Consortium for Urban Education (Cross Registration or CUE)
Butler is a member of the Consortium for Urban Education (CUE)
in the Indianapolis area. By special arrangement among the member
institutions, students are given the opportunity to enroll in
courses at other CUE institutions which are not available at their
Home institution. Cross registration enables students to enhance
their degree programs by taking a course at another CUE institution
and receive credit at their Home institution upon successful
completion of the course. Participants:
- Butler University
- Franklin College
- Marian College
- Martin University
- Ivy Tech State College
- University of Indianapolis
Policy and Eligibility
Eligibility for CUE enrollments shall be determined by the
student's Home institution and is subject to conditions outlined
below. A student may enroll in a maximum of one CUE course a
semester, not to exceed a total of four courses throughout the
student's program. Students may register for credit courses offered
by other CUE institutions in the same term on a space-available
basis. The consortium is not available to students during
Students may use the cross registration system to register for
Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) courses at Indiana
University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) without negating
the possibility of cross registration in one other course in
addition to ROTC.
Home - Where the student is regularly
Host - Where the student desires to cross
- The student is enrolled in at least three credit hours at
his/her CUE-member Home institution.
- The student is degree-seeking or seeking certification for
- The desired course is not currently available at the Home
institution or is filled.
- Space is available in the desired course at the Host
- The student has satisfied all the course prerequisites and/or
is acceptable to the Host institution.
- Application does not automatically assure admission to the
course. Students will be notified of space availability near the
beginning of class.
- Tuition, where required, is paid to the Home campus.
- The student is responsible for payment of any additional course
fees, lab fees, materials, etc. to the Host institution.
- In cases of differing academic regulations, those of the Host
institution will ordinarily apply.
Courses Not Included in Cross Registration
- Courses that include field experience
- Applied Music courses
- Independent study courses
- Capstone/senior seminars
- Tourism Convention and Event Management (TCEM) through
CUE Registration Procedures at Butler
- The student prints this CUE
Cross Registration Application. If you have any problems, talk
to the Cross Registration Officer (CRO) at the Home
institution. At Butler, the CRO is Deanna Crisan in the Office of
Registration & Records, Jordan Hall, Room 133. Her phone number
is (317) 940-9442 and her e-mail is email@example.com. Students do
not contact the host school directly to enroll. If enrollment is
done directly through the host institution, you will be billed for
- The student consults with his/her advisor for course
- The student secures signatures of his/her Butler advisor and
- The student submits the completed form to the Butler Office of
Registration & Records. Forms for fall should be
submitted by August 1st. Forms for spring should be
submitted by December 1st. Each University has
their own deadlines we must adhere to. You may check individual
websites for information. Some universities will NOT process a late
- The CRO determines final eligibility of the student to enroll
- Butler's CRO will contact the CRO at the Host institution to
determine if space exists in the course. If so, Butler will send
the application to the Host institution's CRO and the student
follows Butler's registration procedures.
- Butler's CRO completes arrangements for the student
- Secures a place in desired class (if available)
- Distributes and explains all Host institutional policies to the
student, such as parking regulations, Veterans policy, etc.
- The student pays any laboratory or special fees to the Host
- The Host CRO transmits the official final grade to the Butler
CRO where it will be processed.
The course and grade will appear on the Butler University
transcript as having been taken while a student is at Butler. The
grade will be included in the Butler grade point average.
How can I find out more?
If you are a Butler student, call (317) 940-9442 for more
information. If not, contact your home school.