Special Student status provides opportunities to participate in continuing education and sabbatical studies for personal or professional enrichment. This program is ideal for those seeking a context for study, renewal, and reflection or for those not yet ready to enroll in a degree or certificate program.
Special Students may enroll in any courses offered at the DSPT or the GTU, but may not cross-register at the University of California, Berkeley. They receive credit for their coursework but are ineligible to receive academic degrees from the School. If they decide at a later date to apply to a DSPT degree program, Special Students must fulfill all the admissions requirements for the particular program. No application fee is charged.