Undergraduate students have the opportunity to take courses from other University System of Maryland Institutions offering courses at USG to augment their degree program under the Concurrent Inter-Institutional Registration program.

Program Requirements

Terms and Definitions

Home Institution is defined as the institution at which the student has been admitted and is enrolled as an undergraduate degree candidate.

Host Institution is the institution at which the student is registered to pursue courses through this cooperative agreement.

  • Enrollment in courses is on a space-available basis and visiting students are expected to meet prerequisites or other criteria set by the host institution.
  • Tuition and fees are paid at the home institution.
  • To participate in the Inter-Institutional Concurrent Registration Program students must:
    • Have, at least, sophomore standing;
    • be in good academic standing;
    • be enrolled full-time in a degree program at the home institution for the semester in which the course(s) are taken. Full-time status is defined as a combination of credits registered for at the home institution and the registered credits at the host institution;
    • have the approval from the home institution USG Program Director for the course to count as credit in your program;
    • comply with the host institution's registration procedures and deadlines.

Registration Procedures

  1. Review the Course Sharing Schedule for USG Inter-Institutional Registration.
  2. Contact your home institution USG Program Director to obtain approval to enroll in the course(s) you have selected.
  3. Obtain, complete and sign Inter-Institutional Registration Application.
  4. Forward application to your USG Program Director for approval and signature.
  5. The Program Director will forward the form to the USG Center for Student Engagement and Financial Resources for processing.

Registration will be according to the host institution's policies and deadlines.

Fees at the host institutions associated with special courses may be assessed.

Upon completion of the course, the host institution will forward an official transcript to the home institution reflecting the grade(s) earned in the course(s) taken there.

The home institution will post the grade(s) to the student's record.

A notation that course(s) were taken as part of the Inter-Institutional program, and where the course(s) were taken will appear on the transcript.

Course grades will be calculated in the student's grade point average and academic totals at the home institution.