Give JSU a Try for Free!

Thinking about returning to college, but not quite sure if you’re ready to take the plunge? Whether you want to start a degree or finish one, at JSU you can Try It for free!

  • Earn 3 undergraduate credit hours
  • Fully online and self-paced
  • Pass/no credit grading policy
  • No tuition, no fees, no textbook charges

Free course offerings are also open to current JSU students and alumni, as well as those interested in the course for personal enrichment only.

Fall 2022 Course Offering

INS 205 - Interdisciplinary Exploration
Theme: Making Sense of a Complex World

Join JSU faculty from across campus to learn strategies for better understanding our world and more effectively managing our complex lives. This asynchronous (work-at-own-pace) online course is graded pass/no credit, and the course will approach the theme of making sense of a complex world from various disciplines, including communication, business, healthcare, education, and more. Planned modules include information on using search engines and trusting sources, managing social media, understanding language used in marketing and political advertisements, advocating for one’s self as a patient, deciphering stocks and Bitcoin, analyzing statistics, and other topics.


Previously offered courses

Ready to Try It? Choose Your Student Status...

Attended JSU in the Past

  • Complete the undergraduate readmissions application (directions below)
  • Choose “Transient or Non-Degree Seeking Undergraduate” as the application type (unless you plan to return to complete a degree, in which case you should select "Continuing Degree Seeking" and choose your intended major). 
  • If you are not seeking a degree, select "Non-Degree Seeking" as your intended major.
  • Select that you are planning to take the "Try It" course on your application.
  • You will receive an admissions decision email with next steps on enrolling!

Currently Enrolled

  • You can take this course too!  
  • Speak to your advisor.

Never Attended JSU

  • Complete the undergraduate transfer and transient/non-degree seeking application.
  • Choose that you are applying for admission as a “Transient or Non-Degree Seeking Undergraduate” as the application type (unless you plan to return to complete a degree, in which case you should select "First-Time Transfer" and choose your intended major). 
  • If you are not seeking a degree, select that you are a "Non-Degree Seeking" student.
  • Select that you are planning to take the "Try It" course on your application.
  • Email enroll@jsu.edu or call 256-782-5037 to receive a free application waiver code.
  • Submit a transcript from the last school you attended. (You must be in good academic standing from your last attended institution to qualify.)
  • You will receive an admissions decision email with next steps on enrolling!

Have Questions?

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Contact:

256-782-5039
enroll@jsu.edu