No credit or grades are assigned for audited courses. A per-credit tuition fee of one-half of in-state or out-of-state rates, whichever applies, is charged. Courses that are audited do not count toward a student's credit load and are not eligible for financial aid. Students wishing to audit a course should follow normal registration procedures, indicating AU as their grade option at the time of registering. The choice to audit a course must be made prior to the end of the add/drop period, and it does not apply to programs/courses with already reduced tuition rates (i.e. Extension).