Cross-Registration for Visiting Students

Students from other ARCHE member institutions who wish to enroll at Emory University must contact their home institution ARCHE cross registration coordinator for information and application.

Atlanta Regional Council for Higher Education (ARCHE)

  • Summer: April 15*
  • Fall: July 15
  • Spring: November 15
*Emory University DOES NOT participate in the Summer

Information for Visiting Students

The following schools within Emory University participate in cross registration:

  • Emory College of Arts and Sciences
  • Graduate School
  • Goizueta Business School
  • Rollins School of Public Health
  • Candler School of Theology
  • *Medical, Law, Nursing, Allied Health – DO NOT PARTICIPATE IN ARCHE

On-line or Distance Learning courses are not eligible for cross registration enrollment.

How To Apply

  • Contact your home school ARCHE coordinator for internal application deadlines and for any application process.
  • Complete the ARCHE application for your home school.
  • Your ARCHE application must be submitted to your home school coordinator by the application deadline. Deadlines are strictly enforced; no applications will be accepted after the deadline. Please adhere to the application deadlines: Fall, July 15 and Spring, November 15.

ARCHE Procedures

  • ARCHE cross-registration is not a guarantee that you will be registered for the class you are requesting. You must always have an alternate plan should your application be denied.
  • ARCHE applications are exchanged from your home institution on or near the application deadline, Emory University’s ARCHE cross-registration coordinator will begin to notify visiting students, after the deadline when the registration period will begin and end.
  • Visiting students will pay their home school’s tuition and fees. However, special fees (lab fees, parking, etc.) must be paid to the host institution.
  • As you prepare to come to Emory, we wanted to make sure that you are aware of Emory's immunization requirements.  Even though you may be here only for one class or semester, the requirements will apply. For information about Emory’s immunization requirements, please visit Emory Student Health’s website.
  • Most importantly, if you decide to drop or withdraw from your course at Emory University, you must notify the ARCHE cross-registration coordinator by email, arche@registrar.emory.edu. You will receive confirmation of your drop or withdrawal by reply email.  Failure to send notification may result in an "F" grade being submitted to your home school. 
  • An official copy of your transcript with the final grade will be sent to your home school, free of charge.  You do not need to order transcripts for final grades.  This transcript will be sent to your ARCHE cross-registration coordinator as soon as all grades have been posted. Students who have any academic or financial holds or receive a grade of Incomplete should recognize the time limit for removal of a grade of Incomplete; and must not exceed the deadline for removal of a grade of a grade of Incomplete.  It is the student’s responsibility to request an official transcript from the host institution once the academic or financial hold or grade of Incomplete has been satisfied, and a final grade has been assigned for an Incomplete.
  • An official copy of your transcript with the final grade will be sent to your home school, free of charge.  You do not need to order transcripts for final grades.  This transcript will be sent to your ARCHE cross-registration coordinator after the grade entry deadline (please pay careful attention to the academic calendar for the school in which you are enrolling for this date, especially if you are a graduating Senior).
  • Students who have any academic or financial holds or receive a grade of Incomplete should recognize that the time limit for removal of a grade of Incomplete and must not exceed the deadline for removal of a grade of incomplete.  It is the student’s responsibility to request an official transcript from the host institution once the academic or financial hold or grade of Incomplete has been satisfied and a final grade has been assigned.
  • Must meet prerequisites for requested course(s) as defined by Emory University. Please note, a transcript may be required.
  • ARCHE students may not exceed a total of 18 semester credits complete through ARCHE cross registration over student’s academic career.
  • Participating in cross registration during your final semester is strongly not recommended due to final grades not being available in time for your institution to confer your degree. Please check your school policy to see if it is restricted at your home school.
  • Auditing a course is not permitted through ARCHE.  All courses are taken for credit.

If you have any additional questions or concerns, please contact your home school first. If they are unable to assist you please send an email to arche@registrar.emory.com.

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