Visiting Graduate Student (Research Only)

Students who are not part of an exchange program may register as Part-Time Visiting Graduate Students to engage in research activities.  They cannot take courses at Western and are not provided with a Western transcript.  If they are international students they pay UHIP (University Health Insurance Plan) fees but no tuition.

Process / Responsibilities

Department Administrator

  • Graduate Coordinator works with Host to process appointment


  • Gradute student contacts faculty member directly to request research opportunity.
  • If faculty host approves of Graduate Student research opportunity, contact Department Graduate Coordinator.