FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

The questions below should answer any questions you may have about becoming a non-matriculated (visiting) student.  If your question is not answered below, please contact the Registrar's Office by calling 934-420-2776 or by emailing us at regoffice@farmingdale.edu.

NOTE:  If you are interested in becoming a NEW non-matriculated (visiting) student, you must first complete the non-matriculated student application.  You can access the application for non-matriculated students, when it opens. 


The information below pertains only to students taking courses as non-matriculated (visiting) students.

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How do I apply to be become a  non-matriculated (visiting) student?

In order to apply as a non-matriculated student, we require that you fill out the application located at https://www.farmingdale.edu/admissions/non-matric-student-app.shtml. Once your application is accepted by the Admissions Department, they will send you an email confirmation that will refer you to the registration process.

How do I register for classes as a  non-matriculated (visiting) student?

Once your application is accepted by the Admissions Department, they will send you an email confirmation that will refer you to the registration process.

After completing the registration process, you will receive a message automatically to the email address you provided confirming your submission.  Within 5 business days of your submission a Registrar’s Office staff member will contact you via email or phone and provide you with an update on your request.  If you do not hear from a staff member within 5 days of submitting your request you should reach out to the office directly by calling 934-420-2776 or by email regoffice@farmingdale.edu.  Please note a submission does not guarantee that you will get a seat in the course you selected.

Fall:

To register for classes in the Fall semester you must wait for non-matriculated student registration to open on August 2, 2017. 

Non-matriculated students may utilize our Academic Advising Information Center (AAIC)  for advisement and questions regarding what courses to take and other advisement topics.  Information regarding the AAIC.

Where do I look up the current course listing?

Please utilize our Course Listing to look up the courses we offer.

When is the last day to drop a course?

For information regarding the Refund Schedule: drop  please visit the Student Accounts website or contact the Office of Student Accounts at 934-420-2560 or stuaccts@farmingdale.edu

  • Dropping courses past any of the deadlines will result in partial to full charges of the course and a final grade of "W" will be noted on your academic transcript.
  • If after registering you decide you do NOT want to take the course you MUST drop the course from your record by the deadline for 100% refund. Farmingdale State College does NOT drop you for non-payment.  If you do not drop your course by the drop deadline you will be financially responsible for the course.  For instructions on how to drop please refer to question below.
How do I drop a course I no longer wish to take?

You may drop your courses up until the drop add/deadline by submitting the non-matriculated summer drop form.  The form can be accessed by clicking here. Please go to the Academic Calendar to determine the Last Day you can drop/add a course in each summer session. 

How do I register for a closed course?

If a course is closed you must request permission to register with the chair of the department responsible for the class.  For example, if the closed course you wish to take is MTH 110- Statistics you will need to reach out to the Math department.   Contact information for each of our departments is available by clicking here.  Once on the page click Academic Departments A-Z.

Please note the Chemistry department will NEVER permit a student to register for a closed course. 

Where can I find Information regarding tuition and fees?

For information regarding tuition and fees, please visit the Student Accounts website or contact the Office of Student Accounts at 934-420-2560 or stuaccts@farmingdale.edu

My college requires I submit a copy of the syllabus and/or course description for prior approval.  How do I go about getting this information?
  • If your home college requires a copy of the syllabus, you must reach out to the department offering the course.  Contact information for each of our departments is available by clicking here.  Once on the page click Academic Departments A-Z.

  • If your home college requires a copy of the course description, you can access our online college catalog.  
How do I access my online portal account?

After your registration form has been processed, an online portal account (OASIS) will be created for you.  You will use OASIS to review your schedule and your grades.  You can access your online portal by clicking here.  First time users will use your full social security number (no spaces or dashes) as your user name and your password is the 6 digit date of birth mm/dd/yy (no spaces or dashes).  If you have any difficulty accessing your online portal, please contact the Registrar’s Office at 934-420-2776.  We cannot reset your password via email.

I have registered for an online course, how do I log in to Blackboard?

For questions regarding the online Blackboard system please visit the Blackboard information site. If you have further questions after reviewing the above link, please contact distancelearning@farmingdale.edu

Do I need a parking permit?

Yes, all students must obtain a parking permit if they plan to park on campus.  Please visit the University Police website for more information.

I completed my class and would like to transfer the course/credits to my home college.  How do I go about doing so?

Once you have completed your course and your grade has been posted on your OASIS transcript, you may request an official transcript to be mailed to your home college. The request form and other information regarding the transcript request process can be found on the Transcript information page.