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 Inter-Institutional Registration (IIR) program, formerly known as Course Sharing. Follow the steps below to register for an IIR Course.

Registration Procedure

  1. Review the IIR Schedule of Classes for available USG Inter-Institutional courses.
  2. Obtain, complete and sign the Inter-Institutional Registration Application.
    1. NOTE: UMBC Students are required to complete the registration process electronically. The form can be accessed here.
  3. Forward application to your USG Program Director for approval and signature to enroll in the course(s) you have selected.
  4. The Program Director should forward the signed form directly to the Home Instiution contact for Inter-Instiutional Enrollment. A contact list for each institution is below: 
    1. Bowie State:
    2. Salisbury:
    3. Towson:
    4. University of Baltimore:
    5. University of Maryland, Balitmore:
    6. University of Maryland, College Park:
    7. University of Maryland, Eastern Shore:
    8. University of Maryland, Global Campus:
  5. Academic Scheduling will submit to the Home Institution for processing. Home Institution will forward to the Host Institution for registration in the course.


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.