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.  Audit opportunities are available during the fall and spring semesters.

Interested in auditing a course?

You can view course schedules and selected course descriptions on the Academic Resources page, under Course Schedules and Planning.  Please contact the Office of Academic Affairs for availability.


Fees for 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.

Getting Started

Step 1

Read all appropriate information and submit an application to audit, indicating your course of interest.

Step 2

You will receive an email confirmation once your application has been submitted.

Step 3

Once you have received approval from the Office of Academic Affairs to enroll as an auditor, 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 4

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

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 for 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), Canvas, 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 hangtag.”  The Parking & Transportation Office is located in Alumni Hall.  You can access their website for more information or contact them at 336.758.PARK.

Student ID

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, building access, library privileges, and event admission on campus. The Deacon OneCard Office is located in Maya Angelou Hall, Suite 001.


As an auditor, you can request an official transcript from Wake Forest University as a record of 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 about admissions, contact the Office of Admissions at or 336.758.3748.


Office of Academic Affairs  |  336.758.4157