Graduate Student Classification and Definition

Each student who registers for a course at Aurora University will be assigned a classification. Classification will be made at the time of entry to the university and reclassification will be made every semester, or if a student shifts from a non-degree classification to a degree or certificate classification. 

Classification Definition
G1 First-year graduate student (less than 18 semester hours)
G2 Second-year graduate student (18 or more semester hours)
G3 First-year doctoral student
G4 Second-year doctoral student
PG Post Graduate (with master’s or doctoral degree seeking second degree or certificate)
GA Student-at-Large (not admitted and not seeking degree {may earn no more than six semester hours})
AU Auditor (not admitted and taking courses without credit)
PR Provisional (attending classes but admission procedures incomplete)