions on the Academic Resources page, under Course Schedules and Planning. Other courses offered this term may be audited by special request. Please contact the Office of 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 set up your WFU username and password. Please make note of your username, password, and other pertinent information before completing the account claim process.

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 Maya Angelou Hall, Suite 001 (building 38 on this campus map).

As an auditor, you can request an official transcript from Wake Forest University as a 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 or 336.758.3748.


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