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Transient Students

A transient student (aka "guest student") is a student who is enrolled at one college, but taking classes at another that will count toward their degree at their home institution. Generally, this happens when students don't live near their home college over the summer, but want to take a class or two to speed up the obtainment of their degree, or if for some reason they can't take a class at their home institution that they need to graduate.

If you are a transient student, follow these steps to become a fully-admitted TCC student. 

Steps to Apply

 

 Step 1

 

​Apply for Admission

First-time, out of state students should complete the TCC Online Admission Application.

In state students should apply through the Florida Department of Education portal at www.Floridashines.org.

 

 Step 2

 

 

​Transient Letter

Students currently enrolled at a Florida public college or university should follow these Transient Student Instructions .pdf and submit a transient letter from the college you are currently attending (home institution) which will list the course(s) you have been approved to take at TCC (host institution).
 
The state of Florida has a portal for electronic submission through the Florida Department of Education web page located at www.floridashines.org.  To get started, select "Take a course at another school" and follow the prompts. 
 
Students currently enrolled in a Florida private college or an out-of-state college or university, should apply to TCC through the online admission application.  Additionally, out of state students should contact their home institution for information and instructions regarding transient admission. 
  
 

 Step 3

 
Contact Information

For more information contact Admissions and Enrollment Services by phone (850) 201-8555 or e-mail enrollment@tcc.fl.edu.

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