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Special Students Limited—Regular Term Enrollment

New Students

Non-degree seeking students may register for classes for academic credit as a Special Student Limited.

Special Students Limited may register for a maximum of 16 credits. More information about Special Students Limited can be found in the Bloomberg School’s guidebook.

New Special Students Limited are required to submit the application, instructor’s permission and payment before they can begin their coursework. 

  1. Application: Please complete the online application if registering for academic credit for the first time. Select Regular 8-Week Courses as your Non-Degree Opportunity of Interest.
  2. Instructor's Permission: Obtain permission to register by sending an email to the instructor and requesting permission to take the course. You may be asked to provide brief background information, such as education history and purpose for taking the course. You are not required to provide official transcripts, but it is best to include a brief synopsis in your initial email to the instructor. Once you are granted permission from the instructor, forward that email to our office at cess@jhsph.edu. You can find the instructor’s email address along with course information in the course catalog. A search for YEAR 2013-14 will yield the courses available for the entire academic year.
  3. Payment: You will also be required to submit payment before we process your registration. The 2013-14 academic year tuition is $954 per credit. Payment can be made over the phone by calling 410-502-8053 or by mail to the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N. Wolfe Street, Suite W1101, Baltimore, Maryland 21205.

Please Note: Students submitting registrations after the term’s registration period will be charged a $100 late registration fee. Please check the academic calendar for registration deadlines.

Once we’ve processed your registration, you will receive a Johns Hopkins Enterprise Directory Log-in ID (JHED-ID), along with instructions on how to log into JHED and create your password. Once established, you will use your JHED-ID and password to access your student record in ISIS.

Continuing/Returning Students

Continuing Special Students Limited only need to submit instructor permission and payment to complete the registration process.

You may pay online by using your JHED-ID to log into ISIS. Instructor permission should be emailed to cess@jhsph.edu. Please include the course name and number in the email.

If you are planning on registering for an online course, you must first complete our Introduction to Online Learning (IOL). This course is free of charge and must be completed prior to registration in an online course.