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How it works

How it works

Whether you need a fresh start or a jump start, Earned Admission is your answer.


Follow these six steps to register and begin making progress toward a college degree.


Register 1. Register

Begin the process

If you think you may be interested in completing your studies at ASU, please begin by submitting an application (including all required materials).

Once you have received an admission status of "pending your decision" or guidance from an enrollment coach, you may return here and register for Earned Admission. Not interested in attending ASU? You may skip the application process. Please note: if you do not submit an application and decide to attend ASU, your start date could be delayed.

Receive access 2. Receive access

Check your email

You will receive an email within 2-3 business days of registering with your ASURITE ID, which you will use to access your courses from your My ASU homepage.

Upgrade your course 3. Upgrade your course

How to upgrade

In order to be eligible to receive academic credit, you must upgrade your course and verify your identity.

Use your ASURITE ID to log in to the course dashboard. Click the Upgrade button on the course name within your dashboard, and pay the $25 fee.

Next, you will be prompted to verify your identity by providing a photo of yourself and a government-issued ID. You only need to verify your identity once ever while completing the Earned Admission program.

Start your course 4. Start your course

Complete your coursework

Begin completing your coursework by submitting all requested assignments by the due dates listed in the syllabus.

At the end of most courses, you will need to take an online proctored exam. For more information, read the following resources on exams:

Receive credit 5. Receive credit

Pay and earn credit

Happy with your final grade? Great! Pay the $400 course fee and receive academic credit, which will appear on My ASU and your official ASU transcript.

Not happy with your grade? Take the course again and only pay when you are satisfied.

Earn admission into ASU 6. Earn admission into ASU

or transfer your credits to another university

You will meet the aptitude requirements for general university admission when you complete your required courses with a 2.75 GPA or higher. If you have submitted an application and all required materials to ASU, you will be eligible for admission.

If you are not interested in completing your studies at ASU, no problem. You will have a transcript showing you received academic credits that you can provide to any university that accepts ASU credit.


I'm ready to register

?Still have questions?

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