Non-Degree Admissions

Au Pair

Who is allowed to register for courses?

  • Au Pairs who attended the mandatory information session.
  • Participants who have completed all the requirements will be issued an R number (identification number) for access to register for classes and an email address.

What does an AU grade mean?

  • Audit grades (AU) are not eligible for credit or transfer within the United States.
  • Participants must present a letter of introduction and review course expectations, with the instructor on the first day of class. Letter to Faculty (PDF)
  • Participants are not required to perform assignments but they are strongly encouraged to actively participate in the class.
  • Professors may give participants who have excessive absenteeism a W (Withdrawal) rather than AU. A W grade does not fullfil J-1 academic requirement.

What classes are offered to Au Pairs?

  • Au Pair participants may take up to two courses per semester with a maximum of four classes within the same academic year.
  • Participants may enroll in most 100 and 200 level undergraduate courses provided there are seats available in the course at the time of Au Pair registration.
  • English and Math classes have a placement test requirement that must be passed before registration. Ramapo College does not offer classes in English as a Second Language (ESL).
    Placement Test Registration
Cost Information and Payment

What are the costs?

  • $25 application fee
  • $250 per audit course (AU grade), no credit
  • $214 parking fee Fall /Spring is require if Au Pair drives to campus, Spring only $100 ( If you are not parking on campus, please complete the Permit Waiver Form.
  • $25 transcript fee (one time fee)
  • $40 placement test fee, if applicable
  • Free Picture ID from Security on first day of the class
  • Textbooks and lab fees may be additional, depending on the course

When is payment due for courses?

  • Payments are due on registration.
  • Payments may be submitted electronically by credit card or check or in person by check or cash on registration. (Methods of Payment)
  • It is strongly recommended that you submit payment at the time of registration in order to avoid deregistration.

Are refunds available?

  • Classes may only be switched during the registration period to other classes on the selected Au Pair course list. This opportunity ends on the last day of the Add/Drop period.
  • Refunds are not available to participants and course seats cannot be transferred to another person or to future Au Pairs in the host family.
  • If a participant registers for a class that is not on the selected Au Pair course list the participant will be automatically dropped from it and still must pay the $250 course fee.
How Do I Get Started?
  • Sign up for the Information Session on August 19, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.
    • The session prepares you for class registration by answering your questions. Meet other au pairs and get to know Ramapo.
    • The session is mandatory if you are planning to take classes at Ramapo but attending does not obligate you to enroll
  • The Au Pair application has to be submitted no later than September 3, 2015 (Online Application)
  • Receive you R-number by email.
  • Register online (My Ramapo)

For on-campus registration, please email:

Au Pair participants may only register for two classes and may take up to four per year.

Online Registration

Begins: September 8, 2015, 2:00 p.m.
Ends: September 9, 2015, 11:55 p.m.
Visit the Web for Students website for Registration instructions process.

Online Registration

    • If you have a car and will be parking on campus, you must register for parking permit at If you are not parking on campus, please complete the Permit Waiver Form.
    • Print out Faculty Letter and present to professor on first day of class. ( Faculty Letter (PDF) )
    • Visit the Office of Public Safety on your first day of classes to obtain your photo ID

Driving Directions Website

Questions directed to Sanna Lemmetti, (201) 684-7232 or email:

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